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Green & Chic ~ Adrere Amellal, Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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It used to be that adventure travel was the exclusive domain of a few intrepid individuals on a scientific mission to explore the far corners of the world, courtesy of organizations such as National Geographic, The Smithsonian, or Jacques Cousteau. And while this still holds true, opportunities for today’s avid traveler abound (just as daring a traveler, I might add!) in seeking adventures that are as simple as the journey of reaching a hotel. Such is the experience that awaits you at Adrere Amellal, a luxe eco-retreat in the Egyptian desert that defies categorization.

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Out of Africa… in style ~ The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille, Laikipia, Kenya

By Dian Hasan | August 22, 2009

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Perched on the flanks of a rock kopje or rocky outcrop in the heart of a private conservation area, is The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille, a collection of 4 private, serviced and staffed houses, about 75 km north of Mount Kenya, in the Laikipia region which is an area known for its rich biodiversity and culture. This luxe safari lodge is available either individually or as exclusive use of the whole property. With each comes a personal Masai guide and safari vehicle.

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Live like Genghis Khan ~ Three Camels Lodge, Gobi Desert, Mongolia

By Dian Hasan | August 19, 2009

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For all the adventure and thrill seekers, who never exhaust in seeking new adventures across the globe, glamping like Genghis Khan, replete with yurts (Mongolian tents) amid the splendor of the Mongolian desert, is now an option. Three Camel Lodge is no slacker of an eco lodge either, and takes its responsible tourism mission very seriously. Actively empowers the local community, pursues sustainable environmental practices, and helps preserve the traditions and cultures of Gobi Desert nomadic tribes, and protect its wildlife.

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