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Alright, it’s honesty hour. We’re not sure if it’s the wacky seasonal weather or just the post-March slump, but we’re in desperate need of getting out of town for a few days. Only problem is, with all that spare cash flow saved up for summertime road-trips and festival-ready rompers, there’s no wiggle room to hop across the pond — no matter how badly we crave it.
All hail the bearer of day-brightening news, then, because have we got a doozy of a surprise for you. We’ve teamed up with
Travel + Leisure
and Vente-Privee to give one massively lucky reader a coast-crossing trip of a lifetime to London. We’re talking round-trip airfare for you and a pal, a four-night stay at the luxe-beyond-belief Metropolitan Hotel just outside Kensington Gardens, and best of all: $500 of cold, hard cash. Spend it on a mani of artistic proportions at Wah! Nails, grab a black cab and take a tour of London’s best market stalls, or even treat the whole pub to late-night kebabs — it’s your choice!
Don’t drag your feet on trekking overseas on our dime while planning your perfect suitcase, though. Enter straight away, and check out our problem-solving packing itinerary after the jump.
Harry Potter, illustrious Auror and your pretend boyfriend since the age of eight, is turning 34. Can you believe it? Neither can he — so much life and youth, gone by in a flash. When you pack that much action into the first 17 years, the rest tends to pass kind of slowly, doesn't it?
See, the odd thing is, faced read
No amount of summering, weekend'ing, and sleeping in until noon will delay the onset of fall. Brands will soon begin rolling out the back-to-school campaigns, the days will shorten, and the glossy magazines will drop behemoth September issues in our laps, forcing us to keep our chiropractor on speed dial.
But, weight read