All posts by Anne Roderique-Jones

Anne Roderique-Jones is New York City-based freelance writer and editor that covers travel, food, and lifestyle topics in print and online. Among her favorite places to travel include Japan, Vietnam, India, and Italy. She’s written for USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, Saveur, Yahoo! Travel, The Daily Beast, and DuJour among other publications.
fitness equipment

With these products, there’s no excuse to ditch the workout routine while you travel. A resistance therapy band: This simple and affordable tool allows you to work multiple parts of the body with just one piece of small, foldable equipment. The affordable band from Black Mountain comes with different... Read More

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Qatar Airways Qsuite
Qatar Airways

Ever wonder what the most luxurious flying experience would be like? We’re guessing this one, from Qatar Airways, might set a new standard. The airline has just revealed its new business class product, and it’s designed for ultimate comfort — and togetherness. This highly-anticipated update is called the “QSuite”... Read More

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Jazz Fest Crowd
Paul Broussard

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is a two-weekend event with live music on multiple stages, local food, and arts and crafts makers from the region, and around the world. This year’s incarnation spans the last weekend of April and first weekend of May, so it’s time to... Read More

Beauty products

From a fancy facial brush to a high-end shampoo, these beauty products will fit in your carry-on and are a steal at under $10 per item. FUNKY Facial Cleansing Power Brush from SO FRESH SO CLEAN: A product that’s perfect for “taking off the day” after playing tourist, cleansing brushes... Read More

Exterior of The Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana
The Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana

Cuba is arguably the hottest destination for travelers right now, but there’s a catch: lodging. From shabby-yet-expensive government-owned hotels to unattractive hostels, the country’s accommodation situation hasn’t caught up to the demand for tourism. Perhaps it’s why airlines such as American and Jet Blue have scaled back service to... Read More

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JetBlue
JetBlue

This just in. JetBlue is now the first — and only — airline to offer free, high-speed WiFi from the moment you board to the time you touch down. Dubbed at “Fly-Fi” the airline will provide service from the departure gate to the arrival gate, so that customers can stay... Read More

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Asheville, North Carolina
Skyline/Explore Asheville

If you’ve been to Asheville, you get it. Flanked by the mountains and filled with a community of hippies and hipsters, this North Carolina town is all about culture, local food, art, yoga, music, nature, and beer — the good stuff in life. People here live well, and visitors... Read More

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 Bunn House/John Warner
Bunn House/John Warner

The Bunn House in Asheville, North Carolina marries the bed and breakfast experience of staying in a beautiful home, but omits the whole eating-with-strangers part that many of us would rather avoid. Here, guests receive the best of both worlds: a historic, five-room property that sits on an acre of land... Read More

Suite at Queen's Gardens Resort & Spa on Saba
Suite/Queen’s Gardens Resort & Spa

Saba, the Netherlands’ smallest municipality at five square miles, lies just off St. Maarten and can be accessed from there via a twelve-minute plane ride. You’ll find no white sandy beaches in Saba, as the island consists largely of the potentially active volcano and lush rainforest. Even better, you’ll find no... Read More

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort in St. Maarten
Sonesta Ocean Point Resort

Most people know St. Maarten because of Princess Juliana International Airport. It’s here that airplanes land on Maho Beach, blowing sand above the bikini-clad bathers, making it one of the most photographed runways in the world. The Sonesta Ocean Point Resort lies just below the action and is where guests are treated to the... Read More

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King room at Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa
King room/Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa

Las Vegas has so many hotels it can make your head spin. From the glittering mega-resorts to old-school gems, Sin City is chock-full of fantastic properties. Our advice? Get off the Strip — just a few miles — to see a different side of the city. And dare we say... Read More

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Frank Relle

Frank Relle is a New Orleans-based photographer whose double-parlor gallery lies in the historic Miltenberger House, once the home of the Princess of Monaco — at 910 Royal Street — in the heart of the French Quarter. Relle’s nocturnal exploration of the city’s houses and landscapes result in his hauntingly beautiful photographs that... Read More

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Guest Room/The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

There are those who are Vegas virgins and — of course — there are the highly seasoned vets. For the former, one should explore all that Sin City has to offer, from the glitz of the strip to old-school Fremont Street. For the latter, a luxury hotel that affords everything... Read More

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Aerial of Red Mountain Resort in Ivins, Utah
Aerial/Red Mountain Resort

Red Mountain Resort is tucked into the rugged red rock cliffs and canyons of Ivins, Utah. Ideal for the healthy living set, the property is just a quarter of a mile from Snow Canyon State Park and just past that is Zion or Bryce Canyon National Parks. And there are limitless activities — you can wake with a sunrise hike... Read More

 Fremont Street 1958/The Mob Museum Facebook/courtesy of Vintage Las Vegas
Fremont Street, 1958/The Mob Museum Facebook/courtesy of Vintage Las Vegas

These days, everything in Las Vegas seems shiny and new. For every building that’s knocked down, a luxury property rises from its ashes. Luckily, there’s still some old-school charm left in Sin City, where a few institutions still stand and traces of the Rat Pack linger. Head to Downtown Vegas, where a handful of... Read More