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November 2016

12 must-see places to take photos in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, gleaming glass towers jut between green mountains and the South China Sea, creating one of the photogenic skylines on Earth. Down on street level, the scene is equally electric — wet markets and Buddhist temples sit side by side with dim sum…
Kenny Monteith
November 22, 2016

New hotel openings from IHG – November 2016

Dreaming of your next vacation? Check out these new IHG hotel openings and pack your suitcase for your next getaway. Whether you’re after a change of scenery or an excuse to get away from it all (not that you need one), you should find a…
Kenny Monteith
November 21, 2016

36 hours in Adelaide

In the past, Adelaide has been the forgotten city of Australian tourism, often used as a transit stop en route to the Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale, rather than a destination in its own right. But recently the pretty South Australian city is breaking away…
Kenny Monteith
November 18, 2016

The history of Hawaii’s famous Kona coffee beans

Back in 1828, Samuel Reverend Ruggles planted the very first coffee tree in the Kona District of Kailua-Kona, watching it grow from a piece of a tree originated in Oahu into a coffee empire. By 1899, nearly 3 million coffee trees had grown throughout the…
Kenny Monteith
November 16, 2016

Honolulu’s best secluded beaches

Most Hawaiian beaches tend to be a little crowded, with the notorious island state long-standing as a destination for families and couples to retreat to paradise-like conditions. Beyond the white sands of popular spots like Waikiki Beach and Ala Moana Beach Park are several of…
Kenny Monteith
November 14, 2016

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