PUREIST WATCH: INTRODUCING CAPELLA UBUD, BALI’S NEWEST TENTED JUNGLE HIDEAWAY

5 -min. readThe newly opened Capella Ubud is a beautiful embodiment of true exoticism. Get up to speed on what this entrancing new PUREist has in store for their lucky, lucky guests.

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DERECK JOUBERT ON ECO-TOURISM AND ZIMBABWE’S FUTURE

6 -min. readDereck and Beverly Joubert are undoubtedly 'children of Africa'. The husband and wife duo use films to change attitudes on a scale they cannot do through tourism alone.

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ANA CLAUDIA COSTA

3 -min. readAna Claudia Costa tells the story of how she founded Porto Brasil Viagens at the young age of 22 – and what she's learned since then

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WILBERT DAS

5 -min. readDesigner-turned-hotelier Wilbert Das explains his belief in 'localism' and reveals the hidden meaning in UXUA Casa.

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JASCIVAN CARVALHO

6 -min. readJascivan Carvalho from Tropic Ecuador DMC and Huaorani Ecolodge on how tourism is supporting the Huaorani people of the Ecuadorian Amazon.

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SANDRA DEE HOFFMAN

5 -min. readFounder of Children's Concierge LLC, Sandra Dee Hoffman, explains how we could all have something to learn from the way children see the world.

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MIKE MCHUGO

3 -min. readWe chatted to Mike McHugo, co-founder of Kasbah Du Toubkal and Mountain Voyage Morocco, and board member of PURE charity, Education For All.

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ZEKERIYA S. SEN

4 -min. readZekeriya Sen of Fest Travel explains how the magical realism and joy of experiential travel led him to become a Private Travel Designer.

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JANET MACTAVISH

5 -min. readJanet Mactavish of Travel Magellan explains how quitting her banking job to travel alone helped her find her way in the world.

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MATÍAS DE CRISTÓBAL

4 -min. readMatías De Cristóbal opens up about the ethos that drew him to Awasi and explains why going back to basics is the new luxury.

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ANNIE-CLAUDE BERGONZOLI

3 -min. readRelais & Chateaux Director for Africa and the Indian Ocean, Annie-Claude Bergonzoli, shares her thoughts on sensory travel, and tells us about one very special plane journey.

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RALUCA SPIAC

4 -min. readWe talk to Raluca, Managing Partner of Romanian DMC Beyond Dracula, about what made her fall back in love with her country.

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NIEL FOX

6 -min. readNiel Fox shares the incredible journey that led him to launch PURE Private Travel Designer, Based on a True Story.

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ERIC DEMAY

6 -min. readEric Demay from The Real Japan tells us how they managed to turn tragedy around with an inspiring travel project, and shares what being a PUREist means to him.

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ALICE DAUNT

2 -min. readWe caught up with Alice Daunt of Daunt Travel to find out what being a PUREist means to her.

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JOSS KENT

5 -min. readCEO of andBeyond Joss Kent names the travel brands he admires and tells us the one thing he would change about the travel industry if he could...

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CARLY POTGEITER

5 -min. readWe caught up with PUREist since 2009, Carly from Alaska's Within the Wild Adventure Lodges.

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EDWARD WARD

4 -min. readPURE is a community of mavericks. In our I am a PUREist series, we meet the people behind the movement that’s changing the face of travel…

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CLAUDINE TRIOLO

4 -min. readPURE is a community of mavericks. In our I am a PUREist series, we meet the people behind the movement that’s changing the face of travel…

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KENTH FJELLBORG

4 -min. readPURE is a community of mavericks. In our I am a PUREist series, we meet the people behind the movement that’s changing the face of travel…

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