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In this issue of DRIFT, our nomadic team has been traveling the world to bring you an amazing collection of exclusive destination features. If you’re looking for unknown islands and secret beaches, we’ve found them! If you have always wanted to uncover the secrets of China or learn more about the people of Myanmar, you are going to delight in this issue of DRIFT.

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8 SECRET BEACHES

Seven beaches you must see.

14 HONG KONG

48 hours in this cosmopolitan city.

18 MYANMAR

A photographic journey.

30 PINK SANDS CLUB

Canouan Island, Caribbean

HAVE FOOD? WILL TRAVEL

38 Five cities for foodie travelers.

42 CRUISING 2017

Saving on your high seas vacationW.

44 LIFE & STYLE

Packing friendly fabrics with style.

46 CASA KIMBERLY

Elizabeth Taylor’s Puerto Vallarta.

54 AUSTRALIA

A summer road trip in Tasmania.

60 TERRACOTTA ARMY

A fantastic journey to ancient China.

64 AT A GLANCE

Richard Branson’s Necker Island.

CANADA’S ICE HOTEL

66 It’s only here for a short time.

52 TRAVEL GEAR 68 #WHERETONEXT

What’s hot at the CES.

A journey through India’s small towns.

WINTER 2017

It’s the time to get away and

this issue of DRIFT has it

all - from exclusive tropical

islands and hidden beaches, to

off the beaten path adventures

in the faraway places.

Come along on the journey.

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The Case for Better Travel.

www.raden.com


a travel note from the

EDITOR

The winter months represent a

unique opportunity for travel.

Depending on where you call

home, you have the choice of sun

or snow destinations; and I love

them both.

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In this issue of DRIFT, our nomadic

team has been traveling the world to

bring you an amazing collection of exclusive destination features.

If you’re looking for unknown islands and secret beaches, we’ve

found them! If you have always wanted to uncover the secrets

of China or learn more about the people of Myanmar, you are

going to delight in this issue of DRIFT. If you cannot get away this

season, I invite you to take a little time for yourself, grab a hot mug

of cocoa and get lost in the stories and inspiring photographs of

our adventures. Come along on the journey!

Travel often and live well,

Tracey Drake

Editor-In-Chief | Creative Director

email: editor@DRIFTtravel.com

instagram: @TraceyDrakeEditor

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Oh, the places I've been!

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48 HOURS IN CULTURAL

HONG KONG

How to see the very best of this

East-meets-West cosmopolitan

city in just two days and really

make it count.

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PINK SANDS CLUB ON

CANOUAN ISLAND

The most exclusive Caribbean

resort just opened on a virtually

unknown island, and I can’t wait

to show you around.

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ELIZABETH TAYLOR’S

CASA KIMBERLY

It is where the Taylor/Burton love

story began and now, as a newly

renovated hotel, it’s still brimming

with palpable passion.

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Tidal bore rafting.

There’s nothing quite like that moment when the river shifts

directions and goes from serene to exhilarating. And just think,

rafting the most extreme tides in the world is only one of the

things in Nova Scotia that will make your heart skip a beat.

A real-life

discovery

channel.

Explore all there is to do at NovaScotia.com


There’s nothing more beautiful

than the way the ocean refuses to

stop kissing the shoreline, no matter

how many times it’s sent away.

SARAH KAY

AMERICAN POET

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7

BEACHES

SECRET

YOU HAVE TO SEE!

BY: JOSIE SALDAT

The world over, traveling to a beach

is one of the most favorite vacation

things we collectively love to do.

The soft sands, crashing waves and

ever-changing shoreline is simply

irresistible. But the popular beaches

are overcrowded and increasingly

more touristy. If you are searching for

a true escape, put these seven secret

beaches on your travel bucket list.

1DIAZ BEACH

Cape Town, South Africa

Dramatic cliffs and pristine

waters, Diaz beach is scenically

stunning. Only an hour drive

from Cape Town, this secret beach

is situated on Cape Point and

visible from the lighthouse above.

Well worth the twenty-minute

walk to the shoreline, soak in the

impressive coastal cliffs, but stray

from the water as rough currents

make swimming here dangerous.

1. Diaz Beach, South Africa

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2. Furore Beach, Italy


2FURORE BEACH

Amalfi Coast, Italy

In a small village situated on

the Amalfi Coast in the province

of Salerno, Furore is a feast to

the eyes. The town, known for its

gorge, is tucked away and often

called the “town that doesn’t

exist.” What used to be a scattered

settlement amongst the mountains

is now a village, brightly painted

to entice tourists and visitors to

their small commune. Bypassing

the dramatic fjord is a bridge with

a state road looking down upon a

sunny secret beach.

3ASPES BEACH

Heraklion, Crete

Only known to locals, Aspes

is located on the south coast of

Heraklion and accessible by boat.

Situated near the village of Tris

Ekklisies, this beach is one of the

most remote and inaccessible

areas of the Asteroussia Mountains

with high cliffs and sea caves. The

beach was named Aspes, meaning

mountain collapse in Greek, due

to the sliding cliffs in the area.

3. Aspes Beach, Greece

4CAPE LEVEQUE

Western Australia

At the end of the remote

peninsula in Western Australia’s

Kimberly region, Cape Leveque

offers a unique slice of historic

paradise. Earthy rocks of rich rust

color juxtapose the white sand

extending along the coastline.

Accessible only by four wheel

drive vehicle or seaplane, this

secret beach was once a campsite

for ancient tribes in Northern

Australia.

