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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Four Seasons Troon North Scottsdale

    The Serene and isolated Four Seasons Troon North was once the historic Crescent Moon Ranch. Designed by enterprising homebuilder George Ellis in the 1940’s for heiress Lois Kellogg Maury until eventually being bought by developer Gordon Ingebritson in 1967, the hotel feels like a surrealist dream with its Pueblo style architecture. My room
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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Compass Point Beach Resort Bahamas

    [metaslider id=2746]      Deciding to head in their own direction, on the Western side of New Providence, Bahamas, two sisters discover warm sunsets, soft music and a technicolour dreamscape all to themselves. Away we go A measly two hour and thirty minute flight from Toronto to Nassau, Bahamas seems unbelievable. How can
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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Travaasa Hana (Formerly The Hotel Hāna-Maui)

  [metaslider id=2755]     The windward coast of maui was once navigable only by canoe or boat. It is now accessible through the infamous 52 mile long Hana Highway that meanders through a landscape of rainforest, streams and gulches. Dotted with concrete bridges, narrow hairpin turns alternate with waterfalls and scenic lookouts. The area
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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | The Ritz Carlton Kapalua

“Situated on 54 acres (including the Honokahua Preservation Site, an ancient Hawaiian burial ground) this oceanfront hotel recently completed a $180 million refurbishment. The hotel features 463 guestrooms, including 107 one and two-bedroom Residential Suites; six restaurants; and the new Ritz-Carlton Spa; two championship golf courses; and Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program with
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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Spice Island Beach Resort

“Owned and operated by Sir Royston Hopkin and family and situated on 8 acres of grounds on Grand Anse beach, the 64 suite hotel (32 of which are beachfront) offers three categories of accomodation ranging from the Garden/Pool suites with living room and balconies to the Royal Collection mini-villas and the Cinnamon and Saffron Suites
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Awesome Adventure | Whale Watching in Maui

  [metaslider id=3375] Images Copyright K&S Media “From mid-October through June, migrating humpback whales come to the islands to mate, give birth and nurse their young in the channel between Maui, Moloka`i, Lana`i and Kaho’olawe that locals affectionately call “whale soup”. An estimated 6 000 whales pass through these waters designated as the Hawaiian Islands
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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Four Seasons Resort Lana’i The Lodge at Koele

    [metaslider id=3586]       For a change of scenery I check in to the Four Seasons Lodge at Ko’ele, enveloped by Cook pines that   were planted as a natural catchment. I immediately notice the temperature difference. Koele is routinely 11 degrees colder than at Manele Bay, which is near the sea. Each
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Alison LaFrance | Queen of Cakes

  TRAINING: In high school I used to decorate cakes, and the artistic bug bit me. I ended up going to university for a Bachelor of Commerce, but something about sitting behind a computer all day wasn’t for me and something was missing. I then went back to school in 2004 – SAIT’s baking and
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Guide To | Grenada

GRENADA The Caribbean’s Spice Isle. GETTING THERE: Air Canada Vacations Direct charters flights from Toronto during high season. www.aircanada.com Air Jamaica Four times weekly flights (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) from New York City. www.airjamaica.com Delta Air Lines Non-stop twice weekly flights departing from New York City. www.delta.com American Airlines Offers daily flights from Miami.
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Awesome Adventure | Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm Maui

  [metaslider id=2906] Photography K&S Media     “As much as Maui provides adrenaline highs, it too is an oasis of calming tranquility as I come to see firsthand. On the slopes of Mount Haleakala Ali’i Chang has created the sort of place that gardeners everywhere envy and non-gardeners fall in love with instantly. The
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