For a break, go to city island, Bronx, NYC.

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City Island even to New York locals, feels idyllic, a world away from the commercial and cultural hub we tend to envision when we think of “the city.” The small town getaway and resort, located in the northeastern corner of the Bronx, is considered by some to be one of its best kept secrets.

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Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou, Saint Julien, France.

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Some Bordeaux wine properties take their name from previous owners. That is only part of the story with Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou because this Saint Julien estate found part of their name from their unique terroir. Ducru Beaucaillou has a special soils that are literally covered with large stones. In fact, the word Beaucaillou is translated into beautiful stones.

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