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View of the main pool and central building of Grecotel Lux Me Rhodos after sunset hours.

Grecotel Lux Me Rhodos :: Escape To Good Living

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Early this July, George and I along with our two children, took four days off to visit Rhodos (or Rhodes) in the Dodecanese Sea, home to some of the most…

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View of Lake Lugano

Lugano | A Day’s Visit Highlights

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While in Milan this April for the Salone del Mobile, we decided to head north to Lugano, a city on the southern end of Switzerland bordering Italy. Our base was…

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View from above of Porto Katsiki. Image by Velvet Karatzas.

Lefkada :: The Easy-Going Ionian Paradise

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Last summer, we were lucky enough to visit once more, one of our favorite islands on the Ionion Archipelago – Lefkada. It remains one of the less touristy Greek islands…

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View of a chalet in a snowy landscape in Greece.

A Chalet in Greece :: Home Tour

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Over the years as George, my husband, and I head for the slopes for skiing and drive through some amazingly beautiful Greek countryside, we got the opportunity to see several…

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View of the Prague Castle after sunset hours.

10 Cool Things to Do In Prague on a Long Weekend

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A new year has just rolled in and I’m eager for more design talks, inspiration and a whole lot more travel insights. Therefore, this year’s first post is about a…

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Elisabeth and Velvet at Marylebone One in London for the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018.

A Night to Remember :: The Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018

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Last Thursday, Elisabeth and I attended the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018 ceremony. It was a night to remember for many different reasons. For starters, the event took place in London,…

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Gorgeous! An idyllic view of the pools and the sea shore at sunset hours. The shadows of the palm trees reflect upon the pool's water.

A Weekend Treat :: Grecotel Olympia Riviera Resort and Aqua Park

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Today I want to share with you one of our little getaways. We treated ourselves and went to Grecotel’s Olympia Riviera and Aqua Park for a long weekend, in an all…

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My Biggest Travel Flop

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Years back, while traveling to Santorini I happened to read a great article in a travel magazine but sadly I can’t recall its title or author. It was about the…

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Velvet leaning against an open sail while at cruising with a sailing boat.

Packing for a Sailing Trip to the Greek Islands

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Summer holidays are already here for many of you. For others like me though, they are a tad bit away. I’ll be vacationing in August. Thus, we still have a…

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Love that maxi skirt. A model wearing a black bikini top paired with a white boho styled maxi skirt looks sexy against the view from the caldera of Santorini. Image by Monsoon/Accessorize.

Wanderlust Style :: What To Wear In Santorini

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Santorini is one of those travel destinations that’s probably on everyone’s wishlist. And quite righteously, too! Her unique, breathtaking views, or the cave homes sculpted into multicolored rocks, the volcanic…

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