4. Cape Levesque, Australia

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5. Ao Sane Beach, Thailand


5AO SANE BEACH

Phuket, Thailand

This quiet secluded beach

is tucked away and only found if

you know where it exists. In close

proximity to tourist filled Nai

Harn Beach, Ao Sane is a place

of solitude and an inviting break

from the populated bustle. This

rocky beach is one of Phuket’s

most tranquil destinations offering

magnificent snorkeling.

6BLACK VOLCANIC BEACH

Wai’anapanapa Park, Maui

Wai’anapanapa is a prime

example of a beach of natural

contrast. Hidden below the state

park’s walking trail is beach

access to a stretch of ancient black

volcanic rocks and crashing waves

of crystal turquoise waters. This

beach is a must-stop while driving

the infamous Road to Hana. There

are freshwater caves, lava tubes

and blowholes, all surrounded by

vibrant green landscape.

7

PACHENA BAY BEACH

British Columbia, Canada

This protected bay on the

west coast of Vancouver Island

is located near the fishing and

marine community of Bamfield.

During non-camping months, this

beach can be devoid of people, but

rich in marine and wildlife. Many

backpackers start at Pachena to

access the West Coast Trail. Here

you can explore the unspoiled

west coast by hiking through oldgrowth

rainforest and partake in

diving or beach combing.

6. Black Volcanic Beach, Hawaii

7. Pachena Bay Beach, Canada

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48HOURS IN...

HONG KONG

BY: TRACEY DRAKE

Hong Kong is a city of many

personalities - a mix of old and

new worlds that meet squarely in

the middle of this sky high bustling

metropolis. It is also a popular

layover point for flights to many

other countries. So, if you find

yourself in Hong Kong for just two

days, as I did, here are a few of my

so I booked into the Ritz-Carlton

Hong Kong for one night, which

occupies the 102-118 floors of the

International Commerce Centre.

From the airport, take the MTR

Airport Express train to Kowloon

Station, which is located in the same

building as the hotel - for quick

return to the airport.

Shopping for scarves at Stanley Market

The Peak - high above Hong Kong

from the comfort of my lovely hotel

room. The hotel is so high, it makes

all the other skyscrapers seem short

in comparison. Trust me - you

will not find this city perspective

anywhere else in Hong Kong.

SEE

The other popular

place from which to

see the whole city is atop The Peak.

The vintage funicular tram ride up

to The Peak is as much fun as the

destination, and the Peak Tram is

easy to reach by foot from Central

Station (MTR). I recommend

purchasing the Sky Terrace pass,

428 meters above sea level, giving

you access to the highest elevation

deck with 360 degree stellar views

of Hong Kong.

short-stay recommendations on

where to stay, where to eat and what

to see to make the most of your two

days in Hong Kong.

STAY

I was looking for

a unique hotel

experience that offered beautiful

accommodation, convenient

location and one-of-a-kind views,

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The hotel is luxurious, elegant and

tall. Did you know that the Ritz-

Carlton Hong Kong is the highest

(not the tallest) hotel in the world?

The deluxe harbor view suite (500

square feet, and spacious by world

hotel standards, never mind Asian)

was on the 116 floor and the views

over the city were astounding. It was

like a week’s worth of sightseeing

There are many amazing markets

in Hong Kong -Temple Street

Market and Ladies Market are huge,

very busy and time consuming -

somewhat impractical for a two

day itinerary. I would suggest

Stanley Market. One of the oldest

fishing villages in Hong Kong, it is a

charming place with a lovely beach,

Tin Hau Temple, and a great market

for buying well priced silk garments,

art, jewelry and souvenirs.


Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong and city below

AT A GLANCE

RITZ-CARLTON HONG KONG

View of Hong Kong from the 116th floor

• High above Hong Kong on floors

102-118 of the International

Commerce Centre.

• 312 guest rooms, each with

astounding city or harbor views.

• The highest bar in the world,

OZONE is 490 meters in the

sky, serves tapas and has a great

cocktail menu.

• The hotel boasts 360-degree

views that will take your breath

away.

• Five restaurants in-house that

range from local cuisine to

authentic Italian.

• An indoor infinity pool and spa

are located on the very top floor.

• Club floors: 24-hour access to the

Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge and

dedicated Club Concierge, work

stations, business center and

express check-out.

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Aberdeen Fishing Village and Jumbo Floating Restaurant

An absolute sight to behold, and

one of my favorite places in Hong

Kong is Aberdeen Floating Fishing

Village, where you can see more

than 600 working junk boats, a

floating village that houses about

6,000 people, and even a massive

floating restaurant - all set in the

midst of midtown Hong Kong.

EAT

Hong Kong is a

foodie wonderland.

Be sure to stop, buy and sample

from street carts and outdoor food

stalls. In Central, try the egg tarts at

Tai Cheong Bakery and the shrimp

wonton soup at Mak’s Noodle.

If you are feeling adventurous,

I highly recommend spending

four hours with Cecilia and

Silvana, sisters and owners

of Hong Kong Foodie Tours

(hongkongfoodietours.com). It is

the absolute best way to taste your

way through authentic Hong Kong

- in other words, eat like a local

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instead of a tourist. Silvana took

us to Tai Po Market. Off the beaten

path, the pedestrian boulevards

are lined with family owned food

stalls. The tour included handmade

sweets, seafood at a Dai Pai Dong,

delicious roasted goose, snake soup

and mind-blowing steamed rice

rolls. You can taste the proud local

heritage in every bite.

Tai Po Market

Hong Kong is

48 HRS an intoxicating

city that awakens the senses with

tastes, sounds, smells and sights

that are truly unique and forever

memorable. With just forty eight

hours to experience it, have a game

plan for making the most of your

two days in Hong Kong.

