The Brando, Tahiti

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  The Brando is what you’d call simply amazing in the middle of nowhere, although it’s not (in the middle of nowhere, at least).  Thank goodness Marlon Brando, while filming the 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty, fell in love not only with his future wife Tarita but with French Polynesia  – the land and its people […]

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Cortijada Los Gázquez, Spain

English Artist Clare Price Talks to Guests

A kilometer above sea level, Cortijada Los Gázquez lies in a valley of almond and pine high in the mountains of Andalucia, an out-of-the-way destination for creatively minded travelers. In the heart of the Parque Natural Sierra Maria-Los Velez, this eco-chic guesthouse and 50-acre farm is situated in a place of extreme natural beauty, profound […]

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Mustang Monument Eco Resort, Nevada

Mustangs on the range

  There’s a new camp in town! Mustang  Monument Eco Resort has just opened its doors – or should that be tent flaps, since accommodations are   tepees, located on 900 square miles - in the Spruce Mountains of Nevada.  Not only does it offer a true American safari, but its owners are trying to save America’s wild mustangs. While […]

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Project Luangwa goes to school

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The folks at Project Luangwa  have been very busy the last few months. Project Luangwa – just to recap - is supported by many camps in Zambia (such as Flat Dogs, Bush Camp Company, Norman Carr Safaris, Robin Pope Safaris, and more).  First the bad news.  The lack of rain over a long period in 2013 had devastating effects on […]

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UXUA Casa Hotel, Brazil

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In the remote village of Tracosco on the lush southeastern coast of Bahia, you’ll find the unique UXUA Casa Hotel. Conceived by Dutch-born Wilbert Das (fashion designer and longtime creative director for Diesel, the hip clothing line), the gorgeously bright and airy hotel took over two years to build using recycled materials in this tribute […]

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Maun, Botswana – Am I Wrong, Nico and Vinz

Nico and Vinz, Am I Wrong

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Los Angeles – The Walker, Fitz and the Tantrums

Fitz and the Tantrums, The Walker

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Wolwedans, Namibia

Chefs in the Desert

Wolwedans is nestled into the Namibian dunes, set against a backdrop of extraordinary natural beauty. Located in the heart of NamibRand Nature Reserve, its portfolio of camps provides the perfect base from which to explore vast stretches of awe-inspiring and undisturbed nature.  At Wolwedans you have a choice of the rustic but unique comfort of […]

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Nkwichi Lodge, Mozambique

A star bed, Nkwichi

Nkwichi Lodge hugs the eastern shore of Lake Niassa, the ninth largest freshwater lake in the world – 560 by 80 kilometers and up to 700 meters deep – and more commonly known as Lake Malawi outside Mozambique, which only has a small portion of the lake. With six chalets and two houses, each with […]

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Cruising Lake Malawi

Lake view from Pumulani

The race is in its 30th year, even though you might not have heard of it. From June 28 through July 5, sailors – expert and not so expert – will be gathering on Lake Malawi for a sailing marathon that takes them from Cape Maclear at the very south to to the exotically named […]

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