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EDITOR’S PICKS

THE ECO EDIT

TreeSisters

Charity Partner

Meet passionate planet-lover Clare Dubois, the woman on a mission to save Mother Nature through female-led reforestation.

Hotel Arima

Considerate Collection

Hotel Arima & Spa, the ‘soulstainable’ retreat which has been purpose built to save energy and reduce emissions.

Barracuda

Considerate Collection

To make the search for sustainable luxury hotels easier for forward-thinking travellers, we’ve added five environmentally conscious, community minded stays to our Considerate Collection – from a secluded all-suite retreat in Brazil’s balmy Bahia, to a honey-hued organic farming estate in Tuscany.

FORESTIS

Considerate Collection

Celebrate International Day of Forests with these forest-forward hotels, from a summit-level spa hotel re-greening South Tyrol, to a rainforest-rejuvenating retreat in Costa Rica.

Grove of Narberth

BRAND PARTNER

Easy ways to improve your eco-friendly bathroom etiquette, with expert insights from Paul Tsalikis, founder and CEO of VANITY GROUP.

ITINERARIES

Alice & Jérôme Tourbier – owners of Les Sources de Caudalie & Cheverny, France

INDEPENDENT MINDS

Whilst it’s true that great minds think alike, we believe that independent minds think the best. Our community of hoteliers is brimming with bold trailblazers, rule-breakers, and creative visionaries who bring their own sense of style and unique personalities to each and every property.

CITY GUIDES

PEOPLE & PLACES

Q&A

SLH’s wordsmith shares why she feels most at home in Asia, her passion for Scandinavian design, and that her happy place is on horseback.

the green o

Photo Diary

From the bright lights and bustling sidewalks of New York, to the wide open landscape of Montana, the USA is a photographer’s dream come true.

Mexico

Photo Diary

Photographer and content strategist Kira Turnbull captures a sense of ‘pura vida’ while exploring colourful Mexico City, the Costa Rican jungle and the sun-soaked shores of Tulum. Accompanied on the three-week photography project by SLH’s Head of Social & Brand Content, Abi Tottenham-Smith, and Global PR & Communications Consultant turned model Pegi Amarteifio, these photographs are a love letter to the carefree adventures we have all been missing.

Provence

People & Places

Venture into the heart of the Vaucluse and Mont Ventoux region for a long weekend of sunshine, hill climbs and fine wine.

Magali

Q&A

SLH’s holiday fairy godmother Magali Berardelli shares her trip planning secrets, delves into her Argentinian heritage, and why she’s got her eye on the Dolomites.

ASK A LOCAL

As it’s the people that make the place, who better to ask your destination specific questions than the locals who live there? From Sicilian ice-cream artisans to a Sami moose whisperer, our hyper local guides will help take the tourist out of travel for a more authentic way to see the world.

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