MARFA, Texas - Art in unexpected places by Amy Quackenbush

Amy Quackenbush is even cooler than her name. The Seattle entrepreneur and owner of Adele Salon has travelled extensively around the world, mostly solo.

Her infectious spirit and fearless curiosity makes us want to squish into her suitcase and join her on her next adventure. Like her upcoming visit to a Bar W Guest ranch in Montana. Recently we sat down with Quackenbush to hear about her stay in Marfa, TX - a town that seems half cattle ranch, half fine arts school.

3 Days*: As a solo adventure queen, you're on the road a lot. What destinations have you hit this year, so far? 

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Barcelona - a place of inspiration for a new chapter

Hallie Applebaum is a human connector whose impressive resume includes nearly a decade at the World Bank, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the New MuseumRE.WORKIBMSmarter Cities, Samasource, and Wells Fargo Advisors. At the World Bank, she dedicated her time and energy toward accelerating creative communities in the US, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

Recently she launched her latest project, “Future of Women”, a platform that features and connects adventurous and accomplished women from around the world with the goal of creating a community of female talent to support and inspire each other. Recently we caught up with this globetrotter to learn more about FUTURE OF WOMEN and hear about her time in Barcelona (insider tips included). 

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How to do Romantic Getaways when you’re Single, with Larkin Clark

Hint: girlfriends make great girlfriends


Writer, photographer, lifestyle expert and all around bad-ass lady Larkin Clark has explored some of Europe’s most luxe, stylish and, yes, romantic destinations and hotels.

The catch? She did it sans romantic partner. She embarked on her epic sojourn alone and devised to meet up with lady pals almost every step of the way. Here’s how she maxed out her travels and took advantage of honeymoon spots without the ball and chain.

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Zen Dive into the Caymans with actress, Christina Moses

Christina Moses is a fierce actress, practicing Tibetan Buddhist and soulful adventuress with a huge heart and a ridiculously cute dog. She’s home-based in Los Angeles but relocates when she’s shooting (i.e. Atlanta for CW’s Containment).

When she’s on vacation, though, you’ll likely find her on a sunny island. We caught up with this vampire vixen to get the low down on scuba diving in the Caymans. Here’s what she had to tell us:

3 Days*: What made you pick the Caymans, and when did you go?

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If Mars Had Room Service: Interview with Roland Emmerich about the jaw-dropping Amangiri Hotel (Part 2)

Acclaimed film director, design enthusiast, globetrotter (understatement of the century), Roland Emmerich knows a thing or two about luxury – read our last interview with him as he describes his yacht-bound adventures through the Mediterranean (jealous, much?). So, naturally, we begged him to tell us about his 3 Day* stay at the Amangiri, Utah (which happens to be #1 on our own destination wish list). Here were his impressions:

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A glimpse into the travel habits of film director and world explorer, Roland Emmerich (Part 1)

I Want This Dude’s Life:


Roland Emmerich is an acclaimed film director (Independence Day, The Patriot, The Day After Tomorrow, 2012) design guru, passionate traveler, foodie and wine connoisseur and my (Kirstin’s) former boss/mentor!

When it comes to style, service and generally luxe travel, this globetrotter is the ultimate expert. That's why I’m so excited to sit down with him and hear all about his most recent drool-worthy jaunts. Read on to be consumed, thoroughly, with jealousy:

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Bali Bliss - by Julia Etzelmueller

Julia Etzelmueller is a film producer from Berlin and a seasoned traveler with a new-found love of surfing. This German adventuress recently relocated to Los Angeles but her gypsy soul isn’t ready to settle in one place yet. Julia has spent some time on Oahu and in Byron Bay, Australia (loved both), but Bali holds a special place in her heart. Here’s what she had to say about the ‘Island of the Gods’:

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A Taste of Singapore - by Gaul Porat

We sat down with Gaul Porat, cinematographer and fearless eater, to give us the skinny on Singapore’s slamming food scene. Born in Israel, raised in New England, he now splits his time between New York and LA (but will always feel most at home in Israel with its great beaches and yummy cuisine).

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