ITALY. DISCOVER PORTO ERCOLE!

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Adored by many international stars who come to sunbathe or wander the meandering sidewalks of the fishing villages, Porto Ercole has become a fabled holiday spot. Discover the soft Beach of Porto Ercole! Where to eat? On the beach at Feniglia, in the created environment of the “Death in Venice” Lido, you can sample seafoods and shellfish at the Cappanuccia. In Capalbio, eat al fresco in the garden of the Frantoio trattoria. It’s also a shop, bookshop and exhibition space….

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URUGUAY. JOSE IGNACIO, REFUGE

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In this former fishing village located 40km from Punta del Este, Jose Ignacio has become the refuge for all hipsters in search of authenticity. Long compared to the Hamptons of the 1960s, Jose Ignacio is all about bare feet in the sand and pampas grass. Where to eat? Tucked away beneath a wooden cabin, on Brava beach is a hidden spot for al fresco lunch with your toes in the sand. At Huella, try the seafood and white sangria, called…

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PORTUGAL. COMPORTA LES PINS

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With endless pine forests and white sand dunes, Comporta is the place everybody is talking about. From here you can surf to south of Lisbon, and enjoy Portugal’s best surfing spots. Where to eat? At Praia do Pego, head to the local spot, the Sal restaurant, where you can enjoy the catch of the day with a view of the Atlantic. Try the local dishes in the only restaurant in Carvalhal village, Central Villa, where the chef’s seafood stew is…

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PORTUGAL. AZENHAS DO MAR, THE NEW WAVE

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On the point of Sintra, at the end of the path from the enchanted forest and castle, lies Pena Palace, the sleeping beauty. But no sleep for the bay, Azenhas do Mar, which offers views of the sea as if at the edge of the world. Where to have fun? From Azenhas do Mar to Guincho, thrillseekers follow the swell sweeping over the west coast of Portugal. Most of the holiday spots are connected by tram or bus, from Sintra…

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MOROCCO. ONCE UPON A TIME, ASILAH WAS IN THE WADI

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A large train took us 45 minutes from Tangier, to discover Asilah, Morocco’s arty hippy spot, on the coast of the Atlantic. Where to eat? Stop by Casa Garcia, an Asilah institution, offering a contemporary menu based around seafood. 51 rue Moulay Hassan Ben Mehdi. Tel.: + 212 539 41.74.65. Try it and you will love it. At El Espigon, the Greek tavern decor will take you away, but the tasty cuisine still bears the colours of the Wadi. There…

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ISLAND OF MALTA. MIO PALMO A GOZO

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The island of Gozo, Malta’s little sister, is still a well-kept secret. From the top of its cliffs, it harbours beaches and creeks which are still preserved. Throw on your flippers, dive into the deep blue sea and swim with the dolphins. Where to eat? Live life at the pace of the Gozitans (the inhabitants of Gozo) in this charming restaurant in the historic village of Xaghra, Oleander. Savour Maltese cuisine, sheltered under the vaulted ceilings or seated out on…

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#SAYL SEPTEMBER 2015 / CYPRUS

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FILEP MOTWARY Photographer – Journalist – Costum Designer – Curator Cyprus-Syria origins FilepMotwary started off his career assisting as a stylist for the Greek editions of L’Officiel and Vogue. For four years he worked as head designer at the Athenian atelier LOUKIA for the haute couture and prêt-a-porter collections. He moved to Paris and worked for prestigious Houses like John Galliano, Christian Dior and Chloe in mid 2000. Motwary continues to create costumes for bespoke projects alone or in collaboration…

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#SAYL AUGUST 2015 / IBIZA / SPAIN

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Hey there! My name is Joan PalàArgemí, I am 23 years old and I live in Matadepera, a beautiful village nearby Barcelona. Since I was a child I was attracted by the sea and my life is surrounded by its vibes. I leave you here with some snaps I took at the shores of this amazing sea: the Mediterranean. 1. Favorite addresses in the city?  Ibiza has plenty of unique spots. But my favourite one is up on the hill…

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#SAYL JULY 2015 / PANAREA / ITALY

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Filippo Cirulli is an italian fashion influencer that shares his vision about menswear and lifestyle on his website, thethreef.com Together with Filippo Fiora, founder on the blog, he gives his personal point of view about  a contemporary elegance always trying to contaminate the italian elegance  with new trends in order to find the modern gentleman new definition. Good morning! As some of you may have already seen, two days ago I arrived in Ibiza where I will spend some days…

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PAXOS

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PAXOS, THE GREEN ISLAND In the waters of Corfu, this Ionian Island offers us a feast of colour blue ocean depths, red Venetian rooftops and green groves, olive of course, to amble through. On Paxos, you’ll find the keys to paradise. Where to go wandering? Taste the good life in picturesque Loggos, Gaios and Lakka, charming villages with their picture postcard little harbours. Don’t look for white-washed houses with exotic blue-painted shutters, here the inspiration of the architecture comes from Italy. If you like footpaths, you can…

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