Hong KongFoodie Tours


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Explore other travellers’ #lifewelltravelled experiences

and share your own memorable moments.

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Hot air balloons floating amidst

the Temples of Bagan at sunrise.

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MYANMAR

a photographic journey

Featured Photographer: Kairi Aun

Kairi Aun is a photographer that always looks for something real in

this fast world. She is often on the road for new opportunities to meet

people in the most remote areas of this

world and witness their ways of living.

Recording basic human emotions that

we all share is Kairi’s passion, believing

and wishing to show that planet Earth

is a much more hospitable place than

most make it out to be.

KAIRI’S WORK ONLINE:

Website: katiekk.com

Instagram: @katiekk2

CAMERA EQUIPMENT:

CANON 1DX

CANON DS MK III

CANON 24 - 105 F4

CANON 14MM F2.8

CANON 70 - 300 F4

CANON 14MM F2.8

CANON 16 - 35MM F2.8 II

CANON 70 - 200MM F2.8

CANON 135 F2

CANON 50 MM F1.4

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Photographer Notes:

(left) Muun tribe lady from a remote area of Myanmar, close to Bangladeshi

border in Chin region. These women are known for their facial tattoos. Tattoos

were applied to thirteen year old girls to ensure they were not taken against

their will. This tradition was outlawed many years ago and will die within a

generation.

(above) Paduand woman at Lake Inle. Copper rings were applied to push down

the shoulder plates and make neck appear longer. This practice comes with health

concerns, and is now outlawed. Younger generations do wear neck rings but with

no shoulder plate pressure, so their natural posture is not affected.

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Photographer Notes:

(left) This lady was selling Betel nuts and smoking the biggest

homemade cigar in a village in Bagan. Ladies do like their

tobacco in Myanmar.

(below) Just 100 meters away from the smoking lady, I came

upon a factory where local ladies were weaving fabrics.

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Photographer Notes:

Young monk in a monastery in Yangon. I was

told that living in a monastery is something

every Burmese person goes through at least

once in their lifetime. I saw this young

apprentice playing with a toy car and had to

smile... boys will be boys!

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MYANMAR (FORMERLY BURMA),

geographically the largest country in

Southeast Asia, is made up of more than

100 ethnics groups. It borders India,

Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand.

The nation is home to progressing cities,

traditional villages, regional markets,

as well as parks and stunning lakes. As

one of the most inspiring destinations

for travelers in Southeast Asia, Bagan

has inspired visitors to Myanmar for

nearly 1,000 years. Ancient chronicles

say that there were once 4,446 temples in

this region; today approximately 2,230

remain. To learn more about travel to

Myanmar, visit www.myanmar.travel.

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Photographer Notes:

Lake Inle fishermen have

a unique way of rowing

a boat with their foot.

Conical fishnets are being

used for the daily catch.

Since modern and effective

fishing methods are being

used more and more, this

tradition is dying fast.


It doesn’t matter whether this is your first or 51st visit to Myanmar: you won’t

fail to notice the energy, hope and possibilities for the future that hang in the air.

SIMON RICHMOND, TRAVEL WRITER

[LONELY PLANET MYNAMAR (BURMA) TRAVEL GUIDE]

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PINK SANDS CLUB

CANOUAN ISLAND, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

BY: TRACEY DRAKE

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It isn’t every day that you get to

experience how the other half

lives. You know - wealthy beyond

imagination with access to well...

everything. In December, I had

the pleasure of spending five days

at Pink Sands Club, an exclusive

hotel property located on the

Caribbean island of Canouan in

St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

With villas that rent for as much

as $20,000 per night, I wasn’t sure

what to expect, but it far exceeded

anything I could have imagined.

In fact, it was pure pink perfection.

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Pink Sands Club officially opened

in October, 2016 and it is already

garnering worldwide attention. It

may be the breathtaking seclusion

that grabs your heart the moment

you set foot on Canouan Island. It

might be the world-class service

and authentically friendly staff that

leaves a lasting impression. And it

might be the hotel’s location, right on

the pristine white sands of Godahl

Beach that has you never wanting

to leave. For me - it was all three.

With just 26 suites and 6 villas, Pink

Sands Club is an exclusive paradise

for those looking to get away from it

all, without giving up anything at all.

The Pink Sands Club Spa, with

nine hillside villas and two overwater

palapas, offers the best in

recuperative luxury. I indulged in a

spa pedicure that came with the most

amazing massage and foot treatment.

The award winning 18-hole

championship golf course, designed

by Jim Fazio, offers a challenging

course with the longest par 3 in the

world and the best views of the island.

Sunset from the 13th tee is a must!

Guests are truly spoiled when it

comes to dining at Pink Sands Club.

Pre-beach breakfast at Lagoon Cafe,

lunch at The Pool Bar

or dressed up for dinner

at Juliet, every culinary

option is available. From

the moment I arrived,

every staff member knew

my name, how I liked our

eggs and how I took our

coffee. It was impressive.

For anyone traveling

with children, there

is a spectacular Kids

Club that will appeal to

toddlers as well as teens.

A lot of time, attention

and money has gone into

ensuring the little ones

have a great vacation too.

This was fun! Each suite

is assigned a dedicated

golf cart to navigate

the impressive and

expansive grounds,

estate, second beach

club and golf club house.

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WHEN YOU CLOSE YOUR EYES AND GO

TO YOUR HAPPY PLACE, IT IS PROBABLY

CANOUAN ISLAND...

EVEN IF YOU’VE NEVER BEEN HERE.

