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8 Luxury Travel Trends to Watch in 2018

December 17, 2017
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The definition of luxury travel has changed and evolved, based on the Zeitgeist, but the parts that have stayed true to the notion of luxury are scarcity, authenticity, and exclusivity. After studying the emerging trends, observing the fundamental shifts, and forecasting the new contours of the luxury travel sector, I want to share a few thoughts on the future of luxury travel in 2018 — some trends, some themes.

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Sustainable Tourism: The Basics, Part I

November 18, 2017
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Tourism is a numbers game, and more isn’t always better (as Barcelona and Iceland will tell you).

Travel has almost doubled in less than 20 years.

There were nearly 1.18 billion international travelers in 2016, up from 674 million […]

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What is Experiential Luxury Travel and Why I Choose It as a Millennial

October 30, 2017
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What is experiential luxury travel?

There’s luxury travel and then there’s experiential luxury travel.
From the beginning of The Cultureur, staying true to my travel style of luxury travel and local culture, I have maintained that both […]

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50 Favorite Quotes About Women

March 6, 2016
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“What’s your favorite role in life?”
One of my favorite questions to ask someone. More than the answer is the thought process that I enjoy. It not only offers a unique insight into the person, but it also allows me to connect with him […]

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15 Favorite Quotes By Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 2016
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TRAVEL has a way of breaking down man-made barriers and fostering a much more open-minded, tolerant perspective of the world — a sentiment Martin Luther King, Jr. expressed in more ways than one.
Today, we celebrate the birthday of MLK, Jr. — one of the […]

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[Guest Post] They Fed Us, Yet They Had Nothing

May 26, 2015
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“They fed me, yet they had nothing.”
In the 1960s, Hippies arriving via the famous overland route from Europe across Southwestern Asia and into the countries of Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and eventually Southern […]

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[Infographic] December 1: World AIDS Day

December 1, 2014
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December 1 is World AIDS Day.

Countries have a clear choice for their AIDS response.

Keep things as they are: Without scale-up, the AIDS epidemic will continue to outrun the response, increasing the long-term need for HIV treatment and increasing […]

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Inform, Inspire, and Incite: the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Downtown Atlanta

June 24, 2014
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While I was in Atlanta last week, I was invited to attend the pre-opening of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. If you know me or have been following me on here for awhile, you’ll know that I have a background in international development […]

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iHeartMD: How My Travels Led Me to Entrepreneurship

March 31, 2014
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I recently co-founded a company: iHeartMD. It’s a new wellness subscription box service that curates the latest and healthiest ingredients, products, and information on the market, focusing on THREE pillars: nutrition, fitness, and wellness. It’s a venture I may […]

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[Interview] Social Entrepreneur Julia Kastner, Founder of Eva & Paul, A Socially-Conscious Premium Organic Denim Brand for Women

May 28, 2013
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Meet Julia Kastner, founder of Eva & Paul, a socially-conscious, premium organic denim line for women, focusing on the perfect sizing and boosting sustainability, while supporting local farmers and artisans in rural India.

While traveling in Mexico as a Kiva Microfinance Fellow, Julia […]

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