Websites

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Name Afar

Address www.afar.com / IG

Founder Joe Diaz and Greg Sullivan

About The celebration of travel on a platform offering countless cultural tips and thorough reports on the latest news. The project includes a non-profit foundation, Learning AFAR, and the travel agency AFAR Experiences

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Name Alpes

Address www.alpesorg.com / IG

Founder Luciano Bolzoni and Cristina Busin

Headquarter Milan, Italy

About “Mountains have no walls”. This is the wonderful claim made by a project aiming at identifying and disclosing new approaches and ideas to experience the Alps

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Name And North

Address www.andnorth.com / IG

Founder Emma Tuccillo, Tim Lasalle, Stephen Hodgens, Miranda Neri, Alyssa Benjamin and Katie Lobel

Headquarter New York, Usa

About The mountain and -still- picturesque facet of the State of New York as documented by a team of creative talents willing to share and inspire

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Name Atlas Obscura

Address www.atlasobscura.com /IG

Founder Joshua Foer and Dylan Thuras

About From the unknown ‘Car Wash’ for books at the Boston Public Library to a food tour to find Uzbek dishes in Brooklyn. A guide -and a travel agency- born to reveal unconventional and unexplored spots and experiences

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Name Behomm

Address www.behomm.com / IG 

Founder Eva Calduch and Agustí Juste

Headquarter Barcelona, Spain

About Behomm is the first home exchange community only for creatives and design lovers. You stay at my home for free while I stay at yours. The site has a great diversity of tasteful homes from countries all across the world

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Name Boutique Homes

Address www.boutique-homes.com / IG

Founder Heinz Legler and Veronique Lievre

Headquarter LA, Usa

About From the French term boutique -nom f. (pl. boutiques); in English bouŸtique /bu:'ti:k/ noun, a small, refined shop selling fashionable clothes or accessories- a platform to book raw luxury homes and rooms without booking feed

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Name Classe Touriste

Address www.classetouriste.be / IG

Founders David De Vleeschauwe (photographer) and Debbie Pappyn (travel writer)

Headquarter Antwerp, Belgium

About Travel writer Debbie Pappyn and photographer David De Vleeschauwer have been on the road since 2004. Their never ending pursuit is to find the most unexpected and remote places around the world. They rarely follow the pack and enjoy to go beyond the edge.The result, from compelling and genuine travel stories, travel trend features to inspiring photo essays, have been published in Monocle, Telegraph Luxury, Travel & Leisure, Conde Nast Traveller, SCMP, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal…

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Name Cool Hunting

Address www.coolhunting.com / IG

Headquarter Nyc, Usa

About A digital world map to explore some must-see cities. Urban hotspots from food to design

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Name Design Tripper

Address www.designtripper.com / IG

Founder Meghan McEwen

About An accurate analysis of travel and design that uncovers extraordinary and precious gems of contemporary hospitality

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Name Drawn the Road Again

Address www.drawntheroadagain.comIG 

Founder Chandler O’Leary

Headquarter Washington, Usa

About Drawn the Road Again is an illustrated travel blog by Chandler O'Leary, featuring her sketchbook drawings, illustrations and original essays. Chandler shares her travels around the United States and beyond, highlighting the joys and humor of the American road trip

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Name Eat this Poem

Address www.eatthispoem.com / IG

Founder Nicole Gulotta

About A community of writers and bloggers share their favourite bookstores, coffee shops, reading nooks and restaurants. A digital project combining poetry and food

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Name Eldorado

Address www.eldoradoexperience.org / IG 

Founder Albert Folch, Rafa Martínez, Guille Cascante

Editor in Chief Vincenzo Angileri

Headquarter Barcelona, Spain

About Travel narratives for the post-tourism era. Eldorado offers its own travel narrative, thanks to a creative team of gifted designers, filmmakers, writers and storytellers