IT’S TRULY THE STUFF THAT

DREAMS ARE MADE OF.

The number of unspoiled islands

that have not been taken over by

tourism becomes fewer and fewer

each year. Canouan Island is one of

the rare ones. This island has it all -

stunning white beaches, clear blue

waters and lush forests. It is also

home to one of the largest living

coral reefs in the Caribbean, rife

with colorful marine life, ideal for

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snorkeling and diving. Directly to

the south of Mustique Island, and

a 35-minute flight from Barbados,

the famous Tobago Cays Marine

Park, where you can swim with sea

turtles, is a short boat ride away. The

weather on Canouan (pronounced

Can-o-wan)is warm and sunny but

with much less humidity that other

tropical destinations.

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GETTING TO CANOUAN ISLAND

• Commercial Airline: Canouan Island is an island

hopper away from Barbados, Grenada, and St.

Lucia, with scheduled flights daily (often included in

4-7 nights stay).

• Private Jet: The Pink Sands Club resort has two

private jets for guests who prefer a more elegant

mode of air transportation (included in 10+ nights

stay with certain accommodation).

• Canouan Marina: A brand new luxury marina

opened on the island (adjacent to the airport)

which features 80 slips, six of which are for yachts

up to 100 meters in length.

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The accommodation at Pink Sands

Club is special. I stayed in the one

bedroom suite. It was oceanfront,

with unobstructed views of the

white sands, turquoise waters, lush

island mountains, and the everchanging

Caribbean skies with the

most spectacular sunrises.

The suite featured a spa bathroom

that is larger than most New York

apartments. It came well equipped

with a separate water closet, huge

double marble vanity and immense

soaker tub. Of course, toiletries and

bath products were provided as well

as Evian mineral water face mist,

and other niceties. I am not known

for my light packing abilities and

I couldn’t fill up the three closets,

valet and drawer space in the

wardrobe area.

True to the name, there is a lot of

pink in the suite and personally, I

loved it. It was a deep tone of pink

that felt right at home on Canouan

Island. The large bedroom with

king cloud-like bed and luxurious

Pratesi Italian linens, was separated

from the living room by a wall

that featured a huge mirror, which

magically turned into an embedded

television. Then, at the touch of a

button, the wall opened, offering

magnificent ocean views directly

from bed. There was a tablet that

conveniently controlled everything

in the suite.

My favorite part was the Italian

inspired terrazza. Unlike dinky

hotel balconies, this terrace is made

for living. It opened wide to bring

in the cool ocean breeze or closed

tight to keep out the tropical midday

heat. The restorative vistas had a

healing effect on my highly stressed,

over worked psyche.

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#havefoodwilltravel

5

MUST-SEE

CITIES FOR FOODIES

BY: LEE DRAKE

Food is as good an excuse to travel

as any and often the local cuisine

is an adventure in itself. Food can

tell stories of wars fought, lands

colonized, cultures merged. Travel

and food go hand in hand but, as

the world becomes more accessible,

where are the best cities for foodies?

As airfares decrease in price and

the world’s farthest reaches become

not-so-far-flung, food based travel

is an increasingly popular option.

The world’s greatest restaurants are

more accessible than ever and the

tastiest food and most refreshing

drinks are just a plane hop away.

Street vendor in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

1. HO CHI MINH

CITY, VIETNAM

The hectic buzz and verve of

Vietnam’s largest city is matched

only by the vibrant nature of its

cuisine. Drawing on its colonial

history, Ho Chi Minh City blends

French and Vietnamese flavors and

styles. The famous sandwich, the

banh mi, is just one such beautiful

result of the European and Asian

cultures coming together.

What really makes Ho Chi Minh

stand out however, is the variety and

quality of its regional street food.

On every corner is another plume

of smoke and steam erupting over

a sizzling grill. Fantastic aromas

and exotic flavors are to be found

wherever you look.

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The bohemian neighborhood of Barrio Bellavista in Santiago, Chile.

2. SANTIAGO, CHILE

The food on offer in Chile’s capital

city is highly dependent on the

season, and as such, is always

guaranteed to be the freshest

around. The reliance on, and

appreciation for, local ingredients

gives the food in Santiago a very

distinct style. Traditional flavors

combined with contemporary

techniques results in this South

American culinary powerhouse

being must-taste on any foodie

world tour. Not to be missed

is Barrio Bellavista, a Chilean

neighborhood known for its street

art, cafes and restaurants.

FOOD IS OUR

COMMON

GROUND

JAMES BEARD

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3. LONDON, UK

London has aggressively and

triumphantly shaken off the UK’s

poor post war culinary reputation.

Top chefs from all around Europe

and the world are flooding to the

capital’s restaurants and the results

are plain to see. Food from dozens

of cultures and cuisines are on

offer just a stone’s throw away from

one another. From traditional pub

grub to nouvelle cuisine, London

has it all and more. The city is ever

changing and the future looks

bright - and tasty.

4. FLORENCE, ITALY

Florence is known as a city of

culture, but its food more than

holds its own beside the incredible

architecture, art and history. The

city’s many restaurants deal in

mainly traditional fare, serving

sauce-heavy pastas and thick slabs

of bread. However, the food in

modern Florence has shot into

the 21st century with a delicious

bang. Fine dining experiences can

be found all over the city with

unbeatable ingredients and Italy’s

best chefs competing to give the

intrepid foodie an unforgettable

experience.

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5. NEW ORLEANS, USA

North America’s entry on this list,

like many other great foodie locales,

has a culinary make-up inspired by

numerous different cultures. Traces

of a host of Caribbean flavors, as

well as French, Native American,

and African can be found in this

historical melting pot. The spices

from the various cultures combine

with Louisiana’s freshest seafood to

create an eating experience unlike

any other.

