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Lana Purse. Photo courtesy of Love41.

Holiday Gift Guide: Top 10 Globally Conscious Items To Give Loved Ones This Year

Traveling the world can open your eyes to larger issues than whether you bought the perfect holiday sweater or which shoes you should add to your already extensive collection. Fortunately, giving holiday gifts can be a selfless activity this holiday season, thanks to globally-conscious […]

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How Jewelry Is Helping Underprivileged Girls In Bangladesh Gain An Education

Like all good stories, this one began a long time ago in a faraway place. It started in the small town of Bogra in Bangladesh before Nur-E Farhana Rahman was even born. It was the 1960s and her great grandfather, a […]

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 […]

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Singapore’s Top Attractions For Architectural Junkies

While Singapore is one of the world’s smallest countries, its architecture reflects the destination’s rich heritage, multi-cultural society and modern influences. The next time you’re in this Southeast Asian island country, be sure to absorb the country’s design wonders. Some […]

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Top Places In Copenhagen For Danish Design Nerds

One thing Copenhagen, Denmark, is well-known for its functionalist design and Neo-Modernist architecture. While buildings incorporate steel, glass, wood, natural stone, brick and gravity-defying layouts into their designs, local artists continuously make advancements with inventions like the Egg Chair and […]

Statues in Tibetan Himalayan Gift Shop, Cary, North Carolina

Unexpected Discoveries: Exploring Tibetan Culture At A Himalayan Gift Shop In North Carolina

Most towns with a non-ignorable number of hippies and yoga teachers have a trademark Tibetan store. Whiffs of exotic incense and echoes of eerie ohms entice passerbys into dimly lit stores with colorful mask faces contorting into grotesque grins. Much […]

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Philadelphia: The City That Asks The Question, ‘Why Not?’

“This city will always have my heart,” D says to me, as we drive across the Delaware River into Philadelphia by way of our favorite two-dollar bridge. “Ann Arbor might be your new home for the next four years, but […]

Creative Travel: Exploring The World's Best Immersive Art Hotels

Creative Travel: Exploring The World’s Best Immersive Art Hotels

While many hotels are epitomes of style – artworks in themselves, or showcase unique art collections — the following go one step further for those seeking creative experiences along with their bed and breakfast. Celebrate your inner Hemingway or Picasso […]

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Gingerbread: History, Traditions And Where To See The World’s Sweetest Artwork

With Christmas quickly approaching, sights, sounds and smells of the season warm the cooling winter air and brighten dark nights. Among the colorful lights and cheery decorations, gingerbread houses have always stood out as being (almost) too ornamental to justify […]

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Maboneng: Johannesburg’s Hipster Hub

Hipster probably isn’t the first word you think of when you picture Johannesburg. While the city has a turbulent past that still affects the way people perceive it, Joburg is home to a number of neighborhoods with worthwhile offerings: Upscale […]