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New York piles the presents high

The Big Apple is a metropolis for all seasons. In a 2000 film, Richard Gere and Winona Ryder spent "Autumn in New York." "Sex in the City's" fab four - Carrie, Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte, in their flowery frocks and strappy sandals - seem to live in a perpetual Manhattan spring/summer.

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Austin, Texas, rises to the occasion

Lounging poolside, sipping $18 mini-margaritas under sprawling live oaks, our eyes and wallets opened wide to a life of luxury we didn't really know existed in the city we once knew so well.

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Magical mystery on the Sea of Cortez

What are people doing today and tomorrow at the Villa del Palmar, the mystery resort you've never heard of, south of Loreto, on Mexico's Gulf of California? For some, the answer is "nothing."

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Relaxing, rebooting at a Sedona spa

Everyone can relate to wanting more balance in life. The popularity of juicing, of yoga, of meditation and the spin-lightning chain SoulCycle? Just the latest evidence that many of us continue to seek a certain equilibrium.

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