The most amazing hotel infinity pools in Santorini

Erosantorini hotel

The Greek Island of Santorini – which rises out of cobalt waters atop a volcanic caldera – may be small but punches well above its weight when it comes to infinity pools. The rocky hillsides are dotted with hotels that take full advantage of spectacular Aegean Sea views – and where better to imbibe the magnificent backdrops than in a pool that seems to stretch out over water and to the horizon beyond. Here’s a swoon-inducing guide to the best hotel infinity pools in Santorini …

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Top 5 hotels that will make you want to live in them forever

UAE has opted to turn the hotel experience topsy-turvy. This is achieved by creating amazing new concepts, incorporating technologies and building off of designs from world renown architects.

So AMEinfo decided to take a peek at some upcoming hotels in the UAE. They will astonish even the most seasoned traveler.

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Hitch Hotel has all the benefits of a trailer without the wheels

Hitch Hotel on beach

Go car camping without having to relearn how to drive in reverse.

It’s summer, and people are on the road going camping. Some are pulling trailers or pop-up tent trailers, which are literally and figuratively a drag; a few have pop-up tents on their roofs; I suspect most have a car filled to the brim with stuff that they have to take out and set up; have a look at what Katherine schleps along with three kids and a husband. If you have a little car, that can be a real challenge.

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How the ‘post-cool’ hotel wants to expand our minds

Amanyangyu hotel in Shanghai,

When Eaton DC opens next month in Washington DC, it will showcase the sumptuous design of a luxury boutique hotel and the buzzy workspaces of a hipster hangout.

But more than combining the successful boutique model of the Noughties and its trendy successors, Eaton DC will add a new element to its offering: mental stimulation.

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This 22-Year-Old Has Stashed Away $10,000 in Savings While Traveling the World. Here’s How She’s Doing It

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When Amanda Fink discovered the job that would allow her to travel the world and save money doing it, she figured it was a scam.

“It sounds too good to be true, but I’ll apply,” thought Fink, who was then about to graduate college and Googling for jobs at her apartment in Orlando, Fla.

After a few interviews, the now 22-year-old nabbed the position, which involved tutoring Chinese children in English over online video conference. Over the past two-plus years, the work-anywhere job has allowed Fink to travel to the street markets of Northern Thailand, the lush beaches of Bali, and the bustle of Hong Kong — while stashing away roughly $10,000 in her bank account.

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Costa Rica’s Iconic Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Reveals a Laid-Back Luxe New Look

Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel, Costa Rica

Though it is no secret that we love a good renovation here at Robb Report, not everyone is always so enthusiastic—as both repeat guests and locals often form deep attachments to the way things were. As one of the very first surf hubs in Nosara, Costa Rica, the announcement of the iconic Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel’s facelift was met—as can be typical in change-weary small towns—with mixed opinions. Yet after completing its top-to-bottom redesign in March, the 30-year old landmark’s stylish homage to Nosara’s history has been widely applauded.

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Tracee Ellis Ross on How Travel Is ‘Empowering’

Tracee Ellis Ross feels very comfortable at cruising altitude. The actress, director, and star of ABC’s Black-ish grew up in Europe, spent her youth accompanying her mom, singer Diana Ross, on international jaunts, and racks up frequent flier miles monthly. Ross recently partnered with the new United Explorer Card, which now offers Global Entry credit and double rewards, and we sat down with her in her hometown of Los Angeles to talk about taking travel risks, carry-on essentials, and why you should always, always bring home a souvenir.

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