Category: Art, Culture & Design

Japanese bridge and willows which featured in many of Monet's paintings

Normandy – Cradle of Impressionism

Follow the footsteps of Impressionism's great Masters I have often driven through Normandy and admired the landscape and rural architecture and promised myself I would explore the region in more…

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Nimitri Restaurant, 137 Pillars Bangkok

Coming home to Bangkok – timeless promise of luxury

We didn’t expect that the COO of the brand that renovated a former Northern headquarters of the East Borneo Trading Company once played golf with Bob Hope 137 Pillars Hotel…

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Magnificent views of Table Mountain, Lion's Head and Signal Hill from Silo Hotel's Deluxe Suite

Glimpse of Cape Town Culture

Towering high above Cape Town, the new Silo Hotel gives guests the opportunity to spend the night in a historic and culturally significant structure Silo Hotel, Cape Town Towering high…

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View from Hotel Eden

Do as the Romans do in the Eternal City

Hotel Eden, Rome When in Rome, stay in the Hotel Eden. Most Romans would do the same given a chance. Recently renovated, not just refurbished, where once there were 121…

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JPlus Hotel by YOO - hotel exterior

Urban Artwork in Hong Kong

How would you like to stay in an eccentric hotel? From its stark stonelike exterior to the mural painted on its outside wall, JPlus Hong Kong seems more than a…

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Bvlgari Serpentiform Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Bulgari’s Serpentiform in Singapore

Welcome to the world of Serpentiform, a kingdom where the mysterious becomes the norm, and emeralds, sapphires and diamonds rule––unveiled last Wednesday night at Singapore’s ArtScience Museum. In the ultimate…

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Alain Ducasse au Hotel Plaza

Alain Ducasse’s Gem in Paris

Alain Ducasse and Romain Meder, by Pierre Monetta Entering Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, you are taken into a world of shimmering lights, gentle curves, and exquisite dining. After months…

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Lake Zurich

Zurich Reinvented

Switzerland has been in the news for decades thanks to international conferences, natural beauty, and celebrity residents, yet like so many of the famous people who call the country home,…

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Seeking The ‘Muses’ of Bali

Bali is often referred to as ‘the Island of the Gods’, and while the Gods are eternal and unchanging, Bali has seen much change and growth in recent years. Nowhere…

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Azucar Sweetens the Spirit

There’s only one meeting today, with a hammock overlooking Monte Gordo. Your biggest, and only, decision is how good you’re willing to let this get. Grab a chilled coconut and…

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