Tag Archives: Leisure

TOP HOTEL VIDEO TOUR: ‘DAIOS COVE RESORT & VILLAS’ IN CRETE, GREECE

Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas, Crete is a brand new luxury 5* resort, which opened in April 2010 and is nestled on a hillside overlooking the exclusive Daios Cove. Located right on the waterfront with a private sandy beach, masterfully blending the surrounding landscape together with a unique private bay and direct access to the crystalline waters, the Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas has become the unsurpassed destination. Designed by esteemed architecture firm 3SK Stylianidis, Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas evokes the intimate charm of the traditional villages found throughout the Greek isles, expressed in an elegant, contemporary aesthetic.

All 300 spacious rooms, suites and villas, most with private heatable pools range from 42m2 to 560m2 , boasting spectacular views of the Mediterranean. The unparalleled choice of accommodation that includes Deluxe Sea View Rooms, Deluxe Sea View Rooms with Individual Pool, Junior Suites with Private Pool, One Bedroom Suites, One- or Two-Bedroom Villas with Private Pool, Wellness Villas with Private Pool, and Two- or Three-Bedroom Family Villas are conceived to meet any expectation.

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Top New Campers: ‘2021 Dreamer Van D68 Limited’

  • Panoramic SKYVIEW roof for greater light and a modern, stylish exterior
  • TOUCH reading spotlight in cab
  • Metallic bodywork paint (choice of Aluminium Grey or Iron Grey)
  • Lithium battery pre-wiring
  • Reinforced rear tyre suspension for greater driving comfort
  • 16” light alloy FIAT rims
  • New LIMITED chrome strip on rear number plate trim
  • COMFORT + pack as standard
  • +L2H1 CUSTOM FORD TRANSIT base vehicle
  • +Compact 5.34 m
  • +Dual interior access with double sliding door
  • +Face-to-face dinette with panoramic view
  • +Clean-up area with shower cubicle
  • +18-litre cassette toilet with removable tank
  • +Kitchen with separate hob and sink
  • +Pop-up roof as standard
  • +Storage under refrigerator
  • +Dinette storage chest
  • +WEBASTO DIESEL heating as standard

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Top Hotel Video Tour: ‘Abaton Island Resort & Spa’ In Crete, Greece (2020)

Bask in the chic surroundings of this Cycladic-style resort. Located on Crete’s northern coastline, Abaton offers elegant accommodation and panoramic sea views. Indulge mind, body and soul at the best Elemis spa together with a collection of restaurants offering Greek and international cuisine.

Crete, Greece’s largest island, is known for its varied terrain, which ranges from fine-sand beaches at Elafonisi to the White Mountains. Mt. Ida, the tallest of the range, is home to the Ideon Cave, which was the birthplace of Zeus, according to Greek mythology. The capital, Heraklion, is home to the renowned Heraklion Archaeological Museum, housing Minoan artifacts, and Knossos, a Bronze Age settlement.

Camping Design: ‘Top 10 Mini Camper Trailers, All Under 15′ & $10,000’ (Video)

Looking for the best mini camper trailers under 10,000 dollars, we have you covered with these remarkable designs. Coming up are the 10 best American made mini campers under 15-feet that won’t cost you a fortune. I’m Glenn, and let’s see what we found.

Top Camper Trailers: “Mobi Nomad – Slide Out” (2020)

The Mobi Nomad is a go anywhere hybrid with unrivalled inside space in its class and excel with features like full permanent bathroom, island bed, great kitchen  and 2 minute setup time. With the slide room extended the Mobi has 12.4 sq meter internal space. 

The body is constructed from 1 piece mono hull fibre glass construction with steel super structure for superior strength and stainless steel fittings. The chassis is manufactured from 4mm hot dipped galvanized steel and fitted with a 2.5ton Burquip suspension and 2.7ton Knott German brake coupler. The aerodynamic design ensures extremely light and stable towing. Mobi comes fully kitted with gear!

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Top New Camper Trailers: “Pinea Mobile -Eco-Suite”

Pinea mobile is an eco-suite on wheels. ERA architects goes one step further by innovating in ecoTourism with this self-sufficient prototype thanks to solar energy, innovative fabrics, green roof and a rainwater collection tank (in addition to the usual natural materials such as wood and cork).

It is an ecological trailer-caravan between the vineyards of the residence of artists Mas els Igols who run Iris and Arnout in the Penedés. It also has a self-sufficient plant cover thanks to the rainwater tank that works by capillarity.

This innovative deposit is the FIRST TIME that it has been installed throughout the Peninsula. This prototype is supplied with solar energy, thus innovating in wine tourism, sustainable tourism, ecological tourism and self-sufficient construction.

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Travel: “Zürich’s Lakeside Public Baths – Badis”

“Monocle 24 – The Urbanist” Fernando Augusto Pacheco takes the plunge into one of Zürich’s lakeside public baths.

Badis are essentially public “baths” or “swimming areas”, where you can come to swim in the lake or the river, and then cool off on the wooden docks or grass, grab something to eat or drink, socialize and pass the hours reading, sleeping, tanning or just enjoying the sun. Most badis in Zürich cost 8 Francs to enter, though some are free. 

Travel & Leisure Videos: “Driven – The Rise Of RV’s”

Looking to take a vacation while avoiding COVID? Many families are heading out AND staying home, exploring public spaces while avoiding hotels and public bathrooms, by traveling in an RV. The pandemic is driving up sales of midrange recreational vehicles, which have nearly doubled compared to last summer. And as The New Yorker magazine’s Kelefa Sanneh finds out, some motorhomes have amenities you may not even have in your own home.

Recreation Tech: “Canyon Grail:On” E-Bikes (Video)

E-gravel is about escaping your routine. Getting off-grid and back again. Fast. With its powerful Bosch Performance Line CX Gen4 motor, the Grail:ON surges over any terrain, turning day-long outings into hour-long blasts. Take the fastest line to the highest point. Experience Electrified Escape. Experience the Grail:ON.

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Future Of Mobile Living: Amazing “Expanding” Tiny House (Zero Squared)

The 26 foot long tiny house on wheels has large rooms with a Murphy bed on the main floor, a 3-seater couch, rotating TV and fireplace, a combo washer dryer, loads of storage space, and a massive kitchen with a full-size fridge and more!

About the Aurora:

This model features two of our propriety integrated modular expanding spaces that adds over 120 sqft to a traditional tiny house towing platform of equal length. Available in lengths of 26′, 28′ and 30′ in a 8′ 6″ towing width that expands to 15′ 6″ onsite:

The “Nordic” features Scandinavian design features:

  • 341 sqft main floor 
  • 33 sqft double bed loft
  • Ground level queen bedroom Rotating RV and Fireplace
  • Solid cedar window trim
  • Gloss finish millwork
  • Integrated 50 sqft deck
  • Full Size Kitchen, living and dining rooms

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