For The Weekenders: Rhodes to Greece, Absinthe Gummy Bears, Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina…

Hope everyone recovered fully from last week’s St. Patrick’s Day.

You’ll need to if you really want to be in top form for the things suggested in this week’s For The Weekenders.

Let’s start.

For The Weekenders: Rhodes to Greece, Absinthe Gummy Bears, Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina…

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

There’s so many things to do in this life it’s a wonder why people ever say they’re bored.

Even though the weather’s been pretty crappy and cold in a lot of different areas, there’s always a sun behind the clouds and warmth beyond the cold.

Like in Greece.

Ahh, Greece…despite what the EU may say about it financially, it’s one of those places that you just have to love.

Which begs the question – who’s more rich – the country with the most financial stability, or the country who’s environment nourishes your heart and soul?

I’d say both.

Why can’t we just have both in one place?

Or more accurately…can’t, or won’t?

Whichever way you want to answer that question, in the end all roads lead to Greece – Rhodes, Greece, that is (see what I did there?).

So here’s what you’ll do. Say you’re taking a personal day…which is really a week, and charter a flight to Rhodes Airport. Don’t worry about packing too much here – just comfy clothes (linen? Maybe a nice light chambray weave?), and other bare essentials.

Check-in to Casa Cook Rhodes, and be escorted to your suite with private pool and terrace that you booked prior to arrival.

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

I seriously hope you brought someone along with you.

Complete with outdoor rain shower, premium quality mattresses (*wink*), a minibar, and an indoor whirlpool, you’ll find it easy to melt the jet lag away so you can enjoy your stay to the fullest extent humanly possible.

I recommend having a hot shower then going for a quick soak, before refuelling after a (not really at all that gruelling) flight over.

If you can get your play date to join you then hey, the more the merrier.

You’ll probably want to rest up for what lies in store – there’s a lot to do in Rhodes.

Or, if you’re feeling adventurous and athletic, play the night away – just remember to be ready in the morning.

“For what“, you ask?

A full day of sailing…duh.

Well, technically sailing…but mostly lounging, for you.

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

You’ll have a wonderful little skipper who’ll steer you through various bays and springs, while you lounge on the deck absorbing some seriously glorious sun waves, sipping something cool and refreshing, before convincing your play date to go for a swim, as naturally, while staying dry is great and all, things are much more fun in the water.

After an exhausting day of…relaxing, treat yourself to some locally sourced dinner.

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

I’m thinking maybe Feta Lagoridani with a salad to start, a mixed grill platter to share for 2, and some Kataifi for dessert…naturally, polished off with an Espresso Highball.

You’ll need a couple of hours to digest all that food you stuffed your smug face with, so feel free to lounge on your terrace, before slipping into the pool for a late night swim with someone sexy.

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

I recommend sharing a carafe of Pathos, consisting of Metaxa Greek Spirit, Greek dry red wine, some seasonal fruit and traditional botanicals.

A private pool is important.

You want it private.

Why? (Are you really that dense?)

Without sugar coating it…so you can have some private time, of course – without some old retired lady exclaiming, praying for you, then proceeding to throw holy water at you and your special someone.

Nobody likes holy water thrown at them.

Besides being mildly cold (the temperature, not the act), it’s also just like…really inconvenient.

Plus, it kills the buzz from those absinthe gummy bears you made with the silicon mold and absinthe you brought along, in addition to all those “essential items” you stepped out to go shopping for when you touched down.

Wait – you didn’t do that?

You’ve never HAD those?

Jesus Christ…where have you been living? The great depression?

(the 1920’s one – not the 2008 one.)

Well, let’s fix that…for starters, you don’t have to buy them anywhere – plus, they’re not really that easy to buy.

So here’s how to make your own.

You’re welcome.

Absinthe Gummy Bears

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

Absinthe isn’t something that just has to be enjoyed via a cocktail.

If childhood favorites, and adult indulgences had a baby, it would be this exact gummy bear treat.

You’ll need a few things, but nothing that’s too much of a hassle to acquire:

  • 1 Cup of Water
  • .5 Cup of Absinthe
    • A quality one.
  • .25 Cup of Sugar
  • 1 Vitamin B2 Tab
  • Food Coloring (Green)
  • Silicon mold to make all this stuff into actual gummy bears

Take your water and pour it into a saucepan with no heat under it.

Now dust your gelatin into there.

You’ll have to be a little patient, allowing for your gelatin to bloom for about 10 minutes. Only after that, do you want to put some medium heat under it.

While you’re waiting for that to reach a boil, now would be a good time to take that Vitamin B2 tab I told you about and crush it into a powder.

Once you’re done with that, grab your sugar and food coloring, and dust them slowly into the mixture in your saucepan, letting it simmer until the sugar dissolves completely.

Take your saucepan off the heat, then go ahead and add your powdered B2 and absinthe. Stir everything up until it’s all mixed well and the B2 has dissolved completely.

Now for the fun part.

Take your silicon molds and get everything in there. Toss them in the fridge and be patient – considering the sheer amount of gelatin you used, they won’t take long to set.

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

Fair warning – these gummy bears may provide a hallucinogenic affect.

Just a tad.

(Unless that is, you’re that much of an asshole one actually flips you the bird.)

So don’t go overboard with them, and definitely don’t eat the whole batch. Everything in moderation.

Nonetheless, they’re a great treat to share with your play date when you’re outside lounging in the pool and listening to some choice music.

…and by choice music I mean this.

Not Katy Perry. Not for this mood (sorry, Katy).

If you’re tired of lounging and are up for getting into something a little more adventurous, it’s probably time to kiss Greece goodbye and head Southwest.

As in, Argentina.

If you’re more of the athletic type, then naturally you’ll want a full day of Polo in Argentina.

Not as adventurous as elephant Polo in India, but still just as fun.

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

Still athletic but never played polo?

No problem – Argentina Polo Day has intensive Polo lessons for you that’ll bring you up to speed in no time.

First thing’s first. Charter a flight to Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport, then get the guys at Argentina Polo Day to arrange transport to get you to this Polo paradise.

