A few years back when we were in Portugal we fell for Lisbon’s colorful streets and laidback vibe, but unfortunately, we didn’t have the time to visit Porto back then. So, when we had a few days to spare for a city trip this summer, we knew we had to hit Portugal’s northern jewel!
With a suitcase full of light and comfy Bellerose summer wear and a couple of cameras, our favorite explorers Nuria Val & Coke Bartrina got on a plane to the States, where they embarked on a beautiful road trip. To wrap things up and to give all of you some travel inspiration, we sat down with the couple who was kind enough to review the whole adventure with us.
Venice is obviously renowned for its canals and Piazza San Marco, but it’s also known as “the city of love” by tourists from all over the world. This time around we wanted to see the city from the inside, from a local family’s perspective. That’s why we decided to meet up with Mara and Matteo, a couple of entrepreneurs in the world of wine and art.
After a long and cold winter, we wanted to head somewhere warm and colorful to start off Spring: Marrakech. After hearing so much about the wonders of the city, we wanted to see it for ourselves. One thing is certain: either you’ll love it, or you’ll hate it, but there’s no way that Marrakech will leave you indifferent.
In a world full of illustrators and graphic designers, it takes something special to stand out. Enter Berlin-based art director, designer and illustrator Florian Schommer, who insists on keeping things fresh and challenging for both himself and his clientele.
For years we’ve been fans of Black&Wood, an outstanding travel blog run by Parisian free lancers and adventurers Marine and Thibault. Their articles are always inspiring, fun to read and guaranteed to point you in the right direction if you’re in need of tips on where to go, eat or sleep.
Our wanderlust took us to Cap Ferret in France, for a quick escape from the city’s hustle and bustle. This small village is located on the Lège-Cap-Ferret peninsula, at only an hour’s drive from Bordeaux. You’ll find breathtaking wild landscapes and incredibly scenic settings, all right by the Atlantic Ocean. Yes, Cap Ferret is renowned for its oysters but there is so much more to discover.
Passionate and perfectionistic, Paulin Leuridan isn’t a man of compromises. He only works with locally produced organic flour and everything you see when you set foot in Pain Paulin – his bakery – is there because he wanted it there. The result is as atypical as the project itself. A high-quality bakery, in which work ethic is everything, located in Petit-Piquey.
Located North-West of big sister Berlin, Germany's second largest city's got nothing to be shy about. To get an insider's view on the city, we asked instagramer Tobias Wendt to tell us about his favorites spots around Hamburg.