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best artist-designed swimming pools in the world

The Best Artist-Designed Swimming Pools in the World

This summer has seen heat waves sweep across the continental US and most of Western Europe. Which got us to thinking about swimming pools. Then a message crossed our desks about a gorgeous artist-designed swimming pool in Edinburgh that will be open to the public until the third week of August. Which made us wonder: are there other artist-designed swimming pools? Turns out there are. Here are 10 of the best artist designed swimming pools in the world. We’d love to take a cooling dip in almost every one of them (we’re looking at you, number 10).

How to have a luxury visit to Ketchikan, Alaska

How to Have a Luxurious Visit in Ketchikan, Alaska

One of the most charming towns in Alaska is Ketchikan. We recently visited for the first time as part of a 7-day voyage on Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Bliss. (Full disclosure – the author is a board member of the ship’s parent company). Here’s our photo journal of the top spots in Ketchikan, Alaska, and how to have a luxurious visit if you decide to go. 

chocolate artistry on a luxury cruise ship

irresistible chocolate artistry on a luxury cruise ship

So, we all know that weight gain is rumored to be an unavoidable side effect of taking a luxury cruise. There are ways to mitigate that risk. But on a recent 7-day voyage on Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Bliss to Alaska, we encountered an insurmountable obstacle to diet discipline. (Full disclosure – the author is a board member of the ship’s parent company). The chocolate. Have a look at 7 days of the irresistible chocolate artistry aboard the luxury cruise ship Norwegian Bliss.