Stories written by Camille Miller
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Homes

Luxe Treehouse Living at Casa Ramon

For more than thirty years, Jorge Retana built some of the finest real estate properties across the United States with his business partner John Powers. At Casa Ramon, they decided to create something a little more personal, a little closer to home. Jorge grew up near the town of Dominical, where Casa Ramon is located. […]

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Homes

How to Vacation Like a Celebrity

You already expect comfort, convenience and chic interiors from a luxury retreat. But here are several properties that go above and beyond to satisfy even your most indulgent whims. Stone Manor, Malibu, California Known for its “Red Carpet Treatment” of guests, Stone Manor has a 25-year-long reputation among the elite of Hollywood. It’s been enjoyed […]

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Travel

Travel Photography Tips and Tricks

Sometimes it just isn’t enough to pick up a postcard in the hotel lobby. Personal photographs have the power to capture not just the scenes of a place, but its feel and rhythm. To do this the only things you need are a camera (or your phone) and a strategy. Here are a few things […]

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Travel

Sunset Cruises Around the World

There is something magical about the moment when daylight ends and evening begins. The light is different. The air is different. People around the world take turns to pause and savor it. From Thailand to Hawaii, Baja Mexico to the Dalmation Coast, a favorite excursion for holidaymakers everywhere is the sunset cruise. Here are some […]

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Food Travel

Romancing the Bean: A Chocolate Lover Explores St Lucia

As if dramatic mountain peaks, quiet volcanic beaches, and endless summer weather aren’t enough, visitors to St Lucia visitors can also enjoy the fruits of the island’s 200-year-old cocoa traditions. In fact, the month of August is dedicated to the island’s cocoa industry, which dates back to the 1700s, and which still produces some of […]

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Homes

A High Tech, Eco Friendly home in Mexico

The Mexican Riviera has it all: beaches of fine soft sand, historical ruins from the ancient Mayan civilization, wild tropical adventures on land and on sea, charming shops and fine dining. And there’s only one house that grants easy access to all of this at once, without sacrificing privacy and peace: the Kite House in […]

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Homes Travel

Eco Adventures in Riviera Maya

The pull of the Yucatan peninsula is irresistible to travelers. It is one of the few places on earth where you can be immersed in the spectacular beauty of the natural world, while still enjoying the conveniences and luxuries of home. Interact with Wild Dolphins Sian Ka’an is a biosphere reserve and UNESCO World Heritage […]