It’d probably be a good idea to bring some friends or family along with you, as Polo’s a team sport.

You’ll have some pretty cushy accommodation waiting, in addition to other activities in case you don’t just feel like playing Polo during your entire stay.

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

You should be flinching – the future is now old man, step aside.

Like watching the pros play the game for you. At night.

Or maybe some tango lessons to impress that person you’ve been seeing for a while now.

If you really feel like spreading your wings a little and taking in the sights, I’d opt for a bird’s eye view with a heli-tour.

Whatever you want to do these guys will do their best to accommodate (just don’t go overboard – they won’t be your therapist for that divorce you’re going through).

You may be a little nervous the first time around. Maybe you’re the shy type, and feel a little awkward when trying something new.

Especially if you’ve got someone you (feel you) have to impress.

Don’t sweat it – Argentina is known for serving up some great liquid courage, so a little vinho (that’s wine), might help before the official match.

I cannot, however, guarantee what the effects of said wine will be like during your match, though.

Either way, that counts as an energy drink, right?

Archer Lana Meme, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

Just…wing it whichever way you see fit – you get the idea.

When you’ve had your fill of polo, shower up and hit the pool.

For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

Best way to soothe those achy muscles you (probably) haven’t used in years after such a rugged sport.

That and absinthe gummy bears.

Gummy bears for everyone.

Oprah Meme, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina, For The Weekenders Rhodes to Greece Absinthe Gummy Bears Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regos life, regoslife, Casa Cook, Casa Cook Rhodes, Casa Cook Greece, Argentina Polo Day, Argentina Polo Holidays, holiday ideas, travel ideas, travel ideas argentina, travel ideas greece, Absinthe gummy bears recipe, how to make absinthe gummy bears, how to make absinthe gummies, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, argentina, greece, rhodes, absinthe, alcohol, holiday, vacation, holiday ideas, polo, Polo in Argentina, Sailing in Greece, gummy bears, entrepreneur, leisure, life, holidayideas, travel, luxury, how to make alcoholic gummies, how to make alcoholic gummy bears, gymmy bear flips off Katy Perry

Finding ways to enjoy yourself doesn’t have to be boring.

Work clever, play hard.

As always…

Stay cool,

– Rego

Improve Your Lifestyle. Improve Yourself. This is Life. This is Rego’s Life.™

For The Weekenders: Rhodes to Greece, Absinthe Gummy Bears, Vinho Fuelled Polo in Argentina… is a post from and appeared first on Rego’s Life

Advertisements

For The Weekenders: Sexy Baja Mansions, Mini-Golf Cocktailing, Monkeying Around in Nicaragua…

They say money can’t buy happiness – but it sure does help with doing whatever you want that you can think up.

Kinda like these things.

For The Weekenders: Sexy Baja Mansions, Mini-Golf Cocktailing, Monkeying Around in Nicaragua…

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

Take a minute to pause.

Just soak up the silence for a minute (I mean, if it’s quiet around you).

…..

Hear that?

Yeah – that’s Mexico calling.

There’s a mansion with your name on it.

Well, maybe not your name – but it’s sure as hell booked in yours.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

Yes, that is a giant chess board in the corner.

So now would be a good time to pack your bags, grab some friends, that special someone, and charter a flight to San José del Cabo International Airport. From there it’s a short 20 minute trip to what I like to call a little slice of paradise.

Or the whole pie, depending on what you book, at Las Ventanas al Paraíso.

You’ve got a few options…but like I said – there’s a mansion waiting for you already.

The Ty Warner Mansion.

Wait – this isn’t your typical, stuffy, boring, jesus-god-why-are-there-so-many-butlers-that-look-like-penguins mansion.

No, instead, this has a real south of the border feel to it (because let’s be honest, what’s referred to as the “Global North” can get pretty stodgy sometimes).

Think 28,000 sq. ft. of sexiness, with things like a glass bottom lap pool, sunken in-pool living rooms, an outdoor pool table, vibrant Indian silk sari upholstery, cinema room, a chess garden, and your very own tequila library.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

1 tequila, 2 tequila, 3 tequila, floor.

Yeah – tequila library.

Here’s a silk paisley hankie to wipe those tears of elation.

While I’m not one to tell people what to do, here’s what I suggest…

Take off your wrist watch and take things slow.

Enjoy your time here – by starting with asking your personal chef to cook you up something nice post-flight. Hey, flying makes you hungry – plus it’s never healthy to drink on an empty stomach.

Because that’s what you’ll be doing…soon.

While your meal’s getting prepped, freshen up with a shower and change into something more chill – nothing touristy or nerdy *cough*crocs*cough*. Maybe even take a nap, if you’re feeling sleepy.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

Once you’re freshened up and fed, rendezvous with your friends and head out to burn off that third serving you asked for (you greedy bastard), by doing a little quad biking across the Los Cabos desert.

Or some surfing. Bit of yachting. Your choice – just wing it.

When you’re tuckered out from doing that, come back and shower again, then feel free to hit up the cinema room (think the sophisticated version of “Netflix and chill”) with that special someone, and settle into a classic film with something of your choice from the mansion’s private cellar – tequila, wine, champagne…whatever your poison is, I’m sure you’ll find it all there.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

Actual film watching optional.

Once you’ve had your fill of pop culture, head out to your infinity pool, but slip into the dual spas instead.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

I think it’s pretty safe to drink and lounge in the water – it’s like chewing gum and walking, right?

If you’re into keeping things a little more low key, I’ve got you covered.

Maybe you just feel like keeping things local. It’s cool – globetrotting isn’t for everyone.

But maybe you’ve also run into a hitch – you’ve gotten all prepared to enjoy a quiet game of golf to yourself, when your friends and that special someone ring you up and ask you to chill on the same weekend, same day.

Saying no might make you come off as anti-social prick.

Shit.

No – keep your cool, don’t panic. In one glorious stroke of genius, you can pull this off, with Urban Putt.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

If Tiger Woods, Mad Men, and Chuck E. Cheese somehow got bored and decided to adopt an orphan to raise it, it would turn out to be this exact activity.

