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Dining Discoveries: A Veritable Feast in Victoria

Victoria, the British Columbia capital, has a reputation as a retirement mecca. While many silver foxes do settle there, it’s also a university town, and it’s precisely that spectrum of youthful energy and aged refinement that make it a magical place where craft breweries and white tablecloth restaurants co-exist.

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The Road Trip: Vancouver to Los Angeles

When in doubt, head south. A friend and I grabbed our passports and set a course for the City of Angels, making a few strategic stops along the way (i.e. to drink craft beer, eat delectable deep-fried seafood and lay on the beach.) Come along via photographs and chart your own course with my recommendations herein. L.A. or bust was no bust.

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Dining Discoveries: Michelin Meals in Macau

Like many a visitor to Asia has found, a great deal of my time on a recent trip to Macau was spent eating. From Taipa Village to the Cotai Strip (often described as Asia’s answer to Las Vegas), I wined, dined, chowed and wolfed down meal after meal. Herein, my culinary highlights.

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City Travel Guide: Hong Kong Cool

Planning a trip to Hong Kong is exciting, yes, but also daunting: so much to see, so much to do, so many things to buy! Writer Rebecca Tay had a full 10 days there and amassed a new list of favorite sights, shops and restaurants. Here’s her guide.

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Travel Resolutions: Eat Well

We’re ringing in a new year with resolutions, but strictly the travel kind. Next in the series, we tackle the want to eat well, but not in the way one might expect.

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City Travel Guide: Ethical Elephant Riding, Market Bargaining and Riverboat Dining in Chiang Mai, Thailand

If you’re planning a trip to Thailand, you’ll most likely spend a couple days in Bangkok before heading to one of the many idyllic islands. But don’t overlook the equally engaging Chiang Mai; the second largest city in the country offers just as much to do minus the hustle and bustle of the capital, and is often dubbed the cultural center of Thailand.

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Sip and Savour: 4 Christmas Eve Cocktail Recipes from Vancouver Hotel Bars

After one last run to the mall, and wrapping of those remaining presents, we kick up our feet and relish a moment of calm before Christmas morning’s cacophony. That calls for cocktails, and we called on four hotel barmen in Kiwi Collection’s hometown of Vancouver to share their special holiday concoctions. It’s Christmas Eve, get shakin’.

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12 Hotels of Christmas: Twelve Drummers Drumming at The Wellesley

The gifts given in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” aren’t exactly high on anyone’s wish list (five gold rings being the exception). So we’re taking liberties and reinterpreting the lyrics with the coolest holiday happenings and festive extras at luxury hotels instead. We wrap with twelve drummers drumming in London.

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12 Hotels of Christmas: Eleven Pipers Piping at The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

The gifts given in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” aren’t exactly high on anyone’s wish list (five gold rings being the exception). So we’re taking liberties and reinterpreting the lyrics with the coolest holiday happenings and festive extras at luxury hotels instead. Up next, there are, fittingly, pipers piping in Edinburgh.

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12 Hotels of Christmas: Eight Maids-a-milking at St. Regis Aspen Resort

The gifts given in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” aren’t exactly high on anyone’s wish list (five gold rings being the exception). So we’re taking liberties and reinterpreting the lyrics with the coolest holiday happenings and festive extras at luxury hotels instead. Up next, we head to Aspen for eight maids-a-milking.

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