Capricia Penavic Marshall, President Obama's former United States chief of protocol, has seen and done a thing or two — all with extreme diplomacy and grace (two important pillars of Protocol, which happens to be the title of her new book). Here, she explains why protocol matters whether you’re dealing with visiting dignitaries or friends and family, and offers her best tips on how to negotiate.Read Now
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Variety is the spice of life, friends! There are more than 10,000 different wine grape varieties out there; 125,000 wineries or more, producing wine in 70+ countries worldwide. In other words, there are literally oceans of wines from which to fill your glass — so why are you still drawing from the same kiddie pool? Bonus: Several of the wines in this story can be found at Big Hammer Wines, which is offering PLUM readers $25 off any order over $100 (use code: PLUM25).
With relatives scattered all over the globe, multigenerational travel is the perfect opportunity to get the entire extended family — grandma, grandpa, aunts, uncles, and cousins, too! — together while discovering a new place. And while Disney is delightful, there are some less expected places that are just as apt, or more, to put smiles on everyone’s faces.