by Alice Mariscotti-Wyatt I’ve been to several hotels I didn’t want to leave before. But at Faja dos Padres that sentiment became literal, as leaving meant a 300-metre cable car ride up some sheer cliffs. Plus, I also didn’t want to leave. This small banana plantation / hotel combo in subtropical Madeira was something special… Read More Faja dos Padres – My Kind of Paradise
by Bianca Ohannessian Let me cut to the chase. Although Badeschiff translates as “bathing ship”, it is not really a ship. It is, however, a swimming pool submerged in a river next to a city beach. What’s not to love? Berlin really surprised me. In a good way. I wasn’t expecting it to be such… Read More Badeschiff Swimming Pool: All Aboard Berlin’s Bathing Ship!
by Bianca Ohannessian Meet the Cyclades family. They’re an eclectic yet lovable bunch. From chic Mykonos who likes to party until midday to romantic souls like Santorini and laid-back nature-lovers like Milos, they’ve all got their own character and sense of personal style. The Cyclades clan come in all shapes and sizes, and between them they… Read More The Cyclades: An Eclectic Family of Greek Islands (via Avis Inspires)
by Alice Mariscotti-Wyatt For those unfamiliar with the Portuguese language, allow me to translate; “Boa Vista” means “good view”. Alright, you probably could have worked it out for yourself. And for those unfamiliar with where and what Boa Vista is, allow me to introduce you to the most eastern of the Cape Verde islands. This… Read More In Search of Boa Vista’s Best Views
by Genna AlTai On the weekends, when no one is watching, I sometimes like to pretend I’m a glamorously inactive lady of leisure. After washing my hair and dry brushing my skin, the toughest thing I’ll have to do all day is flip through the latest edition of Vogue. During this painfully arduous task, I’ll… Read More Dirt-cheap Getaways: Your Nan’s House