Cafe Du Monde is famous for their beignets (above left). Willie’s Chicken Shack serves New Orleans soul food (above right).

you have to

TASTE CULTURE

to understand it

DEBORAH CATER

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how to save on your

HIGH SEAS

cruise vacation

BY: BONNIE CONRAD

Cruises are among the most popular

of all vacations, and it is easy to

understand why those seagoing

getaways are so sought after. As

hotel prices have continued to rise,

cruises have become an even better

value. When you consider that a

5-star hotel can cost upwards of

$300-500 a night, it is easy to see

why a deep discount cruise package

is such an attractive value.

Cruising into Montenegro

The fact that modern cruise

liners are so impressive in scale,

accommodations and amenities

doesn’t hurt either. New cruise ships

are like 5-star hotels that float from

one port to another. Consumers

have benefited as cruise companies

have raced toward the newest,

biggest and best ships on the sea.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Breakaway at sea

The economy has also strangely

benefited consumers who are

anxious to try out a cruise vacation,

as well as cruise enthusiasts who

simply cannot wait to get back

on the water. As the recession

deepened, cruise companies began

to offer better and better prices,

translating to excellent value for

savvy travelers.

If you are flexible with scheduling,

you may be able to save even more

money. The economy has resulted

in some incredible sales, so you

can hit the high seas for a week, for

less than the cost of a few nights

at a hotel. Also keep in mind the

money saved on other vacation

costs including rental cars, baggage

handling, entertainment and meals.

With a cruise vacation, especially a

discount one, you unpack once, and

your hotel moves with you.

If you yearn to experience the

vacation of a lifetime at a price you

can afford, consider look at great

deals on 2017 cruises and see how

vacationing on the water can save

money while delivered a memorable

travel experience.

Working with a travel agency, in

person or online, you may save

you even more on the cruise of

your dreams. While booking

airfare on your own makes a lot of

sense, sometimes it helps to have a

professional in your corner when

choosing a cruise line and a cabin.

A good travel agency will have

established partnerships with every

cruise line in the industry, allowing

it to create the trip of a lifetime at an

unbelievable price. If you know how

to shop, you can save a substantial

amount of money on the vacation of

your dreams.

Then there is last minute travel, and

its associated discounts. If you are

flexible with your travel plans, you

may be able to save even more. Like

hotel chains, cruise lines always

have unsold inventory, and if they

do not fill it they lose that revenue.

Those cruise lines would rather sell

those last remaining cruise cabins

at a deep discount than miss out on

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Celebrity Solstice resort deck

the revenue altogether. You may be

able to land a real bargain simply

by checking those last-minute deals

and packing your bags.

Even if dropping everything and

hitting the high seas is not your

style, you can still find great deal.

Cruise lines offer a number of

special discounts aimed at many

different demographics, from

families and couples to older adults

and members of professional

organizations and even employees

of certain companies. Check with

your employer - it just may save you

money or qualify you for upgrades

on your next cruise vacation.

It is easy to see why vacationing on

the open sea is such a popular thing

to do. If you are looking for your

next great adventure, just check out

what the cruise lines have to offer.

You might be pleasantly surprised.

According to a 2017 report by

U.S. News, the best cruise lines

for the money:

#1 CELEBRITY CRUISES

#2 ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTL

#3 NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE

*source: travel.usnews.com/cruises/

Deck view of the Regent Seven Seas Voyager

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Eric Himel’s

LIFE+STYLE

by: ERIC HIMEL

Less wrinkles mean less hassle when traveling from

point A to point B and knowing what fabrics pack

well is, well, half the battle.

FABRICS TO AVOID PACKING

Cotton is a ubiquitous fabric that feels good against the

skin and is in everybody’s closet. A personal favorite!

However, 100% cotton is one of the worst materials

you can pack in a suitcase if you want to get to your

destination unwrinkled. If you have to take pure cotton,

roll it neatly in your suitcase to minimize wrinkles and

opt for cotton blend. Avoid silk and linen at all costs -

both are difficult enough to wear and look sharp even

when you are not traveling!

With the advent of Athleisure and technical fabrics

everywhere these days (for men and women) the

delineation between casual and athletic wear and hybrid

fabrications continues to be crossed and muddled.

Good thing for stylish travelers that these clothes are

suitcase friendly!

SO WHAT SHOULD YOU PACK?

A good rule of thumb? Look for materials that are

mixed with something synthetic in them like viscose,

rayon, nylon, spandex or Lycra. These will wrinkle less

and won’t hold lines when you fold them. They are also

what gives clothes that little bit of stretch which makes

them more comfortable!

Here are my go-to

fabrics and designers

that are absolutely

ready to travel!

JERSEY

Lightweight, elegant and

will not wrinkle. My fave is

the DVF iconic wrap in a

modern romper.

(right) Gold/ivory Celeste

Two Banded Romper in

100% viscose.

WRINKLE-FREE PACKING!

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ERIC HIMEL (erichimel.com)

is a widely known celebrity stylist, fashion expert and media personality.

Himel attended Parson’s School of Design and trained under Project

Runway’s Tim Gunn. Now based in Los Angeles, Himel’s roster of

celebrity clientele has included Jenny McCarthy, Giuliana Rancic, Pete

Wentz, Gabby Douglas and more,. Eric is best known for his signature

Closet Purge and now offers Virtual Styling Sessions.


