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World’s top celebrity-owned hotels

The Greenwich Hotel, New York Owned by Robert de Niro (actor) Visitors to the Big Apple who want an exclusive (and quite luxurious) stay check into to Robert De Niro’s Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca (where the famous actor helped launch the equally famous Tribeca Film Festival). Amenities include a bar by renowned chef Andrew Carmellini, as well as the acclaimed Locanda ...

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How to Laugh Online in Other Languages

You could say the obvious thing: “Megan, that is utterly, awesomely hilarious.” Most likely, though, you would say something else, something that better reflects a more natural response to my hilarity. Something like “LOL.” Or “:-)” Or “ha.”

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Top Upscales Luxury Expensive Restaurants in the World

Gordon Ramsay London London Cost: $300/person If you only know Gordon Ramsay for yelling at knucklehead wannabes on TV reality shows, prepare to be dazzled by his namesake flagship London restaurant. One of the restaurant’s most exclusive experiences is the Inspiration Table, where the chef creates the dishes right at the table in order to better help diners “understand the art and science of creating exquisite dishes and the ingredients used.”

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Worlds Most Expensive Ingredients

SAFFRON Pound for pound, saffron is more expensive than gold, mainly because the harvesting process is so labor-intensive. Saffron is the dried stamen of the crocus plant: Each crocus produces just three stamens, and each of these must be hand-picked and air-dried. It takes about a football field’s worth of flowers to produce one pound of dry saffron, and about 40 hours ...

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