Virtuoso Life: September/October 2016

Hotel of the Year: Borgo Egnazia.

Virtuoso Life: September/October 2016

Best of the Best award winners, where to eat in Puerto Rico, destination wedding ideas, and more.

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In the September/October 2016 issue of Virtuoso Life: Our annual "How To" feature, packed with tips to help you travel better, family adventure in Chile, destination wedding ideas, our Best of the Best hotel winners, and much more. 

Read the full issue here.

Highlights: 
How to Travel Virtuoso-Style, by our editorial director, Elaine Srnka. 
Where To Eat in Puerto Rico
Destination Wedding Planning Tips & Venue Ideas
What I Pack: Virtuoso client Lauren Renfrow
City Guide: Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood
Family Adventure in Chile's Atacama Desert
How To: Take The Best Vacation Photos
How To: Picnic Like a Parisian
How To: Buy Art Abroad
How To: Pack Like A Stylist
2016 Virtuoso Advisor & Traveler Photo Contest

Plus, don't miss Virtuoso's 10th Annual Hotel Award Winners: Best of the Best 2016

Past Issues of Virtuoso Life: 
July 2016 l May 2016 March 2016 I January 2016 

More favorite finds from this issue: 

Hamilton in Chicago
See p. 54

  • Chicago debuts the first production of 11-Tony-winning musical Hamilton outside New York, beginning September 27 for an open run. Attendees won’t catch creator Lin-Manuel Miranda onstage, but a weekend getaway, including tickets, travel, and a hotel, will likely run them less than the show alone in New York, where tickets are commanding upward of $800. 

Las Vegas Hot Spot
See p. 46 

  • The new pawn-shop-inspired Beauty & Essex at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas focuses on the gem and jewel side of the business rather than the grit: Framed lockets line a corridor, patrons steal glimpses of each other at a bar walled in mirrors, and pearl strands drape from the chandelier in the 10,000-square-foot space. As at the NYC original, chef Chris Santos has created a menu of shared plates (Thai crispy shrimp, French onion soup dumplings, lobster tacos) and the inventive cocktails are some of the best you’ll find on the Strip.