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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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The Chef’s 8: Justin Taylor, Andaz West Hollywood

In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf wrote “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” In that spirit, we’re picking the brains of those who make the latter happen: chefs. Next in our series is Justin Taylor of Riot House at Andaz West Hollywood.

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The List: Awe-inspiring Hotels

Each of the hotels that make up Kiwi Collection are special in their own way, but there are some that inspire a particular kind of amazement. Whether it’s by virtue of picture-perfect scenery or their stunning interiors, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite awe-inspiring hotels to share with you below. Trigger warning: wanderlust sufferers will be sent over the edge.

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10 Questions: Ericka Nelson, EPIC Hotel Miami

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know Ericka Nelson of Miami’s EPIC Hotel.

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The List: Hotels That Give Back

Many of the hotels we feature on Kiwi Collection don’t just reside in their neighborhoods; they are vital cogs in the continuing upkeep and preservation of the community around them. Be it charitable work or ecological efforts, a growing number of hotels are contributing to their communities in a variety of inspiring ways. Read on, as we take a closer look at several hotels that go the extra mile to give back.

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The Chef’s 8: Pedro Abascal, Thompson Playa del Carmen

In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf wrote “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” In that spirit, we’re picking the brains of those who make the latter happen: chefs. Next up is Pedro Abascal of Thompson Playa del Carmen.

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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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The List: Olympic Games Then and Now

The Olympic Games wasn’t always this monolithic presence in the public consciousness. It has grown exponentially with every iteration, leaving behind some memorable events in cities across the globe. To celebrate Olympic season we’ve decided to take a look at some prior host cities, providing some hotel inspiration along the way.

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The List: 9 Modern Speakeasies for a Classic Cocktail Hour

A welcome trend has been the introduction of neo-speakeasies or vintage-inspired bars with an atmosphere and cocktail menu borrowed from the Roaring Twenties. Read on as we take a look at a few Kiwi Collection hotels where the speakeasy concept thrives.

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10 Questions: Mohamed Shareef, Mirihi Island Resort

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know Mohamed Shareef of Mirihi Island Resort in the Madives.

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