With their beautiful amenities and extravagant goodies, luxury hotels do not immediately conjure up visions of sustainability. But the fact is that luxury hotels have been adopting sustainable measures for the last 15 years or so. With environmental issues surging globally, some luxury hotels are making their efforts more visible, communicable, effective and relevant.
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Whether it’s for business, for college, for foodies, or for history-loving travelers, Boston plays host to countless visitors every year. Much like so many other aspects of the city, the hotel offerings are a delightful, ever-evolving mix of old meets new. From exclusive Back Bay addresses, to converted prisons (trust us on that one), to charming Cambridge boutique properties, there are so many options to explore. Here, a selection of our favorite places for where to stay in Boston.
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Vail is now known for much more than world-class skiing: on July 20th it was officially certified as a Sustainable Mountain Resort Destination by Sustainable Travel International. Summit Daily reports that this honor not only makes Vail the first mountain resort in the United States to receive such recognition, but also the first in the world.
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What a cool bucket list idea for any travel / film fanatic!
Norway’s dramatic Pulpit Rock became the unlikely setting for an impromptu screening of Mission: Impossible – Fallout last night.
Critics are raving about the latest installment of the film series, though it surely pales when compared to the drama of Pulpit Rock.
Of course, this Norwegian landmark isn’t the only spectacular setting being used to screen flicks. From Hollywood cemeteries to the Sahara Desert, here are nine scenic spots to catch a flick.
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Big cameras mean big features — and trekking to a travel destination with gear heavy enough to put a kink in the neck and extra baggage fees in the airline ticket. Smartphone cameras, on the other hand, are perfect for travel photography. They are easy cameras to pack, because it’s always in your pocket, and the newest models have great specs for capturing great images (and videos) of entire vacations, from start to finish (you can also quickly share to social media to induce instant jealousy from your followers). But, are they ideal for travel photography — do you risk missing out on something by not bringing more advanced cameras?
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