Top 3 Best Beaches in the lower Florida Keys

Sombrero Beach

When heading down to the Keys also be prepared for the lack of many pristine beaches. It is therefore wise to read up on where to find them which I obviously did. Consequently I had 3 wonderful sun-filled afternoons at the beach and all of them were pretty and up to my standards. And believe me, my beach standards are quite high. So, let's reveal? (No time to read? Scroll down to the 160 seconds video!) Sombrero Beach at Marathon My personal favourite beach is Sombrero Beach in … [Read more...]

Cabanyal: Art Nouveau in Valencia’s fishermen’s quarter

Cabanyal Valencia

What is a visit to Valencia without a day at the beach, right? Besides the sand, the sea and the sun, Valencia's beach strip is also a true historical gem. The quarter adjacent to the coast is a traditional fishermen's neighbourhood with unique heritage. The small working-class houses are monumental heritage, and for good reason. Colorful facades are beautifully adorned with ceramic tiles. The tiles are often spaced to create a zigzag, or checkerboard pattern, and the effect is vibrant and … [Read more...]

Plage de Saint Clair – the Côte d’Azur best kept secret

Plage Saint Clair

Beaches abound in the Côte d'Azur, but finding one that stands out from all the rest is quite a task. The French southern coastline is one of the most beautiful beach destinations in Europe. The versatility of beaches is endless; You can have your pick between white sandy beaches, organized family beaches, unspoiled coves, rocky and rugged hide-aways, and bustling stretches of coastline with a boardwalk and seafront beach clubs. However, Plage de Saint Clair - or Saint Clair Beach- undisputed … [Read more...]

Mykonos Favourite Beach: Elia Beach

Mykonos beaches are famed all over the world. Most popular are the party beaches Paradise and Super Paradise where you get to rub elbows with celebrities and dance to the tunes of international DJs. But these two beaches aren't necessarily the best beaches on the island. Moreover, they are anything but family-friendly, loud, and overcrowded. The beaches on the northern coast of the island are less organized and ideal to enjoy some peace and calm. I have visited several calm beaches and party … [Read more...]

5 Best Beaches on Santorini

Red Beach Santorini

Santorini might be a popular honeymoon destination, it is also an ideal destination for a carefree family beach holiday. The Greek island is known for its beautiful blue sea, but do not expect powdery white sandy beaches. Because it is a volcanic island, the beaches mostly consist of black sand, pebbles and volcanic stones. Nevertheless, the stunning rock formations in different colors, and the clear turquoise waters easily make up for that. Why to rent a car With a rental car from sunny … [Read more...]

Hotel to Heart: Four Seasons Anguilla

Whenever the weather turns bad, I start browsing the internet for attractive offers for my next great escape to the Caribbean. The ultimate holiday for me is one where I can relax, rejuvenate and get pampered. That's why I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, the Four Seasons Anguilla so much. If anyone would ask me to name the best hotel I have ever stayed in, Four Seasons Anguilla is my answer, hands down. The service is impeccable, the food is to die for, and the amenities are more than top notch. The staff … [Read more...]

A Day at the Beach with Kaftans by Laura Blagogee Couture

A day at the beach, any beach in the world is my ultimate little luxury moment in life. I just couldn't imagine life without beaches. Of course I do play favourites but the sound of the waves, seagulls and happy kids building sand castles just makes me happy.  When I head to the beach, I always dress the part. I like to match my bikini or bathing suit with cover up toppers that complement the suit and my figure. I was therefore thrilled when one of my favourite couture designers, Laura Blagogee … [Read more...]