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Name Escape Brooklyn

Address www.escapebrooklyn.com / IG

Founder Erin Lindsey 

Headquarter Brooklyn & The Catskill Mountains, Usa

About Travel tips that start and end in NYC, leading to silent forests, picturesque villages, remote farms and old-style diners and inns

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Name Fathom 

Address www.fathomaway.com / IG

Founder Pavia Rosati and Jeralyn Gerba

Headquarter New York City, Usa

About Fathom is the travel platform — a website, a concierge booking service, a compendium of digital city guides — that celebrates all the reasons we pack our bags, hit the road, and explore the world

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Name Franz Magazine

Address www.franzmagazine.com / IG

About An editorial project and a multitasking creative enterprise designed to promote the unknown, unconventional and original facets of Alto Adige in Trentino and Tyrol

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Name GNAMBOX

Address www.gnambox.com/travel / IG

Founders Riccardo Casiraghi and Stefano Paleari

Headquarter Milan, Italy

About Gnambox is a story about food and travel through Riccardo and Stefano eyes and taste. Discover their way to travel the World browsing their city guide that always start from "where to eat. Eat hard, travel harder!

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Name Hip Hotels

Address www.hiphotels.com / IG

Headquarter London, UK

About A brand dedicated to exclusive hospitality gives birth to a digital platform, a travel book collection and an app

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Name Hip Shops

Address www.hipshops.com / IG

About Refined shops that stand out for their concept, philosophy, product quality and team work

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Name Historic Hotels of Europe

Address www.historichotelsofeurope.com / IG

About Living in castles, townhouses, farms, monasteries, family residences or convents. Historic Hotels of Europe is an invitation to set one’s vacation in the charming rooms of historic properties

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Name Hotels We Love

Address www.hotelswelove.com / IG

About Think, Play, Sleep. Travel interpreted as a moment of diversion and reflection. A collection of metropolitan addresses selected to organize all-embracing and systematic explorations of the urban territory

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Name JO & SO

Address www.joandso.com / IG

Founder Joana and Sofia de Lacerda

Headquarter Lisbon, Portugal

About A collection of the cool places to stay in Portugal handpicked by two Portuguese sisters. Joana and Sofia reveal their favourite addresses with simplicity and devotion to small daily rituals, from the moment you wake up to the moment you say goodnight

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Name Jungles in Paris

Address www.junglesinparis.com / IG

Founders Darrell and Oliver Hartman

Headquarter Nyc, Usa

About Stories imbued with humanity, geography, culture, folklore, handicrafts and rituals. The world seen through the eyes of a refined, educated and poetic beholder.Take your time to enjoy the original refined short movies

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Name Kid and Coe

Address www.kidandcoe.com / IG 

Founder Zoie Kingsbury Coe and Lo Martin

About A hand-picked selection of kid-friendly and stylish vacation homes and hotels all around the world 

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Name Life and Thyme

Address www.lifeandthyme.com / IG 

Founder Antonio Diaz 

Headquarter LA, USA

About “Food is the one thing we all have in common, so let’s connect the dots with storytelling”. A collection of stories linked to food and narrated via short films, long essays, interviews and reports

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Name Living Architecture 

Address www.living-architecture.co.uk / IG

Founder Alain de Botton

About A British not-for-profit organization founded by Alain de Botton commissions avant-garde vacation holiday projects to a community of talented architects, including MVRDV, NORD, Jarmund/Vigsnæs, David Kohn, Michael & Patty Hopkins, FAT, John Pawson and Peter Zumthor. These wonderful and affordable houses, spread around the UK, can be rented directly on line at www.living-architecture.co.uk


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Name Meraviglia Paper

Address www.meravigliapaper.com / IG 

Founders Paola Corini and Laura Taccari  

Headquarter Milan, Italy

About Meraviglia Paper is an online travel magazine which celebrates travelling as a time for discovery, inspiration and sharing. It is an independent publication aimed at travellers who are searching for authenticity, beauty, attention to detail and amazement

