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Abby Tegnelia

The Commercialization of Travel

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 10.09.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

M&Ms World, American Doll Place and more - are kids losing touch with the imagination of travel?

The 3 Tastiest Food And Wine Festivals This Fall

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Thanks to the weather gods, the temperatures are still warm out west, making California the perfect spot for the yummiest food and wine tasting events this fall. Sunny skies, yummy local wines, celebrity chefs -- there are an embarrassment of riches to choose from for the ultimate foodie.

5 Of America's Best Outdoor Dining Destinations

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 09.22.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

I'm a sucker for al fresco dining -- and so here are my top five picks from across the country. Would you like a view with your salad? Fall is my favorite time of year, as I love planning weekend getaways around California, my new home state, cruising around and enjoying the crisp air.

Red Rock Nation: An Unforgettable Adventure In Sedona

Michael Lazar | Posted 09.01.2015 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

I never knew the Southwest could be so fun -- and I very happily live right in sunny Phoenix. But I'm on a travel high, back to report on my findings and adventures following a recent trip to stunning Sedona.

2015 Fall TV Preview!

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 08.27.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

As the scorching heat of summer dies down and football season kicks into high gear, there's more to look forward to this fall than Halloween candy and baking pumpkin bread. September starts a cascade of favorite shows returning to television, as well as new ones hitting the airwaves for the first time.

7 California Getaways Perfect For The End Of Summer

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 08.19.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

You've still got time to head west for a last-minute trip to enjoy the Golden State's perfect late-summer weather, so start packing your bags now. Can't decide where to go? I've put together itineraries for my seven favorite California weekend getaways, from wine country to the southern coast.

James Bond Bomb: 007's Latest Female Love Interest In Spectre Is a 50-Year-Old Stunner

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 07.31.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

At age 50, the drop-dead gorgeous actress and model Monica Bellucci is slaying in the coveted role of Lucia Sciarra in Spectre, the latest 007 film hitting the big screen on November 6. She sizzles in the film's explosive new trailer that hit the web on July 22, next to the dashing Daniel Craig, who's 47.

Swoon! Oscar-Winning Actress Helen Mirren Stuns As The New Face Of L'Oreal Paris Age Perfect

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 07.28.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

It's about time the graceful beauty was honored with a beauty campaign. She's worth it, all right. I've never been shy about the fact that I think the ageless Helen Mirren is red hot.

8 Of The World's Most Beautiful Hotel Gardens

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 07.15.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

This summer, get a dose of nature at these eight beautiful hotels that are flourishing with stunning florals and lush gardens. Whether isolated on rolling hills or set on acres of organic produce gardens, these luxe resorts are all about coming up roses during our precious summer vacations.

Baby Boom! Americans Are Newly Obsessed With The Royals

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 07.08.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

In the world of celebrity (the kind that bleeds over into the "news" sections of our favorite online magazines), Americans are most obsessed with two things: royalty and babies.

3 Hot Things To Do In Europe Right Now

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 06.12.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Pack your passport because these three new-to-the-scene adventures are worth the jet-lag. Forgoing a tropical summer vacation with sprawling hotel pools and palm trees for the older traditions of Europe? You've come to the right place.

'Grace and Frankie' Highlights More Than Jane Fonda's Ageless Beauty

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Jane Fonda is known for her serious roles and personal activism, and now, at 77, the timeless actress is jumping back into comedy, too

Iconic Entertainer Cher Is The New Face Of Marc Jacobs Fall 2015

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 06.03.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

In an age when 20-something actresses and singers are consistently stealing the show as models in couture campaigns (Blake Lively for Chanel, Kristen Stewart for Balenciaga), it's refreshing to see a veteran siren chosen for a high fashion ad.

Meet The Newest Trend In Dining Out

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 06.02.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

All around the country, bustling high-end food halls are making it easy for foodies to both dine in and shop for unique retail and specialty foods all in one place. Nothing is mass-produced here -- think locally grown ingredients, fresh-pressed juices and handmade specialties.

The 7 Coolest Hotel Pools In The World

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 05.10.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Go ahead and indulge a little; we've found seven on the most beautiful hotel pools with a stunning view you'll remember forever. Come on in, the water's fine.

The Return Of The Supermodel: Not Just Pretty Faces Any More

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 06.15.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

It's impossible to scan the news or flip through a magazine these days without catching a glimpse of Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Elle Macpherson, Stephanie Seymour or Christie Brinkley. Yes, these original "supermodels" are back -- and better than ever.

The Dish On Spring Food Festivals: Hungry Yet?

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 06.14.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

The weather is warming up, so it's the perfect time to get outside and attend a major food festival. Here are the top three to check out right now.

The World's Top Hotels For Those Into Fitness

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 04.19.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Right after the chaos of the holidays, you swore never to eat gingerbread again, focus more on personal growth -- and spend more quality time at home. Throw that last part out the window, because we've got some news! There are loads of resorts that make fun and fitness an integral part of your trip.

The Best Hotel Getaways For Valentine's Day

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 04.10.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Sorry Valentine's Day haters -- Cupid's favorite holiday falls on Saturday this year, so a romantic getaway might be in your future. We've got come great ideas for celebrating.

A Fantastic Voyage To Northern California's Wine Country

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 03.31.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

I live so close to Napa and Sonoma that I go about twice a month -- and have explored wineries and tasting rooms all over California. What I love about it is that it offers something for everyone.

11 Memorable Last-Minute New Year's Eve Getaways

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 02.23.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

When it comes to New Year's Eve destinations the choices range from old-school glam to sexy celebrity glitz--here are the top spots to be to welcome 2015.

Holiday Hotels: The 9 Hottest Right Now

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 02.21.2015 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

These fun and festive hotels are just the places to ensure you have a holly, jolly holiday -- from enormous edible wonderlands, caroling, and the Mouse King, to little trees you can decorate and bring up to your room.

7 Fantastic Off-The-Grid U.S. Travel Destinations You've Probably Never Considered

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 02.01.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Sure, it's fun to book a weekend in popular American cities like Miami, New York and Los Angeles. But some of my favorite jaunts are in cities you might not expect. So I've curated a list of some incredible off-grid getaways to take in across the U.S.

The World's Top 10 Historic Hotels

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 01.30.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Shiny and new has a certain charm (hey, I'm from Las Vegas, epicenter of shiny and new). But sometimes I like hotels that come with a little baggage. Love of history can be such a personal thing, but I swooned for the stories behind this particular bunch. So pack your suitcase and join me on a historical trip around the world, with stops at my favorite "hotels with history."

How 'Sexiest Man' Chris Hemsworth Stacks Up Against His Powerhouse Predecessors

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 01.27.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Does Chris Hemsworth -- tapped as People's 'Sexiest Man Alive' -- stand up to his powerhouse predecessors?