Except after 8 p.m. Chuck E. Cheese and Mad Men would like…totally teach it to kick out all the kids after 8 pm.

Think cocktails, mini golf, and good food all in one place.

That’s right – a little piece of heaven does exist, right in San Francisco.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

It’s pretty straightforward. Meet up with everyone, exchange some cash for magical tokens, get your very own height specific putter, and grab a drink and some snacks while waiting for your turn to tee off – mini-golf is a rigorous and popular sport.

They weren’t kidding about the gumball machine, by the way.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

But please, refrain from trying to eat them.

While you’re waiting to tee off, I recommend having Rosemary’s Baby (the highball drink, not some poor woman’s actual child) and fried chicken and waffle skewers (topped with Vermont Maple syrup).

If you’re wondering what Rosemary’s Baby is, think Rosemary infused Aperol, whisky, honey, lemon, and soda water.

Yeah – you’re in for a treat.

Once your hunger’s partly satisfied and you’ve got a bit of liquid courage in you, prepare to break out your best putting skills – while your friends may not care how shit you are, that special someone might.

And this course is mechanically clever, to say the least.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

Wait one damn minute…skeeball and golf…? You just made my day.

Here’s some fun facts to share around while you’re on the green:

The building you’re standing in is a Victorian one, with many of its historical elements left in tact.

It was vacant for a while before being reopened to house the ingenuity you see laid before you today.

Oh, and it used to be a mortuary.

Which probably explains some of the par-3 holes being skeleton themed.

But that’s just a hunch.

Once you’ve finished convincing that special someone that no, that gentle breeze that went past them wasn’t a ghost (but just your hand), feel free to head upstairs to the course’s restaurant, UP @ Urban Putt.

With the ingredients being organic and locally-sourced, you can feel a little better about stuffing your face.

Start with some UP Poutine (Kennebec fries, beef short rib gravy, garlic and herb marinated cheese curds), or some Tuna Ceviche Tostones – and maybe ask for a Mind Eraser shot if your score sucked.

Snack on those until the pizzas you ordered are ready, and maybe some dessert. I recommend The Birdie and The Back Swing for pizza, and maybe some warm chocolate challah bread pudding for dessert.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

That is some thick crust, am I right?

Maybe mini-golf isn’t your thing.

Or you’re just looking for something a little more…edgy.

A little less innocent.

Less innocent being having all the fun, dangerous things in life at your disposal – a lot like those Bond villains you see on film.

Like some Volcano Sandboarding in Leon.

Or having a pet ocelot.

Maybe.

I mean – that’s what I’d do at least.

But if you’re gonna do that, you might as well do it up properly.

Think sandboarding, clay shooting, and your own private compound, at Nekupe.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

What villain doesn’t have a compound?

Even if you’re not feeling very villainous, you can always just opt for La Residencia Doña Theresita – but don’t think you’re getting the short end of the stick.

It still comprises 24,000 sq. ft. to do whatever you want in, with the same discretion you’d get from opting for the compound.

Back to the compound.

You’ve got a lot to play around with here. Like the Ty Warner mansion, you’ve got staff at your beck and call, in addition to ATVs/quad bikes at your disposal, epic views of the forest, and much more.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

For the adventurous among us, this means we get our share of clay shooting, exploring off-road trails with some quad biking, and having a go at the ropes course.

You can choose to dress for the occasion when it comes to clay shooting, but honestly – like I said earlier, try and keep the nerdy tourist look to a minimum.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

Pull.

For the nature lovers among you, there’s bird watching, checking out the farm, a bit of horseback riding, and hanging out with the local monkeys.

Just refrain from getting jealous when one of said monkeys seems a little too keen on your significant other.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

Da fuq you looking at bro? Yeah, I’m taking a selfie with your woman…and what?

When you get tired, you can always wind down at the Casa Club….and by winding down I mean checking out their rum room, getting deep with some poetry reading by the fire pit, and retiring to your room for a nice soak to loosen up all those achy muscles before the “real” fun begins.

For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua, For The Weekenders Sexy Baja Mansions Mini-Golf Cocktailing Monkeying Around in Nicaragua Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, holiday ideas, vacation ideas, holiday, vacation, Ty Warner Mansion, Baja, Baja California Mexico, Mexico, Luxury resorts Mexico, Urban Putt, Mini Golf, Mini Golf and Cocktails, Cocktails, Mini Golf San Francisco, San Franciso, Nekupe, Nekupe Nicaragua, Nekupe Compound, Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua, cocktails, luxury lifestyle, lifestyle, Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort, Rosewood Resort

Rose petals optional.

So sure, money may not always buy happiness…but it definitely buys some great cocktail stories.

– Rego

Improve Your Lifestyle. Improve Yourself. This is Life. This is Rego’s Life.™

For The Weekenders: Sexy Baja Mansions, Mini-Golf Cocktailing, Monkeying Around in Nicaragua… is a post from and appeared first on Rego’s Life

For The Weekenders: Lion King Lodges, Subway Station Parties, Cast Away Escapades…

There are a lot of great places to explore out there.

A lot.

So why limit yourself to your side of the world?

It’s time to get…unconventional.

For The Weekenders: Lion King Lodges, Subway Station Parties, Cast Away Escapades…

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

I used to be a fan of Lion King (don’t judge), when I was a kid.

The wild life, wide open spaces, and the thought of “no worries” was very appealing at such a tender age.

I watched the movie and enjoyed spending hours of my day playing the video game on Sega with a friend (and by “playing” I mean us impatiently and quietly hoping one of us would kill off our character in hopes of our turn coming around quicker).

Lion King video game sega, Lion King game sega, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

Back in the day, this was the shit…also our equivalent of 1080p quality (if you think this is bad, imagine FIFA).

So naturally, when I discovered there was a luxury lodge in Botswana where you could get up close and personal with lions, zebras, and cheetahs, I was very much:

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

Qorokwe Camp promises to deliver this, and more.

Fun fact: “Qorokwe” means “the place where the buffalo broke through the bush into the water.”

