9 Things I Will Never Do Again When the World Starts to Travel Again

  Editor’s Note: We’re all dreaming of travel ahead. Here’s some inspiration for future adventures. We share places, products and activities we recommend. If you make a purchase using a link on our site, we may earn a commission. As travellers begin itching to get out and see the world again and thinking of all of the things they want to do, I can’t help but think about all of the things that I never want to do again. Not just places I don’t feel the need to visit, but things I may have done before the world came to a standstill that I won’t ever do again once I head off on my next adventure. Here’s a list of all

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World Spa Awards unveils nominees for 2021 programme

World Spa Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in the spa and wellness sector – has unveiled the nominees for its 2021 programme. Nominees cover the entire spectrum of the industry ranging from hotel spas, wellness retreats, spa destinations and detox programmes to aromatherapy brands and wellness apps. The full list of nominees can be viewed here. Voting opens 19 May 2021 and runs until 8 September. During the 16-week voting window, both industry professionals and spa consumers are invited to vote for the brands they consider the very best of the best in the spa and wellness sector. Winners will be unveiled on 20 October at World Spa Gala Ceremony 2021 in Dubai, UAE. Organisations still

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Discover Murray River’s food trail

The wide, sun-drenched landscape that stretches along the Mighty Murray River is one of the country’s most fertile food bowls, with local producers offering up everything from olives to wines to cactus ice cream. Feeling peckish? Chart a course along the Murray Farm Gate Trail to discover a secret gem of a road trip ready to be savoured. It’s impossible to miss Corowa Whisky and Chocolate when driving into Corowa, as it is housed in the imposing heritage-listed Corowa Flour Mill, originally built in the 1920s and which the current owners – the Druce family, who are also responsible for the Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory in the historic Junee Flour Mill – bought for just $1. While the building

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Supporting the Asian-American Community in New York City

Asian art in New York City, Kusama Cosmic Nature. Photo by Meryl Pearlstein You could begin to show your support for the AAPI community in New York City by frequenting the Asian communities in New York City and helping their businesses stay alive: Chinatown in Manhattan, Chinatown in Sunset Park in Brooklyn, Chinatown in Flushing in Queens and Koreatown in Manhattan, for example. That’s a very good start — there is a high concentration of AAPI businesses with a myriad of restaurants, shops and more, all ready to give you an immersive Asian experience with authenticity. Outside of these Asian neighborhoods, there are many options, too, for partaking in the AAPI experience. Show your support of NYC’s rich “melting pot”

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Celebrating Earth with Green Travel Experiences in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA IS A UNIQUE MOSAIC of natural wonders. However, the future of its ancient rainforests teeming with wildlife, vibrant waters, and rugged mountain ranges and vast plains home to remote communities hangs in the balance due to climate change and environmental devastation. To mark Earth Day 2021, here are some of the best eco-experiences that put sustainability, communities and the environment at their core. Sapa, Vietnam Hilltribe-luxe. Courtesy of Topas Ecolodge Veer off the well-trodden trail in northwestern Vietnam with a stay at charming Topas Ecolodge. Here, 41 rustic bungalows are tucked away on a mountaintop in majestic Hoang Lien National Park. Protecting the local environment and indigenous culture sits at the core of operations. The team of 100

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Stay 3 Months at Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives or Buyout the Whole Island

Sitting in the pristine tropical shores of the Noonu Atoll, the five-star Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is a dream vacation spot for those in search of a relaxing escape after a difficult year.  Boasting powder-white beaches, diverse marine life, sumptuous private villas and a green ethos that thoughtfully considers its precious natural surroundings (the majority of the facilities are run on solar power and there is also a drinking water production plant onsite), it’s no surprise that the luxury Green Globe certified resort is often lauded as one of the island nation’s best. Now Movenpick is offering guests the chance to enjoy this slice of Maldivian paradise all to themselves with a new buyout package enabling exclusive use of the

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Festival del Jardins de Pedralbels to be held in June

One of the most eagerly awaited and popular festival at the start of the summer in Barcelona is the Festival del Jardins de Pedralbes at the gardens of Pedralbes. In June some international and local artists will perform live at this festival which has been a yearly affair since 2013. Some 35,000 tickets have been sold due to pent-up demand as the 2020 event was canceled and some of the sold tickets for 2020 were returned to be used this year. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Festival Jardins Pedralbes 🌴🕌🌴 (@fpedralbes) The line-up of the ninth Pedralbes Gardens Festival includes performances by artists such as Sara Baras, Love of Lesbian, Loquillo, Rosario, Manel, Raphael, Niña Pastori

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