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Elvis' Airplanes are Now Departing Graceland for...Your Backyard?

January 5, 2015 at 8:55 AM | by | Comments (0)

One of the USA's most visited private homes is losing its most famous lawn ornaments.

Say so long to the two private jets in the side yard of Elvis' Graceland; both airplanes lost the battle to stay their ground—which we reported on back in July, 2014—and are already on the auction block.

Despite Priscilla's protests, Elvis Presley Enterprises (operators of Graceland) are evicting the planes, which no longer fly but do admit visitors for an additional fee. Walking through the Lisa Marie (a Convair 880) and Hound Dog II (a Lockheed JetStar) was our favorite part of making it to Graceland in Memphis.

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Taylor Swift Joins Exclusive Private Jet Club

January 2, 2015 at 10:26 AM | by | Comments (0)

She was completely exhausted from all the other naps she had taken that day.

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on

Taylor Swift just became the newest member of a very elite travel club: those who travel in private jets with their cats.

This club, unofficially initiated by Paris Hilton, counts Karl Lagerfeld as one of its most active members. Karl's cat Choupette is a very frequent flyer, sometimes even heading up to nap in the sun coming into the cockpit.

Taylor's cats, Meredith and Olivia, prefer to chill in the cabin in the arms of their owner. For her jet trip back to New York City to perform at the New Year's Eve Times Square ball drop, Taylor cradled Olivia.

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The 2014 Celebrity Travelers of the Year

December 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's that time of the year again, the time when the year just plain ends. Alas, we can't just let 2014 go that easily, especially since travelers spent it both up in the air and up in arms over a crazy range of topics. Now we take a brief look back at the best and worst of 2014 with the Jaunted Travel Awards,—or as we fondly refer to them—The Jauntys.

It was a big year for George Clooney and his wife Amal. Not only did they get married, but she was named the Most Fascinating Person of the 2014 and it was announced he will receive the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award at next month's Golden Globes.

Amid all of their accomplishments and celebrations, George and Amal managed to travel around the world in style.

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The Obamas Aren't the Only Famous Family Celebrating in Hawaii This Week

December 22, 2014 at 2:46 PM | by | Comments (0)

The holidays are here, which means the annual onslaught of celebrity vacation photos is also upon us. And, it looks like The Obamas won't be the only famous family enjoying Hawaii this season. Already, two other celebrity couples have attracted their own entourage of photographers on the islands.

Last week, Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis were spotted hitting the beach in Maui with baby Otis. They've taken part in the decade's trendiest celebrity sport, paddleboarding, a few times since arriving on the island, too.

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Buy Steve Martin's Island Home for the Luxury, Stay for the Runway Views

December 15, 2014 at 3:05 PM | by | Comments (0)

With the holidays approaching, Saint-Barthélemy is about to become a hotbed of celebrity activity, with one exception. St. Barth regular Steve Martin will likely be vacationing somewhere else this winter.

The funny man listed his island home, Villa Au Soleil, for the second time in two years (his first try was last summer, but he was also open to $28,000 per week rentals.

The asking price is $9,015,012 and you'll find the house located in the hills of the exclusive Lurin neighborhood. Inside is a gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, a large living room with a media area, multiple terraces, and en suite bathrooms off of each bedroom.

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Paris Hilton's Instagram Praise of Emirates First Class Worth Millions

December 12, 2014 at 12:09 PM | by | Comment (1)

Taking off on my favorite @Emirates Airlines ✈️Next stop Dubai! ❤️

Una foto publicada por Paris Hilton (@parishilton) el

3.5 million people looked at photos of Emirates First Class this week and it's all thanks to Paris Hilton.

Jetting through Miami, Dubai, India, and Los Angeles to play DJ gigs and make appearances in support of her eponymous fashion and fragrance lines this week, Hilton alleviated her in-flight boredom by planning her next photo op. Five times over the course of these travels she managed to post Instagram photos of herself enjoying the comfort of the premium class, and she's quickly becoming a champion for the airline, whether official or not.

Paris has made a habit of documenting her travels via Instagram, posing in her First Class seats when she flies commercial or opting for a full vogue next to the plane when flying private.