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Name Mr. Tripper

Address www.mrtripper.com / IG

Founder Patrick Locqueneux

Headquarter Paris, France

About A rich blog for travellers looking for high-end addresses that you cannot miss. Have a look at the section New Hotspots, providing a monthly update on the best openings worldwide

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Name Munich and the Mountains

Address www.munichandthemountains.com / IG 

Founder Nadin Brendel

Headquarter Bad Gastein, Austria

About Mountains narrated by a group of tireless creative talents and explorers. Their goal is to use original stories to inspire and encourage people to explore the alpine territory

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Name Nowness

Address www.nowness.com / IG 

About Living the province bakery routine and listening to the tales of a bear hunter from Kulusk. Nowness presents us with irresistible visions of the world, made by emerging filmmakers

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Name Off Assignment

Address www.offassignment.com/ IG

About An untold story is hidden behind any written article. Off the assignment was created in an attempt to retrieve and share the unpublished words of a large volunteering journalists’ community

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Name Our Open Road

Address www.ouropenroad.com / IG 

Founder Adam and Emily Harteau

Headquarter Their VW Westfalia

About Living on the go. This is the Californian Dream according to the Harteaus, a couple who practise an original form of nomadism travelling on a reliable VW Westfalia together with their daughters Colette and Sierra

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Name Passported

Address www.passported.com / IG

Founder Nicole Rubin, Henley Vazquez, Jd Boujnah

Headquarter Nyc, Usa

About This is not just a collection of contents to plan every new adventure, but also a format to organize customized itineraries, kids-friendly ones included

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Name Petite Passport

Address www.petitepassport.com / IG

Founder Pauline Egge

Art Director Foreign Policy Design 

Headquarter Rotterdam, Netherlands

About Pauline Egge, Journalist and Photographer, is a serial collector of places to eat, sleep and go shopping characterized by a much-sought design. Petite passport is the outcome of this innocent obsession

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Name Pretty Hotels

Address www.pretty-hotels.com / IG

and Art Director Robert Kittel

Headquarter Munich, Germany

About Places dedicated to hospitality, where to feel at ease and to come back to, which Pretty Hotels skilfully searches for and shares, seeking a precise idea of “beauty”

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Name Remodelista

Address www.remodelista.com / IG  

About Design as the primary form of inspiration. The selection criteria followed on this platform is pivoted around architecture and interior decoration

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Name Roam Magazine

Address www.roam-magazine.co / IG

Founder Annapurna and Athena Mellor

About A collection of digital travel tales created by two sisters from Yorkshire, both blonde and educated since childhood to “nomadism” and the pleasure of discovery. Their motto is “Be curious and roam wild and free”

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Name Roads & Kingdoms

Address www.roadsandkingdoms.com / IG

Founders Nathan Thornburgh and Matt Goulding

Headquarter New York, Usa and Barcelona, Spain

About An independent publication selecting reports with worldwide social and cultural significance, written with an essential and inspired style. Nominated Gold Winner for Best Travel Journalism Site by the Society of American Travel Writers

About International reporting about food, travel, and politics. Winner of the James Beard Publication of the Year award in 2017.

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Name Roman-ce

Address www.roman-ce.com / IG 

Founder and Editor in chief  Francesca Romana Fontana

Headquarter Rome, Italy

About A digital location to "Live and Stay as Romans do", where to find the true and authentic spirit of Rome, with its romantic and eternal, magical and genuine soul.  From concerts to souvenirs, discovering the nostalgic and contemporary facets of the city

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Name Rough Luxe

Address www.roughluxe.com

About Luxury seen as an experience. This platform offers unconventional ideas and places, from hundred-year-old huts to gourmet experimentations

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Name Small Hotels in Greece

Address www.smallhotelsingreece.com

Founder Jacoline Vinke

Headquarter Athens, Greece

About Greece seen through a collection of dwellings, guesthouses and small hotels pervaded with charm, care, grace and atmosphere

