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Gotta Getaway: Take On Shanghai Sustainably At URBN Hotels!

Eco-friendly never looked so comfortable! This time around, why not take a green getaway and give Planet Earth a little vacation too? With it's state-of-the-art modernism, it's easy to forget that there's actually a cause behind the swanky URBN Hotels. A mere peek at the chic, boutique lodging makes it hard to believe that China's first sustainable hotel is a former factory warehouse. An extensive effort has been put into the greenness of URBN Hotels, located in the heart of Shanghai, including furnishings and decor made from all recycled materials. Its environmentally friendly practices are the beginning to a new breed of hotels with carbon-neutral practices and commitments to leaving as minimal earth-harming footprints. The company even prides itself on its investment in the growth of the million-tree project, one devoted to the planting of trees reserved for the purpose of compensating for emissions. You're even offered the opportunity to purchase carbon credits to make you feel better about your flight halfway around the world! Don't get the wrong idea: the environment isn't the only thing treated like royalty at URBN. The hotel's 26 rooms, spa suite and 2 penthouses provide the ultimate in guest comfort. With in-house accommodations like their guest-only rooftop cocktail lounge and concierge options that include guided bike tours and Chinese Mandarin language tutoring, guests are guaranteed a memorable Shanghai experience. View the slideshow to take a peek at the sleek and sensible carbon-neutral model that will soon be the new craze in tourism: Shanghai's URBN Hotels!

Getaway To The Coqui Coqui Resort And Spa In Tulum!

Browsing through pictures, you can almost hear the serenade of the crystalline waves crashing into the pristine beach where the sand-colored Mayan stone Coqui Coqui Resort and Spa sits in Tulum on the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula. The resort has a rustic charm, as its seclusion offers complete simplicity in treating you to its luxurious ocean or jungle-side views and open air suites without the help of electricity. Coqui Coqui offers a world away from the world with a wonderfully acclaimed spa and almost private coastal dwelling with a total of only seven modernly designed suites. The resort offers breakfast in its onsite restaurant, and dinner can be found a short walk along the shore after a day of sun, sea and spa before returning to your candlelit room. While booking to capacity isn't difficult for the lightly populated paradise, there are other equally exquisite, beautiful locations which have branched out to Coba where the ultimate Mayan excursion awaits, and Oaxaca where you're treated to a taste of a Spanish manor. With luxury at the core of the Coqui Coqui experience, you'll be sure to receive the ultimate indulgence at their newest plans for locations to be built in Argentina and Italy! Bring your swimsuit, a good book and your worn-down self to the Coqui Coqui Hotel and experience the quiet luxury that awaits you at Coqui Coqui Resort and Spa in Tulum!

Hot In The Hive: Moe Moe Jewelry

Moe Moe Jewelry creates clean and fresh pieces of darling proportions that are the casual answer to fulfill all your accessory and design needs. Like decorated metal dog tags, Moe Moe creates earrings, bracelets, necklaces and other trinkets to weld your on the street look into an art studio sensation. These canvas worthy pieces are painted to perfection and you can have your favorite Moe Moe pattern on all your accessories. Alternatively, you can pick and choose from Moe Moe's many designs to create a palette all your own. Designed to fund her travels through Europe, designer Emma Neumann has fortuitously created this gotta love, adorably Australian label that's outback chic, off the wall and affordable! Check out the slideshow to see samples of her scrap metal masterpieces!


Price: $24.95 - $39.95
Who Found It: Fiction was the first to add Moe Moe Jewelry to the Hive.

Catch The Sunset At Mexico's Stylish St. Regis Punta Mita

Indulge in a Sunset Martini at the St. Regis Punta Mita, which promises to provide you with Mexico's best location for watching the sun's descent below the horizon. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this resort integrates natural elements evocative of gardens and the beach into its design. While you'll be mere steps away from the sea (since all guestrooms overlook the water), feel free to kick back in any of the property's three on-site infinity pools, as well. When hunger strikes, choose from a fantastic selection of restaurants, most notably Carolina, a fine-dining establishment serving international fare. Don't leave without a visit to Remede Spa, where you can enjoy customized service at this world-renowned facility.

