Virtuoso Traveler: October/November 2016

Summer in Big Sur.
Fried oysters in New Orleans.

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In the October/November issue of Virtuoso Traveler: the best bites in New Orleans, where to travel in every season, a long weekend in Virginia's horse and wine country, and more. 

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Why I Travel: Virtuoso client Mark Burrows
New Orleans: Where To Eat Now 
Four Seasons of Travel: The best trips for fall, winter, spring, and summer.
Travel Two Ways: Lake Como or Lake Tahoe
Long Weekend: Virginia's Horse (And Wine) Country 

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Our Favorite Finds from the October Issue: 

New Hotels on p. 10
Learn about Belmond’s London debut, Beverly Hills’ latest star, and other soon-to-open digs to add to your wish list.
Light Shows on p. 18
Seeing the northern lights is “truly a bucket-list experience,” says Patrick Millard, a Virtuoso advisor from Fernandina Beach, Florida. So, too, are our picks for how to see them: on a tailor-made tour in Iceland, from the comforts of a custom-designed Aurora Pod in Canada, and while overnighting in a glass igloo in Finland.
Myanmar Moment on p. 20
Travelers seeking “the mystery, spirituality, and history of the Far East but without the usual crowds,” will want to check out Myanmar, says Calgary, Canada-based Virtuoso advisor Natasha Rhodes. Read her picks on what to do in this less-visited gem, along with her insights on Myanmar’s recent earthquake and how visitors can leave a positive impact on the country.
Smart Travel Gear on p. 21
Suitcases with Bluetooth location tracking and earplugs that help you fall asleep to the sounds of rainfall top our list of essential buys for the intelligent traveler.
Social Butterflies on p. 68
Every autumn, millions of monarch butterflies migrate to Micho├ícan to winter in the world’s only monarch-butterfly biosphere reserve. We’ll show you the best way to see the spectacle – and visit nearby Morelia and Mexico City along the way.