You can use that to sound interesting, cultured, and suave when you’re convincing your play mate to go with you on the trip.

You’re welcome.

This is the perfect opportunity to get away from all the “busyness” of urban society, while at the same time letting that special someone know that yes, while you may be brilliant at business, money, and knowing how to make more of said money, you’re not just some boring numbers person and you do like to sometimes live dangerously.

Across 62,692 acres there’s more wildlife than you can shake a stick at, inlcuding a lion pride made up of just over a dozen lions, allowing you to step into the Lion King story – but without all the family dysfunction, treachery, and betrayal (hint: don’t invite Uncle Carl this time).

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

This is a representation of the circle of life, Simba. The circle of life is way more fucked up than you think, little one.

You’ve got two choices for accommodation – a family tent suite with its own pool, or a regular tent suite, not as big, but just as nice. So if you’re the family type, obviously opt for the former…but if you’re here for a sneaky, on-emergency-call-only get together, the latter will do just fine, as you’ll probably spend more time running around the other facilities they have, thanking the architect (and landscape architect) for mixing nature with artistry.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

After going for your morning swim and having some breakfast, if you’re feeling adventurous, the camp is far from being in short supply of adventurous things to do.

For the less-adventurous-vegan-mocha-ugg-boot-triple-latte types, there’s bird watching, nature walks, and plonking yourself in a dugout canoe while being…boated around to look at the surrounding wildlife.

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

Guide, to self: “I am getting damn tired of haulin’ these heavy ass-…” Tourist: “Isn’t that zebra BEAUTIFUL?!?!” Guide: “Uh, YES. Bedazzling, even.”

But for the braver among us, there are night drives. The perfect time to see those “I wear my sunglasses at night” type creatures that normally shy away during daylight hours.

This means it’s also the perfect time for those *rustle in the bush* “EEK! What was that?” *more rustling* “nothing, don’t worry, just…nestle right in here – you’ll be safe” moments.

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

When you’ve had enough adventuring for the day (or night) you can retire back to your suite to freshen up, grab some food, and hit the on-site bar, before moving onto the lounge to admire the photos you took with your favourite camera of all those wonderful creatures.

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

If you lost your phone in this area, good luck going back for it.

See where the wild things are, what they are, and how very much the opposite of assumed “shithole” countries they’re in.

If the call of the wild isn’t your thing, and you instead feel like settling for the “safer” (pfft…lame.) containment of the city, then this next one is for you.

Bar hopping can get pretty boring. Boring for you, boring for your friends, boring for your date.

So when your sexy someone slips into the passenger’s seat of your car with a look of “where-are-we-headed-tonight-and-it-better-be-good” you have two options:

  1. Proceed to piss her off more with a look of “I don’t know”.
  2. Ask her what she’d like to do already having a general idea of what her scene is and what she’s into…only to surprise her by saying you’ve decided it’ll be more fun to party in a subway station.

If you went with option 2, now would be a good time to catch her before she hits you with her bag and stomps off…and assure her that no, it’s not the subway station party that involves Four Loko and partying with vagabonds.

It’s this kind.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Far less sketchy, far more artistic, Station1640 in L.A. is the mystical unicorn kind of a place that you can take a date to for an experience of a dance club, art gallery, and bar rolled into one.

I’m not kidding.

The graffiti is literally done by artists – these aren’t your cheap, poorly spelled “fuk u” dick drawing street tags you see the city constantly trying to cover up. You’ll be looking at works of art from people like Obey Giant, David Flores, and King Cre8, to name a few.

Photo by Alen Lin

This is no place to go sticking gum on the walls.

Refined but nonetheless somewhere you can let your hair down, so to speak (or get her to let hers down), it reminds me a bit of Ageha and those professional male and female pole dancers (professional being a severe understatement).

They’ve got mixologists as opposed to bartenders – and if you know anything about drinking, there is a vast difference between the two. The former is the “say no more fam” while the latter is more “…so you want vodka, is that what you’re saying?” when you ask for a drink that involves setting an ingredient or two on fire.

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

If you really like the place, you can book it for private hire and invite as many people as it can handle…but just remember you’ve booked it, not bought it, so while you’ve grown quite fond of it no, it’s not yours to keep and you eventually will have to let the regular people have their fun.

This is one time a good thing must sadly, come to an end.

If you like the feeling of running things though, and haven’t satisfied your appetite just yet, I’ve got something bigger for you.

Yes, bigger.

If booking a club isn’t enough for you, you can always just book an island.

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

Land ahoy.

There are two types of escapades.

One that’s secret and fun, which only you and a select few friends know about.

And the other, that’s considered “shenanigans” and gets leaked to the media (depending on your level of importance – in your case, maybe not so much), turning into a…fiasco.

Either way, both are the type that with Calala Island in Nicaragua, can run along the lines of “what happens in Calala Island, stays in Calala Island”.

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

And with Carlos. Carlos knows what’s up (but he ain’t no snitch).

It’s so remote you’ll need to charter a flight to Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (In Managua), before (preferably) getting a chopper ride over to the island.

Better bring some friends. Including yourself and that special someone Calala accommodates 8, with 4 beachfront suites and about two rugby teams worth of staff to handle your every need (though I can’t promise they’ll help with your personal life – you’ll need a therapist for that).

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

Here’s the best part – you can do whatever you want. Everything’s all inclusive.

Literally.

From the food you eat, to the activities you choose to partake in, and the drinks you choose to throw back, it’s all included in the price you’re charged – so go wild.

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

I mean…I guess it wouldn’t hurt to have a cheat meal or three.

Wing it.

Whatever you want to do, the staff will tailor things according to your wants. This is no cookie cutter holiday.

Get creative (creative – not weird), indulge, and rest in the satisfaction of knowing that you have a little secret that no one can take away from you (given you don’t blab about it on Facebook, genius).

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

Plus starlit nights for like…miles.

You can do whatever you want – this even means playing Marco Polo naked.

