The Castle of Venus at Erice, Sicily, Italy - sits where the ancient temple shrine of Venus (worshiped by the Romans) once stood, and it is often called Venus Castle. The Normans, took Sicily and built Erice Castle in the 12th century.
What’s better than swimming in a glistening infinity-edged pool? Swimming in a glistening infinity pool set high on Santorini’s famed Caldera and overlooking that ridiculously beautiful view, of course. Well, the jewels below are among the island’s most spectacular, and from any angle you look at them, these pools are the perfect mix of backdrop, colors and architectural detailing.
“A large school of mobula rays fades into the waters of Baja, Mexico. “The rays were moving quite fast and it was hard enough keeping up with them from the surface, let alone diving down to take a closer look,” writes photographer Eduardo Lopez Negrete. Mobula rays are often referred to as flying rays due to their fondness for breaching.” — the 2014 National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest
Let’s also keep in mind that a mobula ray can reach 17 foot (5.2 meter) wingspan and weigh over a ton. Freaky or cool?
NeSpoon is a street artist from Warsaw, Poland. Her artistic focus is on the intricate patterns of lace, and breaking its granny stereotype by using it to beautify gritty urban spaces. NeSpoon calls her artistic approach the “jewellery of the public space”:
Jewellery makes people look pretty, my public jewellery has the same goal, make public places look better.
NeSpoon often uses the usual spray paint and stencils of enlarged lace patterns to produce her works on the street via
A stunning Caribbean playground set on the picturesque island of Dominica, Secret Bay boasts a wonderful collection of hilltop villas and bungalows which, in addition to their beautiful natural surroundings, offer the ultimate in privacy and sustainable luxury. Designed by award-winning architect Fruto Vivas, all accommodation units at this fabulous eco-friendly resort have been built in perfect harmony with the natural environment and appointed with elegant red cedar furnishings made by local craftsmen.