Travel essentials when travelling for business

There's travelling for fun and then there's travelling for business. Whenever I have to travel for business purposes, it usually involves smart packing. You have to look sharp and classy in wrinkle-free business attire, bring a lot of digital appliances and pack lightly to dodge checking your baggage. Also, you have to look on fleek from the moment you land at your destination to head straight to the office or an appointment. Hence, no travelling in sweats and sneakers involved but instead chic … [Read more...]

The most colorful street in Paris: Rue Cremieux

Rue Cremieux

When travelling I love to go off the beaten track and discover places that are not in the tourist guide books. That's why I mostly use instagram to find new places. Other bloggers, who are usually like-minded, also share their photos and help me find unique spots, restaurants and hotels. One street in Paris that has been photographed by many bloggers before me, is Rue Cremieux. The quiet, residential street is only a 5-minute walk from Gare de Lyon. It is the most colourful street in Paris. For … [Read more...]

The Best of Oia, Santorini

Oia Santorini - 30s Magazine

My trip to Oia, Santorini is already 2 months ago, but I still have so much to share about this wonderful place. Oia is a picture perfect village perched on the northern 300 meter high cliffs of the island. Traditional  architecture, pastel coloured houses, and white washed alleys make Oia the most popular Greek destination in the world. Honeymooners, couples, families, and solo travellers all flock to Santorini to see the most photographed village in real life. I don't think I have ever seen so … [Read more...]

Hotel to Heart: Kapari Natural Resort on Santorini

Kapari Natural Resort poolside

  Santorini has always been in my top 10 of travel destinations. After visiting Mykonos, my desire to visit the most famous Greek island only grew more. Last month, my dream came true. My trip to Santorini was one of my most memorable holidays; not only because of the heavenly infinite blues of the sea and pastel and white washed houses that are ingrained in my memory, but also because of the incomparable luxury experience I was treated to at the Kapari Natural Resort. A stay at the … [Read more...]

Barefoot Bliss at the San Giorgio Mykonos Hotel – part 1

When you drive up towards the San Giorgio Hotel on the Greek island Mykonos, and enter the gate, it doesn't feel like you are arriving at a hotel. Instead, it feels like you are arriving at a friend's villa. The bright white blocks are surrounded by rustic stone walls that blend in with the typical Greek surroundings. In front of the property a few sheep are grazing in the field. As you enter the reception area you are welcomed by a gorgeous looking Greek lady who helps us with the familiar … [Read more...]

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

When visiting th Côte d'Azur there is one sight one cannot skip to complete the experience and that is the villa and gardens Ephrussi de Rothschild. Located only a 30 minute drive from Nice, on a peninsula in the town Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, you are to discover an aristocratic piece of history. Saint Jean Cap Ferrat is in itself worth a visit either way. Its tranquillity and warm climate make it a favourite holiday destination among the European aristocracy and international millionaires. … [Read more...]

5 Things to do in Saint Tropez

My favourite place in the Côte d'Azur was hands down St Tropez. Why? It was exactly what I envisioned the French Riviera to be like. Although it is very touristy, its charm and French je ne sais quoi permeates the town. Let me share the 5 things that made me fall in love with this picturesque yet mondain place. 1. Stroll through the small streets and soak up the atmosphere I loved the colorful houses with wooden shutters lining small cobbled streets that went up and down hill. And whenever you … [Read more...]