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Come Fly With Me

America takes wing in dishy social history of commercial air travel

 

Jet Set

By William Stadiem

Hardcover, 368 pages, $28 (Ballantine Books)

Fly the friendly skies in this rip-roaring social history of America taking wing in the late 1950s and early ’60s, as commercial airline travel became a commodity for “ordinary” people along with movie stars, moguls and glamorous, globetrotting trendsetters. 61 more words

Neil Pond

Summer Read: Crazy Rich Asians

If you haven’t picked it up yet, I recommend savoring the remaining days of summer with Kevin Kwan’s debut novel Crazy Rich Asians, preferably with a Pimm’s Cup as shown here. 98 more words

Literature

Reviving the Studio 54 of Paris: Fame & Debauchery in a Bathhouse turned Nightclub

Once upon a time in Paris, the jet set and the beautiful people partied in an abandoned pool.

Ok, not a pool, a bathhouse  to be precise, one that once hosted the literati of 19th century France. 120 more words

Photography

Contemporary Luxury in Capri!

J.K. PLACE CAPRI

Finally I made it… Capri had been calling and I arranged my first visit around a very special friend’s birthday. Thomas Hamel… 276 more words

Luxury Travel

Off to Rome!

We are off to Rome for a nice long weekend. Can’t wait! Preliminary research and the comments of friends have been encouraging – it looks like such a great city with a real mish-mash of ancient and contemporary in one walkable, diverting city. 35 more words

Summer

10 Tips for Traveling as a 20-Something

20-somethings LOVE to travel. I have been fortunate enough to have some opportunities to travel at a young age – I visited Europe for my first time at 10, returned again at 20, and have been in and out of airports ever since. 852 more words

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