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Best hotel design: IHG lobby photos

Hotel lobbies have evolved from a simple area where you grab a room key into the building’s true social hub. They have become all-purpose spaces for business meetings, celebrations or a place to enjoy that perfect glass of vino. Step into a hotel lobby with a striking decor,…
Kenny Monteith
December 15, 2016

Best hotel design: IHG pool photos

Vacations are often synonymous with relaxing, beautiful pools. There’s an “ahhhhh” factor of being poolside with your beverage of choice and finding peaceful relaxation. A hotel with a beautiful pool can offer that quiet oasis away from day-to-day life, creating an opportunity to unwind and enjoy the beauty of…
Kenny Monteith
December 9, 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

The local’s guide to San Antonio’s River Walk

Millions of people visit the River Walk each year to enjoy a sanctuary in the heart of the city. River Walk is made up of a lush landscape lined with riverside dining, museums, historic sites, hotels, shopping and other attractions on the San Antonio River, a natural waterway. The San…
Kyle Coleman
August 27, 2016

Top 5 things to do in Austin in the fall

The temperatures in Austin, Texas, begin to cool down in September, which means that the city's array of outdoor activities becomes that much more pleasant to experience. Here's a guide to some of the most popular attractions for the autumn months. Photo credit: Ricardo Garza/Shutterstock.com…
Kyle Coleman
August 26, 2016

Chicago’s best bars to drink like a local

When visiting a new city, you can tackle it in one of two ways: as tourist or traveler. As a tourist, you can hit all the popular attractions and stick to larger, well-known chain restaurants. But where's the fun in that? If you want to…
Kyle Coleman
August 26, 2016

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