Eileen Rhein @Lighttravelsfaster designs, produces, shoots and edits all photographic and video content herself. Eileen’s keen photographic eye and artistic calibre is evident in her photography which has been featured by Conde Nast Traveller Spain, Conde Nast Traveller Middle East, GlossyBox, and numerous other online sources.
WINC WINE LABEL
Most recently, Eileen’s photographic works have moved from the online to offline spheres, forming the label of a nationally distributed wine bottle from Winc Wine. Read below for the story of the above photograph and how Eileen captured the perfect Portuguese beach on the Algarve Coast from her private terrace at the Tivoli Carvoeiro Hotel.
‘A VIEW FOR A SOLO TRIP’
“Sometimes you just have to stop and stare at the beauty of the world.
Portugal was my first solo trip. I am a fairly social person so I usually travel with friends or family or meet up with them abroad. I had just been visiting a friend in Paris and we had planned to go away for a few days together but she had to cancel at the last minute. I didn’t want to miss out on an adventure, so I decided to go to Faro in Algarve, Portugal on my own. In my usual fashion, I had no hotel reservation and no itinerary, since I like to plan on the go, but this time, I also had no travel companion. I wasn’t sure how I would like it, but I ended up relishing the freedom. No travel companion meant no compromises, no scheduling, and pretty much doing whatever I wanted. I could chat with strangers if I felt lonely, or put my headphones on and ignore the world if I wanted solace. I ended up staying at the gorgeous Tivoli Carvoeiro Hotel with a private terrace overlooking a cave-filled beach which disappeared and reappeared with the tides. Really, who needs company when you’ve got views like this?!” ~Eileen from @lighttravelsfaster.