LAAMU, Maldives – Six Senses Laamu is surrounded by the infinite blue waters of the Indian Ocean and every day the resort is committed to making the operation more sustainable while simultaneously raising awareness, to guests and hosts alike, about the importance of marine conservation. Staying true to the commitment of protecting the marine life…

As a former Yankee Girl (New Yorker), there may be an obvious bias here, but few things come close to Christmas in NYC. Look beyond the crowded sidewalks to the avenues lined in white lights, the store windows dressed in holiday flair. We all know the cherished traditions: the Rockefeller Tree and the Rockettes, ice…

Just like luxury and eco-tourism aren’t obvious bedfellows — style and sustainability aren’t often seen in a chic restaurant having dinner together. HipExplore doesn’t want you to compromise on comfort; still seek out high-threadcount sheets, hi-tech audio visuals, and high-art interiors, sure, but have these questions in mind, too… How energy-efficient is the hotel? Do they conserve…

On paper, my life seemed great. I had a dream job, a swanky apartment, and a loving girlfriend. But something was off. I couldn’t bear being chained to my desk in a stuffy office any longer. So I decided to quit and travel the world, bringing only my passport, a small backpack, and my enormous…