Inside InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland: The World’s First Underground Hotel

A long abandoned former quarry in one of Shanghai’s distant suburbs hardly seems like a promising site for a new resort. But more than a dozen years and $300 million later, the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is truly a sight to behold. The 18-story resort hugs the rock face in a harmonious yin and yang design, reimagining the relationship between city and nature.

– Forbes

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These Romantic Valentine’s Day Travel Experiences Will Bring Couples Closer Than Ever

It’s no secret that travel compatibility is important in a relationship. And the more you travel with your partner, the more you learn about each other. Traveling with someone you love is an opportunity to not just experience new places and cultures together, but to see sides of yourself and your S.O. that you didn’t even know existed.

– Travel+Leisure

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What the Fyre debacle says about the state of the modern music festival

For years now, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival — the desert blowout that takes place every April on the manicured grounds of Indio’s Empire Polo Club — has been selling many of its passes before its lineup is announced.

But if that success indicates the event’s importance as what might be referred to as a lifestyle experience, Coachella has nothing on the Fyre Festival, which in 2017 sold out before its lineup was even booked.

– Los Angeles Times

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