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We’ve all seen those dreamy aerial photographs of Indian Ocean atolls — circular or crescent-shaped islands with gorgeous blue lagoons in the middle. Well, guess what? Miami’s got one of those...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Katie Ennis, Zack Wolder

When most people think of Museum Mile, they immediately feel the gravitational pull of the Met. However, for guests who don't want to spend an entire day at a museum, my tip is to send them straight to 90th Street and Fifth Avenue. This intersection is the perfect nexus for some of the best uptown highlights...

Marcos Viñes

By Marcos Viñes of The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
October 17, 2011 | Miami, USA
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Photo: worldredeye.com

I am 45 years old and love to dance. What club would you recommend in which I would not feel like someone’s mom in South Beach?

— nmosch

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Photo: baldpunk.com

With the disappearance of the Fulton Fish Market in 2005, the recent rise of luxury condos, and the relentless greening of the waterfront, South Street Seaport has outgrown its old touristy self and evolved into one of downtown Manhattan’s most vibrant neighborhoods...

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Malibu is known for its multi-million-dollar mansions and its star-studded beaches but certainly not its nightlife. For a long time it was hard to recommend a place to my guests who were looking for a cool, casual drink at the end of a sunset drive up the coast. But that all changed...

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Flydime, Flickr

Miami may be the city of salsa, but it’s not the only Latin dance that brings us to our feet. At Tapas y Tintos, one of my favorite night spots, you can get a taste of tango...

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Despite its name, Heidi’s House is not what you might expect. It’s not an adorable Swiss chalet modeled after something in Heidi. But it is a place Heidi might have opened had she moved to the East Village, become an artist and...

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Photo: bloggingthesuburbs.com

Miami isn’t a place you’d expect to find people dressed in dirndls and lederhosen, but I wouldn’t be surprised to spot a few during Oktoberfest...

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Photo: rachelandmaya.wordpress.com
Soda Jerks on the Santa Monica Pier

It’s not very nice to call someone a jerk — unless they work at Soda Jerks on the Santa Monica Pier. A “soda jerk” is an old-fashioned term for...

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Chris Bushnell

As a concierge I'm always being asked about the hottest bars and restaurants in town. And, frankly, it's a full-time occupation just trying to keep track. But whenever a guest asks me to recommend a more classic, old-time experience, I send them to Bix...