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Banyan Tree Corniche Bay | Mauritius

This eco friendly resort located in Mauritius was designed by renowned architects Foster and Partners. The master plan is for a discreet and environmentally intelligent architecture that blends harmoniously with the lush and extensive landscape. The buildings are equipped with green technologies such as water collectors and solar panels. The striking wave-like, curving roofs are designed for optimum natural ventilation, and to collect rainwater for treatment and reuse.



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SCRATCH & SNIFF WINE GUIDE

The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert is a fun yet educational way of learning how to detect subtle scents in your wine like an expert. In the first book of its kind (yes, it really is scratch and sniff), you´ll be able to discover for example the difference between a Syrah and a Sangiovese, and sniff your way through the basic components of wine: fruits, wood, and earth....
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THE OUTSIDERS

The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity, is a new book by publishers Gestalten, it showcases  new products, brands and ideas of today´s outdoor and lifestyle entrepreneurs, many we have feature here on our site, such us Snow Peak, Topo Designs, Kammok, Patagonia, Poler and many more. The Outsiders captures moods, showcases products and individuals, and features interviews with key players from across the outdoor sector. Available for purchase in Europe here ...
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OFF THE ROAD

Off The Road is a new book for all lovers of the great outdoors, it features several travel adventures by solo travelers, couples, or families that are heading off to discover the outdoor scene on converted mobile homes, campers, trucks, or vans. The book features stunning photography that transports the reader to awe-inspiring landscapes, and reveals the lifestyle of those who make their homes on wheels, their customized, homey vehicles, and equipment that make the...
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