Let's get AWAY

One thing about us weekenders, is that we all need to travel light. Whether we are getting away for one day or one weekend, for work or for holidays, we have to be very practical. We’ve been obsessed with AWAY for a long time now, and it was time to have our own.

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Why Scandinavia is the Perfect Destination for Slow Travel

The Scandinavian and Nordic countries are the perfect destinations for anyone with a slow travel mentality. Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and the various smaller islands that make up the region are all ingrained with a slower pace of life. If you are used to visiting hectic destinations such as London and New York, your first trip to Scandinavia could be just what you need to learn how to slow down your travels.

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How to Slow Down in a Fast-Paced Location

Relaxing on a beach or enjoying a quiet getaway in a secluded cottage may seem like the only options for a slow holiday – but it’s possible to slow down your travels even if you are visiting a fast-paced location. Busy cities may not seem like the best choice for anyone looking for a tranquil getaway, but there are many ways that you can discover a different side to these hectic locations.

Cover Photo: Cecy Young

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A photographer's guide to Santo Spirito, Florence

Far away from the crowds of tourists on the other side of the river, Santo Spirito, the boho-chic neighbourhood in the Oltrarno area is nothing but fascinating. The traditional narrow streets and tiny sidewalks are home to new & contemporary hot spots, making Santo Spirito cool without losing the Florentine essence. Photographer Marina Denisova took us on a whirlwind tour of the neighbourhood to discover the best places to eat, drink, shop and sleep.

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Where to Eat, Play, and Dance in Hong Kong Right Now

The charms of Hong Kong are truly a delight to behold, whether it’s endless bowls of freshly steamed dim sum or the city's otherworldly skyline. Throw in a sprawl of eclectic neighborhoods, each overflowing with plenty of trendy restaurants, crafty boutiques, and creative cocktail bars, and you’ll never be left wanting for things to do during a visit to this modern metropolis. Read on to discover the places that shouldn’t be missed for an unforgettable visit to the Pearl of the Orient.

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Why Road Trips are the Ultimate Slow Holidays

There’s something so liberating about packing your holiday essentials into the back of a car, grabbing a map and setting off on a road trip. Whether you’re planning an epic journey or a weekend getaway, the freedom of a flexible itinerary completely slows down your trip. There are no flights to rush for, no frantic journeys on public transport. There’s just you and the open road.

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