Chaos and Calm

The streets were so full of cars. The drivers changed lanes, some in the opposite direction, and then there she was: a cow in the middle of everything.

Hotel Les Cabanettes

A Story of Beautiful Souls

This masterpiece happens to be the work of a local artist Armand Pellier, a stone carver from Nîmes graduated in Architecture at age sixty seven.

Satoyama Jujo

In the Heart of Snow Country

A hotel looms in front of me, built 150 years ago with Japanese hardwood—made to bear the weight of the snow that falls four months of the year in this region.

SHE SHE RETREATS

A place to start a interior journey and discover ourselves through movement, mediation, breath work, exploring creativity in Deià, Majorca.

Castello di Potentino

A Return to Tradition

Tucked inside a secret valley in one of the last undiscovered corners of Tuscany sits an ancient stone structure.

A Taste of India

by Camila Gutiérrez

Simple but beautiful moments that you sometimes forget when you live in a City like New York in a constant rush.

Hydra Art School

by Dimitrios Antonitsis

The Hydra School Projects showcase the work of up-and-coming, young Greek as well as international artists alongside those already well established.

DAR HI

Where Time Takes its Own Place

As the Tunisian sun baths ochre-hued terrace with flares of sunlight, in stunning contrast to the subtle gold of the dunes in the distance, you fall into a meditative trance.

Mendi Argia

From a Clear Height

The water had gone cold and my fingertips were furrowed with tiny wrinkles. Even so, I lingered in the bathtub gazing at the endless myriad of colours.

Kumano Kodo

An ancient Japanese pilgrimage road consisting of a series of sacred routes that put you in touch with the strength of the Shinto nature.

Isla Lebe

An Endemic Marker in the Landscape

A journey to Chile's Chiloé Archipelago to discover the wonderful project of Guillermo Acuña in Isla Lebe.

August

A Conversation with Vincent Van Duysen

It was no weather for a wool shirt, but August’s chapel-turned-into-a-bar kept me cool enough.

ICELAND

A Caravan, Caterina and Me

We spent hours and hours in silence, watching the wind drawing new and constantly changing tracks over the stony terrain from the shelter of our caravan.

An Oasis of Elegance

Palazzo Daniele

After a long drive through the dry fields of grass and olive trees in the smouldering heat of the deep south of Italy, we finally reached our destination.

Gunopur

It is so easy to be trapped into the cities and the tourist routes in India, while the most magical moments are passing villages that were worlds in their own.

The Golden Temple

Where the People Come Together

Thousands of volunteers work here every day, cleaning the white marble or in the kitchen that never stops, feeding 80,000 people a day for free.

The Earth is Only a Little Dust Under Your Feet

The book singed by the Spanish artist Bego Antón talks about her travel to Iceland and the magical world of The Elf School of Reykjavik.

Tijara Fort

The Palace of the Winds

The uncompleted fort whose construction came to a standstill in 1845 when its owner Maharaja Balwant Singh was murdered, lives a new life.

Cabeça da Cabra

In Praise of Simplicity

A minimalist architect’s paradise to unwind and take a break from the fast pace of modern life with other guests, friends and locals.

Invitation at Desert’s Edge

AZ West

Staying in a one-room cabin at the edge of the Mojave Desert in California is not a retreat; it is an opportunity to consider assumptions about how to live, instead.

Roth Bar & Grill

The Heart of A Comunity

Steve and Jules Horrell are no ordinary restauranteurs: they farm 1000 acres and still find time to host pumpkin festivals for the kids.

Close to Nature

Inspiring Houses Off the Road

Close to nature is an ode to homes with a personal touch and a profound respect for the nature that surrounds them.

César Manrique

An Uneasy Nature

In the conviction of beauty’s power and the importance of aesthetics in the social cultures, his art interventions represented a whole new turning point on Lanzarote.

Le Bois Basalte

Four Friends in Search of Wisdom

Bois Basalte is indeed a “back to roots” project for two young people brought up in Auvergne who took onboard two other friends to carry a common life project.

Rewilding the Wild Atlantic Way

Foragers of the Ballinskelligs

Tidal patterns, coastal paths, edible flora and bountiful shellfish, all in days work foraging in Ballinskelligs.

Gatherings out in the Fields

Days out with MA Hidden Kitchen

If you ever get the chance to attend a Gatherings out in the fields, you won’t regret it. It always begins the same way, with a warm welcome from those running the event: Melissa, Lele, Laurel and Emilio.

Nature’s palette

Dining with Alexandre Gauthier

An elegant sixteenth century farmhouse on the edge of a quiet river lined with aromatic plants and centenarian trees.

Casa Privata

A Private Paradise on the Amalfi Coast

Hidden from the madding crowds but still within easy reach of Amalfi Coast’s many attractions lies a private paradise: Ca’ Pa’.

Studio Ødegaard

The Art of Sharing Thoughts Around a Table

Quietly set in Lisbon’s thrilling Príncipe Real neighbourhood, Peter Ødegaard’s home away from home is a sight for sore eyes.

Casa Mãe

Creative Escape

Creative souls combined their talents in the genesis of Casa Mãe, which reflects the best of modern Portugal with a simple beauty.

Breaking the Boundaries of Convention

Solo Office

Ideas are intangible. They have led us to design cities and establish ways of life from the beginning of time.

The Sleeping Home

Roy Carpenter's Beach

It’s been 100 years since Roy Carpenter purchased the large parcel of land that stretches south towards the sandy shores of Matunuck, Rhode Island. 

Brick by Red Brick

Gutshaus Rensow

With the aid of animals and friends alike, Knut and Christina cook up a storm in the tiny village of Rensow, changing the world in the process, brick by red brick.

Masseria Moroseta

New traditions

Sharing the local traditions and Italian passion for simple living and quality of life.

Solo Houses

Building houses with Christian Bourdais

We drove for two hours through the grape vines that surround either side of the highway down to Tarragona, ascending the the mountain range and the Parc Natural Els Ports.

The Varda Artists Residency Program

SS Vallejo

Carla, Tolo, and their cat, Tora Prince Rama, host this program at the S.S. Vallejo, a floating incubator for the radical ideas of Ginsberg and Kerouac at the height of the counterculture hippie movement of the 60s.

Malatesta Maison

Perched on a hillside

The difference here is the people who know how to welcome you, who make you feel at home and experience something truly unique.

Casa Helsinki

A Home from Home

After months dealing with fear of the new and the unknown, I decided to allocate the spare room I had o accommodate travellers.

NIKI ROBINSON

Her home, her Work, her Parties

Niki and her boyfriend Joe have a wonderful house in Raval, that regularly rents out rooms, but this is no ordinary stay.

Yanira

The Beautiful Lady Of The Sea

Take charge of a wooden sailboat would entail a great responsibility. I wanted to pick up the phone and calling home, but I refrained.

Laundry Living

Lea, and Rob's home in Fiskars

It is by the river bank that you will find the home of designer Lea Sarasjoki and first mate Robert Dreakman.