On our side of the Sahara, we are already savoring winter. That cool breeze that comes as the mercury dips is our winter and we love it! But in as much as some of you have been looking forward to this winter, others prefer a whiter winter, hence their need to travel to someplace pretty cold, like say, Montenegro. Have you been there? No? Neither have I; but I have put together (not many), just 10 reasons why you should visit Montenegro aka the ‘Black Mountain’ through Porto Montenegro.
During autumn, where better to experience an exceptional retreat than at the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam located in the heart of the storied Dutch capital? Here, if you are curious enough, you will find a collection of six 17th century canal palaces on the Herengracht, or for inquisitive minds, that ‘Gentleman’s Canal’.
Originally created as a haven for owner Ali Albwardy’s personal enjoyment of polo, Desert Palm Dubai is set in graceful, serene, manicured surroundings as a private polo estate. The retreat, which is set to become Dubai’s little oasis of calm on the edge of the city boasts four polo fields, a riding school, stabling facilities for over 300 horses.
Nestled on the Quirimbas Archipelago off the northern coast of Mozambique lies Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort untouched and tucked away. This African island hideaway measures just one kilometer long and 300 meters wide. Innately intimate, the paradise island boasts lush vegetation, which frames the softest of white powdery sands and azure waves that blend seamlessly into the horizon.
Have you ever wondered how it would feel like to be in a private adults only resort? Not just anywhere but in the beautiful and serene Maldives? Yes, it exists and you can find it at Huvafen Fushi. Here you can create your own fantasy in a realm of serene tranquility with a freedom to explore and surrender, set against the canvas of the Indian Ocean.
Eid Al Adha is just around the corner, and as we all know, we have to make use of those free days the UAE style. We want to take a breather, but not too far off from home, which means, the three Eid days* give us the perfect opportunity to relax at a place that’s home away from home, but still close by. And while you are taking your short breather, I can imagine you wouldn’t want to dig too deep into your pockets. This is why I’m bringing you some great Eid staycation deals straight from Hotels.com, that will allow you to enjoy your short break without worrying about that dent in your bank account.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo, which opened its doors back in 1910, has always attracted some known artists and writers while inspiring many with its rich history and charming nature. To date, this special property has become a must-stop destination for the international traveling elite (or anyone who can afford a stay). With more than 73 museums, 11 medieval castles and lots of legendary villas spread around Lake Como, I doubt one visit will be enough to discover all the gems around Grand Hotel Tremezzo.