Great beach getaway from Lisbon – Cascais!

Lisbon is one of the most underrated capitals in Europe: In addition to the historic center, the Castelo overlooking the city and great museum in Belem, you also enjoy wonderful daytrips to Sintra or the beach. I had planned to visit the famous Estoril, but after some research decided to give the “new favorite” Cascais a try – and I’m … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Beach of the beaten path – Lovina Beach, Bali

bal-lovinabeach-boats-nightBali has some very popular beaches like Kuta, Legian or Seminyak. But if those are to busy for you, Lovina Beach in the North is a much quieter place and I shared the beach each day with just a handful of people. You can even do it as “Bali on a Budget” and the sunsets are just as beautiful

 

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Off the beaten path – Gili Islands, Indonesia

bal-speedboat-giliIf you want to get off the beaten path, you sometimes have to make an effort. Luckily, a speedboat with four outboard engines makes it fast and fun to get to the Gili Islands, a great beach destination away from the crowds of Bali!
Read my review of Gili Islands and the Vamana Resort, a great way to enjoy the peace & quiet of Gili Trawangan, and start planning your own getaway!
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Beach getaway to the Algarve: Snapshot Albufeira

The Algarve coast in the very South of Portugal is a popular beach destination and Albufeira is near the center of it, close to the main airport in Faro and with plenty of sun, sand and see for a beach getaway. The little town on the cliff above the beach offers plenty of accommodation, bars and restaurants, making it a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Beach Getaway Ko Samui

Chaweng Beach Breakfast

Ko Samui is a popular beach destination in Thailand, yet you can still have the beach almost to yourself, enjoying a peaceful breakfast with your toes in the sand and the waves crushing onto shore! I remember this moment as one of the most relaxed breakfasts I’ve had in years!
Plan your own beach getaway to Thailand, with a stay on Ko Samui’s Chaweng Beach or as a romantic luxury escape to the Intercontinental Resort Ko Samui away from the crowds!