Posts tagged "travel"
Moroccan flavour at Riad Khol in Marrakech

Moroccan flavour at Riad Khol in Marrakech

David Report has been in Morocco and we went to Marrakech the last two days of the trip where we stayed at the very nice Riad Khol. This riad is based inside the Marrakech medina and has a fantastic Moroccan flavour. Riad Khol is a private residence where the owner allows special guests to have the exclusive pleasure...
The dream of self-sufficiency and simple living

The dream of self-sufficiency and simple living

This spring my family and I stayed for ten days at a small Bed and Breakfast, Baan Rao, on the island of Koh Lanta in southern Thailand. And the way the lovely family that owns and runs the Bed and Breakfast live their life, made me remember a dream that occasionally pops up in my...
The Aubrey Hotel in Santiago de Chile

The Aubrey Hotel in Santiago de Chile

When I was in Santiago de Chile a while ago for the Bienal de Diseno I stayed at the very relaxed Aubrey Hotel. It is beautifully situated at a hillside of the 2,800-foot Cerro San Cristobal in bohemian barrio of Bellavista area. Audrey offers pool area for long slow days with your favourite book and drink. The main...
Travel snapshots from around the world

Travel snapshots from around the world

We have been travelling quite extensively lately and have just touched base again. Hence a bit slow on updates lately. We have been invited to do keynote presentations, been part of visitor programs, jury and curator work, moderating and chairman assignments, facilitator of workshops and also some events of our own. These activities during the last...
Agios Pavlos - in the remote south of Crete

Agios Pavlos – in the remote south of Crete

I have a dilemma, as widely common as it is ancient. What do one do when you have something amazing to tell but are confronted with two opposite possibilities – to tell everyone about the fantastic restaurant/shop/remote village in Italy/ or what have you, and risk it losing its allure as the word is spread...
The Lomography city guide Berlin

The Lomography city guide Berlin

The Lomography City Guide Berlin has just been released. After the legendary City Guides Vienna and Hong Kong, Berlin is the next in line to receive its very own homage consisting of thousands of analogue snapshots and LomoLocations. The biggest scrambled egg of Kreuzberg, your favorite toilet in the coolest bar that nobody knows of,...
Street art from Valparaiso in Chile

Street art from Valparaiso in Chile

Valparaiso is a Unesco World Heritage Site famous for it’s street art among other things. As we promised in our recent article here’s a follow-up with some colorful and lively street art images.
The unique world heritage site Valparaiso

The unique world heritage site Valparaiso

Last autumn David Report was invited to visit Chile and speak at the Bienal de Diseno. At the program was a one day visit to the unique World Heritage Site Valparaiso. Always a magnet for European immigrants, Valparaíso mushroomed during its golden age, when the city was known by international sailors as “Little San Francisco”...
San Francisco snapshots

San Francisco snapshots

San Francisco is the least American, most charming city in the US. Not as big as NY, not as crowded as Chicago, small enough to get around on feet. Its greatest appeal is actually the lack of must-sees. The Golden Gate and Alcatraz are alive in your memory, to an extent that feels déjà vu...
A contemporary spa inspired by Turkish traditions

A contemporary spa inspired by Turkish traditions

Hirsch Bedner Associates’ (HBA) recently completed design for the much-anticipated ESPA spa located in the Istanbul EDITION hotel. HBA London’s Inge Moore and Nathan Hutchins created a contemporary spa inspired largely by Turkish traditions, with design elements that echo the Hammam customs and atmospheric elements of Istanbul. This juxtaposition of the old with the new...