Goldeneye’s 007 Celebration, Nobu Atlantic City, Malbon X Wheels Up and more


Enjoy a brush with grandeur at these artist-inspired vacation rentals

If a great vacation can leave a lasting impression, just imagine traveling back in time to live the way an impressionist feels. To experience a brush of artistic grandeur, book a trip to some of these museum-worthy locations, including stays at Monet’s Giverny, Friday Kahlo’s Mexico, and Michelangelo’s Tuscany.

Nobu makes his Atlantic City debut

In 2013, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas opened the first Nobu Hotel, inspired by the New York restaurant founded by chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert DeNiro and Meir Teper. There are now 13 hotels in the Nobu universe, and the latest set will open in Caesars Atlantic City in early 2023. As a foretaste of things to come, the hotel opened a Nobu restaurant in October. “Nobu Atlantic City is the only location in the Northeast with an ocean view,” chef Matsuhisa told TBEN of his new restaurant. He adds that the location also allows the restaurant to “include some of the seasonal fish from New Jersey waters on our menu, such as the Big Eye tuna found in September, fluke in the summer, and a local Tilefish or Amadai which we serve with a savory black bean miso sauce.”

Ian Fleming’s GoldenEye Celebrates 60 Years of James Bond

Commemorating James Bond’s 60th birthday – the first 007 film to debut in October 1962 – Jamaica’s GoldenEye is offering a special 60th anniversary package: 30% off accommodations through December 19, for those seeking a license to relax. Long before it became a resort owned by Chris Blackwell, GoldenEye was the home where Ian Fleming wrote all of his 14 Bond novels. Whoever celebrates 007’s literary birthday only has to wait a few months to celebrate his big 7-0.Casino royalethe first Bond adventure, was published on April 13, 1953.

“The world is not enough.”

— James Bond family motto


From May 2023, a new system called the EES (entry and exit system) will come into effect in Europe and will change the process for entering the Schengen zone in two major ways:

  • In addition to passports, the new system will take biometric data (fingerprints and facial images) and store it for future use — much in the same way the US currently does.
  • Instead of passport stamps, the system automatically registers exactly when someone has entered the country, so it automatically knows whether they have been welcome for longer.

Later next year, the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) will require visitors from outside Europe to apply for a visa waiver before arriving in a Schengen area.

Malbon Golf creates capsule collection for Wheels Up

“The way we approach golf is the same way Wheels Up approaches the airline industry,” said Stephen Malbon, co-founder of Malbon, which recently launched a capsule collection in partnership with the private jet company. “Our partnership is for those who love golf and travel, offering premium pieces with details that are always ready for the next round.” The Malbon x Weheels Up collection includes polos, T-shirts, a crew neck and quarter zip sweaters, as well as a chic golf bag.

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