Feel At Home Away From Home At San Diego's Woodfin Hotel

Centrally located near the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, waterfront shopping and the entertainment and atmosphere of Old Town, San Diego's Woodfin Hotel can accommodate all of your needs, whether you're traveling for business, sightseeing with family or planning an extended stay. Choose from one-bedroom suites, traditional hotel rooms or sophisticated executive suites, each complemented by a host of amenities including laundry services or facilities, fitness and business centers and, of course, a pool. Another highlight? The hotel's restaurant, Oasis Bar and Grill, where acclaimed chef Patrizio Sacchetto creates seasonal menus featuring local ingredients -- some of which (rumor has it) he grows himself, on-site. Check out what else San Diego has to offer during your stay at San Diego Modern Luxury.

Kick Up Your Feet In Style At The St. Regis Hotel's Remede Spa!

Picture this: you're surrounded by infinity pools, fountains, the Pacific Ocean and rock-filled waterways alongside stunning Mexican vistas. Sound relaxing? Head to the Remede Spa at the St. Regis Hotel in Punta Mita, Mexico and make this dream scenario a reality. The 10,000-square-foot spa features nine treatment rooms, plus a fitness center, tennis courts and an extensive menu of services -- from hot-stone body treatments and massages to facials, manicures and pedicures -- that incorporate local flora and fauna. Don't miss the signature Ocean Pearl Massage, which begins with a crushed-pearl exfoliation, followed by a warm seaweed body mask and a customized massage. It all adds up to one very pretty picture indeed. Click "See Video" for a virtual tour, then check out Modern Luxury for more luxe travel options!

Get Your Best Smile At Weller Aesthetic and Restorative Dental Care

Are you ready for your close-up? Get ready with the help of Dr. Jeffrey Weller. Located in Chicago's beauty-conscious Gold Coast district, Weller's Aesthetic and Restorative Dental Care practice provides services with a smile, whether you require work that's cosmetic (veneers, bonding, whitening), restorative (crowns and bridges, inlays and implants) or preventative (routine cleanings, periodontal care). Also a TMJ specialist with more than 22 years of dental experience, Dr. Weller (with the help of his treatment coordinator and wife, Tina) offers the ultimate dental experience in a serene setting. The mission: to make your visit as stress-free and enjoyable as possible (for example, by offering you the option to watch a movie or listen to relaxing music) while assisting you in achieving your best possible smile.

Experience The Finest In Wining And Dining At Houston's La Toretta Lake Resort

The perfect way to end a busy day of golf, waterskiing or sightseeing? Linger over a fantastic waterfront meal at La Torretta Del Lago Resort and Spa in Montgomery, Texas. Located just outside of Houston, the property has an impressive 10 on-site restaurants, not to mention room service and catering. But the piece de resistance is award-winning French chef Albert Roux's first American restaurant, Chez Roux. This four-star gem features rotating weekly menus of contemporary French cuisine prepared with fresh local produce and Parisian flair. A modern open kitchen, breathtaking views and exquisitely prepared cuisine -- think Maine lobster mousse and caviar wrapped in spinach with Champagne sauce -- make the Chez Roux experience a true culinary treat. Try not to drool after you click "See Video" below, then start planning your trip via the Modern Luxury Houston page!

Start The New Year By Spoiling Yourself At The Royal Hawaiian Resort!

How do you say luxury in Hawaiian? Mae e ho'ohiwahiwa ai ka noho 'na. But while that may be a mouthful, finding a Hawaiian example of luxury is simple -- just look to The Royal Hawaiian Resort. Located on Waikiki Beach, Starwood's 529-room "Pink Palace of the Pacific" takes its cues from its luscious natural surroundings, as well as the history and culture of the island. Marvel at the property's 1920s Moorish architecture, lounge in a beachfront cabana, sip a tropical cocktail at its oceanside Mai Tai Bar, or try an alfresco massage in the garden, courtesy of the on-site Abhasa Spa. And don't miss 'Ah 'Aina, the Royal Hawaiian's weekly dinner and show featuring local cuisine along with dancers and musicians telling the story of Waikiki. Aloha, indeed! Click "See Video" for a virtual tour, then check out what else the islands have to offer at Modern Luxury!

Get In Touch With A Whole New You At Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery!

If you're planning to go under the knife, only a knowledgeable and skilled surgeon will do. And an army of satisfied patients to vouch doesn't hurt, either. One great man for the job: the renowned Dr. Gabriel Chiu, who won a 2008 Patients Choice Award, an honor accorded to less than 5 percent of the nation's 720,000 active physicians. Find him at Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery, Inc., a full-service medical practice specializing in advanced techniques and customized programs of both the surgical and non-surgical variety, from breast augmentation to Botox. And don't forget to check out the Los Angeles Modern Luxury page for the city's best of the best!