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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...
SURFING
TRAVEL
WOMEN
NICARAGUA
SURF SCHOOLS
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...
SKIING
SNOWBOARDING
SNOWSPORTS
SNOW
BRITISH COLUMBIA
CANADA
SOL MOUNTAIN LODGE
SKI LODGES
ACCOMMODATION
TRAVEL
WINTER SPORTS
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...
HOTELS
ACCOMMODATION
ITALY
FLORENCE
STUDIODO
MATTEO BARONI
PALAZZO STROZZI
MODERN DESIGN
AI WEIWEI
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...
HAINAN
SANYA
CHINA
TROPICAL ISLANDS
CHINESE ISLANDS
EDITION HOTELS
IAN SCHRAGER
SOUTH CHINA SEA
HAITANG BAY
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...
THE KIRORO
HOKKAIDO
HOTELS
JAPAN
NORTHERN JAPAN
SKIING IN JAPAN
SKIING
SKI RESORTS
RESORTS
SAPPORO
OTARU
NIKKA WHISKY
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...
CARS
CUBA
TRAVEL
INFINITI
INFINITI Q60
VIDEO
HAVANA
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...
JOSHUA TREE
CALIFORNIA
TRAVEL
SPACE
STARGAZING
POLLUTION
ENVIRONMENT
RANGE ROVER
2017 RANGE ROVER EVOQUE CONVERTIBLE
DRIVING
CARS
AUTO
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...
JAPAN
OSAKA
TRAVEL GUIDES
CHRIS ROWTHORN
LONELY PLANET
INSIDE OSAKA
INSIDE KYOTO
TRULY TOKYO
CITY GUIDES
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...
AZORE
WOM
WORD OF MOUTH
TRAVEL
CITY GUIDES
RESTAURANTS
DINING
EATING
MUSIC
VENUES
ACCOMMODATION
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...
UPSTATE NEW YORK
HOTELS
SCRIBNERS CATSKILL LODGE
SCRIBNERS HOLLOW
SKI RESORTS
BOUTIQUE HOTELS
STUDIO TACK
PROSPECT
HUNTER MOUNTAIN
CATSKILLS
PET FRIENDLY
MARC CHODOCK
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...
SPAIN
TORO
SPANISH WINES
BODEGA NUMANTHIA
VINEYARDS
WINES
TINTA DE TORO
WINE GRAPES
TEMPRANILLO
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...
COLLABORATIONS
CH EDITIONS
TUMI
BACKPACKS
TRAVEL
BAGS
LUGGAGE
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...
ARLO HOTEL NOMAD
NOMAD
NYC
HOTELS
DALE TALDE
BODEGA
MIDTOWN MANHATTAN
ACCOMMODATION
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...
ELDORADO
SEANOMADS
TRAVEL VIDEOS
SEATREKKING
TENERIFE
CANARY ISLANDS
SPAIN
ISLANDS
UNDERWATER VIDEOS
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...
ALBERTA
CANADA
MOUNTAIN CLIMBING
CANADIAN ROCKIES
CANMORE
ROCK CLIMBING
ICE CLIMBING
CALGARY
SARAH HUENIKEN
WILL GADD
HAI LING CLIMB
DRY-TOOLING
TRANS CANADA HIGHWAY AB
BANFF NATIONAL PARK
Climbing with Giants in Alberta, Canada
The town of Canmore, Alberta is set in the Canadian Rockies, just 80 kilometers west of Calgary. Unsurprisingly, the picturesque town is home to some of the best rock and ice climbing in North America. It's also home to some of the best climbers in...
TRAVEL
STAR ALLIANCE
CH GLOBAL SPIN
ROUND THE WORLD
COMPEITIONS
WRITING
SPONSORED
Give Somebody The World
If you've been following CH Global Spin; our editor-at-large Karen Day's travels as part of her Gap-year-style break from traditional work, you'd be aware that she has finally returned back to NYC. She traveled everywhere from Berlin to Beşiktaş, Seoul...
BALI
INDONESIA
KATAMAMA HOTEL
PTT
RONALD AKILI
ANDRA MATIN
INDONESIAN CRAFTS
HOTELS
ARCHITECTURE
INTERIOR DESIGN
PTT Family's Katamama Hotel
Over 1.8 million. That’s how many bricks were handcrafted to create Katamama, an extraordinary boutique hotel in Bali realized by Ronald Akili and his team, the PTT Family, alongside Indonesian architect Andra Matin. Each brick is individually fabricated...
TRAVEL
CH GLOBAL SPIN
KATIE PATERSON
PUBLIC ART
PUBLIC INSTALLATION
INSTALLATIONS
ROYAL FORT GARDENS
ART
ARTISTS
MARRIOTT TRAVELLER
MARRIOTT
STAR ALLIANCE
CH Global Spin: Hollow, Bristol
Kids understand it as a giant climbing structure of tricky proportions. Adults recognize it as an intriguing public sculpture and when inside, an opportunity for a moment of zen. Scottish artist Katie Paterson sees it as a miniature forest comprised...
AUTOCAMP
AIRSTREAMS
CAMPING
GLAMPING
OUTDOORS
SAN FRANCISCO
VACATIONS
ACCOMMODATION
CALIFORNIA
REDWOODS
AutoCamp, Russian River
In a stunning native Redwood forest about an hour and a half from San Francisco, AutoCamp's latest location has just been unveiled—and it's unsurprisingly a feast for the eyes. For those who love getting outdoors, but not exactly "roughing it...
TRAVEL
BRUSSELS
MUSEUMS
CH GLOBAL SPIN
SPONSORED
MARRIOTT TRAVELER
STAR ALLIANCE
HOTELS
MARRIOTT
BELGIUM
EUROPE
MUSIC
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
CH Global Spin: Musical Instruments Museum, Brussels
by Karen Day Do you know what a serpent chandelier sounds like? Or, perhaps more importantly, did you know that a serpent chandelier is a tuba-esque wind instrument? It's surprising encounters like these that make exploring Brussels’ Musical Instruments...
BERLIN
GERMANY
CH GLOBAL SPIN
SPONSORED
TRAVEL
EUROPE
BEER
CRAFT BEER
HOTELS
CH Global Spin: Hotel am Steinplatz, Berlin
by Karen Day Craft beer, once a cottage industry carried out by dedicated beer nerds, has reached an all-time high. Consumers around the world have come to favor small-batch, full-flavor brews over their mass-produced, watered-down counterparts...
SHINOLA
BEDROCK
DETROIT
HOTELS
DOWNTOWN DETROIT
BOUTIQUE HOTELS
COLLABORATIONS
ACCOMMODATION
Downtown Detroit's Bedrock + Shinola Hotel
2011 was a very important developmental year for Detroit. It was then that full-service real estate firm Bedrock began taking tremendous steps toward revitalizing the city. At the same time, Detroit-based lifestyle brand Shinola was founded and...
BIKING
BANFF
MOUNTAIN BIKING
TRAILS
CANADA
ALBERTA
BANFF SOUL SKI AND BIKE
BVMBA
Biking in Banff, Canada
There are many stories of multi-use trails losing ground in the mountain bike category, especially in more popular destinations. So it may come as a surprise that one of the most beautiful and most traveled to towns in the world is actually becoming...
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