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Green Screen: Luxury hotels provide guests with eco-friendly options

By: Robert Haynes-Peterson | HalogenLife | June 8, 2009

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Four Seasons Lodge at Keole, Lanai, Hawaii Photo: Peter Vitale

Last week’s bankruptcy agreement between General Motors and the U.S. Government placed an emphasis on increasing the company’s “investment and leadership in fuel economy and advanced propulsion technologies” reminding us once again of the power of the Green Energy movement in today’s world. Despite the economy (or perhaps because of it), our awareness of, and interest in, the need for responsible living continues to grow. After just a few years green initiatives, resorts, spas and golf courses have all found ways to improve energy efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and waste, and promote environmental awareness while still pampering us. Continue reading

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PRAGUE: CLASSIC CONCERTOS & CUBIST ARCHITECTURE FILL THE SPRING AIR

By Dian Hasan | May 18, 2009

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The Baroque spires of St. Nicholas Church peeking from behind sentry tower to Prague's famous Charles Bridge

There are places that require very little introduction, as the mere notion conjures up images of a very distinctive identity. Prague is such a place.

The capital of Czech Republic lies in the heart of Europe, and its stunning setting of Prague Castle looming over shimmering medieval spires with Charles Bridge over the River Vltava is one of the most recognizable cities in Europe. Continue reading

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