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500 years Christmas Tree, Myths flowed with memory

The people of Latvia have always loved to tell stories and uphold traditions. Over the centuries, autumn and winter evenings created a special environment for new stories to be made up. Myths flowed together with memories, and new traditions emerged. The  legend of the 500 years Christmas tree decoration is  always alive in Latvia inspiring artists and art student. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3claI_kVuI Riga   December 6 – January 12. The festival “Christmas Tree Trail” is a Read more [...]

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Onar in Andros, a dream in the Aegean

At the wetlands of Ahla in Andros, nature there is  a place of unique beauty and biodiversity. At this place a unique hotel has been built, ONAR, a meeting point between the visitor and all of nature’s gifts. As Mateo Pantzopoulos explains: Our basic concern is the least possible intervention in the natural landscape and the creation of a hospitable settlement in absolute harmony with the environment. ONAR’S philosophy is expressed through each and every activity of ours. We Read more [...]

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The Independente

The Independente is the brainchild of three brothers, rogue travellers themselves, who envisioned a different concept in hospitality where travellers as well as locals could come together in a multi-cultural story telling exchange defined by the experience lived and all the memories made. “Life is very often defined by those who surround us as well as where we go.” For that to happen the three brothers sought to bring the Lisboetas (the Portuguese word for a Lisboa native) back to a domain Read more [...]

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LA PLAGE-Casadelmar

“LA PLAGE-Casadelmar” is above all a seaside story : a forgotten beach , an abandoned hotel hidden in a rough and preseved setting. Unlike Casadelmar where the breathtaking view strikes you at your arrival, the discovery of Benedettu is progressive, with glimpses to the main terrace overlooking the beach, a sandy cove opened on the Gulf of Porto- Vecchio, bordered by pines and red rocks. The aesthetic choices, the furniture, the surfaces evoke the returning from the beach and its usages, the Read more [...]

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Posidonio hotel in Spetses

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel has been a landmark on the Spetses skyline for nearly a century with its exceptional architecture echoing hotels of Côte d’Azur style.       The hotel which first opened in 1914 was the brainchild of Sotirios Anargiros, a visionary benefactor who was responsible for much of Spetses’ development. Futhermore it represented the cosmopolitan face of the island and soon became one of its famous landmarks and, what Read more [...]

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