Postcards from the Athens Riviera

Athens Riviera's lengthy coastline is a jumble of endless pleasures. With a lust for mythical coastlines, it should be of no surprise that we took a few days to explore this side of Athens. The coastline is overwhelming with spectacular beaches, treasures of ancient Greece, a vivid nightlife and astonishing gastronomy.

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The Lust Series - 2.10 Swimwear

Ladies, have you ever found yourselves pulling up your bikini bottoms to avoid tan lines? Or tugging at your bikini top to ensure you get maximum coverage whilst remaining modest? If you answered yes to either question, you'll want to read on and hear about versatile swimwear brand 2.10 swimwear headed up by Julia Osovskaya. The concept is simple, fashionable yet practical swimwear that allows you to catch the sun but not the tan lines.

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Our Favourite Hotel Breakfasts Worldwide

They say that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. It's no surprise that hotels are "upping" their breakfast spread more and more these days. Sure, the standard continental breakfast with cereals, teas, cheeses and cold cuts of meats still exists but there is a whole new layer these days. We've listed some of our favourite hotels for breakfast whilst travelling. Read on to find out why. 

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Top Family Holiday Destinations in Greece

Travelling with the family is always an easy task. There are many things to consider and so many things to foresee. So, choosing a place that can guarantee your family’s peace of mind while on holiday is pretty much priceless. In the quest of finding destinations and hotels that are suited to hosting families, we searched a few places throughout Greece and reveal the top four, 1 mainland and 3 island destinations that perfectly fit the family holiday prerequisites, thus guaranteeing nothing short of bliss on your vacation.

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Best Hotels in Fez

Fez remains an enchanting Moroccan city that easily captures hearts due to its mesmerising medina and rich culture. A visit to Fez can include impressive cooking workshops, tours around the medina or simply relishing in tagines, hearty salads and chebakia. It also makes an ideal base for those embarking on scenic day trips to Volubilis, Atlas Mountains and Walila.

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The Lust Series - Unrobe

We discovered sustainable fashion brand Unrobe, whilst visiting Amsterdam in April 2018. We were fortunate enough to spot them at their pop up on. It was the window depicting the transparent costs of an average garment to be made sold and distributed versus their own concept. The cross comparison highlighted that it wasn't only cheaper to purchase items from their own brand but fairer labour.

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72hrs in Oporto

The city that gave the country (and port wine) its very name, Porto (Oporto in English) is Portugal's second largest metropolis after Lisbon. The city itself isn't very populous compared to the metropolitan Greater Oporto area, as the locals prefer to live on the outskirts in much calmer surroundings.

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The Lust Series - 3 Water Bottles that Help the Planet

Today is World Water Day. This year’s theme is Nature for Water, which is very timely given the fact that we have seen some of the worst water related natural disasters in quite some time. This has left communities without access to basic water. An estimated 1.8 billion people use an unimproved source of drinking water with no protection against contamination from human faeces.  

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Best Hotels in Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca is a breathtaking island located in the Balearic islands of Spain. The island continues to offer wonderful Mediterranean experiences that boast rustic retreats, hiking trails, luxury resorts and more. Palma de Mallorca, has seen a rise in boutique and luxury stays in the last few years, and this teamed with traditional artisan places, Michelin star eateries and contemporary museums, makes for a melting pot of a city. 

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Why you need to visit Egypt, the Red Sea and Jordan

For embarking on a journey through time and for unravelling the fascination of the land of Pharaohs and lost kings, all you need to do is consider discovering Egypt, the Red Sea and Jordan next winter. The highlights of a trip that will unveil the magnificence of these close by destinations are Cairo, Luxor, the Red Sea islands and resort areas, as well as Aqaba, Petra and Wadi Rum. 

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72hrs in Mexico City

When you first set foot on the streets of Mexico City, you’re greeted with a new world of sensory experiences. The man selling gas is competing with the tamales vendor on how loud they can yell to attract customers. The locals are lining up to grab a few tacos al pastor from a street food stall that is surrounded by a vivid aroma of slow-cooked meat. The sounds of cars honking are mixed with a constant hustle and bustle coming from the street. You get a feeling that you’ve arrived to one of the most busy and exciting cities in the world.

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Celebrating women and culture

Happy International Women's Day! We thought we'd celebrate some of the inspirational women that we have had the pleasure of meeting whilst embarking on our Travel & Lust journey. This year's theme is #PressforProgress, encouraging women to unite, influence and support in the name of gender parity. We have got to know some inspirational women that have done just that and are setting a new standard when it comes to women at work and following your passion. Prepare to be inspired.

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Españolita Trips - The Mediterranean Retreat

The personal experience is something that remains a consistent talking point when referring to travel. Airbnb launched their 'Experiences' offering last year and it has been a huge success with more and more travellers want to connect to the place they are visiting. When we discovered Españolita Trips we were immediately drawn to Founder Carmen Ruiz's strong focus on wanting to share her Mallorca with others.

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1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair - Marrakech

After successful runs in London since 2013 and Brooklyn in 2015, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, will launch its first edition in Marrakech this weekend. The leading international art fair prides itself on promoting contemporary art that goes beyond the usual notion of Africa. It instead, references broader African perspective, thus contributing and reflecting a diverse Africa.

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