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Velvet, the author, by the wall of a Medieval fortress in Monemvasia. In the background, the castle town of Monemvasia and the Aegean Sea.

Monemvasia, a Greek Medieval Castle Town

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From afar, it looks like a rocky “iceberg” with some rugged cliffs. It is however, one of the most impressive places in Greece. Righteously so, Monemvasia, the Greek Medieval castle…

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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 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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Partial view of the one end of the Batsi beach cove.

Andros :: My Favorite Summer Weekend Getaway Destination

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Last weekend we were planning to have a getaway to one of my favorite destinations – Andros. Unfortunately, we didn’t make it, but I still keep daydreaming about it. Fingers…

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View of the Tiber river in Rome and St. Peters Cathedral in the background in Rome

Weekend in Rome

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Have you ever heard the expression ‘All roads lead to Rome?’ I don’t know about you, but I had no idea how that saying came about or what it really…

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A view across the village of Stemnitsa in the Pelloponese, Greece.

Journey – Stemnitsa – Traditional village in Greek countryside

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Last weekend, we visited the heart of the Peloponnese and in particular, a traditional village called Stemnitsa in the Arcadia region. It is built on a rough rocky mountainous terrain…

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