ATHLEISURE

The hottest trend in casual dressing, for vacation and for

running errands at home. It packs, travels and washes with

ease, making it the perfect vacation companion.

(top opposite page) Vie Active Shay windbreaker jacket in

Moonshine.

POLYESTER & SPANDEX

Don’t be turned off by Polyester - it is no longer the same

as those shirts that were popular in the 70’s at Studio 54.

Polyester is so much more sophisticated these days and high

end designers have blended it into dreamy travel options.

(right) Alice + Olivia sleeveless sheer black maxi dress in

polyester/spandex blend.

TECHNO COTTONS

Many companies offer an exceptional cotton shirt (men

and women) that are great travel staples. Look for fabric

like Brooks Brothers Supima® cotton broadcloth dobby,

specially treated to resist wrinkles.

(below) Brooks Brothers non-iron regent fit shirts.

ERIC'S EXPERT TRIP TIPS:

• Upon arrival, unpack immediately. Never

hang knitwear to avoid shoulder marks.

• For a quick refresher, hang items in

bathroom and turn on hot shower to steam

• Bring a travel-size can of Static Guard or

pack Bounce dryer sheet in your suitcase to

eradicate static cling.

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the

editor

when was the last time you saw

something for the first time?

BY: TRACEY DRAKE

Elizabeth Taylor would have approved of the newly

renovated Casa Kimberly, her holiday home in Puerto

Vallarta for more than a quarter century. In 1964, then

lover Richard Burton gave Casa Kimberly to Elizabeth

Taylor as a birthday gift, and within the walls of this

luxurious Mexican hacienda, the two shared a heady and

hedonistic life, the essence of which still shines bright in

Puerto Vallarta. It is their love affair in this very special

Mexican (then sleepy) fishing village that put Puerto

Vallarta on the world map. The history in this place is

palpable; it feels royal and rare, and I reveled in every

moment that I spent at Casa Kimberly. Set over the

sparkling blue waters of Banderas Bay, amidst the Sierra

Madre Mountains, and surrounded by a city known for

CASA KIMBERLY .

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PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO

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• Getting Here: Located in the residential neighborhood of Gringo

Gulch, Casa Kimberly is just a short walk from downtown Puerto

Vallarta, and a short taxi ride from the airport.

THE FINER POINTS

• Packing: Warm weather resort wear for dining at Casa Kimberly is

appropriate and required. There is also some hill walking involved

so be sure to pack comfortable walking shoes.

• Attractions: You may feel the urge to hunker down and never leave

Casa Kimberly (I certainly did!) but put aside at least one full day to

explore this charming city, walk along the Malecon, and take a boat

ride to Los Arcos for a little snorkelling.

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its terracotta rooftops (one of my

favorite things about PV), Casa

Kimberly is nestled in the residential

hillside neighborhood of Gringo

Gulch, and offers discriminating

guests an exquisite escape.

With just nine suites, the property

boasts an inner courtyard, original

swimming pool and terrace, spa,

dining, bar and of course, all the old

world Hollywood glamour you could

ever want!

The fine dining restaurant, aptly

named The Iguana Restaurant is

open air, offering diners beautiful

evening views of Puerto Vallarta, and

a menu that expertly blends delicious

regional and continental fine cuisine.

Luckily, even if you cannot stay

overnight, The Iguana is open to the

public by reservation.

Named after Elizabeth Taylor’s

starring role in National Velvet, the

1944 movie that truly made her

famous, we stayed in The Velvet Suite

and it was magnificent.

Our bedroom (previous page)

featured a stunning carved bed and

antique early 19th century decor

including crystal chandeliers and

oriental rugs. Even the massive clawfoot

tub in the opulent bathroom

offered breathtaking views from a

soaking position.

Large wooden paned sliding doors

lead to an incredible terrace (opposite

page) with a raised 2-person Jacuzzi

and stellar views of Banderas Bay and

the city of Puerto Vallarta below. End

of day is a special time here. In fact,

this room could have been named

The Velvet Suite because of the way

the velvety, warm sun washes over

the terrace at sunset.

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The famous Lover’s Arch, which

allowed Taylor and Burton to

move freely, from one side of

the property to the other, away

from paparazzi and prying eyes,

remains intact and original.

Casa Kimberly is a place of

silver screen history, modern

elegance and amenities that are

world-class. It is a new way to

experience charming Puerto

Vallarta, Mexico with a once-ina-lifetime

opportunity to sleep,

swim and live where Hollywood

royalty once did.

JUST LIKE ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND

RICHARD BURTON’S LEGENDARY LOVE

AFFAIR, CASA KIMBERLY IS A RARE FIND

IN AN OTHERWISE ORDINARY WORLD.

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To see more exclusive images from

our stay at Casa Kimberly, including

photographs of the exceptional

Elizabeth Taylor suite, check out our

website at DRIFTtravel.com

This photo (right) of Elizabeth

Taylor and Richard Burton (reading

the Night of the Iguana script)

was taken by Elizabeth’s father,

Francis Taylor in 1963. Elizabeth

and Richard are on the upper

terrace above the swimming pool,

pictured below as it looks today.