These images are immediately shared with her legion of followers, and average over 40,000 "likes" each. Her followers may not be subscribers of Robb Report, but they are young and impressionable, and images of aspirational travel are both memorable and an easy "like."

Considering a single tweet of hers praising the airline in 2009 (to only ~200,000 followers at the time) was valued at $1.5 million five years ago, we shudder to think of a possible valuation for her recent Instagrams, of which there have been five in one week (one a video tour of the First Class cabin).

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Tour the Filming Locations of 3 Golden Globe-Nominated TV Shows

December 11, 2014 at 3:19 PM | by | Comments (0)

Today's Golden Globes nominations not only included some of TV's best shows, but also some of the most travel-inspiring filming locations ever. Here's a look at three tours that will bring you to the awe-inspiring locations of three of 2015's Best TV Series, Drama nominees.

Even though the Lockhart Ranch in The Affair is fictional, the scenes that are set there are filmed at the very real Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk, NY. Deep Hollow offers wagon tours through the pastures, past old barns, and by the Native American artifacts that make up their grounds. They also offer horseback rides with experienced guides along the shore of Block Island Sound. For more information, visit deephollowranch.com.

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Jerry Seinfeld Skips Art Basel for a City Bus to the Met

December 8, 2014 at 4:13 PM | by | Comments (0)

Miami's Art Basel may have been the place to be for celebs like Miley Cyrus, Paris Hilton, and Robert Pattinson over the weekend, but Jerry Seinfeld chose to expose his kids to some art much closer to home.

The comedian and his wife Jessica brought their kids to The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sunday and, even though he is reportedly worth more than $800 million dollars, Jerry used public transportation to get there.

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Go Behind the Scenes of 'The Imitation Game' at the Real Bletchley Park

December 5, 2014 at 3:23 PM | by | Comments (0)

Visitors to Britain's Bletchley Park, where Alan Turing and his team cracked the German Enigma code and helped end World War II, can now go behind the scenes of the movie based on Turning's life, The Imitation Game.

The Imitation Game: The Exhibition is now on display in the room where the movie's bar scenes were filmed at Bletchley Park.

“Filming at Bletchley Park was amazing," said star Benedict Cumberbatch. "The parts where we were at Bletchley Park were magical moments in the filming schedule. It really was very special. You really feel like you're playing slightly with ghosts. It's nerve-racking, fictionalizing what happened."

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'Doctor Who' Star Karen Gillan Takes the Touristy Route Around LA

December 1, 2014 at 2:58 PM | by | Comments (0)

According to Doctor Who star Karen Gillan, you're never too old to spend your birthday at Disneyland.

Gillan spent her 27th birthday hitting every ride in the park, including Big Thunder Mountain, as she proudly wore a little mermaid tiara and carried a magic wand. She completed her birthday ensemble with personalized Happy Birthday pin courtesy of Disney.

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Katy Perry Skipped the AMAs to Climb Sydney's Harbour Bridge

November 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM | by | Comments (0)

Katy Perry didn't make it to last night's American Music Awards, but she had a good excuse! Instead of on stage, she was busy sunning herself in Sydney and smiling on top of the famous Harbour Bridge.

The songstress did appear on the show via satellite from Australia after winning Single of the Year, Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock, and Favorite Female Artist Adult Contemporary.

Katy spent most of Sunday hanging out with her entourage on a luxury yacht in Sydney Harbour. She went swimming, shared cocktails with friends, lounged on the deck and ate ice cream. She had plenty to celebrate, not only did she take home three AMAs, but it was also confirmed that she will perform at the Super Bowl in 2015.

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Beachgoers Kicked Off the Sand for Kardashian Photoshoot in Australia

Where: Australia
November 17, 2014 at 3:20 PM | by | Comments (0)

Kim Kardashian wasn't able to break the internet, but she did manage to break Australia's Jervis Bay.

This morning, beachgoers were turned away by Kim's entourage and security so she could pose for photos in peace. There's no word what the photo shoot was for, but whatever it was they were trying to keep the images tightly under wraps.

As more and more people arrived for a day at the beach, Kim's team ushered her into a tent and asked everyone to leave.

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