Sanremo is a beautiful town in the North of Italy that overlooks the Mar Ligure and it’s famous for a very popular Italian music festival that takes place there every spring.
Italian folklore has its pros and cons. The perpetuation of century old traditions is charming when you have the time and the relaxed attitude of a tourist… but when you just want to live, it gets borderline nerve wrecking!
‘La Joie de Vivre’ is a motto one hears quite often on the French Riviera. This saying, that literally means ‘The Joy of Living’, expresses a cheerful enjoyment of life, an exultation of happiness referred to a mixture of enthusiasm, energy and spontaneity.
Being greeted by familiar faces of the head manager Ruben Schrijver, chef Alessandro and several other staff members made us feel right at home, and we quickly fell back into our routine: breakfast at the Pool House, gym, mid day nap, afternoons by the pool (with a coconut to keep cool), sunsets at the Club and nights back at the pool, listening to one of the most soothing DJ’s ever and enjoying one of their eclectic nightly buffets.
The last post about Macau showed the modern face of the city, with its sparkling skyscrapers and its infinite bridges. Macau, though, is a dichotomy of contrasts: modern and primeval, luxury and degrade, Orient and West at the same time, due to the legacy of the Portuguese colonization (1847-1999).
The Four Seasons Maui is one of our favorite spots in Hawaii. Located perfectly in the heart of the luxury hotel row in Wailea, this resort is a must see destination, even if only for the local artists and a quick bite.