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Birthday Bucket List
These Balinese Villas Are the Tropical Getaway You Need
Jené Shaw
by Jené Shaw



Not that you need much convincing to put Bali on your must-travel list, but the tranquil The Island Houses in Seminyak might make you move the Indonesian country straight to the top. Perfect for a romantic getaway or a private group celebration, the six private homes on this #birthdaybucketlist boutique property each offer their own distinct décor, lush gardens, private pools, and so much more.

This. Is. The. Life.


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Birthday Bucket List
This Moroccan Luxury Hotel Has The Best Spa Services We've Seen
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown
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La Mamounia

La Mamounia Palace Hôtel Marrakech, Marrakesh, Morocco



When our immediate reaction to seeing photos of a hotel is, “oh wow,” you can bet it’s a goodie. La Mamounia has all the wow factor and now it’s super easy to book on our site. In fact, you can book up to 9 rooms at a time. And trust us, that’s guaranteed to come in handy when you realize that this gorgeous Marrakech luxury hotel would make the perfect place to spend your next birthday.

Picture you and a group of your closest friends wandering the aromatic streets of Marrakech and lounging by the giant pool after a spa treatment (or two). This place gives all new meaning to the phrase, “treat yo’self”.

Book your Moroccan getaway at La Mamounia 

 

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Wedding Adventure
This Private Island Wedding in Mexico Included 24/7 Margaritas
Scout
by Scout



What happens when you combine a private island, a rose gold champagne gun and a massage overlooking the ocean? Jessica & Bryan’s wedding weekend in Puerto Vallarta. Photographer Brogen Jessup was along for the romantic ride and recounts the action-packed weekend which included a private snorkeling catamaran, a beach front rehearsal dinner and margaritas around the clock.

The festivities and partying were equally matched with breathtaking decor. The bride and groom seem to have thought of every little detail from the rose petals at their beach ceremony to the blue palette of bridesmaid’s dresses. Hop on board and take a look into this lively and gorgeous Mexican wedding weekend of a lifetime. Salud!

Photography by Brogen Jessup

 

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Birthday Bucket List
Stay At This 5 Room Villa in Bali With an Infinity Pool for Less Than $500
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown



Imagine spending your birthday with a handful of your closest friends, getting pampered to the nines, strolling the rainforests of Bali in search of a perfectly juicy mango, going for a dip in your private infinity pool, and bathing in the Zen that Bali does oh-so-well.

Now imagine doing all that on a budget. Guess what? It’s actually doable. This epic five-bedroom Balinese villa costs less than $500 a night (read: 5 friends = $100/night per person), making it a must-add to the #birthdaybucketlist.

 

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16 Photos that Prove This Wedding Trend is Not Going Anywhere Soon
The Venue Report
by The Venue Report

 

In the realm of all things trendy, plants have reigned supreme as the decor pièce de résistance in homes as well as at weddings and events. From party-favor-sized succulents to lush foliage tablescapes, all things green have secured their spot at the top of every party thrower’s wish list. Who’s leading the plant powered charge? Palms. They have been incorporated into all elements of design in the most creative ways, proving they’re not going anywhere soon ensuring all other flora species are green with envy.

From tropical cake toppers to palm adorned ceremony arches, even the colder seasons ahead can’t stop this movement. Forget the frost with all things warm and sunny this fall-winter or add a hint of glint with metallic painted fronds. Use this visual guide as a roadmap to inspire your next unbe-leaf-able gathering of any size, type or temperature.

 

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