SPINGUERA ECOLODGE, IN PRAISE OF LAZINESS

Life in Espingueira gradually came to a halt half a century ago, when farmers, goat herders and fishermen deserted the area.  Yet this northern coastline of Boa Vista Island looks like a small paradise, with its blonde sand dunes shaped by the wind, crystal-clear waters and generous year-round climate. Today, it is the delight of […]

CAPE VERDE INVITES YOU TO “SAUDADE”

This volcanic archipelago of contrasting landscapes and picturesque villages has as many faces as islands. Located off the coast of Senegal, its climate is as warm as the voice of its “barefoot diva”, singer Cesária Évora. Gentle yet rugged, its landscapes have not yet been overrun by tourism.  Dans ces îles ayant conservé leur authenticité, […]

BAREFOOT LUXURY, CAMOUFLAGE VILLAS

This is the story of a trio of Belgian investors who fell under the spell of Cape Verde, and in particular Sao Vicente, the island of Cesaria Evora, which has remained untouched by mass tourism.  They have joined forces to launch an ambitious real estate project overlooking Joao Evora Bay, under the banner “Barefoot Luxury”: […]

ONDULI ENCLAVE, A HAVEN FOR NATURE LOVERS

Opened in 2023, Onduli Enclave owes its name to the giraffe that inhabits the region. This luxurious villa was designed with respect for the environment in mind. Allowing guests to be in harmony with nature, while enjoying this exclusive experience, Onduli Enclave was built facing a granite cliff, offering magnificent views of the Brandberg, Namibia’s […]

LOREDANA NEMES, THE SYMPHONY OF GRAYS

From the sparkle of a sea that “knows all the grays” to the graphic shadows of beech trees in mist and snow, Loredana Nemes transfigures a legendary land with breathtaking precision. Between nostalgia and dreaminess, we plunge into this black-and-white enchantment. Crowned by a forest of hundred-year-old beech trees, chalk cliffs rise up out of […]

HOTEL MARQÍ, THE INTIMATE ADDRESS FOR LISBOETES AND EPICUREANS 

A 45-minute drive from Lisbon nestles the Hotel Marqí, Mikkel Kristensen’s jewel in the crown. The building, once a manor house, has risen from ashes thanks to the creative vision of the Danish photographer.  The history of this residence has greatly inspired the new owner in the renovation of each space. Formerly occupied by a […]

KATE BARRY, Rétrospective

On the 10th anniversary of her tragic death at the age of 46, Jane Birkin’s eldest daughter is the subject of a retrospective designed to show the diversity of her still little-known work, from portraits to fashion photos, landscapes and other “out-of-frame” photographs. A world of fragility and poetry that cannot leave anyone indifferent. “… […]

QUENTIN DE BRIEY, FASHION AND STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

A former professional skateboarder turned photographer, Quentin de Briey’s latest book takes us on a journey through New York over the past ten years, combining live shots, street portraits, portraits of friends and images from his editorial work. “Thank you for your business”, as the book is called, is a condensed photographic diary stretching from […]

ZANNIER HOTELS OMAANDA, AN INVITATION TO CONTEMPLATION

What if sleeping in the open air became an affordable luxury? In the Namibian capital, Windhoek, nestles the Zannier Hotels Omaanda. Oscillating between elegance and minimalism, this five-star jewel offers guests a unique experience cut off from the world, where only nature takes over.  Like a protective chrysalis, the fifteen thatched huts with whitewashed walls […]

PAOLO BARRETTA, TRAVEL WITH IN AND BEYOND

The Italian photographer’s images take us into a strange, disturbing, surreal universe, isolated from the world. “My name is winter and I talk about coldness” is Paolo Emanuele Barretta’s tagline on his Behance account. A former student of photography, post-production and communications, Barretta started out drawing before moving into visual storytelling and portraiture. Since then, […]