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Where we'd love to be: A splurge-worthy, luxury resort.

Where we are most assuredly not: See above. 

Luckily, folks, you're never too old to play pretend. Read on for eight ways to fake a fabulous getaway--all in the comfort of your own home, no less. 


Perfect Your Bed

We too thought we could never achieve professional, hotel-level crispness when it comes to making our bed...but then we watched this video.


Then Your Towels

Make your bathroom look like a luxe spa by learning to master the "hotel towel fold."


Bring In Some Color

Your living room or the lobby of the St. Regis--who's to say? Order yourself colorful, fragrant blooms to ease those winter blues.


Get a Tan

No vacation is complete without a sunkissed glow. Learn how to ace self-tanner with our handy guide


Escape With Scent

Crack open your window, place a heavenly scented candle on your sill or bedside table, light a match and let the aromas take you away.

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Sip a Tropical Cocktail

It just isn't vacation without a fresh and fruity cocktail in hand. Try our super-simple recipe for chilled white peach sangria and forget all about February. 


Slip Into Silky Jammies

The best part of hotel stays? Slinking around in the complimentary robes, duh. Channel that feeling of luxury by sporting an ultra-comfy, ladylike pair of jammies


Leave a Chocolate On Your Pillow

How thoughtful of you to leave a decadent chocolate treat on the pillow for yourself! Sweet dreams. 

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