For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades, For The Weekenders Lion King Lodges Subway Station Parties Cast Away Escapades Rego's Life, Qorokwe Camp, Calala Island, Station1640, For The Weekenders, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Los Angeles, Botswana Africa, Africa, California, Nicaragua, NiCaribbean, Calala Island Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Caribbean, Luxury Lodges Africa, best night clubs california, night clubs los angeles, night clubs LA, Private islands, book a private island, private jets, helicopters, holiday, vacation, weekend activities, holiday ideas, vacation ideas

I think it’s time for a sexy party.

But if you’re unfit, for the love of god put on some clothes.

Nobody likes man titties, by default making this a pec-only zone.

What happens on Calala Island…

– Rego

Improve Your Lifestyle. Improve Yourself. This is Life. This is Rego’s Life.™

For The Weekenders: Lion King Lodges, Subway Station Parties, Cast Away Escapades… is a post from and appeared first on Rego’s Life

“To travel is to…

Musings: Quote Wednesdays…

To Travel Is To Discover That Everyone Is Wrong About Other Countries Aldous Huxley, Rego's Life Quotes, Aldous Huxley quotes, Aldous Huxley, culture, culture enthusiast, Holiday, Holidays, open mind, Regos Life, regoslife, travel benefits, travel quotes, travelling, vacation, vacations

When it comes to discussing other countries, everyone has their own opinion…but please, for the love of all things holy, learn to have your own, too – by checking the pudding for proof.

Don’t just listen to the media.

Don’t just take anyone’s word for what a country is like.

Check it out yourself.

Go explore.

Learn something.

You can listen all you want to what other people have to say about other countries – but don’t just blindly believe it. Technology today has us travel more than 5000+/- miles in just under a half day. There’s no excuse to just sit and listen to what your TV (or your friend who’s never been to their immediate neighbouring country) has to say.

For The Weekenders might be up a little late this week…but hopefully it’ll get you inspired to book your next flight.

Hope everyone’s having a great week.

As always…

Stay awesome.

– Rego

Improve Your Lifestyle. Improve Yourself. This is Life. This is Rego’s Life.™

Musings Episode 77: Travel…

I’m hoping everyone’s week is off to a good start. While I know I skipped For The Weekenders last week, it’ll run as usual this week…but for this episodic musing I’d like to throw some thoughts your way on something directly related to it – travel.

Let’s get started.

Musings Episode 77: Travel…

To Travel Is To Take A Journey Into Yourself Danny Kaye, rego's life quotes, danny kaye quotes, danny kaye, Musings Episode 77 Travel, Rego's Life Musings Episode 77 Travel, Musings Episode 77 Travel Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regoslife, episodic musings of a quintessential entrepreneur, travel benefits, travel quotes, travelling, holidays, vacations, holiday, vacation, culture, open mind, culture enthusiast, episodic musings

So you’ve been reading the blog for a while now. You’ve learnt about lots of places to go, things to eat, and original things to do.

This time around I’ve really decided to start focusing on travelling abroad more though. Reason being is because I think with the sheer amount of craziness that’s been erupting in politics – xenophobia in particular – that people need to be doing a lot more of this than they currently are.

But a lot more of it with an open mind.

Every time I travel, there’s a certain trend I notice at least once during the trip.

There’s always someone else who is also travelling, but is a complete ass to the people of the country they’re travelling to.

I say this not to rant, but because there’s a certain characteristic that, like I said earlier, each individual that acts like this is missing: an open mind.

When you travel with an open mind, you get to fully experience the culture. You get to taste, feel, breathe, and drink it. It goes beyond hotels and fancy restaurants, gift shops and clothing stores.

Which brings us to the point that there are two types of travellers – the tourist, and the culture enthusiast.

You might want to consider checking if you’re the latter, because you can learn a lot more when you travel if you are.

People Who Don't Travel Cannot Have A Global View All They See Is What's In Front Of Them Those People Cannot Accept New Things Because All They Know Is Where They Live Martin Yan, Rego's Life Quotes, Martin Yan quotes, Martin Yan, Musings Episode 77 Travel, Rego's Life Musings Episode 77 Travel, Musings Episode 77 Travel Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regoslife, episodic musings of a quintessential entrepreneur, travel benefits, travel quotes, travelling, holidays, vacations, holiday, vacation, culture, open mind, culture enthusiast, episodic musings

One’s open minded, one’s not.

What do I mean by open minded though?

Well I find the way most people travel to be rather…boring. Typical. Being a tourists usually goes like this…

You get on a plane. You check into a hotel. You stick to the touristy areas. You buy shit you don’t need. You buy more shit you don’t need. Both of which can actually be purchased at any touristy area in several countries.

You eat at the restaurants that cater to tourist the most.

You make a half assed effort at speaking the language but still really, really prefer English.

You hop on a tour bus.

You hop off a tour bus.

You stick to a guided tour.

……. 😐

The Traveller Sees What He Sees, The Tourist Sees What He Has Come To See Gilbert K Chesterton, Rego's Life Quotes, Gilbert K Chesterton quotes, Gilbert K Chesterton, Musings Episode 77 Travel, Rego's Life Musings Episode 77 Travel, Musings Episode 77 Travel Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regoslife, episodic musings of a quintessential entrepreneur, travel benefits, travel quotes, travelling, holidays, vacations, holiday, vacation, culture, open mind, culture enthusiast, episodic musings

Then there’s the culture enthusiast.

You get on a plane. Sure, you check into a hotel but you do a little research, find something that not every tourist and their grandma knows about.

You explore local areas. You spend your money renting a car and checking out more areas.

You look for good restaurants off the beaten path.

You get a relatively decent grasp of the language, enough to at least be mildly conversational, and discourage using English unless absolutely necessary.

You find out what the locals like to do for fun.

You do what the locals do for fun.

You meet a few cool locals while doing what the locals like to do for fun.

You learn new things.

You avoid guided tours and tour buses like the plague.

What’s the difference between the two?

I like to think of the tourist as someone who observes from the outside – like watching a fish through a glass bowl.

