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North Island Eco-lodge | Seychelles

North Island is a rare sanctuary for wildlife and guests alike, located in Seychelles this island is a piece of unspoiled tropical heaven. The private Island compromises a very ambitious conservation project committed to ensuring the protection of the natural environment and biodiversity. North Island has only 11 handcrafted guest villas, spread out along the main beach, each have a private garden and are equipped with a golf cart and mountain bikes for cruising around the island.



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WHERE CHEFS EAT | Image

WHERE CHEFS EAT

How about this…a Guide to Chefs Favorite Restaurants! Book publisher Phaidon has just released the first international restaurant guidebook by the real insiders, with over 400 of the worlds top chefs. The book reveals over 2,000 personal recommendations by chefs of their top places to eat in all major cities around the world, from burger joints, late-night snacks, to high-end restaurants. Its like having a top chef as your best friend to give you advice whenever you...
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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees is a tale of craftsmanship for nature lovers, and about the joy of making things in wood. The fascinating read tells the story of how one individual (Rob Penn) cut down a single ash tree to see how many things could be crafted from it. In the book, Rob talks about the therapeutic value of working with wood, the joy of making things in wood, of its touch and smell, its many uses, and the resonant, calming effect of running our han...
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MISOOL ECO RESORT | INDONESIA

Misool Eco Resort in Raja Ampat, Indonesia, offers you a exclusive luxury diving holiday surrounded by the worlds richest reefs. The resort has just nine deluxe water cottages that rise on stilts over the placid North Lagoon. The resort offers a Dive Centre fitted with a massive camera and equipment area, adjoining a comfortable lounge. The owners say "Our resort is an intimate tropical hideaway, built on a private island in an archipelago of uninhabited islands. We...
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