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Amangiri villa in Utah South
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7 Utah Cabin Rentals for Your Next Ski Trip

With winter just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how best to take advantage of the snow season. You won’t find many destinations in North America that beat Utah for a ski trip with friends or family; after one of all the state’s official slogans is The Greatest Snow on Earth. And […]

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Soup Bowl in Bathsheba, Barbados
Travel

Surf’s Up in Bathsheba & the Soup Bowl

In Barbados, the west coast gets all the hype and many of the tourists, who flock to places like Speightstown, Holetown, and Bridgetown for clear water and powdery white sand. But the east coast is also easy on the eyes, less discovered than its counterpart, and more of a throwback. Bathsheba, a quiet fishing town […]

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Homes

A Snapshot of Hollywood History at the Harold Lloyd Estate

On North Avenida Palmas stands a white-walled Spanish style house. From the outside, it looks warm and welcoming—but you’d never guess that the history of Palm Springs as a haven for Hollywood’s rich and famous started right here. The house was built in 1925 for silent film actor (and movie mogul) Harold Lloyd. Though younger […]

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Food Travel

Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

The Tuscan countryside has long been prized for its fertile land and beautiful scenery. The soil here produces some of the world’s favorite produce—vineyards filled with ripe grapes, olive trees laden with fruit, figs bursting with flavor, the list goes on. Yet one of the region’s most famous exports is extremely hard to find, grows […]

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Rock Climbing in Thailand
Travel

Climb On: 7 Essential Tips for Responsible Rock Climbing in Thailand

Thailand’s wonderful weather, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and delicious food make it a desirable destination for any traveler. And with options for all skill levels, some of the world’s best climbs, and picturesque summit views, it’s a no-brainer for climbers. Rock climbing in Thailand comes with an adventurous culture and welcoming community that is sure […]

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Coffee scientist Shawn Steiman
Food

The Expert Guide to Hawaii’s Famous Kona Coffee

Kona coffee is cultivated on a 20-mile long, two-mile-wide stretch on the slopes of two active volcanoes in the North and South Kona Districts of Hawaii’s Big Island: Hualalai and Mauna Loa. And at roughly $20-35 per pound, it is one of the world’s most expensive coffees. The value has to do with its taste, […]

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Tuscany Food Festival
Food

Tuscany: The Land of Feasts and Festivals

Tuscany – the name conjures up rolling hills and long tables laden with fresh produce and bottles of wine in abundance. And no time of year is more abundant than fall. After the heat of the summer has passed the region comes alive with harvests—from the grapes that will go on to become delicious ruby-red […]

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Night Dives in Barbados
Travel

Why Barbados is a Diving Paradise: Night Dives, Shipwrecks & Sea Turtles

Many a trip to Barbados revolves around rum shops, posh beaches, and the Friday night fish fry, but there’s plenty happening offshore too. A perfect way to add some adventure and exploration to your visit to the Caribbean’s easternmost island is to submerge yourself in spectacular water activities. Some of the Caribbean’s finest scuba diving […]