10 Moscow hotels for budgets big and small

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Moscow has a deserved reputation as an expensive city to visit; however, people who travel here do have a range of options.

Here are 10 good choices of places to stay, whether you can afford one of its luxury hotels or you need to rest your head somewhere inexpensive:

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3 California dude ranch resorts where luxury meets wilderness

The Ranch at Laguna Beach embodies the experiential travel trend with its
mix of luxurious resort, rustic setting and vast array of activities.
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At 7 a.m. on a typical Monday morning, I’m usually madly packing my kindergartner’s lunch and slamming down some coffee. But on this particular day, my decision making is centered around something quite different: boot branding, farm animal feeding and “jingling the horses.”

I’m at the Alisal Guest Ranch in Solvang, a golf resort-meets-dude ranch that first opened in 1946. The historic property may have been doing this gig for quite some time, but it’s a perfect example of the rising experiential travel trend. These days, an increasing number of travelers want more than mimosas and pool time. They crave memorable experiences and the feeling of having learned something new — combined with luxe comfort.

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21 Ways to Get Luxury Travel for Less

Penthouse suites and first-class seats to Europe may be extravagant, but there are a slew of ways to snag five-star hotels, roomy airline seats and private tours for a lot less than you’d expect.

We rounded up ways to wrangle upgrades and price breaks on luxury experiences.

Bonus: We also found places to go and ways to get there using these strategies. Take a look.

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These Are The Most Luxurious Travel Trips You Can Take

The typical notions of luxury–five-star hotel, pool villa, fine dining or private transfer–are a thing of the past for a growing group of discerning travelers who have more on their mind when it comes to experiencing the world. For this group, there’s now a term they’re increasingly looking for – experiential travel.

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