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The TWA Hotel brings retro style to JFK airport

(CNN) — If you remember anything about Trans World Airlines (better known as TWA), you probably remember the legendary white TWA Flight Center just outside of John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Designed in 1962 by groundbreaking Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, the former flight center has been …

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Brooklyn’s coolest hotels and hottest hangouts

(CNN) — Never mind the image of the stereotypical hipster with a waxed handlebar mustache riding a vintage fixed-gear bicycle in Brooklyn. While they still exist at the Mast Brothers chocolate factory at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, what’s currently popping up alongside this New York borough’s artisanal cocktail lounges and …

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12 of the best canal hotels in Amsterdam

(CNN) — There are hundreds of reasons to visit Amsterdam — the museums, the art, the bars, the cycling and the architecture. But one thing beats, and links, them all: Amsterdam’s canals. Not only do these 17th-century transport routes lend the Dutch destination a certain grandeur, they also provide locals …

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Introducing Asia’s new crop of co-working hotels

According to a 2017 report by Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs, the number of telecommuters in the US workforce has increased 115% over the past 10 years. It’s not just managers and human resources representatives who are adjusting to the work-style shift. In Asia’s major cities, a crop of new …

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8 US castle hotels with lots of room for romance

(CNN) — We have no kings or queens, dukes or duchesses, counts or countesses in the USA to build great royal castles as evidence of their power, importance and prestige. Why? The U.S. Constitution specifically bans the government from granting noble titles. (Seriously: It’s in Article 1, Section 9.) We …

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Mint julep: The origins of the Derby’s official drink

(CNN) — It’s impossible to think of another cocktail and sporting event so closely interwoven as the potent, leafy Southern sipper and America’s most famous horse race. “The mint julep has probably been with us since the very first Kentucky Derby,” says Chris Goodlett, senior curator of collections at the …

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L.A. hotel pools: 6 that make a real splash

(CNN) — Year-round swimming weather and a decent poolside fish taco are good enough perks at many hotel pools in and around Los Angeles. Then there are those inspired South Californian oases striving for something even splashier. Up on the roof, down in the basement, perched on a secluded peninsula, …

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