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Photo Essay: A Road Trip Through Andalusia

The South of Spain is synonymous with orange trees, azure seas and hot summers, and it is in search of these Eva Zhu gathers her closest girlfriends for a road trip through the Catalan lands.

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Spotlight: Amsterdam

Resplendent with 17th century townhouses and a plethora of canals, Amsterdam offers one of Europe’s most charming city break destinations. There’s plenty to do in this storied metropolis too, ranging from the somber history of the Anne Frank House, to the iconic culture of the Van Gogh Museum, and the mischievous possibilities of a visit to the Heineken brewery.

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Trip Tips: Taking in Europe and its National Dishes

European nations didn’t just use military might to assert their dominance in Colonial times; they also took to the kitchen to integrate their potential colonies. Centuries later, those culinary creations survive as national dishes, and what better way to get to know Europe than via the dinner table? Read on as we take a look at some of our favorite national dishes, and provide a little inspiration on where to stay along the way.

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Spotlight: Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme

It takes a lot to shine amid the architectural splendor of the City of Lights, but a desirable location and some 19th century opulence marks Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme as a hotel worth closer inspection. Read on as we delve deeper on this Parisian marvel.

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The List: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in the Emerald Isle

On an average day, 5.5 million pints of Guinness are enjoyed globally. However, on St. Patrick’s Day that figure leaps to 13 million. It’s fair to say Ireland’s national holiday has evolved into a global celebration of Irish culture, and all nationalities are welcome. While the party stretches around the globe, there’s nothing like experiencing the occasion on the Emerald Isle. With the big day rapidly approaching, we’ve put together a guide to the festivities and eight of the best hotels to check out while there.

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The List: Exploring the Best of Iberia

For generations, Portugal and Spain made their mark on the world through the adventures of legendary figures like Christopher Columbus and Fernando Magellan. In modern times this script has very much flipped, with tourists flocking to the Iberian Peninsula in droves to revel in the pleasant weather and charming locals. Given the overwhelming choice of destinations and experiences, we’ve selected eight Iberian hotels that deserve closer exploration in 2016.

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Trip Tips: The Lowdown on Snow at 10 Major Ski Resorts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Ski season. Yes, Christmas too, which is really just a time-off opportunity so one can hit the slopes. With the resorts open and the snow starting to accumulate, here’s the 411 on who’s got the biggest base and most runs open, from Aspen to Zermatt, not to mention where to rest those ski legs for the night.

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The List: Celebrating the City of Light

Whether one spends a weekend or a lifetime in the City of Lights, it’s hard not to fall in love. No other city offers such an alluring mix of culture, warmth and romance (not to mention the fashion and sights). In honor of one of our favorite destinations, we present eight hotels that celebrate the best of Paris.

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10 Questions: Lizzy Kelk, Art’otel Amsterdam

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know Lizzy Kelk of Art’otel Amsterdam.

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The List: 9 Turkish Delights

Turkey has cultivated a reputation as one of the world’s top travel destinations and it’s easy to see why. Visitors are provided with the opportunity to explore everything from stunning seaside resorts to ancient historical sights, as well as all of the culture one would expect from a modernized country. Herein, we’ve selected nine luxurious hotels to whet the appetite for a Turkish getaway.

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