Sustainable Connoisseurs – Hospitality

Luckily, for all of you luxury connoisseurs, staying at an eco-resort doesn’t have to mean sleeping in a tent. I found out hotels that are solar powered to those serving only locally sourced foods, these hotels combine the finer things in life with serious sustainable efforts. Whitepod, Switzerland  Whitepod is a foremost example of eco-luxury. Designed to create an alternative experience in the Swiss Alps, the dome shaped tents make for low impact accommodations and are located away from any kind of urban pollution. The Pods are not like any tent you’ve ever seen. Besides offering beautiful views of Lake … Continue reading Sustainable Connoisseurs – Hospitality

MY 3 BEST EUROPE HUSH-HUSH BEACHES

You don’t have to travel too far to find them. Beautiful beaches, still relatively undiscovered, lie within a short haul European hop. 1) Rodas Beach, The Cies Islands, Spain Fringed by luxuriant stretches of white sands, the northwest Spanish archipelago of Cies is nicknamed the ‘Galician Caribbean’ by the locals. And it is little wonder that they keep the beauty of these three islands quietly to themselves – happy to let tourists head to the ‘Costas’ instead. Catch the ferry from the mainland town of Vigo, and you’ll have nine beaches to choose from. Disembark on a small jetty at … Continue reading MY 3 BEST EUROPE HUSH-HUSH BEACHES

My Best Docking Arenas

Capri, Monaco, Porto Cervo, looks all too crowdie, unreasonably costly and hysterical. Since my sailing time is so scarce, it must be a pleasure for eyes, mind and soul. I’m therefore happy to share my point of views with you, let me know your opinions, also privately. 1- Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden Outside Stockholm, the yachting capital of Sandhamn is on the edge of one of the world’s most alluring archipelagos. Among the thousands of uninhabited islets, guests may indulge in a dingy race, or host an angling competition followed by a fresh fish barbecue. Yacht parties have been known to … Continue reading My Best Docking Arenas

The XXI Century Renaissance

Knowledge has is origin in our perception used to say Leonardo da Vinci, and a new awareness is shyly facing into the developed world, where the conjunction of metaphysic with mathematic is opening the doors of a new Renaissance. Kalos kagathos (Ancient Greek καλὸς κἀγαθός [kalos kaːɡatʰǒs]), of which kalokagathia (καλοκαγαθία) is the derived noun, is a phrase used by classical Greek writers to describe an ideal of personal conduct, especially in a military context. Its use is attested since Herodotus and the classical period. The phrase is adjectival, composed of two adjectives, καλός (“beautiful”) and ἀγαθός (“good” or “virtuous”), … Continue reading The XXI Century Renaissance