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Simplify Summer with These Cool Tools

by Jack Guy

Jun 12, 2024

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June 2024

Hatch Restore 2 Smart Alarm Clock 
Sleep struggles are increasingly common, but the value of a good night’s rest should not be underestimated. This smart alarm clock promises to help you fall asleep and wake up thanks to sleep sounds and a gentle alarm that simulates a sunrise. The clock includes a 30-night subscription to the Hatch+ service, giving you time to find the right sound and light cues that work for you before the $4.99 monthly fee kicks in. For those who struggle with sleep, that’s a small price to pay. The Restore 2 measures just 7.24 inches by 2.43 inches by 5.31 inches and comes in three color options. $199.99.


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Jisulife Clip Fan Life 1 
Keep cool on sunny days on camping trips with this multifunction fan, which proves perfect for travel thanks to its clippable design and all-around pan and tilt capabilities. A rechargeable battery offers up to 14 hours of cooling time on four different modes, and a detachable cover means it is easy to clean. Available in dark green or white, the clip fan makes a great addition to your pack. $21.99.


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GE Smart Indoor Smoker
Get ready for barbecue season with this indoor smoker from GE which lets even novices impress their friends with smoked meats. You get all the authentic flavor of an outdoor smoker, as it uses the same pellets, but Active Smoke Filtration technology turns the smoke into warm air for use inside your home. Plus, used pellets are collected in a water tank for easy disposal. It’s slightly smaller than traditional smokers for added convenience, but it’s still got room for three racks of ribs cut in half. $799.


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Courant Catch:3 Wireless Charging Station and Valet Tray 
Wireless charging is the way to go for maximum convenience, and the Catch:3 from Courant adds the extra functionality of a stylish valet tray. Put your phone or any other wireless charging device on the quick-charging multicoil charging section, and your keys, wallet and anything else in the tray. Available in leather in four colors or linen in three colors, this makes for a stylish addition to any home. $140.


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Balearic Islands Tighten Tourism Laws

Spain’s Balearic Islands’ government recently announced tighter laws targeting excessive tourism. The new law bans drinking on public roads and prohibits shops from selling alcohol late at night. Tourists found breaking these rules could be fined up to €3,000.


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NH Collection Debuts in Finland

The new NH Collection Helsinki Grand Hansa marks the brand’s latest property. Located in the center of the Finnish capital, the property combines two historically significant buildings, Hotel Seurahuone and Student House. The hotel features 224 guestrooms and suites, including a grand, 1,722-square-foot presidential suite.

Global City Guidebook: Toronto

Toronto, Canada’s largest and most populated city, sits on Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore. Ontario’s capital city, it boasts a skyscraper-crowded skyline dominated by the iconic CN Tower, but it also features many green spaces and 530 miles of the Bikeways Network. With 158 distinct neighborhoods, the city is known for its multiculturalism as well as being a world leader in technology, finance and entertainment.

IHG Hotels & Resorts: Elevating the Guest Experience & Expanding Globally

With a robust portfolio of brands catering to diverse traveler preferences, IHG has been on a strategic trajectory to conquer key markets worldwide. The IHG footprint continues to grow, offering unparalleled experiences to guests around the globe.

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New York’s Dominick Hotel Opens Rooftop for Summer

With the rooftop season already upon us, it is time to start thinking about visiting one of New York City’s resort-style oasis for cold summer cocktails and great city views.

Jul 11, 2024

Patrick Mouratoglou Partners with The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón on Tennis Center

World-renowned tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou announced a partnership with The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón to debut the first Mouratoglou Tennis Center in Florida. The center opened in early summer 2024 boasting training camps, private lessons, leagues and retreats that deliver a premium tennis experience.

Why Buy Trip Cancellation Insurance?

Don’t risk losing all the money you’ve spent if you must cancel your trip at the last minute. Allianz Travel Insurance can give you:

Jul 10, 2024

Canada’s Gardens Explode with Colors and Scents in Summer

During a Québec summer, nature puts on a unique display of vibrant seasonal scents and flashes of color. From learning about indigenous flora and traditions at Space for Life Botanical Garden and enjoying the fragrant lavender fields at Bleu Lavande, to seeing beautifully landscaped gardens at La Seigneurie de l'île d'Orléans, creating a hand-picked floral arrangement at Ferme Florale Libella, and exploring the historically and culturally rich grounds at Reford Gardens, there’s no shortage og places to experience Québec’s spring flowers.