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Cretan Malia Portrait Overview

Agapi & Costantza Sbokou

When hospitality is part of your legacy—as it is for Agapi and Costantza Sbokou, whose father founded the family hotel business—you feel a sense of responsibility to uphold the traditions that have helped the company grow over the decades.

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Isabel Costa & João Tomás

Despite being relatively new to the village of Manteigas, Isabel Costa and João Tomás are both already making their mark with their passion for artisanship, their appreciation of their homeland, and their outlook on the future.

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Crete Reimagined Through a Sustainable Lens

Crete’s an island of superlatives. The largest Greek island is rich in both ancient history—going back to the Minoan civilization 4,000 years ago—and flora, a botanical Eden thanks to its setting between Europe, Asia, and Africa.

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A Chef’s Culinary Chronicles — Interview With Richard McLellan

The story of Wilder restaurant and bar by chef Richard McLellan is one of serendipity.

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Where to Go in 2020

As we look to the start of a new decade, we’ve recalibrated the reasons why we travel, where we travel, and how we travel.

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The Design Diaries — Peter Pichler

The young Milan-based architect has many prestigious projects under his belt, not to mention the bold projects he’s taken on under his own firm, Peter Pichler Architecture, including Schgaguler Hotel.

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Georgia’s First Indoor Vertical Farm

Meet Tusya Gharibashvili, a young and innovative entrepreneur, who developed the first urban vertical farming project in Georgia.

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A Chef’s Culinary Chronicles — Interview With Chris Hammett

The gastronomical concept at Cugó Gran Macina Malta draws on Malta’s history with a modern representation, much like the hotel’s itself.

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Paul Salmon

It’s rare for a successful financier to trade his career for a dream, especially if the heart of that dream is about bettering the world around him. Paul Salmon is that rare person.

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Sigurlaug Sverrisdóttir

With the game-changing Ion Adventure Hotel in Iceland’s dramatic hinterlands and the Ion City Hotel in Reykjavik, Sigurlaug Sverrisdóttir has dreamed up town and country resorts that are as conscientious as they are irresistible.

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Toru Iwasa

From the flurry of Tokyo to the peaceful respite of rural Japan, Toru Iwasa’s journey has been a step-by-step commitment to the goodness of an organic lifestyle.

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Nicolas Gontard

A fiercely independent spirit brought him great success in the business world, but a giving nature and a desire to leave the world a better place has brought him true joy.

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Marcello Murzilli

A barista turned fashion designer turned circumnavigator turned pioneering hotelier reimagines luxury (again).

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