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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, NYC
Most of the greatest Manhattan skyline vantage points are outside of the island. For a long while now, anyone hoping for a hotel room with a view selected midtown skyscrapers or committed to upper floors in downtown establishments. In the past few...
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citizenM Takes London
Boutique hotel chain citizenM hinted at world domination when we reviewed their first—and currently only—Stateside location in Times Square, New York City a few years ago; and they're getting closer to their goal with every opening (peek their map...
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Paragliding, Cat- and Heli-Skiing at Revelstoke, British Columbia
Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British Columbia has the longest vertical descent in North America—set atop Mt MacKenzie in the Selkirk Range. With views overlooking the stunning Monashee Mountains and the Columbia River Valley, Revelstoke is part of...
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Word of Mouth: Madrid
Tapas and flamenco dancing aside, Madrid is full of essential experiences for visitors—from tucked-away galleries to dimly lit cocktail bars, open rooftop venues, sprawling parks and minimal design stores. While taking in Spanish traditions is vital...
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Sailing in Bermuda with America's Cup 2017
Just a two-hour flight from the shores of New York sits Bermuda, a colorful little island known mostly for its pink sand beaches and its role as a secluded playground for rockstars, investment bankers and honeymooners. But recently, the 21-mile-long...
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Pontresina, Switzerland's Grand Hotel Kronenhof
A collection of time-tested attributes unite behind the words "Grand Hotel." Some allude to a palatial structure, others reference five-star service and even more address historic international clientele. All of this can be found at Pontresina, Switzerland...
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Only YOU Atocha, Madrid
The idea of a themed hotel sounds twee in words, but if executed thoughtfully and with a playful approach, it can be decidedly successful—even sophisticated. The latter is certainly the case with the new Only YOU hotel in Madrid: Only YOU Atocha. From...
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DANIEL HUMM
Five Facets of The Historic Kulm Hotel St Moritz
Tucked in the southeastern corner of Switzerland, the Engadine valley—and its centerpiece St Moritz—carries a century and a half of history and stakes claim to the birth of Swiss winter tourism. A region of four languages—Italian, Swiss-German, French...
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Photo Essay: Cycling Through Cuba
by Daniel Golden Cycling across Cuba is an incredible and worthwhile adventure, but is a trip that requires good planning and the understanding that the countryside is still undeveloped and resources are quite scarce. It's a beautiful place with...
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Miami Beach's Faena District
Occupying a stretch of beachfront land from 32nd to 36th Streets in Miami Beach (and reaching from the Atlantic Ocean to Indian Creek Drive), the Faena District comprises a series of architecturally captivating buildings, each with its own carefully...
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Surf with Amigas, Nicaragua
One of the fastest growing surf schools in the world is Surf With Amigas, based in Nicaragua and founded by former competitive surfer Holly Beck Obermeyer. It's an all-female surf camp with a mission for women to create connections, and support and...
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30,000 Acres of Backcountry Terrain at Sol Mountain Lodge, British Columbia
by Sasha Barkans Ask any skier or snowboarder what their dream day would look like and their answers will be remarkably similar: deep untracked snow, no lift lines, and diverse terrain. The hunt for the aforementioned conditions and features is...
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BEST OF CH 2016
Best of CH 2016: Travel
Even though travel can be exhausting, it's something curious minds can never truly tire of—and the CH editorial team is no exception to that rule. Over the past year, our full-time staff and freelancers all over the world have delivered stories about...
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Hotel Milu, Florence
Florence tends to be synonymous with art, but oftentimes we think of ancient palazzos, classic paintings and iconic sculptures. The city, however also has a vibrant contemporary side, driven by fashion, art and food. Hotel Milu, a new boutique property...
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The Sanya EDITION Hotel
After allowing the magnitude of its open-air lobby to set in, one's first takeaway from the brand new Sanya EDITION Hotel is its scent profile. Even in the sea breeze, guests will notice something familiar. For anyone who has been to an EDITION Hotel...
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Skiing from The Kiroro, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido
Following an extensive six-month-long top-to-bottom renovation, The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido turns 25 this year. The 282-room facility, with a laundry list of amenities, rests on a sprawling compound along with the Kiroro Snow World...
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INFINITI Takes Their Q60 to Havana
Growing up in Miami, INFINITI's executive design director Alfonso Albaisa is Cuban, yet is also (in his words) a "product of the United States." Despite the tie to his homeland being built on his parents' and family's stories and photographs rather...
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Joshua Tree National Park Night Sky Festival
by Andrew Maness Joshua Tree National Park lies just 140 miles east of Los Angeles, an easy two and half hours of cruising on the interstate without traffic, or a miserable slog that can take upwards of five hours if you happen to depart at the...
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Chris Rowthorn's Inside Osaka Travel Guide
"Osaka is usually forgotten by people who rush to visit Tokyo and Kyoto," longtime travel writer Chris Rowthorn explains to CH. "But it's got a flavor all its own and it's always a pleasant surprise to those who visit: it's cheaper and more approachable...
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Word of Mouth: São Miguel Island, Azores
by Ross Belfer Jettisoning across the Atlantic Ocean is a familiar experience if you’re a travel nut, but rarely do we ponder the infinite unknown—or in this case, the tiny archipelago that dots the swathe of sea in between North America and the...
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Scribner's Catskill Lodge
Forever on a quest to discover escapes within arm's reach of New York City, we found ourselves at the recently reopened Scribner's Catskill Lodge in Hunter, New York. The hotel itself isn't new (its bones were constructed back in 1966) and during its...
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On the Grounds of Spain's Bodega Numanthia Vineyard
by Alia Akkam Towering over the vineyards of Bodega Numanthia, a seemingly out-of-place steel sculpture painted copper rises from the collage of petite plots in Spain’s hot, parched Toro wine region. Resembling a jungle gym, a modern, geometric...
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The Otis Backpack by Cool Hunting + Tumi
Collaborating with Tumi is always an iterative process of refinement. For this, our second backpack, we began by looking back at the first one—a military-inspired black canvas rucksack—and chose a few key elements to carry over. But from there we reset...
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The Importance of Glass at the Arlo Hotel Nomad
When glancing skyward from the base of the brand new Arlo Hotel Nomad, one notices an overhang composed of glass. It isn't until guests step out on the spacious 31st floor outdoor bar that it becomes evident this is a small, transparent floor. It may...
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Eldorado's "Seanomads" Seatrekking Video
The term "seatrekking" can be explained through its very name. Developed by Bernhard Wache and Martina Schlüter, seatrekking translates to exploring an island predominantly through an underwater adventure—stepping ashore only to eat and rest. And this...
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