Photo Essay: Springtime in Vancouver

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Vancouver is routinely hailed as one of the most beautiful cities to live in, and with good reason: there aren’t many places in the world where mountains, skyscrapers and the sea converge, and that rain everyone likes to complain about, it keeps everything vibrantly green. There isn’t a bad time to visit, but springtime heading into summer is particularly spectacular, what with cherry blossoms and spot prawns in the mix. Here’s a snapshot (well, snapshots) of the city right now to stoke travel plans.

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Trip Tips: 5 Wilderness All-inclusives Away from it All

5 Wilderness All-inclusives Away from it All

If you’ve only done all-inclusive in Mexico, you haven’t lived. In some of North America’s most beautiful places are tucked properties that combine a rugged landscape with luxury living, plus the delightful ease of inclusive meals and activities. It’s sort of like camping, but with a real bed and without all the advanced planning. Herein, five favorites.

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Trip Tips: Where to Watch FIFA World Cup 2014

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There are those who can shirk their work responsibilities and run away to Brazil for a month of World Cup. And then there’s the rest of us. For the latter, here’s a list of nine other cities where the football action, albeit broadcast, is no less feverish.

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Trip Tips: 11 Adventure Destinations Loaded with Luxury

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To everything there is a season, and every once and awhile it’s time to turn on the adventure—without sacrificing any luxury, of course. When the bod is begging for an adrenaline kick, chart a course to one of these 11 posh, action-packed getaways around the world.

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Top Searched Cities Guide: Rome

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We round up the most iconic hotels and the coolest events and attractions in Kiwi Collection’s top searched cities. The saying “when in Rome” gets literal this month with our list of what’s happening and where to stay in the Italian capital.

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Trip Tips: 8 Great Resorts in the Maldives

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No one needs an excuse to go to the Maldives. But if you ‘d like one, how about a trip in celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8th. Surrounded by blue sea on all sides, these tiny isles in the Indian Ocean are pretty much the perfect place to ponder the wonder of the salt water.

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Photo Essay: Las Vegas Family Style, Emphasis on Sinfully Good Food

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Just so happens Las Vegas is also home to some of the best restaurants this side of the Atlantic and receives of some of the best ingredients for food in the world; no expense is spared in this city. Robyn Yager travels there with family and shares another side of Sin City.

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Experience: Eco-minded pampering and play at El Mangroove

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In Costa Rica, writer Rebecca Tay gets a taste of the country’s infamous “pura vida” at El Mangrove, a new eco-friendly resort that takes its spa-ing and adventuring seriously.

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Trip Tips: 10 Luxury Hotels for Long Weekends

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Get out of town! No, really. There’s always a long weekend on the horizon, so we’ve rounded up 10 of the best places across four regions—North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific—for a short but sumptuous escape where you’re guaranteed to get spoiled rotten.

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The Packing List: 5 Bikinis for a Luxe Bermudian Castaway

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There’s nothing we’d like more right now than to run aground in Bermuda and take refuge in The Fairmont Southampton (if you feel the same, enter Kiwi Collection’s Luxe Castaway contest stat!). But a couple of coconuts and a Tarzan-like loin cloth won’t do; we want an arsenal of blingin’ bikinis. That’s where Lady Lux Swimwear comes in. We asked and they delivered, the top five two-pieces for a week “stuck” on the beach.

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