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New York Fashion Week is off to a strong start in the Big Apple this week. We love the latest looks just as much as touring the city’s latest sites. You too? Then get inspiration for you next jaunt to New York City here. We are talking about stopping at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, which has a new water garden opening next week. Other stops include top theatres, eateries serving artisanal ice cream, hidden bars, and top places for dinner and a cup of coffee. Travelers will be able to find the best of Brooklyn and the unknown hotspots in Manhattan. 

The QT hotel is Melbourne is now open. Need a refresh? The QT brand is known for its whimsical style and service and the brand can be found across Australia. Guests headed to this new property can expect an industrial feel. Think steel, timber and stone touches. In addition, foodies can dine at Pascale Bar & Grill for French dishes, The Cake Shop for a sweet treat, and Hot Sauce, a cocktail bar that mixes the hot stuff into cocktails. Check out more here.

Now you can tour the Louvre after dark. Yes, forget the pushing crowd around the Mona Lisa. Tauck Bridges is taking families to the famous museum after dark on select departures in July 2017. Need to make it more interesting for the kids? This “Castles & Kings” tour also includes a scavanger hunt for the little ones. (We bet they will find a masterpiece.) Tip: This eight-day tour begins in London, where five days will be spent exploring the top city attractions before heading to France.  Get all the details here.

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Don’t be sad about Summer 2016 ending; instead plan a trip for this November. We’ve got some top destinations that will be warm and sunny during late fall. Stops include sunny Malta, South Australia, Los Angeles and more A perfect getaway is here.