The Traveller Sees What He Sees, The Tourist Sees What He Has Come To See Gilbert K Chesterton, Rego's Life Quotes, Gilbert K Chesterton quotes, Gilbert K Chesterton, Musings Episode 77 Travel, Rego's Life Musings Episode 77 Travel, Musings Episode 77 Travel Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regoslife, episodic musings of a quintessential entrepreneur, travel benefits, travel quotes, travelling, holidays, vacations, holiday, vacation, culture, open mind, culture enthusiast, episodic musings

Yeah, they’re in a country, they sleep, eat, and spend money in it, but rarely do they ever actually touch the culture. Rarely do they ever relate, or even find something or someone to relate to.

While the culture enthusiast actually feels the culture.

They may not end up befriending everyone in the city or area, but they take a little bit of something away while leaving something behind, in the abstract sense.

There’s a saying:

If you talk to a man in a language he understands that goes to his head If you talk to him in his language that goes to his heart Nelson Mandela, Rego's Life quotes, Nelson Mandela quotes, Nelson Mandela, Musings Episode 77 Travel, Rego's Life Musings Episode 77 Travel, Musings Episode 77 Travel Rego's Life, Rego's Life, regoslife, episodic musings of a quintessential entrepreneur, travel benefits, travel quotes, travelling, holidays, vacations, holiday, vacation, culture, open mind, culture enthusiast, episodic musings

 

Engage with people from another country and you’ll come to better understand them.

When you begin to understand them more you begin to connect with them more.

When you begin to connect with them more, you begin to relate to them more.

And when you begin to relate to them more, all those walls, all those mental barriers that people put up, that politicians put up, that the media puts up…will slowly start to come down.

Travelling is more than just a good holiday.

It’s a chance to learn something.

A chance to connect with something outside of your comfort zone.

A chance to connect with people you might never get to connect with in your own space.

And when people start connecting with other people in a positive way, well some pretty epic, pretty significant changes to things, and the way you think, can happen.

Look out for Quote Wednesdays this week.

And as always…

Stay awesome.

– Rego

Improve Your Lifestyle. Improve Yourself. This is Life. This is Rego’s Life.™

Musings Episode 77: Travel… is a post from and appeared first on Rego’s Life

For The Weekenders: Luxury Swiss Manors, Underwater Dining, Royalty for a Weekend…

With summer fun still pressing on, I figure why not continue the trend of travel. With 7.5 billion people and a world that’s meant to be explored, planes were designed for a reason. So don’t even think about touching that TV remote, put down the junk food, get out from under your rock, and get to exploring – humans were made to travel. Let’s go.

For The Weekenders: Luxury Swiss Manors, Underwater Dining, Royalty for a Weekend…

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

Museums. Remember those? You might have been to a museum in your life at least once – maybe part of a grade school trip, maybe as an adult, or maybe you pulled a Ferris Bueller at some point. I like to think of museums as a collection of snapshots in time – because well, that’s what they are. Obviously.

But what’s better than your standard museum?

Luxury Swiss Manors turned into museums. Or in this case, Charlie Chaplin‘s Manor turned museum, in Switzerland.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

I could roll around on that lawn for hours.

Ever so affectionately called Chaplin’s World, this little gem gives you a warm tour of Charlie Chaplin’s life. So if you’re a producer, director, screenplay writer, or even just a film enthusiast, you’ll feel right at home, while you’re guided through, well, Chaplin’s old home (not so fun fact: in the 40’s Chaplin was, unfortunately forced to leave the United States and settle in Switzerland).

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

“They just don’t understand art, Oona.”

So here’s how to get this trip done right. You’ll book a few nights at the Modern Times Hotel, where you’ll stay in possibly a regular (read: Superior) room, or preferably a Junior suite (all mattresses have cashmere wool so you can sleep like an oversized baby).

True to their word, the floors are swathed in white oak and stone, and you can get fresh water from their spring in Les Pléiades with bubbles (bubbles optional).

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas
You can also grab some breakfast before heading to the museum, to be sure your energy reserves are fully topped up before venturing on to the museum.

Alright so this is where the magic begins. Things get a bit intimate here as you’ll be learning about Chaplin’s personal life; his childhood, his sense of style, taste, his family man side, so to speak…and let me tell you, the man had style.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

Having a look over his personal belongings (intended to sound waaay less creepy than it did) you can see it was a classic style nonetheless, timeless, but relatable; it’ll feel like you’re visiting an old friend, rather than a manor turned museum.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

Except this…unless running into Uncle Einstein making silly faces at himself in the mirror is your thing and reminds you of home, then that’s great too.

You’ll also get a chance to see his work…and by work I mean a taste of what it was like to work in film back in his era. From a replication of movie sets to a behind-the-scenes look into how brilliant movies are made, this is your chance to step back in time and experience it all.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

And hey, if you’re really feeling nostalgic, bring your grandma along…I mean, you know, if she’s that old.

….great grandma maybe?

If she’s alive.

Just…you get what I mean – bring someone old along if you want.

Alright so by this point you’re probably hungry – well there’s a magnificent little cafe restaurant at the centre of the park (yes, there’s a park – I’ll get to that in a minute, be patient) called “The Tramp“.

The Tramp Restaurant, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas
You can grab something light at the cafe (maybe a nice hot chocolate), or something a bit more filling from the restaurant menu (I recommend the Macaronis Alpine Style – mostly because I’m 5 at heart most days and really like macaroni).

Aside from the food I’d really recommend you just take the time to soak up the decor – the old style cameras and large wooden beams make the place feel like a blast from the past.

Once you’re done chewing, and sipping, and lounging, it might be a good idea to stretch those legs in Chaplin’s estate – in simpleton terms, the park.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

With impressive views of Lake Geneva and the mountains, it’s a perfect opportunity to indulge in some nature and forget the craziness (read: unnecessary busyness) of civilisation.

Or, you could choose the less adulting type option and run through the whole thing singing like you’re in the film “The Sound of Music”.

Your choice.

One more thing – take some time to check out the Montreux Riviera region as well. You won’t be disappointed.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas
If you’re not into museums, that’s fine. Maybe you have the outlook of “hey, it’s summer…and dammit, I want beaches. And sand. Sandy beaches. And underwater dining. Wait…”

Yeah. That’s a real thing. I’m gonna take you back to the maldives (but not the same place, so chill out). If you liked what Mexico had to offer last week, and Thanda Island the week before, then you’ll love what’s in store at Hurawalhi Maldives.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

Attractive travel partner not included.

