Appreciate the craftsmanship of local artisans when you travel. Over hundreds of years, #Burano 's lacemakers have developed needle lace techniques originating from #Venice 's Renaissance. This precious and arduous art form once captivated European royalty. Today, watch local artisans work to help preserve their island's heritage. With every graceful wave of the needle, see important history resurface. What art forms have you been inspired by in your travels?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Discover something unexpected through travel. Experiencing local haunts and hidden gems is the first step to living like a local in a new destination. Today, members across the world are embracing the spirit of the neighborhood at #MarriottBonvoyMoments in celebration of @renhotels’s Global Day of Discovery. In #Harlem , members are discovering a new spin on the neighborhood block party, starring unique local businesses. In Dubai, members are learning about the art behind the design of Abayas. In London, members are digging into the history of the iconic St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel. #DiscoverThisWay ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Introducing Homes & Villas by Marriott International. It’s not just where you go that makes travel transformational, it’s who you go with. Share small moments of togetherness that feel monumental in unique accommodations designed for connection. Get the space and amenities of a home while earning points, or redeem points to book your getaway. Homes & Villas by Marriott International offers Marriott Bonvoy members curated homes that set the stage for home-cooked dinners with family and reconnecting with friends. Tap the link in our bio to explore more than 2,000 private homes in the Americas and Europe expertly curated by Marriott. Follow @homesandvillasbymarriott for more.
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Step outside your comfort zone to get more out of your journey. With every wrong turn, new challenge and conquered fear, learn a little more about yourself. Visit the expansive Quinta da Regalaeira in #Sintra , #Portugal to discover its mystic past. Challenge your senses in the eerie Initiation Wells and enigmatic tunnels to find a bit of the quinta's magic.
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Become an enlightened explorer by practicing more sustainable travel. Your small acts can ignite big change, especially in threatened destinations like the #PhiPhiIslands in #Thailand . Respect restricted areas that need time to heal and limit your waste output to help protect fragile ecosystems. The cerulean waters and limestone cliffs will thank you.
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Revisit to rediscover. There's always a new perspective to find in a familiar place. On a return trip to #Venice , venture away from the popular San Marco District to explore historic #Cannaregio . Get inspired on a culinary tour of the underrated district to discover its rich culture and luxurious food traditions. Which destination have you enjoyed revisiting? What new perspective did you find?
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We asked, members answered: What practices have you brought home from your travels?
"Fresh morning fruit!! When we stayed at JW Phu Quoc they provided delicious local fruit in the room daily, so first thing in the morning everyday, we enjoyed fruit before anything else... and we’ve kept up this habit ever since :)" @wackydoodler
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Explore more than the sun and the sea at Papaya Playa Project, Tulum, a Member of @design_hotels. Discover this #Tulum hideaway where luxury, a connection to nature, and sustainability coexist. The absence of electrical outlets in the ecologically built villas encourages complete retreat, while a beach amphitheater acts as a communal space for guests to be free and share creative material with each other. Where do you travel to unplug?
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“Japanese, Filipino, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, and later, Vietnamese and Thai, influences merged with traditional Hawaiian culture. That’s what has made Hawaii — and Hawaiian food — the way it is today. It’s also unique because of the ingredients. Ulu, or breadfruit. Fern shoots. Hearts of palm. Different types of dragon fruit, soursop, lychee and longan… you can get them on the mainland, but they taste so different when it’s grown in your neighborhood."
Colin Hazama, the executive chef at #Oahu 's historic The Royal Hawaiian, a @theluxurycollection Resort, #Waikiki explains what makes #Hawaiian cuisine special via @mbonvoytraveler. Photo by @kenziegoley.
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Travel back in time in #DUMBO , #Brooklyn . Visit the bustling NYC neighborhood to uncover its industrial past. Scale the century-old Manhattan Bridge to take in the iconic Empire State Building view among old factory buildings. These elements honor DUMBO's history as one of the country's most important manufacturing hubs in the early 1900s. Travel here to experience a piece of U.S. history.
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Lose yourself in travel because reality can wait. Explore the world of "Game of Thrones" and take a walk through King's Landing in #Dubrovnik . Or, go behind the scenes of your favorite Bollywood film in #Mumbai . If you prefer going back in time, explore 18th century Scotland in #Edinburgh on an "Outlander" tour. Step into the destination of your dreams to get a new perspective on your favorite movies and TV shows.
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"My favorite hike with my family is in the Mecca Hills, the Painted Canyon/Ladder Canyon hike on the east side of the Coachella Valley. It’s a slot canyon where you can’t even see the sun in some areas because you’re enveloped by canyon walls. Ladders have been placed throughout the canyon so you can access the different levels of it and reach the top. When you get to the top, you have views of the Salton Sea, Palm Springs and beyond. It’s my favorite hike in the desert." Executive Chef Eric Theiss of the @renhotels Indian Wells Resort & Spa reveals the best hike in #CoachellaValley via @mbonvoytraveler. Photo by @mattandkarensmith.
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