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March 2016

Keeping the Old Ways Alive: Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco

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A partner and recipient of the Treadright Foundation grant, an initiative that encourages the sustainable development of tourism by supporting projects that benefit the environment, cultural heritages and local communities, The Center of Traditional Textiles…

Capri Palace Hotel: An Insider’s Guide

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Ever since Jacqueline Onassis summered at Capri Palace Hotel the location’s been a byword for effortlessly chic shenanigans. Not that she started the phenomenon. The island has hosted a cast of characters in the past,…

Maybe it’s time to see the bigger picture…

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The tragic news from Brussels has saddened our hearts and filled the media with scenes of havoc and despair. We feel deep sorrow for the loss of those innocent souls but also anger for the…

Canada Unlocked: An Interview with Travelling Concierge Andrea Dionne

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Andrea Dionne, AKA “Happy Feather”, hails from Quebec and has been a Travelling Concierge for 29 years. The talented multilinguist is a huge fan of anthropology and it shows: the first thing she likes to…

Top 10 Places to Visit in Ireland

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Poets call it the Emerald Isle, antiquarians opt for Hibernia (meaning “winter’s land”), and natives prefer Éire, the Irish equivalent of the trident-wielding Britannia. But what everyone can agree on is that Ireland possesses ebullience,…

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Where to Visit in August

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August tends to conjure visions of crowded beaches, soaring temperatures and even higher prices. However, suffering any of these tribulations is usually a sign of woeful planning rather than any properties the month itself might…

Kama Sutra in Stone: The Erotic Temples of Khajuraho

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Designated as one of India’s seven wonders and one of the nation’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the temples of Khajuraho are a group of around 20 structures that once formed part of a larger complex…

The Calgary Stampede: An Insider’s Guide

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The freebooting days of the Wild West may have occupied a relatively short slice of American and Canadian history, but it’s also a period that both nations identify with on a massive scale. A testament…

The Real Willy Wonka: A Trip To Maison Cailler

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Everybody has different tastes: some despise celery, others can’t bear the sight of a brussels sprout, and many think zucchini the poor cousins of cucumbers. We all have our predilections too. Some are partial to…