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standard Luxury Travel – What’s Hot for the Rest of 2014?

Sophisticated luxury travelers want to have the experience ahead of the curve. If the Smiths’ and the Joneses have already been there flying coach class, no thanks. We’ll find something else. There are a few things that motivate the swanky to get up and globetrotting: get somewhere first; stretch your comfort zone; find a new mode of travel.
Let’s polish up our glass ball and see where you should set your sights for the rest of 2014.
Get there First
Even if you’re super adventurous, we’re going to leave war zones out of our recommendations. There’s “ahead of the curve” and then there’s “out of your mind.” We don’t like luxury travel with a high percentage of disembowelments or wrongful imprisoning. Cuba is still hot on our list, especially as Fidel …

standard Vietnam is Now a Luxury Travel Destination

<a rel="attachment wp-att-674" href="http://swanklife.com/blog/swankette-sisters-set-to-challenge-tempe12-dominance/attachment/2617276183_7292a9cbec_m/"><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-674" src="http://swanklife.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/2659491377_9b79a3ecbf_m.jpg" alt="" width="240" height="180" /></a>With the end of the Vietnam War nearly 40 years in the rearview mirror, it might surprise some readers to learn that our old communist foe is turning into a desirable travel destination for the well-heeled set and others. To US military veterans who served in combat there and would rather remove their spleen with a rusty fork than ever set foot on Vietnamese soil again – we mightily respect both your service to your country and your opinion – but it doesn’t change the reality that Vietnam and Cambodia have become the most popular travel destinations in Southeast Asia.