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8 Fascinating Accommodations For Literary Lovers

These fascinating literary travel-focused accommodations from around the world tantalize the mind with good old fashioned paperback books. Here’s how.

ethical chocolate

Must-Savor Ethical Chocolate Indulgences For Valentine’s Day

Just in time for Valentine’s Day we’ve put together your ultimate guide to the world’s most ethical chocolate indulgences. Truly treats to feel good about.

Fruit Picking at Hotel Wailea. Photo courtesy of Zak Noyle.

Food Travel: 12 Accommodations Offering Immersive Culinary Classes

With the recent trend toward expanding our culinary consciousness, “farm-to-table” is becoming increasingly common; but what about experiences that allow you to participate in this process? These food travel-focused accommodations around the world will delight foodies and ethical travelers alike […]

yoga fusion

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 […]

Kelly & Jones

Q&A With Kelly Jones, New York’s First “Scent Sommelier”

Wine and perfume aren’t a notorious match. Sometimes, however, pairing the unlikely leads to innovative concepts that work surprisingly well. This is what happened with New York’s first “scent sommelier” Kelly Jones, founder of Kelly & Jones‘ Notes of Wine […]

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Brooklyn’s Best Ethical Chocolate Experiences

Not all chocolate is created equal, especially when it comes to ethics. Many unaware buyers may be purchasing sweet treats made by less-than-savory methods — but there’s hope. Says Arthur Gillett, research director at HowGood, a ratings tool that helps […]