Need a break from it all? Tulum, Mexico has it all.
A little off the beaten track - here's how to enjoy this part of Mexico in a very relaxed and unhurried way. Tulum works because of its natural beauty, the locals' laid back approach to life and the fact that they take sustainability seriously. Let your footprints in the sand be the only reminder that you were here. It's a back to basics holiday but none the less enticing because of it.
As the end of summer approaches in the northern hemisphere, we couldn't help but include this romantic villa, set in the wheat fields of Tuscany. You can feel that dry heat coming from the honey coloured sandstone.... until next year Tuscany.
Vortex Bladeless - stylish design of wind turbines from spanish designers .
These days wind farms are a common sight - a graceful and elegant presence scattered across landscapes, caught in our peripheral vision as we hurtle past on a Eurostar… but the future may bring an alternative to their familiar pinwheel form. Spanish pioneers David Suriol, David Yáñez, and Raul Martín of Vortex Bladeless are proposing a striking new approach to the wind turbine which we can guarantee looks like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
Lecce, in Italy’s ‘heel of the boot,’ is home to a rare 17th century house which has been elegantly transformed, within the ancient stone walls of Lecce’s Baroque centro storico.
La Fiermontina offers a relaxed and refined refuge with sixteen stylish private retreats surrounded by celebrated artworks, manicured gardens and thriving olive trees.
Kulture - a new smart web platform from Sydney - went along to this year's Sydney Contemporary Art Fair at Carriageworks to capture the buzz of opening night and talk to some of the galleries and artists. Galleries from Australia, New Zealand, Chile and Asia were among those that participated, some for the first time.
Masseria Alchimia is a small boutique hotel centrally located in Puglia, situated close to the beautiful town of Savelletri di Fasano and only a few minutes' drive from the Adriatic Sea - the perfect base for discovering the 'heel of the boot' in southern Italy.