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Why the Only Way Forward Is Sustainable and Purposeful

If you are truly environmentally conscious, does it make sense to travel at all anymore? What is happening at the intersection of architecture and consciousness currently? Read on to find out where we stand and where we're headed.

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How to Make Any Walk a Meditation

On a long walk together, we spoke with spirituality teacher Conor Creighton about how to make any walk—whether through the city, the country, or an entirely new destination—a moment for mindfulness.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Papaya Playa Project

Surrounded by lush jungle along the sparkling Caribbean, Tulum’s Papaya Playa Project believes that caring for this jungle—and the beautiful beach that it borders—is core to the hotel’s essence.

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Where to Go to Feel Good

As we strive to become more conscious travelers, we have many choices to make. One of the most essential being which destination to visit in the first place? Thankfully, help is at hand.

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The Best Ways to Approach Voluntourism

“Voluntourism” is considered the fastest growing trend in travel, but only 55% of nonprofits measure their overall impact. So, how can we be sure we’re enacting positive change?

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Our Conscious Eye On — Twelve Senses Retreat

This intimate Californian hideaway is a living testament to natural, sustainable, and recycled materials.

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Pachamama’s Land ─ Part 3

Meanwhile in Huatata, beneath the shadows of the looming Andes and the apu guardians, Manuel Choqque wants us to continue rethinking the potato.

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Pachamama’s Land ─ Part 2

The journey continues from the cave to the mountaintop, where they meet the sky-grazing Andes, their mountain deities, and nature’s own pharmacy.

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Pachamama’s Land ─ Part 1

An extraordinary local journey guided by shamans, farmers, chefs, and healers through vertical archipelagos of high-altitude ecosystems to discover ancient learning in Peru’s Sacred Valley.

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My Odyssey — Octavio Barrera

We asked designer Octavio Barrera to create a work inspired by walking near his home base—the Canary Islands—in whatever medium he chose. Here’s what he designed.

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Slow Travel: How to Make Your Journey Matter

Writer Sophia Macpherson gives her take on what “slow travel” really means and how you can incorporate it into your travel behavior.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Cervo Mountain Resort

Cervo’s design and activities encourage visitors to forge a connection with nature, one that lasts long after the train ride home.

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The Good Traveler

The good traveler is a considerate and respectful traveler who moves with the lightest of steps possible and equips both mind and body for their journeys. Here’s a mental packing list that we intend to keep working on, as best we can, one step at a time...

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A Guide to Traveling When You’re Queer

Author Amelia Abraham shares her advice on how to navigate the balance between staying safe, respecting the other culture, and having fun.