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TRAVEL GEAR

HOT TRAVEL PRODUCTS AT THE

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW

BY: RUSS WALSH

WEARABLE CRUISE

MEDALLION

Essentially a virtual concierge

that can do everything from

delivering food to any part of the

ship to suggesting and booking

shore excursions. The Ocean

Medallion will come to the Carnival

Corporation fleet in 2017.

princess.com

MOTION SICKNESS RELIEF

Reliefband allows you to travel

with confidence because it is a

safe and highly effective way to

quickly relieve the discomfort and

embarrassment of nausea and

vomiting without the drowsiness,

side effects or drug interactions of

medications.

reliefband.com

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WIRELESS EAR BUDS &

MORE

Wireless smart earphones with

high definition audio, plus Live

Translation. Voice recognition

technology translates foreign

languages instantly during

conversations. Fully customizable

with easy to replace ear tips in

different sizes and colors.

mymanu.com

ANTI-POLLUTION SCARF

WAIR is the first anti-pollution

scarf. It protects you with style from

the main air pollutants. Wear it

down as a scarf and when you need

it pull it up to filter the air your

breath. It also informs you about

air quality thanks to the SUPAIR-

MAN app. WAIR is available in

different fabrics and prints to match

every style.

wair.fr

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TASMANIA’S

EAST COAST

AUSTRALIA

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BY: JOSIE SALDAT

The term “pictures do not do

justice” was probably invented here

on the magically scenic East Coast

of Tasmania. So put down your

smart phone, and truly let your eyes

wander this heart shaped island,

located on the edge of the world.

With a tragic past, Tasmania exudes

a mysterious wisdom and wondrous

energy unlike any other.

Start your road trip up the coast

in the capital of Hobart; a port city

with historic architecture, the narrowest

streets and a diverse artistic

population. A city of contrast combining

heritage charm with modern

living, locals live only a short drive

away from some of the world’s

most alluring coastal beaches and

endless pristine landscapes. For

local “tassies”, February is the end

of summer and beginning of a new

work or school year, but for travelers

it is a time of vacant roads and

secluded raw landscapes. It may be

one of the world’s most underrated

destinations so be sure to go before

the rest of the world clues in.

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ROAD TRIPPING IN

TASMANIA IS ALL

ABOUT THE JOURNEY

If there is one thing you should

know about road tripping in

Tasmania: it is all about the journey.

In other words, strive to become a

Tasmanian sponge and submerse

yourself into exploring the island.

Through corridors of green, the

dramatic windy roads offer vantage

points to uninhabited turquoise

coasts.

Past the small community of

Swansea lies Freycinet National

Park, home to one of the most

magnificent and picturesque

locales, Wineglass Bay. Opt for the

trek down to the beach instead of

the lookout. You will need to walk

the beach to truly feel the magic of

this secluded hot spot. The walk is

worth the legwork of one hour from

the car park. Besides, if you have

been sitting in the car it’s a great

opportunity to stretch your legs.

With the rugged backdrop of the

Hazzards, a series of jagged red

and pink tinted granite peaks, you

should devote an entire day just to

explore here. If you want to spend

a few days, there are many amenities

accessible including camping,

hostels, equipped cabins or the

ultimate retreat, Saffire Freycinet

which has been named Australia’s

top luxury hotel.

Hop out of your vehicle

and roam the soft white

and squeaky sand floors of

Binalong Bay. On the south

side of the beach lays the Bay

of Fires which may feel like the

Caribbean, except swap the palm

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trees for Tasmania’s majestic

gum trees. Given the name

in 1773 by Captain Tobias

Furneaux for the burnt orangehued

granite boulders hugging

the coast that contrast against the

clear blue waters. Here you can

post up for the night at the Bay

of Fires Conservation Area which

offers beach-side camping with

dreamy views of acacia trees and

the sea.

Not far away lies the largest town

on the north-east coast, St. Helens.

As the state’s second largest fishing

port, seafood does not have to

swim far to your plate. Local family

owned pizzeria, Timboli’s serves up

an Italian classic, pizza topped with

mouthwatering seafood – and yes,

I recommend ordering a large pie.

To walk off the copious amounts

of cheese, grab your sneakers and

explore the spectacular hour long

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walk to St. Helens Point and the

Peron Dunes, where you can run

around pretending you are in the

Sahara Desert or simply enjoy the

sunset from a bed of sand.

Off the Tasmanian Coast are many

surrounding islands that are lush

with nature and wildlife. Take a

thirty minute ferry ride to Maria

Island National Park, where native

animals roam freely and pieces of

the island’s criminal past remain.

Pack a picnic and wander the island

to see ruins of the mess room, barn,

chapel and prison cells - all dating

back to the Darlington convict

settlement of 1825.

who came to the island in 1777

and carved his initials in a tree

that burnt down in 1905 and was

replaced with the plaque. Since the

1920’s, Bruny has become infamous

for a holiday hot spot with hiking

trails, surfing beaches, ancient

caves and a small friendly local

community.

In total, North Bruny and South

Bruny together have nine coastal

enclaves with the most popular

being Adventure Bay. Dip into Hotel

Bruny, where freshness and food

made on premises is their specialty.

Try the fish of the day, caught by

local fishermen Dave and Ross,

who bring in an exclusive ‘catch

of the day’ that is always changes

When you return to Hobart you

can catch a quick passenger ferry

over to Bruny, the apple island

that exemplifies the term “room

to roam”. Consisting of two land

masses joined by a long narrow

isthmus, the island was inhabited

by the Tasmania Aborigines until

European arrival. Visit a plaque

dedicated to Explorer James Cook

and is paired with Bruny Island’s

original cider. Food for the body

and food for the mind; indulge your

inner creative self on an island that

welcomes you as a local yourself.

A taste of Tasmania is all one needs

to spark a connection with this

heart shaped island and a promise

to return not too far in the future.

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QIN SHI HUANG’S

TERRACOTTA ARMY

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BY: GILLIAN PRESLEY

The first emperor of a unified China,

Qin Shi Huang, reveled in truth

and beauty. Consider the Great

Wall of China and the Terracotta

Army. However, he loathed

aging and deeply feared death.

