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Sustainable Spirits

The simplest definition for the word sustainable is something that can be maintained. Beyond that, how deeply a business or individual values the term and how it translates to their daily operations, is largely self-defined.     This flexibility in definition often leads to a negative

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The Colorful World of Rich Tu

Photos By : Nathan Bajar Rich Tu was a New Yorker living in Oregon during the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton presidential election.   Oregon is not like New York. The food is different. And the people, let’s just say, are not as diverse. Despite

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The Human Library

Imagine a library where you can borrow a person, instead of a book. Rather than reading, you listen to the person’s life story for 30 minutes. Imagine a library where you can borrow a person, instead of a book. Rather than reading, you listen to

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Using Other People’s Stuff

We are all now comfortable capitalizing on the excess capacity of others. The sharing economy — the fairly new term given to the fairly old practice of short-term renting that is now applied to all sectors, not just housing, from automotive to aviation, to more

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Libraries Around the World

Founded in the summer of 2017 from a small apartment in Brooklyn, New York, Accidentally Wes Anderson (AWA) has grown to inspire a global community of more than 1 million Adventurers. Intrigued by the image and delighted by the details, the site’s contributors seek and

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Rise to the Occasion

Milestone trip ideas for a lifetime of celebrations. A milestone birthday is cause for next-level celebration. It calls for a destination blowout with loved ones (or not) for R&R, adventure, culture, pampering, culinary indulgences — whatever luxury means to you. Ready to pack those bags?

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Inspired to See the World by the Books on My Coffee Table

Jenna Hartzell is a freelance illustrator, designer and creative director, and Big Wide World contributor, who can never pick a favorite color. Here she conquers decision paralysis and shares a few of her favorite coffee table books, that both inspire world travel and can accessorize a

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Traveling with a Mission

There’s travel for pleasure, and travel for necessity. Here a Los Angeles non-profit handles the latter, leveraging veterans for disaster work.

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