Dreaming of exploring golden sand, striking gorges, trickling rivers and bold mountains? A land where customs and festivals reawaken former glories? Venetian relics, ancient archaeological sites and monuments? Welcome to the island of Crete.
Warm Cretan hospitality, luxury accommodation and amenities, 5-star spas, finest Cretan delicacies and unique designs, make bluegr Hotels & Resorts the perfect base to explore it all.
Minos Beach art hotel
Traditional architectural styles and minimalist, boho-chic interiors set the artistic tone of Minos Beach art hotel.
Danish architect Olafur Elisson’s Fjordenhus helps put Vejle on the map, as one of the hottest centres for architecture. The city booms with new architectural pieces such as the Wave and a new floating art exhibition at Vejle’s waterfront, where it is possible to kayak trough. Other news in the city includes new food trails in connection to the city’s new gastro guide, which provides a great overview of Vejle’s many gourmet experiences. Lastly, the newly renovated spa at Comwell Kellers Park is open with many new and great ways to relax and reload with fresh energy.
Kenya has been able to remain a must-visit safari destination for decades thanks to its iconic national parks and game reserves, and the irresistible drawing card that is the Great Wildebeest Migration. On top of that, Kenya has demonstrated an amazing ability to reinvent itself and remain relevant even as newer destinations clamor for attention.
This year will see some awesome new luxury safari lodges open throughout Kenya – here’s our guide to the very best of them.
The new RiutBag X35 is an innovative origami-inspired, theft-proof backpack, with all zips and openings, rotated 180degrees to sit against your back. With the capability of unfolding from an urban 10-litre to a travel-sized 35-litre capacity backpack in seconds, RiutBag X35 gives you stress-free travel whether on the commute to work or exploring a new city. Available from just £80, the RiutBag X35 is designed by Sarah Giblin, creator of successful theft-proof urban backpacks.
Kickstarter link HERE
The RiutBag X35 uses its clever origami-inspired design to shape-shift depending on the capacity you need: a slim daily commuter backpack with 10-litre capacity or max carry-on global travel bag with a 35-litre capacity.
Are you considering taking up sailing? Or perhaps you are just someone who hasn’t engaged in the sport in a while and is looking to brush up on your skills. Whatever the case, we know one thing – man overboard is something we all want to avoid at all costs. It goes without saying that the best rescue is one that never even needs to happen in the first place. This is why it is essential that you take precautionary measures when setting sail.
A new study in the journal Scientific Reports reveals spending just two hours a week in nature makes you both happier and healthier, as respondents who spent a minimum of 120 minutes each week reported higher levels of physical and mental health than those spending more time indoors.
Spending their days in remote coastal areas off of British Columbia, the Outer Shores Expeditions team knows first-hand just how pivotal nature is to health, well-being, and happiness.
Nature-lovers looking to escape to Florida for family fun can discover
breath-taking scenery and attractions in and around Naples. Located in the
southwest with the wilderness of the Everglades just a short drive away, Naples
is the perfect spot to uncover Florida’s wild side.
Local botanical gardens, pristine beaches and nature centers can be
easily reached, including Wiggins Pass State Park with its tropical birds, fish
and hiking areas just a 30-minute drive away.
Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star oceanfront resort set amid 1,500 acres (600 hectares) of coastal peninsula in the Riviera Nayarit region, invites guests to celebrate the sunny summer months with new immersive guest experiences including hands-on art workshops such as dream catcher and sandal making; mind, body and soul spiritual wellness retreats; and mezcal tastings at the Resort’s newest dining destination Dos Catrinas. In the fall of 2019, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita will debut redesigned guest rooms by Mexican interior design firm UribeKrayer as the final phase of the Resort’s comprehensive transformation.
The scale of the LUX* Beach Retreat and the LUX* Overwater Retreat villas at LUX* North Male Atoll is extraordinary. Built on three stories, these penthouse-style villas inspired in design by James Bond, present nearly 1000 square-metres of play area and offer an experience of luxury that is unparalleled in the Maldives.
This unique configuration of the LUX* Retreats, which can accommodate up to 8 guests, appeals to families and friends travelling together.
Demonstrating its commitment to offer luxury travelers an unrivaled experience, Regent Seven Seas Cruises® today revealed 65 new Mediterranean and Northern Europe shore excursions curated with local tour operators debuting exclusively for guests sailing on the inaugural 2020 season of Seven Seas SplendorTM. The excursions will expand to all Regent ships sailing Europe starting in 2021.
Soar in a helicopter over the gorgeous countryside outside Monaco en route to an unforgettable meal at La Bastide de Moustiers, created by the famed French chef Alain Ducasse, or stay grounded on an electric-bike tour of La Cadiere d’Azur, savoring the bouquets of the many vintages found throughout the vineyards around Toulon, France.