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    Travel & Hotels | 2012 Archive.

    31st December

    01 | Karaköy Rooms by RunArchitects | Istanbul, Turkey. 02 | Capri Suite by ZETASTUDIO Architects | Capri, Italy. 03 | Scandic Grand Central Hotel in Stockholm. 04 | Comfort Hotel Grand Central | Oslo, Norway. 05 | Casa do Conto (House of Tales) Hotel | Porto, Portugal. 06 | Hotel Lautner | Desert Hot Springs, California…



    The Crystal Dome at Swarovski Kristallwelten // Wattens, Austria.

    14th December

    This mesmerising space is The Crystal Dome at Swarovski Kristallwelten (Crystal Worlds) – the company’s museum and headquarters located in Wattens in Austria. The Crystal Dome was specifically designed to capture the feeling of being inside a crystal. There are 595 mirrors that cover the dome’s walls, creating a kaleidoscope of shifting shapes, reflections and colours, that gradually reveal hidden works of art…



    Capri Suite by ZETASTUDIO Architects // Capri, Italy.

    27th July

    Capri Suite is a charming boutique hotel located in the center of Anacapri on the Italian island of Capri. Refurbished by the local firm ZETASTUDIO Architects, the building originally formed part of the St. Micheles’ convent built in the XVII century. There is a certain formality and grandeur that belongs to the heritage fabric of the building. The designers have successfully merged this aspect with a sense of irreverent playfulness by introducing vibrant pops of colour, bold patterns and eclectic furniture pieces…



    Barcelona Travel Guide | Places To Shop.

    8th November

     

    Well, well, well… I must admit that am both excited and a little bit sad to welcome you to this Travel Tuesday and the fifth and final post in the Barcelona Travel Guide Series.

    Like they say – all good things must come to an end, but before I get all emotional and shi… I mean stuff, let me just tell you about a few excellent places where you can spend you hard earned cash (or display restraint unknown to myself, and enjoy a good dose of window shopping, although that’s never as much fun, right?!)

    One thing to keep in mind when planning your day is that shop hours are approximately 10am – 1:30pm and 4:30pm to 7:30pm Mon – Fri (and Sat mostly am). And when I say approximately, I mean very approximately, as you need to give or take an hour to …



    Barcelona Travel Guide | Places To Eat & Drink.

    1st November

    ¡Hola Y’all! Welcome back to Travel Tuesday and this fourth post in the Barcelona Travel Guide Series specially curated for you by yellowtrace. Hooray! Are you ready to hear about some fantastic places to eat and booze up in the fine city of Barcelona? Yes? Perfect – you’ve come to the right place. Let me just start this post by saying that the food in Barcelona (and Spain in general) is extremely awesome. And I mean extremely extreme awesomeness, freshness and deliciousness. You are pretty much guaranteed to have an excellent meal just about anywhere you eat.

    Most restaurants offer Menu del Dia (Menu of the Day) which typically includes an entree (soup or salad), main course with a side dish and dessert – all for one price. Menu del Dia is the most economical way to eat in Spain, and a great …



    Barcelona Travel Guide | Places To Stay.

    25th October

    ¡Hola!

    Man, these Travel Tuesdays sure come around really quickly, don’t they? Anyway, here we are with the third post in the Barcelona Travel Guide Series. Today I would like to tell you about some of the fantastic places to stay. Not only is Barcelona a super sexy and beautiful bombshell of a city, she is also brimming with great hotels and fantastic apartments to chose from. But the best part is this – accommodation in Barcelona is quite reasonably priced in comparison to most other European cities. Giddy up!

    Again, I would like to remind you to leave any of your own tips and recommendations in the comments section of the post – I always love hearing what you guys have to say.




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