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May 2016

The Best Places to Honor Memorial Day

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Established after the American Civil War, Memorial Day (it shed its first name, “Decoration Day”, within a few decades) initially commemorated the valor of Union and Confederate soldiers who’d fought in the conflict. Originally taking…

Why Traveling Makes You Happy

Eight Reasons Why Traveling Makes You Happy

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Studies have shown that experiences can have more of an impact on our wellbeing and happiness than material objects, and nowhere is this more apparent than in travel. Whether planning the trip of a lifetime…

A Guide to the Croatian Coastline

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With a sprinkling of idyllic islands, an almost constant lining of hazy beaches and a freckling of historic ports glistening with the cool, clean waters of the Adriatic, the Croatian coastline has stolen the hearts…

Seven of the Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece

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From the shores of Santorini to the meandering coastline of Mykonos, Greece offers some of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches in the Mediterranean. But these swathes of seaside hardly come in one familiar size…

An Interview with TreadRight Foundation Ambassador Céline Cousteau

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The granddaughter of legendary ocean explorer, scuba diver and documentary filmmaker Jacques Cousteau, Céline Cousteau is one of the TreadRight Foundation‘s Global Ambassadors. Using almost every storytelling means possible, she seeks to target those areas…

Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti weaving workshop in Perugia, Italy

An insight into Italian artisans at work

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In April, I was privileged to be amongst one of the first group of guests to visit our latest TreadRight heritage sustainability project, the Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti weaving workshop in Perugia, Italy. This is a…

Behind the Scenes at the Chelsea Flower Show

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Taking place from 24-28 May, the countdown has begun to one of the world’s biggest horticultural celebrations. In honor of London’s much-loved annual event, we take some sneak peeks at the predicted highlights of the…

Where to Visit in October

Where to Visit in October

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As we slip further into fall and the season loses the last of its warm summer glow, many people put away their vacation plans and prepare to hibernate. But the fact is, if you’re free…

Six of the Top Michelin Star Restaurants in Europe

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The oldest European restaurant guide still in existence, the Michelin Red Guide, wields great power in the culinary arena. Symbols of excellence, Michelin’s iconic “stars” have the power to make or break both careers and…