Accommodation

Dining Al Fresco at Beechwood Inn. Photo courtesy of Beechwood Inn B&B.

Conscious Travel: Best Vegetarian Bed And Breakfasts Around The World

These delicious vegetarian bed and breakfasts from around the world offer amazing meat-free cuisine, superb hospitality and outdoor offerings.

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Wellness Travel: Top 10 Yoga Fusion Retreats Of 2015

Like last year’s round-up of unique wellness trips, Epicure & Culture wants to help you stretch your limits with yoga retreats that fuse flexibility, strength training and curative stretching with something else. Maybe you want to cultivate compassion by volunteering […]

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Who Else Wants To Explore Italy’s Amalfi Coast Like A Local?

To many travel is about escaping reality. Here at Epicure & Culture, we’re  tweaking this notion. Instead of getting away, we’re making it easy for travelers to put themselves in someone else’s reality: the reality of a local. Newly launched […]

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5 Green Hotels In NYC Eco Travelers Will Love

When your wanderlust is good but your carbon footprint is bad, you can give your conscience a good scrub with just a little advance attention to where you’re staying and how your accommodations might green up your stay. Responsible tourism […]

Peter Nappi Studio, Nashville, TN. Photo courtesy of Peter Nappi.

These Historical Buildings Have Been Repurposed Into Amazing Accommodations & Cultural Spaces

If you want to spend more time in charming historical buildings, consider staying in one of these unique accommodations or visiting some of America’s most interesting art galleries, community spaces and museums. All of them honor their historic roots while […]

Green Design: Sustainable Seclusion In Victoria, Australia [Photos]

Green Design: Sustainable Seclusion In Victoria, Australia [Photos]

For those craving a private getaway, one of Modscape’s latest projects — Omaroo, meaning “beautiful view” in the aboriginal language — offers sustainable seclusion in Victoria, Australia. The vacation rental is located in the peaceful hamlet of Glenlyon, featuring 270-degree […]

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A Sustainable Wellness Getaway At Al Capone’s Old SoCal Hideaway

“Qigong is the practice of mindful of your body, mind and breath,” explains Michael, my Tai Chi instructor for the morning. “If you’re mindful of your breath and body but not your mind, you’re not doing Qigong.” It’s a sunny […]

48 Hours On A Vineyard: 5 Things I Learned During Harvest Season

48 Hours On A Vineyard: 5 Things I Learned During Harvest Season

Sepia-toned movies like French Kiss, Sideways and A Good Year paint a romantic image of life on a vineyard. Who wouldn’t want to abandon beige office cubicles for sunny rows of grape vines? Or exchange suit pants for jeans? After […]

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Going Local In Sumatra, Indonesia

While living in Singapore, some friends approached me to travel with them to Medan on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. When I asked why Sumatra, they showed me the blowout sale Jetstar was having on flights and said “why […]

Green Design: An Alpine Wonderland Victoria Vacation Rental In Australia [Photos]

Green Design: An Alpine Wonderland Victoria Vacation Rental In Australia [Photos]

Modscape is known for its innovative architectural projects that defy widely-known concepts of building and green design with sustainable modular architecture. Located in Bright, Victoria in Australia you’ll find one of their newest projects: Buckland’s Studio 5. A one-bedroom bed […]