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Douro 41 Hotel | Portugal

Douro River in Portugal is perhaps the most beautiful river in the Iberian Peninsula. Designed by Portuguese Architect Joćo Pedro Serōdio, Douro 41 Hotel is modern, cozy, intimate and has a sophisticated decor. The hotel offers two options of accommodation, suites as well as villas, ideal for families and groups of friends. From one to three bedrooms, the villas are fully equipped for complete autonomy and have terraces and private gardens. Both options have in common the breathtaking views of the river. Whilst staying at the hotel you can experience a number of activities: walking or all-terrain cycling, various water sports such as skiing, canoeing and jet skiing, and of course visiting the world famous Douro wine cellars.



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BARBARIAN DAYS

Looking for a beach read this summer? Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life is a damn good book about surfing, worthy of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography.  The compelling book is William Finnegan’s memoir of his obsession with surfing, which he calls a beautiful addiction. In the book Finnegan describes his childhood growing up in California and Hawaii in the mid 1960s, his vagabond years hunting down secluded surf spots around the world, stories of life in a...
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UBUD HANGING GARDENS RESORT | BALI

Ubud Hanging Gardens is a luxury boutique hotel in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. It is surrounded by beauty, located in steep terraces planted with rice, and surrounded by ancient forests and hanging gardens. A must see is the stunning infinity pool, with breathtaking views from it“s two levels, it feels you are suspended out above the valley....
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SEABOARD KEYBOARD

For centuries the interface on the black and white piano keyboard has existed without major changes, but recently a new musical instrument called Seaboard was presented by Roli as "The evolution of the piano keyboard." The Seaboard has a highly pressure-sensitive interface, allowing the musician to manipulate sounds, create modulations on the keys and make tonal changes in a very singular way, it also enables very interesting transitions between acoustic and digital...
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