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Mono Lake has long been the canary in the coal mine when it comes to California’s ecological health. Visiting this part of the Owens Valley offers lessons on California's fragile ecosystems, and of course, presents amazing views.
Time stops in Boron, a small town of about 2,000 people in CA-58, between Tehachapi and Kramer Junction in the Mojave Desert. It's the borax capital of America - or even the world.
The super blooms across California have been spectacular this spring. The Whitewater Preserve outside of Palm Springs is just one many examples of the landscape coming alive with color.
Data suggests the fallout over President Donald Trump's travel bans could result in 4.3 million fewer people visiting the U.S. this year -- representing $7.4 billion in lost revenues for the travel sector.
Meandering through the Armenian Quarter in old Jerusalem was the undisputed highlight during my recent visit to Israel, as this small neighborhood says so much about the complexities of the Middle East.
Today, the WWF announced that it will work with the Rockefeller Foundation and the hospitality sector to launch pilot projects that root out and eliminate food waste.
Home to only 323,000 people, Iceland is on course to host 2.3 million travelers this year, a nearly five-fold increase from 2010 -- imposing more stress on the nation's environment and infrastructure.
Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration's travel ban, many in the business community -- including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and Mozilla -- remain stridently opposed to the policy.
There are many reasons to visit Benicia, including the fact that it hosts the only one of the Golden State’s early capital buildings to survive – others in Monterey, San Jose and Vallejo no longer exist.
Patagonia pulled out of the annual Outdoor Retailer trade show in Utah due to the state leadership's opposition to the new Bears Ears National Monument.
Last week Airbnb offered free housing to refugees and others affected by the controversial U.S. travel ban. In an email to users, the company said it was encouraged by the outpouring of support and planned to up the ante by housing 100,000 people in need over the next five years.
The industrialization of the kibbutzim has been one of the triggers behind Israel’s spectacular growth, but many old-timers have lamented the shift from idealism to pragmatic capitalism. But a slow shift is underway as more Israelis are considering moving back to these communities.