Serena Renner

 

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Drive around Tasmania's remote Northwest and catch the Southern Hemisphere at its prime.Way Down Under (Nov/Dec 2014)

Drive around Tasmania’s remote Northwest and catch the Southern Hemisphere at its prime

 

 

 

 

Sydney will welcome you in; she might just never let you go AFAR Guide to Sydney (Online Guide)

Sydney will welcome you in; she might just never let you go

 

 

 

Q&A with Ed Droste, singer, songwriter, and founder of the U.S.  indie rock band Grizzly BearIndie Traveler (August/September 2013)

Q&A with Ed Droste, singer, songwriter, and founder of the U.S.  indie rock band Grizzly Bear

 

 

 

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Pacific Time (June/July 2013)

In Big Sur, chiseled mountains slide into churning seas, chefs serve inventive cuisine, and a resurgent arts scene is growing amid the redwood trees


 

 

STAY_SKI LODGESPowder Rooms (Nov/Dec 2012)

Here are 10 ski lodges that bring modern design to the slopes

 

 

 

High Culture (October 2012)

Add craft distilleries and new restaurants to Denver’s flowing beer scene, and you’ve got a city that’s heating up

 

 

 

Vintage Voyager (May/June 2012)

Q&A with Jay Carroll, brand concept designer for Levi’s

 

 

 

 

Paint it Red (March/April 2012)

The Holi “Festival of Colors” brightens up Hindu communities across India and around the globe

 

 

 

 

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pot, weed, marijuana, Saturday Evening Post, The Colorado Experiment, Serena RennerThe Colorado Experiment (May/June 2015)

At the start of 2014, Colorado made history by becoming the first state in the nation to sell recreational marijuana. Are we witnessing the beginning of the end of pot’s prohibition?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bing.com, Steve Cranitch, Renegade Collective, Serena RennerThe Domain Name Game (March 2015)

Having the right domain name can make or break a business. Come up with a good one and you could also make a fortune. The Aussie former owner of Bing.com did just that. So what makes a good dotcom?

 

 

 

Ace Hotel, Atelier Ace, Renegade Collective, Serena RennerAce’s Next Hand (February 2015)

How the creative team behind the Ace Hotel group has dreamt, led and overcome the loss of its fearless founder to reach new heights.

 

 

 

Social Entrepreneur Simon Griffiths is addressing the messy issue of global sanitation, one roll of toilet paper at a timeHe Who Gives a Crap (November 2014)

Social Entrepreneur Simon Griffiths is addressing the messy issue of global sanitation, one roll of toilet paper at a time

 

 

 

Hip meets the Wild West in Brooklyn. Hotel owner Lyon Porter, "the Urban Cowboy," proves that the trend towards more intimate travel experiences is continuing to spread around the world

The Wild Wild West (September 2014)

Hip meets the Wild West in Brooklyn. Hotel owner Lyon Porter, “the Urban Cowboy,” proves that the trend towards more intimate travel experiences is continuing to spread around the world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For fine art photographer Bryant Austin, discovering whales helped him discover himself Dances With Whales (November 2014)

For fine art photographer Bryant Austin, discovering whales helped him discover himself

 

 

 

 

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Coal ports deal latest blows to Australia’s Great Barrier ReefReef Madness (Nov/Dec 2014)

Dumping and dredging for new coal ports are the latest blows to Australia’s natural treasure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acing it in LA (July/August 2014)

The funky new Ace Hotel gives California native Serena Renner cause for second thoughts about Downtown Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Dreams (April/May 2014)

A celebrated Melbourne stay reopens as ‘the world’s premier dessert hotel’. Serena Renner gives it a taste test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In San Francisco, Serena Renner gets her chops around cioppino and finds herself falling hook, line, and sinkerSan Fran in a Pan (January 2015)

In San Francisco, Serena Renner gets her chops around cioppino and finds herself hook, line, and sinker

 

 

 

Summer Goes Rogue (May 2014)

27 trips outside your comfort zone

 

 

 

Wine Country Underground (May 2013)

Homely farmhouse wineries, a beer and cider brewing renaissance, and not a single bachelorette party in sight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Village Green: Hobart, Tasmania (June/July 2014)

Hobart’s creative class is upcycling, crafting and curing their city into a bastion of sustainable fashion, design and cuisine

 

 

 

Entertainment: Pasta Emilia (June/July 2014)
Welcome to Famiglia Emilia – where one visit is never enough

 

 

 

 

 


Fantastic Voyage (Jan/Feb 2013)

From Ecuador’s Andean cloud forests to the Galapagos Islands, an eco-voyage reveals how locals and tourists can work with nature—to the benefit of all

 

 

 

Q&A with Allan Brill (Jan/Feb 2012)

A longtime activist explains why he decided to get involved with the Occupy movement in Oakland, California

 

 

 

 

The Power of Strangers (Oct/Nov 2011)

People are getting back to groups—from hobby clubs to political protests—changing communities in the process

 

 

 

 A New Legacy for Watts (April/May 2010)

A sweeping neighborhood revitalization is paving a new future for Watts, Los Angeles

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Utah’s Goblin Valley (March/April 2011)

See amazing rock formations that look like birds, gremlins, and cocoa-dusted marshmallows

 

 

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Power up your electronics with these eco-friendly devices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Screen shot 2014-07-02 at 4.27.20 PMGypsy for a Night (December 2013)

A tribe of nomads gathers in the caves of Sacromonte, Spain, for a serendipitous going away party

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most 18-year-olds in Australia are thinking about the beach or university, but good mates Babs Robertson and Stella Maynard are talking oats.Beach Bowls (Issue 3)

Most 18-year-olds in Australia are thinking about the beach or university, but good mates Babs Robertson and Stella Maynard are talking oats

 

 

 

Happy Campers (Issue 2)

Building wood fires under flickering stars, waking up to the warmth of the rising sun—camping is the ultimate antidote to a busy work week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Best Ride of our Lives (Sept 2013)

Nick Woodman, with the help of his merry band of UCSD friends, builds Go Pro, the world’s fastest growing camera company

 

 

 

Learning from Tijuana (January 2009)

UCSD visual arts professor and architect Teddy Cruz mines Tijuana shantytowns to propose new options for affordable housing in the United States

 

 

 

 

 

No Chains Required (November 2011)

Mammoth’s amazing winter playground opens up to the Bay Area

 

 

 

Choose Your Own Adventure: Carmel Valley (October 2011)

Here, one can experience the old and the new, the roots and the wine, the down-home and the decadent, in a place that still feels like a secret

 

 

 

From Micro to Macro (April 2011)

Meet the East Bay environmental leaders who prove that individual choices and community efforts make a difference

 

 

 

Rock Star (February 2011)

Melissa Joy Manning brings nature-inspired jewelry, non-Western tradition, and a cabinet of curiosities to Berkeley

 

 

 

The Secret Ingredient (January 2011)

A sensory journey that honors the ancient customs or natural elements of a particular locale. These five spas hold the secrets to a new place—and maybe even a new you

 

 

 

Lake Tahoe Elevated (December 2010)

Five new adventures to give Bay Area travelers a fresh perspective on their favorite winter destination

 

 

 

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Where’s the Kitchen Sink? (Sept 2009)

Degraded facilities and strained budgets keep fresh-cooked meals out of Santa Cruz County school cafeterias