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  • Discovering the historic architecture of Sevilla

    The historic architecture of Sevilla

    velvetescape.com 17 Oct '17, 8pm

    Sevilla was founded as the Roman city of Hispalis in the 8th century A.D. on the banks of the Guadalquivir river. The city was later ruled by the Moors for more than 800 years, signs of which are more than evident till today. The city became an important trading centre after the disco...

  • Things to do in Reunion Island- the adventure island in the Indian Ocean

    Ten things to do in Reunion Island | Velvet Escape

    velvetescape.com 16 Oct '17, 11pm

    looks like a tiny speck in the Indian Ocean on Google Maps but zoom in and you’ll find a spectacular island with towering mountains, breathtaking canyons, aquamarine lagoons, colourful towns and villages and stunning waterfalls. An overseas French department, Reunion is a gorgeous mix...

  • Help design Amberlair - the world's first crowdsourced and crowdfunded boutique hotel

    velvetescape.com 17 Oct '17, 12pm

    Have you ever wondered – if you had the opportunity to help design the perfect boutique hotel – what it would look like? What services, facilities, activities and amenities would you add to it? When these questions were posed to me a while back by my friends Kristin and Marcus, I sat ...

  • Experiencing the Moscato di Scanzo meditation wine

    The Moscato di Scanzo meditation wine | Velvet Escape

    velvetescape.com 14 Oct '17, 2pm

    I swirled the wine in the glass and marvelled at its silky texture and rich ruby-red colour. Despite its dark appearance, I noticed a wondrous clarity in the liquid. I lifted the glass to my nose and in an instant, my nose was filled with aromas of plums and cherries, and a whiff of r...

  • Experiencing the Snow Village in Finland

    velvetescape.com 07 Oct '17, 10am

    […] LashWorldTourCultural Insights, Travel Tips, and Tales of Adventure from 14+ years of world travelsHOMEABOUTAbout LashWorldTourAbout LashContactWhat’s in a name?LashWorldTour Travel MapLash’s Travel Fast FactsMissionsWorld Travels Overview: 1991-2011PressCOUNTRIESASIABALI- INDONES...

  • Recommended things to do in Jordan for an unforgettable visit

    velvetescape.com 14 Oct '17, 12pm

    I highly recommend spending the night in the Wadi Musa township just outside Petra because this allows you to visit Petra at night! Seeing Petra by night is absolutely one of the most enchanting experiences I’ve ever had. Hundreds of candles line the Siq, the mile-long gorge which lea...

  • 10 things to see and do in Lanzarote

    velvetescape.com 11 Oct '17, 4pm

    – your visit shouldn’t be limited to land-based attractions. There is a great variety of things to do in the ocean, from water-sports to scuba diving, game fishing, whale watching and other marine excursions. Lanzarote is widely recognised as one of the best surfing spots in Europe – ...

  • The historic thermal baths of Budapest

    Recommended thermal baths in Budapest

    velvetescape.com 08 Oct '17, 10am

    will not be complete without a visit to at least one of its historic thermal baths. It’s said that the Romans settled in the area because of the abundance of thermal springs – I would too! The first Roman baths were constructed around the 2nd century AD but it wasn’t till the Turks oc...


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