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An Open Letter to YACHT re: Sex Tape Publicity Stunt

Mary Anne Franks | Posted 05.11.2016 | Entertainment
Mary Anne Franks

Make no mistake: your actions did in fact make light of the experience of sexual abuse victims. You made a parody and a spectacle out of what is a real-life, inescapable nightmare for thousands of people for your own personal gain.

Sleep on a Boat! 6 Incredible Floating B&Bs | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel

By Dara Continenza for Let us set the scene: A hot breakfast enjoyed top deck amid a hot-pink sunrise ... or a night-time soak in...

'Below Deck' Hangouts From Seasons 1, 2, and 3

Claudine Williams | Posted 09.08.2016 | Travel
Claudine Williams

In the second season of Below Deck, the cast headed to the British Virgin Islands.The show's replacement luxury yacht, the Ohana, was docked at the Nanny Cay Resort & Marina in the British Virgin Islands. Located in Tortola, BVI, Nanny Cay's marina can house up to 180 yachts.

Some Thoughts on Yachts

Rick Steves | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

On the French Riviera, local guides memorize lists of the world's largest yachts. A fun dimension of Antibes is its bars, which cater to the crews of yachts like the ones here.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Steven's Court

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.05.2015 | Entertainment
Jerry Zezima

As a Connecticut Yankee born and bred -- or perhaps I should say born and white-bread, which is how most people think of Connecticut Yankees -- I have always loved history, not just because I am old enough to be historical myself, but because I could never do algebra.

The World's Best Adventure Holiday Destinations

Ella Jameson | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Ella Jameson

For many people, sun, sea and sand are the mark of a decent holiday. It doesn't matter where you are as long as you're lounging on a pristine white-sand beach and enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But for others, beach holidays just don't cut it.

The Ultimate Honeymoon Destinations

Ella Jameson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Ella Jameson

A quick Google search throws up the usual recommendations -- the Maldives, the Seychelles, Hawaii, and a variety of Caribbean islands -- but what if you are looking for an extra element to your honeymoon beyond staggering beachside beauty?

Is Bravo's 'Below Deck' Hurting the Yachting Industry? 10 Examples of How Kate Chastain Makes Them Look Bad

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Sandy Malone

Much like my show Wedding Island on TLC, which was about the behind-the-scenes of what happens at a destination wedding planning company, Below Deck is supposed to be about the crew of the yacht more than it is about the guests who've chartered it. They come and go, but the crew remains the same. Mostly.

Do What You Love

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacie Huckeba

Maybe you're not an "artist" by anyone's standards at all; maybe you're just a guy who really loves fishing. I don't know. But I do know this, there is a thing in you that drives you and your one mission on this planet is to find it, follow it and do what you love.

Why We're Mesmerized by the Prostitute and the Google Exec

Mary Papenfuss | Posted 09.28.2014 | Crime
Mary Papenfuss

Theirs is a tale of what we expect might happen when boundaries are crossed, and when a rocker Eve tempts not just an Adam, but a Silicon Valley Master of the Universe in the Garden of Eden.

Woman In Heroin Deaths Panicky Then Calm, Police Say

Associated Press | KATHLEEN FOODY and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

MILTON, Ga. (AP) -- Twice last year, Alix Tichelman found herself alone with a man suffering from a drug overdose. The first time she called 911. The ...

Iggy Azalea Celebrates Her Billboard Success By Hanging On A Yacht

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

Record-breaking artist Iggy Azalea is getting some much-deserved rest. The rapper, who made Billboard History this week by simultaneously snagging the...

An Ode to Rebel Parents

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Dana H. Glazer

Like all good rebels, rebel parents challenge our hyper-protective, fear-ingrained, consumer-driven lives, and frankly, I think we are a lot better off with them throwing caution to the wind than we are with the more pervasive absentee or "helicopter" parents.

Ridin' With Louie & Jerry

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

UPDATE: Watch the full episode here. Louis C.K. kicked off the third season of Jerry Seinfeld's Crackle web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffe...

WATCH: Flying Yacht Is A Taste Of The Future

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2013 | Technology

If a large yacht somehow fails to adequately convey fabulous wealth to you, then maybe a large flying yacht will do the trick. Airplane designer Y...

This Super-Yacht Puts All Regular Yachts To Shame

Posted 10.31.2013 | Arts

Architect extraordinaire Zaha Hadid has done it all. From dancing skyscrapers in Dubai to hidden Russian bungalows, from aerodynamic couches to aqua t...

Beyond America's Cup: Sailing in New Zealand

Melanie Nayer | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

San Francisco is playing host to the world's most prestigious sailing competition, the 34th America's Cup. New Zealand, the only country represented officially as a partner in an America's Cup racing team, created a series of activities to celebrate their nation, and the Kiwi way of life, while on shore.

Miami: Discover Luxury Hotels Off The Beaten Path

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Vacationers, by the thousands, flock to South Beach crowding the streets, hotels and restaurants. But if you prefer a luxury Miami vacation, away from the throngs, you can find swank havens in Mid Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, Aventura and on Fisher Island.

PHOTOS: You'll Never Guess What Inspired This Home Renovation

Jennifer Duneier | Posted 10.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Jennifer Duneier

After my close friend (and longtime client; let's call him "Jake") purchased his Upper East Side condo, he asked me to redesign it. Jake told me he wa...

A Boat Party Off Croatia's Coast

Katherine Robinson | Posted 04.06.2013 | Travel
Katherine Robinson

I spent a week aboard the Siesta sailing the Croatia South Route, stopping in Split, Vis, Komiza, Hvar and Solta.

PHOTOS: Do The Columbus Day Regatta Right

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 10.05.2012 | Miami

This weekend, thousands are expected to crowd the shores and waters of Biscayne Bay for races, leisure boating, and parties in advance of Monday's Col...

Christina Wilkie

Polo Ponies, Vacation Homes, Art Collections: What The Wealthy Label 'Small Businesses' On Their Taxes | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2012 | Small Business

WASHINGTON -- Polo ponies, vineyards in Napa Valley and racing yachts are some of the trappings of the ultra-wealthy all over the world. But in the U....

Tax Collectors Allegedly Gathered Taxes, Spent Money On Yachts, Parties

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business

ROME, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The head of an Italian tax collection agency and four employees were arrested on Wednesday on charges of pocketing around 10...

Jason Linkins

Romney Will Rescue America's Yacht From ... Indeterminate Peril, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

If you are not a regular reader of Politico's Playbook, then you probably don't know that they have begun a new feature, called "THE MOMENT," in which...

Jay-Z Covers T Magazine Fashion Issue

The Huffington Post | Patrice Peck | Posted 09.07.2012 | Black Voices

Sean Carter. Jay-Z. Hov. Whatever name one prefers to call him, one thing is certain--despite being knocked to the number two spot on Forbes' annual H...