A Lovely Guesthouse in Portugal’s Countryside

This beautiful little guest house will open early June. It is located in Alentejo, a geographical, historical and cultural region of south central and southern Portugal. Owners Catarina and ToZé decided to move away from the city and to embrace country side living by selling organic eggs and vegetables, and starting a small countryside accommodation. Their motto is keep it

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A Beautiful Getaway in the Normandy Countryside

The Riverside House is a beautiful B&B (perfect for group getaways and events) in the stunning countryside of Normandy (France). The hidden estate has breathtaking views of a centennial tree-lined garden and the Seine river. Set on the edge of a classic village in Normandy, it is ideally located 100km from Paris. Entirely renovated with refined materials, the landmark 19th

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The Bower Cottage in Byron Bay, Australia

You probably already have noticed that The Style Files has a new look. The previous design was a bit outdated and I wanted a fresh & modern website. It was hard work and there are still some things to be done but I am happy with the result. Hopefully you like it too! The images are now larger and there

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Mykonos – A Destination with the Most Famous Beach Restaurants

Greece is one of my favorite holiday destinations. I have been to several Greek island but have not visited Mykonos yet. This island (one of the top destinations worldwide), located in the Mediterranean Sea and more specifically in Aegean Sea Greece, is high on my list of places to go though! Mykonos is famous for it’s many beautiful beaches but

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A PERFECT FAMILY VACATION RENTAL IN BYRON BAY

The Magnolia House is quintessential Byron design: pure, relaxed and sophisticated. This vacation rental, which sleeps up to 8 guests, is situated on one of Byron’s tightly held laneways and hidden behind a vibrant ficus hedge, a pair of vintage salvaged doors open to reveal a magnificent home designed for family, for entertaining and for play. From the living room,

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THE SURFRIDER: A CALIFORNIA BEACH HOUSE HOTEL

Located on the iconic Pacific Coast Highway in California (USA), across the street from the world-famous Surfrider beach, The Surfrider is a modern California Beach House, inspired by the picturesque Malibu landscape and rich heritage of California surf culture. Personifying Malibu’s historic beach-town community, the complete redesign of the original 1950s-era motel has transformed The Surfrider into a contemporary boutique

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AN AUSTRALIAN GUEST HOUSE IN A COASTAL FARMHOUSE

Located just over an hour south of Sydney, you will find Soul . . .a place to escape, a place to discover the beauty of the NSW South Coast, a place to spend time with your friends and family. Located in the heart of a coastal village, SOUL of Gerringong offers laid-back guest accommodation in one of the towns original

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A COSY HOLIDAY HOME IN BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA

This lovely holiday home in Byron Bay, Australia, is also part of Byron Beach Abodes (you can see The Chalet here). The Cottage is Byron style – open, relaxed and friendly yet with a hint of surfer sophistication. Re-designed to retain many of its original timbers and features, The Cottage combines luxurious living and comfort. There are three bedrooms, two

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THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY PAD IN BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA

During my time backpacking through Australia (many years ago) my absolute favorite place was the Byron Bay area. I am dreaming about going back, this time with my son and my partner. Perhaps this dream will become reality in a year or two but for now it stays with dreaming and posting about beautiful houses in Byron Bay. Like this

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