Sometimes people who fear death

feel a need to control everything,

and not surprisingly Qin Shi

Huang was known as much for his

creations as he was for his tyranny.

As emperor, Qin Shi Huang

reorganized the bureaucracy, built

a network of roads, simplified

the Chinese script, standardized

weights and measures, and minted

new copper coin. Still, the Qin

Empire faced recurring threats

by Xiongnu nomads to the north.

To fend off the Xiongnu, Qin Shi

Huang ordered the construction

of an enormous defensive wall,

which formed the first section

of what would become the Great

Wall of China. Unfortunately the

Great Wall couldn’t save Qin Shi

Huang from aging and he became

obsessed with living forever. He

ordered court doctors to concoct

potions to keep him alive. As

a failsafe, he also ordered the

construction of an enormous tomb

for himself, which came equipped

with molten rivers and an army

of some 8,000 life-sized terracotta

clay warriors to be placed in the

tomb, along with terracotta horses,

real chariots and bronze weapons.

The emperor died in 210 BC at age

49, and today, his legacy continues

to live on in the magnificent and

mysterious buried city of death.

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The exquisite Terracotta Army was

discovered on March 29, 1974, to

the east of Xi’an in Shaanxi province

by farmers who were digging a

well at the foot of Mount Li, a

location favored for its underground

springs, gold and glimmering jade.

According to the Shiji, or “Records of

the Grand Historian,” the mausoleum

precinct (city of death) began

construction shortly after Qin Shi

Huang became king, and continued

until shortly after his death.

Qin Shi Huang had four pits

excavated to house the terracotta

army, although only three were

filled by the time construction

ceased. Pit 1 is the largest pit, Pit 2

is the most spectacular, and Pit 3

houses the command headquarters.

Traces of Chinese purple and other

colors may be seen on some of the

half solid/half hollow terracotta

warriors, and the bronze swords

unearthed in Pit 2 remain sharp

and surprisingly pliable. When a

331-pound terracotta warrior was

removed from one of these swords,

the sword slowly returned to its

original shape. Scientific studies

concluded that the Qin swords

were coated with chrome, which is

interesting since chrome oxidation

is a relatively recent phenomenon.

How did Chinese ancestors do

it more than 2,000 years ago?

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Qin Shi Huang

Ancestral name: Ying 嬴

Clan name: Zhao 趙

Given name: Zheng 政

Qin Shi Huang was the king of the

Chinese State of Qin from 246 BC to 221

BC [Warring States Period] and the first

emperor of a unified China in 221 BC.

In 2007 and 2008, the British Museum

in London displayed a collection

of 120 objects and 20 terracotta

warriors in an exhibition titled The

First Emperor: China’s Terracotta

Army. For seven months, visitors

flocked to the museum in herds to

marvel at the extraordinary casting

techniques and artistic abilities that

dominated the ancient Qin Empire.

Today, visitors are making trips to

China to visit the Terracotta Army .

If you go to China: The Terracotta

Army Museum, located in Xi’an, in

West China’s Shaanxi Province, has

become one of the country’s most

popular attractions, and it will be

crowded no matter when you go.

However, avoid the Chinese National

Day Holiday and Labor Day Holiday.

Start early in the day and allow

for several hours of viewing time.

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AT A GLANCE:

Necker Island, BVI

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BAREFOOT

LUXURY

BY: ELIZABETH DEAN

Located in the British Virgin

Islands is the unbelievable private

paradise known as Necker Island.

Owned by Sir Richard Branson,

it is part of the Virgin Limited

Edition retreats, an ultra-luxurious

collection of distinctive retreats,

chosen for outstanding locations

and magnificent surroundings.

At Necker Island, you can book

a suite, or the entire island,

and it is an experience for the

discerning traveler seeking an

ultra-exclusive and very private

escape. Necker Island has been

designed to harmonize with its

natural surroundings, and the

result is a tropical paradise with

the best modern amenities in a

raw, unspoilt Caribbean oasis.

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CANADA’S

ICE HOTEL

BY: JANE CROSS

For the 17th year, Quebec’s

Hôtel de Glace (ice hotel) invites

visitors to discover the beauties

and mysteries of the North Pole.

Located just a few miles from

Québec City, the Hôtel de Glace is

a must-see attraction to discover

winter.

The only ice hotel in America, the

Hôtel de Glace has hosted more

than a million people from around

the globe since it opened in 2001.

With massive snow vaults, awe

inspiring ice sculptures, 44

hotel rooms and suites, and a

lively ice bar, it is an experience

like no other. From the pole

star to the Arctic wildlife, the

Northern Perspectives theme

is the inspiration behind the

architectural design of the 2017

Hôtel de Glace.

For the artistic director of Hôtel de

Glace, Pierre l’Heureux, this year’s

theme offers a fun way to explore

different avenues. “This year, we’re

taking a look at the circumpolar

world from both an entertaining

and a cultural perspective. This

will be an exciting opportunity

for visitors to discover different

cultures and civilizations, to meet

important figures and to take a

thrilling trip to the polar ice pack.”

From January 4 until March 26,

2017 the hotel invites guests to

enter their magical universe by

visiting or staying in an ephemeral

work of art.

To learn more about Hôtel de

Glace and Quebec City, Canada,

visit hoteldeglace-canada.com

JANUARY 4-MARCH 26

TRAVELERS CAN

EXPERIENCE THE

JOYS OF WINTER IN

AN ENCHANTING

ICE VILLAGE.

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slower pace of living - and a few that are not in most popular travel guide books but should be. Watch

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