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Vietnam with Alison Roman

Alison Roman, a food columnist for The New York Times and contributor for Bon Appétit, is thrilled to invite you to join her on a journey of fun, inspiration and discovery! This is her first trip to Vietnam and she wants to share it with YOU. SANTA CLARA 1728 LISBON - PETITE PASSPORT. You may remember my stays at Casas na Areia and Cabanas no Rio in Comporta of a few years ago.


The owners of those beautiful holiday homes, Joao and Andrea Rodrigues, live in Lisbon and after opening Casa no Tempo they found a former 18th century palace at the famous Feira da Ladra (Lisbon’s Flea Market) site. Together with architect Manuel Aires Mateus, who’s a friend of the couple and worked on the other places as well, they transformed the gracious building completely. Santa Clara 1728 is now a small hotel with only 6 spacious suites, there’s a dining room downstairs where they will host delicious dinners and the owners decided to call it their home too and live with their children on the two top floors. One of the most important things at all of their ‘homes’ is the respect they feel for nature.

Not only in building and designing the sites, but most importantly in the experience you will have when staying there. Check out: Mary Novakovich in hidden Venice. Plagued with news reports on over-tourism, unhappy locals and selfie sticks, it’s easy to wonder if Venice has been loved to death.

Mary Novakovich in hidden Venice

To find out, we sent journalist and travel writer Mary Novakovich to meet local guides and discover a quieter side to this most visited of cities. Tim Moore travels Portugal’s coastal trains. Writer and adventurist Tim Moore travels from Porto to Lisbon by train, relinquishing the itinerary and taking advice from strangers to find the spirit of travel is alive and well in Portugal.

Tim Moore travels Portugal’s coastal trains

He cruises the Douro valley, masters an electric bike in Sintra National Park and stumbles on the house his father lived in as a boy. Unfortunately, it rained. Travel writer Tim Moore has walked 500 miles across Spain with only a donkey for company, sort-of conquered the Tour de France on a diet of ProPlus and rosé wine, and ridden the 3,200km route of the notorious 1914 Giro d’Italia, handicapped by a century-old, wooden-wheeled bicycle and an unbelievably daft period outfit. For his most recent book, he undertook a cycling odyssey more ambitious – and more silly – than both of those combined, riding 8,500km from the Arctic to the Black Sea on an East German shopping bike.

Somehow, he still lives in London. Anny Blatt Knitting Holiday. Knitting by the Sea with Anny Blatt October 26-29, 2018 Enjoy 4 days at the luxurious Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, October 26-29, 2018.

Anny Blatt Knitting Holiday

The Pura Vida Life – Alive. It’s hard to put into words the vibe and energy of Costa Rica.

The Pura Vida Life – Alive

I guess the best way to describe it is “pura vida”. If you’ve every been there you’ve heard this said over and over again and I’m sure you will also agree. I have compiled footage from my 3 trips to this amazing country to capture the vibe, culture and people of Costa Rica. Colombia reinvents itself and ups its South American cool quotient. Colombia’s shrugging off its troubled past and fast emerging as South America’s must-see destination thanks to increased safety, the appeal of exploring new places and the country’s rising cool quotient.

Colombia reinvents itself and ups its South American cool quotient

It’s been more than a year since President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Prize for the peace agreement, which aims to put an end to Colombia’s half-century-long civil war. Since he accepted the award in December 2016, more flights and people have started flocking to the country. With everything from snow-capped mountains to jungles and two ocean coastlines, there’s plenty to see. 91_Mag_Seek_Inspire_Create_5.

Runners Adventures. What makes us different - Black Tomato. Flavour Country: The best restaurants outside Toronto to visit this summer. It’s a rare chef today who doesn’t dream of greener pastures, literally: running a restaurant in the country, with small-scale organic farmers next door and heirloom tomatoes plucked from the back garden.

Flavour Country: The best restaurants outside Toronto to visit this summer

That’s why the new prestige posting for many chefs is at a secluded winery, a picturesque inn or a historic estate surrounded by nature. Follow their trail and you just might encounter some of the best dining in the entire country. The Restaurant at Pearl Morissette. Sublime Comporta hotel - Comporta, Comporta - Smith Hotels. While it’s hard to regret the invention of air conditioning in Portugal, even in late September, the pine-drenched warmth that greets me as I hoist myself out of the car window to reach Sublime’s (perfectly positioned) entry phone proves so thrilling I immediately stop complaining about Someone’s bad driving and start loudly regretting the wasted hour we’ve just spent inhaling Eau de Fiat Panda instead.

