HANGING WITH THE MAASAI

6 -min. read Stanley Stewart embarks on a trek in Kenya's Loita Hills with a group of Maasai elders, getting their take on bachelor life.

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A DESIGN STATE OF MIND

5 -min. read 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.

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STEPPING BACK IN TIME IN SANTO STEFANO DI SESSANIO

5 -min. read Witnessing the revival of the once near-derelict, now turned high-end retreat: Italian mountain village, Santo Stefano di Sessanio.

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RIDE TO EAT: THE BEST NEW CULINARY BIKE TRIPS

5 -min. read Cycling trips are no longer just about getting fit while exploring beautiful landscapes: the incentive to ride is all about being able to indulge in local food and wine – Jen Murphy uncovers the hottest cycling tour operators tapping into the best of both.

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A FAMILY AFFAIR

5 -min. read Children’s Concierge LLC’s Sandra Dee Hoffman on navigating the highs and lows of family travel.

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ARCADIAN AMBITION

6 -min. read Stanley Stewart traverses Mongolia in search of its nomadic soul, but discovers a journey of a different kind.

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THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT

6 -min. read Stanley Stewart takes us on a journey along the path of enlightenment to Jiuhuashan, one of China's four Buddhist holy mountains.

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TRAVEL FOR REAL

4 -min. read Marcella Echavarria on how building bridges with local communities can evoke real, human, spontaneous interactions with travellers.

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ROQUE SEVILLA: A TRUE SENSE OF PLACE

4 -min. read Travel journalist Marcella Echavarria interviews this year's winner of the PURE Award for Contribution to Experiential Travel: Roque Sevilla, founder of Mashpi Lodge in Ecuador.

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ANA CLAUDIA COSTA

3 -min. read Ana 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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SANDRA DEE HOFFMAN

5 -min. read Founder 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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COMMUNITY FEELS: AUGUST 2016

3 -min. read Experts in experience-creation, masters of memory-making: watch out this September, because these Private Travel Designers are on the hunt for inspiration...

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MIKE MCHUGO

3 -min. read We 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. read Zekeriya 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. read Janet 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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GET META

3 -min. read Jenny Worner on the restless pursuit of Meta-Luxury, where 'being' is the new 'having'.

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MATÍAS DE CRISTÓBAL

4 -min. read Matías 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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WHERE NEXT?

9 -min. read In an interview for Positive Luxury, PURE CEO & Founder Serge Dive shares his insights on what's shaking up the luxury travel industry.

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RALUCA SPIAC

4 -min. read We 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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#IEATCULTURE

6 -min. read Marcella Echavarria goes on a food journey to find out what today’s traveller is looking for: a holistic experience that can be absorbed with the five senses.

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