Vicki Arkoff

Based in Los Angeles, Vicki Arkoff is a contributor for JustLuxe and an editor for Holiday Goddess, the online destination for chic women travelers from the editors of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Conde Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet, and BBC. She's co-author of the bestselling Holiday Goddess books (HarperCollins and iTunes) including 'The Holiday Goddess Guide to Paris, London, New York, Rome' which spent nearly 10 months in the travel Top 10. Four city guidebooks followed and were named 'books of the month.' As editor, Vicki's other books include 'Sinatra' (DK), 'Inside Mad' (Time-Life) and 'Virgin Los Angeles' (Virgin Books). She is one of the Usual Gang of Idiots for MAD Magazine, an entertainment reporter (Daily Variety, Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, CREEM), and authorized biographer for pop culture icons from the Beach Boys to Beastie Boys, Paul McCartney to MC Hammer.

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Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Shines with Michelin Global Cuisine Series

San Francisco is one of the country’s best dining destinations for endless ethnic tastes, progressive…

The World’s Greatest Cruise Ship Thrills

Think large ship cruises are a snooze? You haven’t sailed lately on the world’s most…

The Resurrection of Hawaii’s Iconic Mauna Lani Resort

  One of Hawaii’s premier oceanfront resorts has reopened following a beautiful $200 million redesign,…

The New Beauty and Wellness Superstar: CBD

In less than a year, CBD has become one of the most talked-about beauty and…

Spirited Gifts for the 12 Days of Christmas

There’s no better time of year to celebrate with some of the most celebrated spirits…

Best Gifts for Golfers, From Beginners to Pros

More than any other hobby sport, golf constantly makes technological and stylistic breakthroughs with equipment…

Barbie’s Airbnb Malibu Dreamhouse

As Airbnb stunts go, this one takes the pink cake. One lucky renter got a…

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Pursuitist Profile: Guido Polito, Baglioni Hotels’ Second-Generation Visionary

With a reputation founded on old world virtues of impeccable service, discretion, and attention to…

Los Angeles’s Baker to the Rich and Famous Shares Her Chocolate Chocolate Teacake with Pursuitist

Artisanal bakeries are the current kings of the gourmet food scene, even in bread-phobic Los…

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Pursuitist Epicurean: Chef Sunny Jin, Oregon Garden-to-Table Innovator

When you think of truffles do you first think of France? Italy? Well, culinary vanguard chef Sunny Jin…

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Musée des Confluences: Lyon, France’s New World-Class Museum

The Musée des Confluences is an exceptional new museum (even for France), and a welcome…

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Around the World in 132 Days on the Queen Mary 2

Cunard has announced that in 2017 its exceptional flagship, the Queen Mary 2, will embark…