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Name The Common Pursuit

Address www.thecommonpursuit.com / IG 

About Examples of enlightened hospitality, where unconventional spaces and attention to details are perfectly combined in a unique, magnificent atmosphere

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Name The Cool Hunter 

Address www.thecoolhunter.net / IG

Founder Bill Tikos

Headquarter Sydney, Australia

About A project that creates and shares contemporary creativity contents through an online platform, a printed journal -see Magazine-, an artists’ agency, a series of pop-up events, an online shop and a boutique in Melbourne

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Name The Gannet

Address www.thegannet.com / IG 

Headquarter London, UK

About Food as both a starting point and the leitmotiv for a series of memoirs, special recipes and anecdotes that also become the opportunity to exchange, evocate, think and share

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Name The Travelling Light 

Address www.thetravellinglight.com / IG  

Founder Katie McKnoulty

Headquarter Paris, France

About A blog for travellers, nomads and seekers, a collection of places, people, stories, journal entries from real life as a nomadic freelancer, finding the light in the world

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Name The Voyageur

Address www.thevoyageur.net / IG

Founder Pauline Chardin

Headquarter Paris, France

About The travel journal of a tireless French explorer who captures the spirit of corners of the world thanks to her camera and her sheer sense of beauty

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Name Traveldo

Address www.traveldo.se / IG

About An efficient and trustworthy updating on travel design evolution. Must-see destinations, food and hospitality

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Name Trotter Mag

Address www.trottermag.com / IG

Founder Stefan Karlström and Eva Tsang

About A couple devoted to travelling and self-discovery shares its explorations in comprehensive, up-to-date and sophisticated guides

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Name 12hrs

Address www.12hrs.net / IG   

Founder Anna Peuckert and Søren Jepsen

About As a rule of thumb, twelve hours are never enough, but they might become sufficient, in particular if a ‘fellow person’ has organized the perfect day for you. Must sees and dos, from breakfast to dinner

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Name Urlaubsarchitektur

Address www.urlaubsarchitektur.de / IG   

Founder Jan Hamer

Headquarter Hanover, Germany

About Hospitality projects with unconventional architectural styles. A constantly up-to-date collection of vacation homes, hotels and guesthouses, especially in Europe

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Name Vesle Universe

Address www.vesleuniverse.com / IG 

About Nordic style and family warmth are combined in this up-to-date platform, containing also a section dedicated to family travel

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Name We are West America

Address www.wearewestamerica.com / IG

About The destiny of travels unfolding along off-the-beaten-path roads crossing America north to south. Raw life, two wheels and spirit of adventure

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Name We Heart

Address www.we-heart.com / IG 

About Constantly updated city guides listing the best examples of art, design, food and hospitality. Lovie Award-winning online magazine

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Name Welcome Beyond

Address www.welcomebeyond.com / IG 

Founder Oliver Laugsch and Chris Laugsch

Headquarter Berlin, Deutschland

About A collection of original, exclusive and unforgettable small hotels and vacation homes that will boost your mania for beautiful “nests”

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Name White Guide

Address www.whiteguide-nordic.com / IG 

About The indispensable guide to eat the best dishes the Scandinavian Peninsula and its islands have to offer

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Name White Line Hotels

Address www.whitelinehotels.com / IG 

Founder Iain Ainsworth

Co-Creator Markus Burgermeister

Headquarter London, Uk 

About A tightly edited collection of selected romantic, neat, intimate hotels. Search by country, genre and edit

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Name Yatzer

Address www.yatzer.com / IG 

Founder Costas Voyatzis 

Headquarter Athens, Greece

About The digital place to get sublime inspirations, updated also when it comes to hospitality and food all around the world

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Name Yonder Journal

Address www.yonderprojects.comIG 

Founder Daniel Wakefield Pasley and Emiliano Granado

Headquarter Portland, Oregon

About Nature is the starting and final point of this digital project experimenting and sharing new sport experiences as well as anthropological explorations

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