NEWS, INSIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM PURE HQ
The far, Arctic North of Canada proves to be the perfect setting for a safari on the floe edge… Debbie Pappyn discovers this frozen, polar world and its majestic animals.
Careening through its own romantic clichés – castles brooding over remote kingdoms; camel caravans swaying across the desert; domed pavilions in lotus-studded lakes – Rajasthan is a runaway exotic, writes Stanley Stewart.
The best luxury hotels have a sustainable ethos at the heart of their design, proving that putting the environment first doesn’t mean scrimping on style.
Fraser Murray of Nimmo Bay in the Great Bear Rainforest, Ellie Claus of Ultima Thule Lodge in Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, and Carly Potgeiter of Alaska’s Within the Wild Lodges discuss how they craft luxury wilderness experiences.
Thanks to some exceptional properties, the humbling panoramas of Patagonia can now be coupled with creature comforts. It’s a match made in Chile.
With small dimensions, cabin conundrums and the needs of the crew to contend with, designing a boat is no mean feat. Here are five vessels with dreamworthy aesthetics.
Debbie Pappyn travels with Odzala Discovery Camps in the jungle heart of Congo-Brazzaville on the search for the elusive Gorilla gorilla gorilla.
Our craving for simple pleasures, farm-to-table food, homemade meals, hand-woven items, comfort and contentment is a side-effect of lives that are too fast, too busy, too connected and too global, writes Ana Andjelic.
Sometimes we humans have a tendency to forget about the wonder of our own planet – particularly the forests. Of all Earth’s ecosystems, they are among the least explored and the most populous when it comes to life.
After an epic day of game drives out in the bush, sometimes sleeping in a tent just won’t do. Here we round up a bunch of sensational retreats where well-considered design comes first.
With the line between business and creativity becoming increasingly blurred, we’re gathering a band of industry adventurers for a journey laced with the pioneering spirit of the Wild West this June.
Stanley Stewart follows in the footsteps of Marco Polo along Karakoram Highway, or the ‘New Silk Road’, and finds himself drunk on yak’s milk at a traditional Kirghiz wedding.
Stanley Stewart tours the magnificent art sites of the mysterious Arnhemland Dreamtime in Australia’s Northern Territory, only narrowly escaping with his life.
The call to ban photographic entries using bait begs the question: what is baiting wildlife photographers? Is it the reward of capturing an incredible image, or of immersing oneself in the wild?
The United Nations have declared 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development – we asked PUREists to share what sustainable tourism means to them and how they’re living up to the ethos.
Download our first ever trend report, featuring insights from the PURE Press Roundtable.
Hear Senior Editor at Condé Nast Traveler US Paul Brady give us his prediction for the next big trend in experiential travel.
Get the inside track on what’s coming next for experiential travel from Porter’s Travel Director, Catherine Fairweather.
Founder of SUITCASE Magazine Serena Guen shares her predictions for how tech innovations will impact travel trends.
Get the lowdown on emerging travel trends from freelance travel writer Debbie Pappyn.
Hear what Condé Nast Traveler China Features Editor Guannan Huang had to say at the 2016 PURE Press Roundtable.
Is anything really new? Hear Founder & CEO of Fathom Pavia Rosati’s take on the next big trend in experiential travel.
Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly and Press Roundtable moderator Arnie Weissman gives his prediction for the next big trend in experiential travel.
Ponant’s Le Boréal is a cruiser for travellers who don’t like cruisers, as adept at breaking ice in Antarctica as she is slipping gracefully through the Panama Channel.
Stanley Stewart embarks on a trek in Kenya’s Loita Hills with a group of Maasai elders, getting their take on bachelor life.
Meat production is responsible for 18% of greenhouse gas emissions – that’s more than the world’s cars, trains and planes put together. Make it your New Year resolution to contribute to the solution.
Purposeful travel with a focus on finding true treasures is not only a trend, but a movement towards culturally responsible tourism and philanthropy.
Design is just a state of mind according to Yatzer’s Costas Voyatzis, as he takes us through the true meaning of mindfulness when applied to travel experiences.