Traveller’s picks

Traveller’s picks

by Laurence Leenaert

North to North. After a providential journey to the desert with her sister, Laurence moved from Belgium to Morocco. In her works, eyes, hands and smiles live on. Pink, Majorelle blue, saffron yellow, earth brown. LRNC outlines her creative mind, which shows through her collections, handmade with the cooperation of local artisans…

Tenuta Borgia

Tenuta Borgia

Pantelleria, Italy

In May 2016, a meeting between souls alike took place in Tenuta Borgia, on the western side of Pantelleria. Baroness Rosa Maria Borgia Collice, owner and creative brains of the property; Sergio, the manager; and Viktor and Henrik, founders of the creative agency Wavy, who came from the North with a specific task…

Sorterbro Kro

Sorterbro Kro

Fyn, Denmark

When he was thirteen, John started working as a kitchen boy right here in Fynske Landsby, the ancient Danish village turned into a museum. Maybe for this reason, when he happened to read that Sorterbro was for sale, he did not have to think about it…

Elsewhere

Elsewhere

Playa Grande, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo is somewhere else. Much further away than the few hours it takes to reach it. Here, the jungle borders the asphalt and the young meet at the villages’ crossroads on their imported mopeds…

Nebbia

Nebbia

Milan, Italy

Cooking is somehow a form of writing and reading. When prepared with care and talent,…

Double Dragon

Double Dragon

Paris, France

Being the cradle of perfect addresses in the 11th arrondissement may be the destiny of Rue Saint-Maur, whereas founding them is undoubtedly the destiny of the Levha sisters…

La Cheminée

La Cheminée

Haute-Savoie, France

From early June to October she lives high up in the mountains on the Chaines des Aravis, above the Col des Annes, with only a few farms, a cascade of cows fanning over the pastures…

Himalayan Asphalt

Himalayan Asphalt

Ladakh, India

Almost a lunar landscape endlessly filling the eye: this is Ladakh. An unpredictably varying surface which is an open book of geology and one of the highest natural border with the sky in the whole world…

Swaswara

Swaswara

Goa, India

‘Swaswara’ means listening to your inner voice. It is the name of the Ayurvedic centre where we spent eight days…

Hotel Schgaguler

Hotel Schgaguler

South Tyrol, Italy

The chestnut (Castanea sativa, Mill. 1768) is a stately and long-lived tree. It has always been a symbol of generosity, since its fruits can feed the mountain people. At Schgaguler Hotel, the warm and solid walls of chestnut wood refresh your sight and touch. The perfect embrace of their natural tone strikes you immediately…

Santa Clara 1728

Santa Clara 1728

Lisbon, Portugal

São Vicente, Lisbon, Portugal. “This is where our friendship begins”. This is the message we sent on WhatsApp to the owners of the Santa Clara 1728 hotel during our travels. That morning we were leaving Lisbon, driving over the Vasco de Gama bridge towards Arraiolos in the Alentejan countryside, to reach their farm for a few days…

Traveller’s picks

Traveller’s picks

by Eftihia Stefanidi

When few years ago Eftihia, a London-based Creative Director, Producer & self-taught Photographer, came to Greece – her country of origin – to scout for property, she planted the seeds for new horizons. Eftihia is currently the creative behind two upcoming Athenian boutique hotels that are re-imagining hospitality. MONA e SHILA, developed by New York-based group AUM, are set to launch in 2019.

Malga Gostner

Malga Gostner

South Tyrol, Italy

Franz Muller’s cuisine tastes like malga, meadows and woods. Each ingredient is either fresh or matured here. “We’ve got everything we need,” he often says..

Traveller’s Picks

Traveller’s Picks

by Emily Thompson

Emily was raised in the Northeast Kingdom, U.S. state of Vermont and travelled from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the University of Pennsylvania, to UCLA, where she earned her MFA in sculpture. Her work as an artist evokes nature in “magnificent style” and it is deeply inspired by William Gilpin, the 18th century theorist of the picturesque…

Traveler’s picks

Traveler’s picks

by Adriana Bittencourt

Adriana and I met in Marrakech last September, on a magic rainy night auspicious for our friendship…

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