First, you’ll want to charter a flight to Male’ International Airport. Then, from that airport, you’ll charter another flight (via seaplane) to Hurawalhi Maldives – scenic doesn’t even begin to describe the 40-45 minutes flight over. Hopefully you’ve picked which villa you want – there are a plethora of them to choose from.

You want a beach? Beach with sunset and pool? Ocean? Ocean with sunset? Ocean with pool? Ocean with a sunset and a pool? Am I confusing you?

Don’t worry – the main thing is you’ve got options – just like in Pitbull’s song – except, different options in this case…or maybe both – which reminds me, this is an adults only getaway, no kids, sorry.

This also means you’ve got to grab someone to tag along – start looking through that little black book.

I recommend the Ocean Sunset Villa. Swimming in the ocean is like, way better.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

But you’re not here to just sleep – you’re here to enjoy yourself. With loads of activities to do, there’s no excuse to be bored.

If for the first day or two you wanna recover from jet lag, and keep things chill, they’ve got a sports ground, games room (Pacman anyone?), and fitness centre, all neatly within reach.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

You will never beat my high score in pinball. Ever.

When you fee like you’re ready to delve into some adventure, grab that perfect 10 you’re with and go ahead and show off your sporting skills with things like wakeboarding, jet skiing, speed boating, or maybe just reuniting with Flipper.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

Reunited and it feeels so goood.

If you’re not that into adrenaline there’s more low key things to do, like parasailing, playing hide and seek with manta rays, or just snorkeling.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

Holy crap…is that Nemo?

Naturally, after that, you’ll probably want some protein and or carbohydrates – meaning food…but you may not want to get out of the water just yet.

Queue 5.8 Undersea Restaurant – a place where you can sit back, watch Nemo and his little school friends swim by, sip on your favourite wine, and enjoy some quality fuel before your next adventure.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas, 5.8 undersea restaurant

All while they look on in horror as you devour their math teacher, Mr. Shrimp (I’m KIDDING. Geez…it’s just his cousin).

Think of being in a big aquarium, except you’re the fish and everyone’s checking you out.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas, 5.8 undersea restaurant

Hiiii friend…would you care to talk about Jesus today?

They’ve got a great lunch menu, and options for vegetarians and vegans as well, if you’re into that; and if you’re looking to impress that special someone you brought along with you, there’s a fabulous little romantic dinner all planned out too.

If eating underwater isn’t your thing, you can always check out the Aquarium Restaurant and Bar, featuring a Teppenyaki grill for those of us who want a slice of Japan while already having a slice of the Maldives. The menu is sustainable, meaning tree huggers can have their cake and eat it too – all while enjoying a fantastic ocean view.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas
After a full day of living life the way it’s supposed to be lived, there’s always the option to retire to your villa and relax with some good music, a nice wine, and maybe even go for a late night swim so you can show off that summer body you keep maintained all year round.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

Just don’t swim right after you eat…cramping up like a senior citizen can really kill the mood.

Let’s say you wanna do it up bigger though.

Bigger?” You ask.

Yes, bigger.

Ever wanted to live like royalty?

Well now you can – at Castel Porrona, in Italy.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas
This is far from an overstatement – you can actually book the entire castle if you’ve got a good bit of people you fancy entertaining. With a plethora of suites and living areas to choose from, everyone can have their own space.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

There’s also a wonderful little private butler to bring you bubbly, while you’re in a bubbly bath.

So if you’ve got a family reunion you’ve been made the head of to organise, and really don’t like Uncle Carl and Aunt Sue, you can just put them in the servants quarters.

Or, to avoid being cut out of anyone’s will, you can book them a luxury suite/room in The Relais – the surrounding village – that will impress – without giving the impression that you’re not too fond of them.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas

…I feel like I’m in Assassin’s Creed II.

The castle itself comes with a large kitchen, and private chef to whip up whatever your heart desires, a private butler to answer your (almost) every request, and endless panoramic views offered up by taking a short trip up to the towers.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

The rooms and suites outside of the castle and throughout the village are pretty decked out as well, with ridiculously supple bed linen, jacuzzis, and enough fine furniture to satisfy even the pickiest family member.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

If you feel like treating yourself to some pampering (or down time away from everyone), there’s an abundance of wellness options to choose from at Agua Spa at The Relais. You can enjoy a taste of Morocco while discovering their sauna, heated salt water pools, steam baths, and so much more.

For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend, For The Weekenders Luxury Swiss Manors Underwater Dining Royalty for a Weekend Rego's Life, Chaplin's World, Modern Times Hotel, Charlie Chaplin's Swiss Manor, Castel Porrona, Hurawalhi Maldives, Italy, Maldives, Switzerland, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Travel, Holidays in Switzerland, Holidays in Italy, Holidays in Maldives, Vacation in Switzerland, Vacation in Italy, Vacation in Maldives, weekend, holiday, vacation ideas, travel ideas, holiday ideas
So if you decide to bring that special someone along, and want to escape the maddening 21 questions about marriage your family keeps throwing at you, you guys can always head for a Signature Agua Spa Couple treatment – where after indulging in a few bottles of wine and food bathed in olive oil during your stay, you can then bask and be massaged in said wine and olive oil…just in like, a way more scientific, homeopathic way.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

If there’s ever a perfect opportunity to excuse indulging, this is it.

Fit for a king (or queen).

As always…

Stay awesome.

– Rego

Improve Your Lifestyle. Improve Yourself. This is Life. This is Rego’s Life.™

For The Weekenders: Luxury Swiss Manors, Underwater Dining, Royalty for a Weekend… is a post from and appeared first on Rego’s Life

For The Weekenders: Indian Oceans, Costa Rican Villas, Upscale Hippies

There are times in life when humans need a complete wind down period – no noise, no everyday “static,” no distractions…in order to truly get back to finding – or discovering a new part of – themselves.

