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Bali: A Wonderland Built of Bamboo

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An extraordinary development in Bali is taking the idea of sustainable living to the next level. Crafted entirely of bamboo—the indigenous species of grass that has the strength of wood—Green Village is the brainchild of Elora Hardy, daughter of jeweler John Hardy and former print designer for Donna Karan. “Even sustainable timber can’t begin to […]

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Cold Comfort: Sweden’s Icehotel

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Every winter, in the village of Jukkasjärvi in Sweden, artists and designers are selected to design the Icehotel, located 200 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. First created in 1990, the hostelry, kept at a temperature of 23 degrees Fahrenheit (minus-5 Celsius), operates from December through April, when it begins to melt. Chunks of ice and snow taken […]

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The Top “Emerging Destinations” for 2013

Golden Rock, one of the most sacred buddhist stupa, Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Myanmar.

Leading online tourism site TravelAge West has published a list of next year’s most buzzed-about “emerging destinations.” The choices were compiled by Cox & Kings, the English firm founded in 1758, making it the world’s longest operating travel company—which means they should know. From TravelAge West: Top Destination Picks for 2013
: Cox & Kings’ picks for […]

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