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Proust Travel Questionnaire: Jackie Kai Ellis, The Paris Tours

Life is pretty sweet for Jackie Kai Ellis. After studying pastry in Paris, she opened the much-loved Beaucoup Bakery & Café in Vancouver, and she routinely returns to the City of Light to guide The Paris Tours, an intimate walking tour of its most toothsome pâtisseries and chocolate shops (psst, the next one is this September). Herein, she sheds light on her travel loves and loathes.

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Hotel Spotlight: Santa Ynez Inn

Snuggled in the foothills of California’s Santa Barbara wine country, the intimate 20-room Santa Ynez Inn offers an atmosphere of understated luxury coupled with generous hospitality, for those seeking an indulgent wine country getaway. Designed after a historic turn-of-the-century Inn, juxtaposed with all the conveniences of a modern luxury boutique bed and breakfast, Santa Ynez […]

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Photo Essay: 7 Days in Tokyo

One of the most recognizable cities in the world, Tokyo is an incredible hub for culture, cuisine and nightlife. Kiwi’s Digital Marketing Manager Adam Nagy spent a week in Japan taking in the sights and sounds of this magical city and of course photos at every turn.

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Spring Activity Guide: Florence

A sojourn in Florence, Italy is akin to a step back in time. The riverside city abounds in old galleries, palaces and churches that beckon to be explored. For the moments in between monuments and museums, experience the array of activities Florence fêtes within the next couple of months.

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Spring Activity Guide: San Francisco

San Francisco is always a treat, and with a string of spring events ranging from golf championships to costumed races. Check out what the city by the bay has in store through May.

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Trip Tips: ‘Tis the Season for Festive Celebrations

The holidays are upon us and hotels from all corners of the globe are pulling out all of the stops to spread the festive cheer. From lobby concerts to gingerbread making classes, we’ve pulled together some of the most noteworthy events for a range of ages and interests. Herein are 8 festive celebrations from around the world of Kiwi Collection.

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The List: 7 London Hotel Bars for a Holiday Drink

London loves its drink, and while pints at one of the many pubs are popular, there’s a special experience to be had hitting up the city’s hotel bars. Some legendary, some new school, herein are seven slick spots where you’re guaranteed a good drink and perhaps a celebrity sighting or two.

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Hotel Spotlight: Culinary Experiences at Eden Roc at Cap Cana

The Caribbean Escape Instagram Sweepstakes gives you the opportunity to win a 4-night stay at Eden Roc at Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic. From casual fare to the finest dining experiences in the Dominican Republic, the restaurants of Eden Roc at Cap Cana always delight and add a delicious dimension to the travel experience.

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The List: Best Beaches for Romantic Dinners

The best dinners are enjoyed al fresco and under the stars, and there’s no shortage of Kiwi Collection resorts to cook you a dream meal. From Mexico to the Maldives, herein are the best beachside dinner spots for the foodie looking to dial up the romance this holiday season. 

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The List: 11 Luxurious Hotels in the Heart of Wine Country

The harvest season brings with it an abundance of delicious things. Most delicious of all, we’d argue, are grapes, and we mean the grapes that metamorphose into wine. So delicious in fact, you should just plan a whole trip around red, white and rosé. Herein, your hit list, from Sonoma to South Africa.

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