Want to get raving with sand between your toes and the sun on your back? Here are 10 beaches with global notoriety as the hottest open-air party spots, where clothing’s optional, music pounds from every angle and virtually anything might happen.
Getting there is no walk in the park, but if you really want to get away from it all, these places are definitely worth that extra mile. And when we say ‘ get away from it all’, we really mean it.
“When I go out into the countryside and see the sun and the green and everything flowering, I say to myself Yes indeed, all that belongs to me!”, said Henri Rousseau, celebrating the communion of man and nature. There’s no doubt it is in the rural context where we feel the strongest unity with the world, but looking at the places below, one can’t help but suspect they rather belong to elves, pixies, goblins and other fairly folks.
For some, accommodation is of secondary importance and serves merely as a convenient base for exploration. For others, hotel premises are actual vacation spots and in that case, a killer view is not an added value, but a principal decisive factors.
As the year is racing to an end, most travel websites contrive lists of top destinations to explore in the 12 months to come, and here is ours.
The world’s most renowned secret agent may have exhibited tough disposition for over 50 years, but ever since Ian Fleming first penned his character, 007 has consistently shown a soft spot for four things: posh cars, beautiful women, a good drink and luxurious hotels.
Perhaps the most deliberately hedonistic of all celebrations throughout the year, New Year’s Eve is when we give in to all sorts of indulgences before the restrictive resolutions are put into action. People head out on the town, champagne flows, music blasts from every corner and awe-inspiring firework displays light up the skies. Here’s where the turn of the year gets a really special entourage.