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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JetBlue Airways

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Following on the heels – or should we say the jet stream – of Virgin Airlines is JetBlue. What began as a small upstart the big airlines didn’t take seriously now crisscrosses North America and is starting to make inroads into Central and South America. Cheap flights, friendly staff, just enough frills (without asking you to […]

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The Proof is in the Shades

100 Percent Proof

The Dame brothers in Eagle, Idaho, are steeped in the history of wood. Their grandfather started a sawmill 60 years ago, their father runs the business today, and in 2010 the three siblings decided to take wood on a whole new trajectory – sunglasses – and the product is very cool, very hip, very good […]

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Sundance Resort, Utah

6,000 Acres of Sundance

In 1969, after making “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” Robert Redford bought what was then called Timphaven from the Stewarts, a family of Scottish immigrants who had settled the canyon in the early 20th century. When he bought the the 6,000-acre property at the base of 12000-foot Mt. Timpanogos, it had a local ski […]

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Two Chefs Talking

Hotel Madeline, Telluride

The Hotel Madeline in Telluride, Colorado, has made quite an audacious pledge. According to its managing director, it wants to introduce six eco-friendly initiatives a year. In 2012, the hotel is eliminating plastic water bottles (a water filtration system will provide fresh water in glass bottles to every guest) and has introduced composting in the […]

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Water Bottles for the Desert

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It’s such a simple thing to do that most travelers probably don’t even notice it.  The Atacama property of explora has just joined Tswalu Kalahari and Nimmo Bay Resort in Canada in cutting down on plastic. Tswalu bottles its water in glass bottles that it reuses, avoiding the transport of bottled water the hundreds of […]

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Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, Canada

Your Country

The enclave, well concealed by the bush under the rainforest canopy, consists of 20 great white canvas safari-like guest tents – which are done, Great Camps-style, in Adirondack-type beds, down duvets, woodstoves, antique dressers, opulent rugs, and oil lamps – as well as massage and treatment tents, dining tents, lounge and library tents, and a […]

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Nimmo Bay Resort, Canada

Nimmo from the Helicopter

Nimmo Bay Resort is a high-end, helicopter fly-fishing and helicopter-adventure destination at the foot of Mt. Stephens along the Great Bear Rainforest coastline in British Columbia – the largest intact, coastal temperate rainforest in the world. It offers luxury wilderness adventure tours that include heli-fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, rafting, beachcombing, heli-hiking, kayaking, glacier trekking, […]

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