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HOTEL REPORT: DEPLAR FARM (ELEVEN EXPERIENCE’S ICELANDIC ADVENTURE LODGE)

In each installment of Hotel Report, I profile a hotel that I’ve personally enjoyed and think you’ll enjoy too. Here, you’ll find the need-to-know info, insider tips and photos that’ll help you have a perfect stay of your own. REASONS TO STAY You want to get way off the beaten path and experience Iceland like few other travelers. -OR- You’re serious about adventure, but also the finer things in life // You want to heli ski

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MY TRIP TO ICELAND FEATURED ON BUSINESS INSIDER

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I recently took an over-the-top, trip-of-a-lifetime to Iceland. I went to see how the world’s most elite travelers experience the country that over TWO MILLION people are projected to visit in 2017. That’s where Eleven Experience’s Deplar Farm, a high-end adventure lodge located in a remote and mountainous valley in northern Iceland, comes in. I visited the exclusive, 13-bedrooms property for a trip

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GEAR REPORT: FILSON’S SMALL FIELD DUFFLE

Earlier this week I spent a two nights in Napa Valley at Calistoga Ranch, an Auberge Resort. The hour-long flight from LAX to SFO was easy, and the two-hour drive from the airport to Calistoga Ranch was beautiful. Since it was a quick trip focused mainly on leisure pursuits, I didn’t want to lug around a my rolling suitcase and a typical duffle bag would have been to bulky. So, I

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MY FAVORITE WINTER DESTINATIONS IN AMERICA FEATURED IN HONG KONG’S TOP NEWSPAPER

Trevor Morrow Travel Writer

America is overflowing with incredible places to make the most of the winter season. So when Oriental Daily (Hong Kong’s largest newspaper with a readership of 4.9 million people) asked me to select 5 of my favorites for an article in their monthly LUXE LIFE section, I had some serious thinking to do. While there are more destinations I would have liked to include, I think this list, which is

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WHERE WOULD YOU GO IF YOUR NEXT TRIP WAS YOUR LAST?

Recently, I was asked by a writer at Refinery29 to answer the question, “Where would you go if your next trip was your last?” Or in other words, “What is the number one destination on your bucket list right now?” I find questions like this extremely difficult to answer as the list of places I want to see and experience is a mile long. But I mulled it over and

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HOW TO HAVE A PERFECT WEEKEND IN TEMPE, ARIZONA

Things to do in Tempe

A vibrant urban (and desert) oasis, Tempe, Arizona is perhaps best known as the home of Arizona State University and one the largest student population in the country. Chances are, some of you reading this article are ASU students or ASU parents planning a visit (go Devils!) My brother went to ASU, so I’d been to Tempe once before — but that was almost a decade ago and just for

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL PACKING GUIDE: THE ESSENTIAL ITEMS YOU’LL NEED

For 10 days at the end of January, Park City, Utah is taken over by The Sundance Film Festival. Some 40,000 people attend the annual celebration of independent film (that’s over four times the population of Park City), and inevitably, too big a percentage of first time festival goers arrive ill-equipped to take on Utah winters (and slippery, slushy sidewalks). I spent three days at this year’s Sundance Film Festival

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HOW I SPENT MY NEW YEAR’S EVE WEEKEND IN LOS ANGELES

During the holidays, I’m always on-the-go. Every year since moving to Los Angeles six years ago, I fly to the Northeast to spend Christmas with family. But when Christmas is over, I always head back to Southern California to celebrate the new year. In contrast to the Northeast, where temperatures require heavy jackets and the world remains frozen and brown for a few more months, the end of December in

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