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Recycled Fashion from Stay Vocal

Recycled Fashion From Stay Vocal I felt an instant kinship with Stay Vocal founder Alex Eaves. Both of us began our careers in the music business (Alex as a street promotions and merch rep for bands such as 311 and Anti-Flag, me as both a performer and

Kurá Design Villas: Uvita, Costa Rica

Kurá Design Villas: Uvita, Costa Rica   The concept of “eco luxury” may seem like a new development, but its roots date back to the glamping safaris wealthy Americans and Europeans took in the early 1900s. These days, ecotourism focuses much more on preserving local ecosystems and

Captain’s Desert Camp- Wadi Rum, Jordan

 Captain’s Desert Camp- Wadi Rum, Jordan   If you’re looking for 5-star luxury, 400 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, spa treatments and an impeccable concierge service… well, Captain’s Desert Camp may not be for you. But if you’re seeking a truly authentic Bedouin cultural experience in the heart of

Piedra Escondida Hotel- Tulum, Mexico

Piedra Escondida Hotel- Tulum, Mexico   With only 9 rooms, no pool, and few of the other luxuries that lead many travelers to frequent all-inclusives, the Piedra Escondida Hotel may not be everyone’s cup of tea. But with its thatched palapa roofs, soothing ocean breezes, stunning sunsets, and

Three Terrific Tents for Autumn 2013

Three Terrific Tents for Autumn 2013   Some of my earliest, fondest travel memories from my childhood involved camping with my parents, who led the youth group at our local church for several years.   From the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest and Springer Mountain (which marks the beginning of the Appalachian Trail)

Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica

Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica Rosalie, Dominica • 877-732-2864   Set in a picturesque valley where the Rosalie River meets the Atlantic Ocean, Rosalie Bay Resort is an exceptional eco-boutique hotel with an emphasis on environmental sustainability, wellness, and farm-to-table organic food.   Located around 45 minutes from Dominica‘s

Miller Union Restaurant: Atlanta, Georgia

  Miller Union Restaurant 999 Brady Avenue, Atlanta • 678-733-8550   Built on a site once occupied by the Miller Union Stockyards, this foodie favorite  was a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best New Restaurant Award. Owner/chef Steven Satterfield’s approach to farm-to-table freshness has earned rave reviews from