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A New Breed of Travel Agency

Jaclyn Sienna India, a frequent contributor, writes many of our hotel posts, including covering a cliffside, camping-inspired boutique hotel in a Mexican wine region; a resort in remote Patagonia; and a chic highrise hotel in New York City.
April 26, 2013
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Travel Guide: Barcelona, Spain

Bubbling with an electrical energy and warmed by the Mediterranean sun, Barcelona is unsurprisingly one of Europe’s liveliest destinations. It has a world-famous soccer team and some tremendous tapas, but it’s really the incredible history of artistic innovation that draws the crowds. A unique language and culture—plus a bit of a chip on the shoulder—helped Barcelona develop a peerless style that’s intricately woven into its architecture. Every big city in Spain seems to have its own iconic institution—Madrid holds unsurpassed museums, Seville spins with flamboyant flamenco, and Granada shows off the Alhambra. Barcelona’s beating heart is its spirit of trendsetting, its modernist soul.
April 26, 2013
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Byzantium Boom

The former Constantinople isn’t all Ottoman-era carpets and ruins: A cutting-edge art, dining, and travel scene overlays its rich past.
April 26, 2013
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Destination of the Week: Atlanta

Atlanta is known for many things but modern architecture has surely never been one of them. But if you know where to look, you can find the city's modern side. Ahead of Dwell's April 24 "Innovations in Kitchen Design" event at the Sub-Zero and Wolf Atlanta showroom, we take a look at the city's design scene.
April 22, 2013

9 Best-Designed Hotels Worldwide

From Renzo Piano's Le Meridien Lingotto in Turin, Italy to Frank Lloyd Wright's Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, check out these nine most amazing hotel designs from around the world.
April 20, 2013
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A New View on Rio

This tilt-shift video reveals revelers at Rio's Carnaval in a whole new light.
April 18, 2013

Inside Chile's Hotel Antumalal

Peek inside the Hotel Antumalal in Chile, a newly renovated modernist retreat designed by a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright.
April 18, 2013
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Iceland DesignMarch 2013 Highlights

Iceland recently celebrated its biggest ever annual design festival, DesignMarch 2013. The fair featured some 150 events, ranging from fashion to furniture and architecture to food design, making the world’s northernmost capital of Reykjavik the place to be for the design-inclined.
April 17, 2013
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Raffles Paris: A True Art Hotel

April 15th marks the final day of the 2013 YIA Little Art Fair (for Young International Artists), hosted by Raffles Paris and featuring a selection of contemporary painters and sculptors from France, Italy and the US as selected by three Paris galleries (Galerie Natalie Obadia, Galerie Patricia Dorfmann, and Galerie Laurent Godin) who chose rising stars of the contemporary art scene for a group exhibition.
April 15, 2013