Travels with Chufy
Price $50.00
Price $50.00
In Travels with Chufy, travel and style influencer Sofía Sanchez de Betak invites readers on a journey to off-the-radar hideaways and secluded retreats where those in the know seek unforgettable experiences. The truly adventurous are beckoned to unearth hidden gems tucked away in some of the globe’s most sought-after destinations. Partake in the eclectic literary legacy of Naples’s Albergo del Purgatorio, where guests are asked to leave behind a book of their choosing. Enjoy being surrounded by art at the Marco Polo Mansion, owned by a painter whose works in progress adorn the hotel. From the savannahs of Kenya to the glacial bays of Iceland to the soaring mountains of Patagonia, Betak shares her favorites: settings where wildlife and adventure abound, the lines between a hotel and its surroundings are blurred, and visitors are welcomed like old friends. All the senses are awakened, imagining the sound of a rushing river, the smell of baking bread, or the sight of an impossibly clear sky painted with stars. Including must-try dishes and essential souvenirs, Travels with Chufy details the elements of each haven that should not be missed. With these vibrant, animated stories, travelers will be keen to explore beyond the known and experience the euphoria of cultural immersion and discovery.
ISBN: 9781614285939
7.5 x 11 in – 18.5 x 27 cm
192 pages | 300 illustrations
About The Author
Sofía Sanchez de Betak is a Buenos Aires–born, New York–based art director and fashion consultant. She began her career as a junior art director for fashion photographer Urko Suaya before working at Time Out magazine as an editorial designer focusing on travel publications. Sofía has shot campaigns and advertorials for top brands including Barneys, Chloé, and Chanel and has been featured in magazines such as Vogue, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, W, Glamour, Vanity Fair, and Condé Nast Traveler. Her online shop,, features travel-inspired collections that she designs with artists and artisans from around the world. Sofía has been named among the ten most influential women of Argentina. She contributes to publications including Condé Nast Traveler, Vogue Latin America & Mexico, Revista La Nación, and Nowness. She recently partnered with Globe Trotter and designed a limited-edition suitcase collection, inspired by a recent trip to Greece, through The Luxury Collection Hotels.
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