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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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Top Searched Cities Guide: Los Angeles

In our latest series, we round up the most iconic hotels and the coolest events and attractions in Kiwi Collection’s top searched cities. Next, we shine a big spotlight on the City of Angels.

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Hotel Intel: Louis XIII Rare Cask Cognac 42,6 Arrives at Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s Hawksworth Restaurant

A decanter of the supremely special Louis XIII de Rémy Martin Rare Cask 42,6 arrived at Hawksworth Restaurant in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia and we were there to see it.

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12 Hotels of Christmas: A Partridge in a Pear Tree at Mandarin Oriental Munich

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. First, we find our partridge in a pear tree in Munich.

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The Weekend Guide: 5 Fun-filled American Thanksgiving Getaways

Whether it’s playing in the local Turkey Bowl or forgetting to thaw the bird for dinner, every family has their own Thanksgiving traditions. But if you’re looking for something new for November 28th, we’ve got five excuses to get away. From Plymouth to Big Sur, cool ways to celebrate the holiday across the U.S.

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Destination Dispatches: Solitary Refinement at New Zealand’s Solitaire Lodge

While winter is on its way up North, down on the North Island of New Zealand, summer is coming. Having visited Solitaire Lodge last season, I recount my sun-filled, adventure-laden visit to the beautiful lakeside property, a recent addition to the Kiwi Collection.

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Top Searched Cities Guide: Miami

In our latest series, we round up the most iconic hotels and the coolest events and attractions in Kiwi Collection’s top searched cities. Next up, bienvenido a Miami.

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