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Read the latest articles by Indagare’s expert team, including columns like Destination Matchmakers, Top Tables, hotel and travel news and dispatches from the road by our founder Melissa Biggs Bradley.Photo by Justin Seymour Smith courtesy Wilderness Wildlife TrustRead More
Protecting Locals and Lions in Zimbabwe: Meet the Long Shields Lion Guardians
Travel has the power to transform lives and open minds, and many of the staff at Indagare will say a safari forever altered our perspectives on conservation. That’s one of the reasons Indagare Impact has partnered with the Wilderness Wildlife...Photos by Colin Heinrich, courtesy IndagareRead More
Just Back from Oslo and Svalbard: The Final Frontier
The Final Frontier. I’ve had those three little words at the bottom of my bucket list since the day I started keeping one. I wrote it down as an afterthought, a placeholder. It was a joke at the time. Eventually...Photo by Henrik Trygg, courtesy Visit SwedenRead More
How to See the Stockholm Archipelago
Stockholm is one of Europe’s great capitals. The city is a neatly packaged, photogenic (and frequently-photographed) mecca for design lovers, foodies and culture-seekers. But we love exploring beyond the historic downtown and surrounding neighborhoods, too. One favorite getaway for locals...Sunset Harbor at EHP Resort & Marina. Courtesy EHP Resort & MarinaRead More
What's New in the Hamptons: Summer 2022
The Hamptons are back in full force this summer, with a host of new restaurants (including many big names from Manhattan and Brooklyn) and cultural experiences lined up to welcome the growing numbers of New Yorkers (and visitors from further...Sifnos, Greece. Photo by E. Fili courtesy Greek National Tourism OrganizationRead More
Secret Greece: Our Favorite Under-the-Radar Greek Islands
With more than 6,000 islands (some 200 of which are inhabited), Greece offers a plethora of bucket-list destinations where travelers can find their own slice of paradise—and many still feel like hidden gems, rich with volcanic islands, Greek cuisine, secluded...Photo by Diana Li, courtesy IndagareRead More
Just Back From: A Road Trip Safari in Namibia
On a safari road trip through Namibia, Indagare’s Elise Bronzo shares her remarkable adventures across this unique, expansive country—from Windhoek to the legendary Namib Desert to the Mars-like red deserts of Sossusvlei and the Skeleton Coast.Photo by Adam Lynk, courtesy Hotel Château de Grand LuceRead More
The Best Château Hotels in France
For centuries, noble families of France—when they weren’t in court at Versailles—spent months at their chateaux, country homes which grew increasingly palatial. And even well after the Revolution, the country’s elite built fabulous countryside estates, usually called either their “chateaux”...Capella Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Photo by Jord Hammond, courtesy Capella UbudRead More
The 34 Best Hotel Pools in the World
No matter how indulgent the hotel, whether it's located on the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast or in the vast wilderness of Chilean Patagonia, a quality pool can make all the difference. They're places to relax after a day exploring,...Casa Alborada, Photo by Davis Gerber, courtesy CuixmalaRead More
The World’s Best: 22 Ultimate Hotel Villas
A serene oasis amidst the frenzy of Dubai; an adult playground with a private beach in St Barth’s; a charming Lake Como escape with a royal history…The best hotel villas provide space and privacy in some of our favorite destinations...Courtesy Gleneagles TownhouseRead More
First Look: Gleneagles Townhouse
Indagare’s Diana Li reports on Gleneagles Townhouse, the new, urban little sister to Gleneagles, one of our favorite Scotland countryside estates.Photo courtesy Meneghetti Wine Hotel & Winery in Istria, Croatia.Read More
7 Up-and-Coming Wine Regions to Know Now
Destinations like Napa Valley, Bordeaux and Tuscany have long been sought after by travelers interested in wine, but for oenophiles looking to go off the beaten path in search of their next great pour, these lesser-known destinations offer innovative vineyards—as...The Pinch in Charleston. Photo by Christian HarderRead More
The Best New Boutique Hotels in the U.S.
Boutique hotels have a special magic that often makes for unforgettable getaways. Though they may not offer the expansive grounds, amenities and pampering service that some of our favorite resorts and grande dame hotels do, the best boutique hotels are...From left to right: Elephant in Kenya; Dr. Bruce A. Schulte; Kenyan animals, courtesy IndagareRead More
Coexisting with Giants: Elephant Conservation with Dr. Bruce A. Schulte
In honor of World Elephant Day in August, Indagare’s Alex Schulte sat down with her father, animal behavior biologist Dr. Bruce A. Schulte, to discuss his decades-long research of elephants, what he is currently studying and how tourism can further...Crown Building exterior of Aman New York. Photo by Robert Rieger, courtesy Aman New YorkRead More
First Look: Aman New York
Eleven floors above 57th Street and Fifth Avenue you expect to hear an ambulance siren, the honking of horns—the rush of the city below. But (thanks to serious soundproofing), sequestered in a corner suite at Aman New York—your very own...Courtesy Tourism AustraliaRead More
Q&A with Australia Tourism and Aboriginal Community Experts: Nicole Mitchell and Rob Hyatt
For many Indagare members, what really “makes” a destination is the people and their culture. That people-first mindset is especially apparent in Australia, where a diverse population of Indigenous groups has called the land home for 65,000 years. “The rich...Mary Morris and a peak at one of her travel journals (middle and left). Chablé Yucatán pool courtesy Chablé Yucatán (right).Read More
On Kindles, Journaling & the Power of Travel: Author Mary Morris
Meet the host of our new Indagare Book Club and upcoming Insider Journey to Mexico for a wellness and writing retreat at Chablé Yucatán.Photo by Elise Bronzo, courtesy IndagareRead More
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7 Tips for Solo Travel: The Indagare Guide to Solo Travel
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23 Trips of a Lifetime to Plan this Year
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Hotel News & Notes: Indagare Members Return to Europe
With Indagare members spending over 50 percent more per night on hotels this year (so far), as compared to this time in 2019, there’s no question that pent-up demand for exceptional hotel and travel experiences are driving a resurgence in...Sunset by the pool at Royal Malewane, South Africa. Courtesy Royal MalewaneRead More
Indagare’s Ultimate Bucket List Hotels: The 55 Most Luxurious Hotels in the World
There are select hotels that are so spectacular that they have become destinations in and of themselves. These are the properties that we dream of on rainy days and flag for future celebrations. They are coveted for their exceptional level...Courtesy Blackberry MountainRead More
Where To Go in Fall 2022
The fall season ushers in the full spectrum of emotion: mourning for summer’s end, excitement for apple pies, anticipation (or trepidation) for the coming school year—and for most, a healthy dose of nostalgia as we recall jumping in leaf piles,...The road less traveled is the ideal destination for inner reflection and restoration—seen here at the Hacienda AltaGracia retreat in Costa Rica. Photo by Eliza HarrisRead More
The Best Places to Travel Solo: The Indagare Guide to Solo Travel
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Our mission at Indagare is to inspire and empower people to change their lives through travel. Our founder and CEO Melissa Biggs Bradley is a travel visionary who has visited more than 100 countries and whose own passion for making meaningful discoveries has fueled the creation of our innovative travel brand, launched in 2007. The Latin word indagare means “to seek, discover, scout.”
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