10 things that made us fall in love with Cappadocia, Turkey
People visit Cappadocia for many reasons. As photography buffs with interest in humanities, easily captivated by the sense of the very old we wanted to visit this place for as long as we can remember. In this photo essay we try to capture the best sides of this fascinating region of Turkey.
Photos by T+S: Amanruya, Bodrum, Turkey
It is not difficult to fall in love with the Aman Resorts, as evidenced in how the returning customers like to call themselves: the ‘Aman Junkies’. It’s a testament to the genuine following the Aman Resorts brand inspires. Having been spellbound first by Amansara and now by Amanruya we count ourselves among the ‘Junkies’ too.
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Wiesergut, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria
We are beach holiday types at Travel+Style—tend to think winter is good only for long evenings by crackling fire with hot lemon tea and a blanket. All the same, snow fun is good fun, and one of the best places to enjoy it is Saalbach-Hinterglemm, the home of Wiesergut.
Uma by COMO Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Resembling private homes more than a hotel, Uma’s affordable luxury formula translates into the immersive COMO Shambhala spa experience and zen-like open spaces & cream-white furnishings that form the hotel’s organic design.
Katikies, Santorini, Greece
On Santorini, the view’s the thing, and there may be none better than that from the pool deck at Katikies, looking out over the island’s submerged volcanic caldera and the sea beyond.
Gorki Apartments, Berlin, Germany
Pseudonym instead of a room number, a doorbell and mailbox for every apartment—these are just the first small details that set the Gorki Apartments apart from the crowd of hip hotels popping up in Berlin.
Photos by T+S: Argos in Cappadocia, Turkey
Like an Escher drawing where every staircase leads to an entirely new plane and perspective, the gardens and passageways of Argos in Cappadocia delight and surprise, evoking a fairy tale—with the background of lunar landscapes. It’s a stuff of Silk Road legends… transformed into a trendy, truly unique hotel.
Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam
The Six Senses brand tends to build its resorts in isolated locations, surrounded by stunning nature. The Con Dao property, located in the national park, set amongst green hills—follows the suit.
Juxtaposed in Bruges: La Suite Sans Cravate
The creative force behind La Suite vision, the duo of Veronique and Henk Bogaert insist that a healthy naiveté and chance played the decisive role in the creative vision of La Suite, yet this sublime boutique hotel is a careful study of contrasts between rustic and cutting edge—where nothing has been left to chance.
Desroches Island, Seychelles
Considered to be one of the most pristine and untouched islands in the world, Desroches in the Seychelles hosts an exclusive resort set amidst a paradise of palm-fringed, white sand beaches and lush endemic vegetation. It’s a true hideaway for honeymooners and romantics.
25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin, Germany
This is a hotel brand to watch: their properties are distinctive, full of quirky ideas and free-spirit creativity. With its Berlin debut, 25hours celebrates the cosmopolitan city with an eclectic jungle-inspired concept, fitting the hotel’s almost bucolic surroundings.