Sublime Comporta hotel - Comporta, Comporta - Smith Hotels

In fact, the Panda – a serviceable yet notably ugly vehicle we quickly christen the Popemobile in honour of His Holiness’ recent visit to Portugal (or more truthfully, because of its ungainly proportions) – is to prove a millstone round our necks for the entirety of our stay. Within those artfully rustic gates lies a world of understated elegance and quiet luxury – and, for this weekend only, our pea green entry-level hire car. Otherwise we loll about on dove-grey sun loungers next to the bracing infinity pool, sip margaritas by the sunken fire pit and eat. Paris l'été. Why You Should Treat Your Nonprofit Team Like Donors - NonProfit PRO.

The Best Kept Secrets in Italy. Italy is a country rich in history, culture, heritage and of course, carbs!

The Best Kept Secrets in Italy

Over the years travelling throughout Italy I have often found that my favourite cities and towns I have visited are those less celebrated or talked about amongst travellers and especially so when visiting locations recommended by locals themselves. So here they are, some of the best kept secrets in Italy. Feel free to contribute your own hidden gems in the comments below! 1. Taking Experiential Travel to the Next Level. Warm French Lentil Salad with Bacon & Herbs. A Capsule Kitchen. 6 Quirky And Charming Hideaways For An Unforgettable Ontario Vacation. Weekend getaways are vital to a healthy, balanced life. But trying to find a spot that separates itself from routine accommodations can be difficult.

Fortunately, the Ontario's Highlands region — just 2.5 hours northeast of Toronto and 30 minutes west of Ottawa — offers a number of memorable spots to nestle into regardless of the season. While some are perfect for family vacations, others are ideal for those romantic getaways with your special someone. Top 5 kitchen supply stores in Rome. As local Rome residents, prolific bloggers and active on social media, we are often approached by readers and followers seeking local insight and travel advice. Requests range from “Can you lend some Rome accommodation tips?” , or “Where can I find the best gluten free pizza in the Eternal City?” Being the most common. Top Destination Marketing Trends & Tips for 2018. Travel Hackers Turn Honeymoon Experience Into Expert Advice.

When you hear about honeymoons or romantic getaways for Valentine’s Day or other occasions, so often the trip involves expensive hotels in upscale destinations. But Mike and Anne Howard took their honeymoon on the road, threw in a sense of adventure and learned to travel cheaply in trips to seven continents over five years. They blogged about being the “world’s longest honeymooners” at and wrote a book, “Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent,” featuring 75 destinations and travel advice. And they recently launched a travel agency, HoneyTrek Trips, to help others experience destinations from the book and other places in what they call “HoneyTrek style” — a mix of “local and luxury with a dash of travel hacking.”

“Adventure can be romantic even if it doesn’t have rose petals on the bed and chocolates on your pillow,” said Mike Howard. The Skift Daily newsletter puts you ahead of everyone about the future of travel, subscribe. TUI Group Wants a Bigger Slice of the Tours and Activities Market. Newfoundland Tours Adventures and Vacations. Treehouse hotel room peeps above canopy of Mexico's tropical woodland. Guests at an eco-hotel in Tulum, Mexico, can spend the night in a sculptural treehouse that overlooks expanses of green jungle and turquoise sea. The Treehouse suite is the latest addition to Papaya Playa Project – a resort operated by Design Hotels that stretches almost a kilometre along the Riviera Maya, between white sandy beach and tropical woodland.

Completed earlier this year, the treehouse has curved form reminiscent of shapes used by Antoni Gaudí. It was designed by Emilio Heredia, who has been responsible for the architecture of all the buildings on the property since he took ownership in 2011. The suite is raised up high on chunky wooden stilts. It is accessed via a winding carved staircase that ascends past a seating area before reaching the upper level.

Pablo Escobar's Tulum mansion becomes art-filled boutique hotel. Foxfire Mountain House Retreat — The Forest Fern. We gather this year at the 100 year-old Foxfire Mountain House in the secluded Catskill Mountains for four magical days to discover how creative practices and simple, yet thoughtful, moments of self care can reveal a pathway to a life well-lived. Guided by carefully selected teachers and makers, we will explore personal expression through design. This is an all-inclusive retreat - you will leave the weekend with the skills needed to continue in your creative pursuits as well as all of the professional-quality tools of the trades.

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