The dreamers and the entrepreneurs know this, but only the few strong and wise entrepreneurs that are dreamers and dream in their wake understand this. It’s why extravagant holiday getaways are made, catering to your every need. It’s why those dreamers take the time out to take such a large part, a large image of their own dreams, and then make it a reality for YOU to discover and want so much of a part of, you practically throw your money at them in sheer ecstasy of the thought….

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

….but let’s put aside ecstasy for a moment – this For The Weekenders is all about calming your nerves – and with this line up, there’s no way you won’t be able to. Enjoy.

For The Weekenders: Indian Oceans, Costa Rican Villas, Upscale Hippies

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

It’s the weekend. You’ve had a hard week at work. Being a business owner or supervisor of some sort is no easy task – so you deserve time to kick back and relax (unless you’re putting on weight – in that case, gym then holiday.) – so what’s the first thing you do?

Stop treating that laptop of yours like a work horse and give it a break – allow it to book a nice little getaway trip for you and [insert S.O.’s name or recently new found fling’s description here] that’ll help you unwind from your daily stresses.

Naturally, your first thought is Maldives.

Oh, it wasn’t?

Well it is now.

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

More specifically Maalifushi by Como – a sweet little getaway spot that helps you melt away all your worries with just a few days at one of their suites and villas.

This is one of those places for when you want top class spa treatment while being surrounded by copious amounts of too-good-to-be-true blue oceanfront scenery.

It’s one of those places where you go to get not just a run of the mill spa treatment, but unique, unforgettable, personalised service – service so personal they know that that little black mark just above your left bum cheek isn’t a birthmark, but in fact spawned from that one time you were almost going to get that tattoo you’d regret for the rest of your life.

….though that level of personal probably stemmed from one too many cocktails and a slip of the tongue.

But honestly, do you care?

Not really – because after awakening in your suite, you’ll be too busy receiving invigorating facials and Taksu massages.

Word of advice – take the villa. The Maalifushi Water Villa.

Why? Because…

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

Look at all this gorgeousness.

Seriously – with it’s own private pool and sundeck, and your very own butler on call (Alfred – let’s call him Alfred), there’s no reason not to.

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

The villa’s got plenty of light, luxurious bathroom features, baby-butt-soft-to-the-touch bed linen, and enough amenities to make you feel like royalty during your stay before being politely slapped back to reality that no, although your full name does sound rather sophisticated, there is no royal blood running through those veins.

Sorry about that.

But at least Maalifushi by Como made you feel like it.

Let’s say your definition of relaxing isn’t winding down with massages you’ve never heard of, or secluded over water villas, though – let’s say you like a bit of adventure to blow off steam after a good amount of hard work.

That’s cool – I hear you…as does Villa Manzu, cozily tucked away in Costa Rica.

While Villa Manzu also prides itself in it’s secluded 30,000 sq. ft. getaway, they don’t skimp when it comes to staying active and manage to implement the best of both worlds at their 8 suite estate.

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

….and I’m not kidding when I say estate.

The place is massive with loads of places to unwind – and wind up – and the activities offered are more than you can shake a stick at or count on two hands.

So whenever you fancy a bit of rock climbing after lounging in a hammock for the better half of the morning, or feel the need to sober up from all the choice wine offered by doing a bit of waterfall exploration, they’ve got it all waiting and ready for you at the snap of your fingers.

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

….just don’t actually snap your fingers at anyone. That could really piss a few people off.

In terms of which suite to pick, check out The Madera Suite:

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

Though fairly obvious, it’s gorgeous, with an ideal location due to the fact it’s tucked away in its own little corner. Pair that with the fact each and every suite comes with its own little butler (double win), each bathroom is decked out in marble, cigars and wine are always on the ready, and the villas chef will make you whatever it is you desire – whether it’s steak for breakfast or crepes for dinner – and you’ve got yourself a valid excuse to take “business” trips more often for the “greater good” of the company.

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

You know.

International Business R&D…all that fun stuff.

Pay attention carefully to this next one, because it’s for all you hippies-at-heart out there who graduated from sandals and hemp clothing to linen and a more refined way of keeping things “natural.”

If you’re looking for a place that manages to integrate modern day luxury into the backdrops of nature, look no further – Botanique’s already on the ball and got you covered.

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

Botanique Hotel & Spa is somewhat of an anomaly – the kind of thing that once you find you want to share and brag about, yet keep exclusive and hold onto forever.

Smack in the heart of Bairro dos Mellos, this is the place to go for those nature lovers out there, who want hiking in the afternoons, and a nice hot shower in the evenings plus decent rest with the zero percent possibility of being attacked by a bear because “dammit Jake, you left that leftover lox and bagels out instead of burying it, you lazy son of a bitch.”

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

It’s the kind of place you go to when you don’t want the sound of traffic or the annoying pitch of car horns, but instead the calming effects of sweet melodies from surrounding rivers.

I’m not kidding.

There are no motorized vehicles allowed here.

To top it off, the architecture is so unique in the sense that the place has been built off of its own natural resources – right down to the food with farm to plate dining, spa treatments with tropical rain saunas, and pretty epic wooden beams aged 100+ years old.

For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, Rego's Life For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies, For The Weekenders Indian Oceans Costa Rican Villas Upscale Hippies Rego's Life, Rego's Life, For The Weekenders Rego's Life, Rego's Life For The Weekenders, Maalifushi by Como, Villa Manzu, Botanique Hotel and Spa, Costa Rica Getaways, Brazil Getaways, Travel, Holiday, Brazil, Costa Rica, Maldives

Oh – and did I mention for a mild head trip the floating chamber they’ve got with underwater sounds and image projections?

Yeah.

One of a kind.

With Botanique, that little hippie flame inside you has no chance of dying out.

Shine on, friend.

As always…

Stay awesome.

– Rego

Improve Your Lifestyle. Improve Yourself. This is Life. This is Rego’s Life.™

For The Weekenders: Indian Oceans, Costa Rican Villas, Upscale Hippies is a post from and appeared first on Rego’s Life