Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator
Samsung brings the smart home to your kitchen with its new Family Hub refrigerator. Armed with a WiFi-ready 21.5-inch touchscreen, the Family Hub acts as the digital headquarters for your home with StickiBoard and WhiteBoard, a high-tech reimagining of the refrigerator sticky note that sends messages and syncs calendars to users’ smartphones. For food, three tiny cameras let you peek inside so you don’t waste energy with the door open. If there isn’t any food, simply make an order on InstaCart or Groceries by MasterCard. While you’re cooking, Pandora can stream music through the built-in speakers or play wirelessly through Bluetooth. Standard depth, $5,599.99.
Vivaldi Web Browser
Chrome might be the king of desktop browsers, but Vivaldi is looking to change the way you look at the net. The freeware bears many visual similarities to Opera and improves upon its competitor by introducing features more commonly used through extensions on Chrome. Tab stacking lets you group pages by dropping them on each other, and the window can now display multiple web page sections, ingeniously requesting the mobile version of sites to keep the browser clean and readable. Free.
Sony Alpha a6300
A few years ago, Sony made waves in the photography world with the release of the a6000, a mirrorless camera boasting the world’s fastest autofocus. Despite being the size of a point-and-shoot, the camera gave plenty of DSLRs a run for their money. Sony now follows up with an updated model offering a better signal-to-noise ratio, an improved BIONZ X image processor and an even faster autofocus due to a doubling of the amount of phase-detection points of its predecessor. Body only, $1,000.
Amazon Kindle Oasis
After the success of the Paperwhite, Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis makes an ambitious departure in design. Its most expensive model to date measures an inch wider with a slimmer, sleeker design and an asymmetrical bezel on the right side, engineered to let you read with one hand. It feels more like a book thanks to its page turn buttons and 300 ppi e-ink screen. The Oasis comes with a battery case which extends the life to eight weeks, and Amazon’s e-book store is one of the most comprehensive libraries available online. $289.99.
Banyan Tree Group recently announced its first-ever expansion into Japan with five new properties across four concepts. The hospitality group’s partnership with Wealth Management Group saw Dhawa Yura and Garrya Nijo Castle launch in June, with two more properties slated to open now through 2026. Another partnership with Terraform Capital sees plans to build Cassia, a property in the ski resort of Niseko.
From 24-Hour Butler Service to a Sky Pool: Boutique Luxury Awaits at Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences in Los Cabos
Set on a seaside bluff overlooking Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas, Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences is a Baja paradise specializing in serene vistas and impeccable hospitality, offering a Pacific coast lifestyle with authentic Mexican touches. Guests can now earn a fourth night free at the stunning resort, plus a $100 resort credit, when booking through March 20, for travel through June 15.
American Airlines Mobile ID creates a more seamless, touchless travel experience for American Airlines customers with TSA PreCheck. Recently started at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, AAdvantage members with PreCheck can use Mobile ID at selected checkpoints to verify their identity. AA plans to deploy the technology at Miami (MIA), Phoenix (PHX), Washington, D.C. (DCA) and more later this year.
When American travelers make plans to visit Portugal, Lisbon is usually their first stop.
First opened in 1742 by George William Wilton, a seller of oysters, shrimp and cockles near Haymarket in London, Wiltons continued drawing diners with its delicious food for more than two centuries. This summer, Wiltons celebrates its 280th birthday and its place as one of London’s most beloved fine-dining establishments with a unique dining experience.
PONANT recently announced a new collaboration with Smithsonian Journeys for a series of co-branded sailings for 2023. Led by two Smithsonian Journeys experts, such as an art historian, solar astrophysicist or international relations expert, the 21 itineraries seek to deepen travelers’ immersion and knowledge of different destinations.
Considering an autumnal adventure or Thanksgiving trip this year? Well, with walkable cities, cozy pubs and lots of seasonal festivals, the island of Ireland is calling. And if you need more reasons to Press the Green Button and go, take a look and see what awaits you on the Emerald Isle …
In honor of its 20th anniversary, Four Seasons Hotel Prague celebrates the beauty and eternity of this historic city with a limited-time stay offer. The Eternal Beauty offer includes a stay in one of the Premier River rooms, which boasts unique views of Prague, a limousine transfer and breakfast.