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I drove down ‘Billionaire Lane’ in the Hamptons, where Wall Street execs, CEOs, and celebrities live in multimillion-dollar mansions — take a look at the famous beachfront stretch

Meadow Lane in Southampton is known as the Hamptons’ “Billionaire Lane” thanks to its ultrawealthy homeowners. Its residents over the years have included late billionaire conservative donor David Koch, who was worth $US58.7 billion when he died in 2019; hedge-fund founder Daniel Och, who’s worth $US3.2 billion; and hotelier Ian […]
I drove down ‘Billionaire Lane’ in the Hamptons, where Wall Street execs, CEOs, and celebrities live in multimillion-dollar mansions — take a look at the famous beachfront stretch
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For people who live on the road, self-isolating at home during the pandemic is impossible — now there’s a spreadsheet to connect them with temporary places to stay

COVID-19 and subsequent social distancing has forced people to stay home – but for some, home is on the road. Megan Kantor and her husband are van-lifers, and they – along with many in the van-life community – found themselves stuck once campgrounds closed. To connect van-lifers with places to […]
For people who live on the road, self-isolating at home during the pandemic is impossible — now there’s a spreadsheet to connect them with temporary places to stay
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I got a drink at one of NYC’s most iconic cocktail bars, which serves a $190 signature cocktail and claims to have invented the Bloody Mary — but its elegant ambience wasn’t quite worth the pricey drinks

The St. Regis New York, New York City’s top-rated hotel, is home to an iconic cocktail bar: the King Cole Bar. It claims to have invented the Bloody Mary in 1934. Over the years, the bar has attracted businesspeople and celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Salvador Dali, and Joe […]
I got a drink at one of NYC’s most iconic cocktail bars, which serves a $190 signature cocktail and claims to have invented the Bloody Mary — but its elegant ambience wasn’t quite worth the pricey drinks
Lifestyle

I got a last-minute ticket to an exclusive Super Bowl bash in Miami, where the CEO of Goldman Sachs was a DJ and Lil Jon and Sammy Sosa partied. Here’s what it was like.

I got into an exclusive Super Bowl party the night before the big game where Black Eyed Peas, Marshmello, and DaBaby performed, and the CEO of Goldman Sachs was a DJ. Celebrities, athletes, and musicians, from rapper Lil Jon to Yankees player Aaron Judge and baseball legend Sammy Sosa, attended […]
I got a last-minute ticket to an exclusive Super Bowl bash in Miami, where the CEO of Goldman Sachs was a DJ and Lil Jon and Sammy Sosa partied. Here’s what it was like.
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I stayed at New York City’s top-rated hotel, which charges up to $35,000 per night and has an iconic cocktail bar that was featured in ‘Gossip Girl.’ Here’s what it was like.

The St. Regis New York is the best hotel in New York City, according to US News & World Report. It takes the top spot thanks to its “high level of customer service” and “perfect combination of old-world glamour and modern conveniences.” Nightly rates start at about $US650 and can […]
I stayed at New York City’s top-rated hotel, which charges up to $35,000 per night and has an iconic cocktail bar that was featured in ‘Gossip Girl.’ Here’s what it was like.
Lifestyle

The 1.25-mile waterfront stretch in Monaco that used to be the world’s most expensive street looks no different from the rest of the city — and it says a lot about Monaco’s wealth

Monaco, a tiny sovereign city-state on the French Riviera, is one of the wealthiest nations in the world. It’s home to what was once the most expensive street in the world: Avenue Princesse Grace, a roughly 1.25-mile waterfront street named after American actress Grace Kelly, who married Prince Rainier III […]
The 1.25-mile waterfront stretch in Monaco that used to be the world’s most expensive street looks no different from the rest of the city — and it says a lot about Monaco’s wealth
Lifestyle

A new hospitality company claims to combine the best parts of hotels and apartments. I spent the night in one of their NYC units — here’s why I think it’s going to change the way people travel.

Sonder is an apartment-rental company that claims to combine the best parts of a hotel and a private home. It’s one of several new hybrid companies like Lyric and Blueground that combine elements of hotels and apartment rentals. Unlike Airbnb, which is mainly made up of individuals renting out their […]
A new hospitality company claims to combine the best parts of hotels and apartments. I spent the night in one of their NYC units — here’s why I think it’s going to change the way people travel.
Lifestyle

I splurged on a $60 lunch at an iconic Moscow restaurant that’s inside an 18th-century Russian aristocrat’s mansion. Here’s what it was like.

Café Pushkin is the one of the most iconic restaurants in Moscow. Named after Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin, the restaurant opened in 1999 in a renovated 18th-century Baroque mansion in central Moscow. It has more than 8,100 reviews on TripAdvisor, with some describing it as “legendary,” “iconic,” and “like visiting […]
I splurged on a $60 lunch at an iconic Moscow restaurant that’s inside an 18th-century Russian aristocrat’s mansion. Here’s what it was like.
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Boise, Idaho, has been called the best place for millennials to live in the US. I spent 4 days there, and a walk through downtown makes it clear why it’s so popular.

Boise, the midsize capital of Idaho, is having a moment. Its population grew by 18.2% from 2010 to 2018, and Forbes named it the fastest-growing city in the US in 2018. Most out-of-state newcomers are coming from California, followed by Washington state and Utah. Microbreweries, luxury condos, and Brooklyn-esque coffee […]
Boise, Idaho, has been called the best place for millennials to live in the US. I spent 4 days there, and a walk through downtown makes it clear why it’s so popular.
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A luxury building on Moscow’s ‘Golden Mile’ is home to Russian businessmen, celebrities, and athletes. I got a look inside, and its 15 residences were totally different from high-end condos I’ve toured in NYC.

Moscow’s“Golden Mile” is home to some of the city’s most expensive real estate. Homes cost, on average, $US2 million in older buildings and $US3.5 million in new construction buildings, according to Sotheby’s International Realty. Russian government officials, celebrities, and families with “old money” call the area home, according to Sotheby’s. […]
A luxury building on Moscow’s ‘Golden Mile’ is home to Russian businessmen, celebrities, and athletes. I got a look inside, and its 15 residences were totally different from high-end condos I’ve toured in NYC.
Lifestyle

I spent 5 days in Monaco for the Monaco Yacht Show, and my favourite part of the city was the unassuming historical quarter, far from the glitz and glam of Monte Carlo

I recently spent five days in Monaco, an outrageously wealthy city-state on the French Riviera. It’s been called a playground for millionaires – and indeed, an estimated one-third of the population are millionaires. I attended the Monaco Yacht Show, toured luxury hotels, got on board a 365-foot superyacht, and spent […]
I spent 5 days in Monaco for the Monaco Yacht Show, and my favourite part of the city was the unassuming historical quarter, far from the glitz and glam of Monte Carlo
Lifestyle

I spent 12 days in Russia, where I rode on the world’s longest train line and spent a night in an $18,000 hotel suite — but the most memorable part of my trip was a visit to a bathhouse

Earlier this year, I spent 12 days travelling through Russia for Business Insider. I went inside the Kremlin in Moscow, visited a diamond mine in Siberia, and spent two days riding the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway. But the most memorable part of my trip was a visit to a 200-year-old traditional […]
I spent 12 days in Russia, where I rode on the world’s longest train line and spent a night in an $18,000 hotel suite — but the most memorable part of my trip was a visit to a bathhouse