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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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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What to See and Do on Rhodes Island

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. Overlooking the town on the Greek island of Rhodes “You want to spend two weeks on Rhodes?” my Greek friend asked, the tone of his voice demonstrating great skepticism. “You’ll go out of your mind.” Those words prompted me to fear that I had made a mistake traveling to Rhodes, but it was too late. Airline tickets had been bought, hotels had been booked. Fast forward two months. After my trip, I recalled that warning and knew that those words of warning were

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Searching for the Mysterious Beasts of Ngorongoro

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. Standing on the precipice, gazing over the vast depression of the Ngorongoro Crater in northern Tanzania, in Africa, the enormity of our task immediately struck us. At dinner the previous night our safari guide, Anwad told the group, “I can’t promise you we’ll see a rhino. I hope we do, but I can’t promise”. Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. Photo by Michael Storey Africa’s Garden of Eden Formed millions of years ago when a massive volcano erupted and collapsed in on itself, the caldera

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Enjoy life’s simple pleasures at a Small Luxury Hotels of the World

A new survey looks at the Top 50 simple pleasures influencing the everyday life of Australians, revealing what they value most. Feel like you can’t get enough of life’s simple pleasures? You’re not alone. A new survey has identified the Top 50 Simple Pleasures in life according to Australians, with travel, adventure and holidays ranking alongside good company and great food as some of our favourite things. Lunch is served at Aguas de Ibiza Grand Luxe Hotel, Ibiza, Spain. Top of the Pops Listening to favourite songs topped the list of simple pleasures for Australians, who also gave a nod to other sensory stimuli like the sound of rain falling on windows, relaxing activities such as sitting in a beer

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Redefining Luxury on the Croatian Island of Čiovo

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. Breathtaking views in Croatia. Photo by Amy Aed A Visit to Čiovo Čiovo is the largest island in the Trogir archipelago in Croatia, and despite the fact that thousands of people travel to the region each year, the island off the Dalmatian Coast still remains almost completely untouched by tourism. The Village of Slatine With less than 6,000 inhabitants, Čiovo is comprised mainly of small fishing villages, including Slatine. Last year, following the death of my grandmother, Syliva, I decided to travel to

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