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World's Best Event Planners

These pros know how to throw a party to remember.

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The Mystique of Men's Watches

Why good timepieces will always entice good gentlemen.

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Top American Chocolate Tours

A favorite sweet is now a sophisticated, eco-conscious confection, with producers who are eager to tell its story.

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Russell James’s Nomad Two Worlds

The fashion photographer’s new partnership with Australia’s indigenous artists.

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Luxury Real Estate 101

It's the hottest trend in the high-end housing market today. But what are fractionals anyway, and how are they changing the way we buy...

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Security Counsel

What it costs to buy a top home protection system

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Canadian Bounty

The country's weak dollar makes real estate here an extraordinary bargain

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Buying into Napa

Lush landscapes, a terrific climate, America's best wines—who wouldn't want to live in Napa Valley? But paradise, of course, comes at a...

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The Trend Report

You've gotta have it, right? Not necessarily. The following 42 items have captured our imagination, not to mention our pocketbooks. But are they...

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What's in Store?

Two windows on New York, created especially for Departures and on view this season, illuminate the art of shopping.