Category: Art, Culture & Design

San Lorenzo Lodges by Giovanni De Sandre

Scandal in the papal apartment – Rome’s infamous room opens for stays

As the story goes, a 17th century Pope had an affair with his widowed sister-in-law, and their dalliances played out in a jaw-dropping baroque apartment spanning 350 square metres, replete…

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The bar is a study in old-world European elegance, with heavy mahogany mixed with rattan touches

Colonial-era Singapore meets old world European luxe

One of Europe’s oldest luxury hoteliers has opened its doors in Singapore’s historic Capitol Piazza, and while its accoutrements are unmistakably European - the hotel’s interiors are draped with decadent…

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The restorted Juanqinzhai theater room is a testament to the lavish styles of the time

Forbidden City’s elusive Qianlong Palace gears up for its first-ever public unveiling

China’s storied Forbidden City in Beijing is as beautiful as it is elusive. The City served as the former Imperial Palace through numerous dynasties China continues its reclamation of past…

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A royal portrait of Princess Margaret on her 21st birthday in London, 1949

Princess Margaret’s 21st birthday dress and Christian Dior’s lavish history in London

Christian Dior once said of England: “There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much. Style and Fashion in London…

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The main area deck of Serra Cafema

Luxurious desert camp Serra Cafema leads in supporting Namibia’s Skeleton Coast’s communities

Serra Cafema, a private camp located in Namibia, offers guests an authentic experience of staying in the desert and interacting with the local community Exploring Namibia's coast with the semi-nomadic…

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Rascal Voyages mixes in natural tradition with breathtaking luxury

Sail around Indonesia’s pristine archipelagos in unfettered luxury

Indonesia's premier private-charter phinisi line, Rascal Voyages, has teamed up with luxury all-inclusive resort Nihi Sumba to offer travellers a unique seafaring expedition to remember. Luxury cruising on a phinisi…

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The style at the Hotel de la Coupole is unmistakable and unique

Step into shoes of 1920s French socialite at new MGallery Hotel de la Coupole

French haute couture meets colourful Vietnamese textures at the newly opened MGallery Hotel de la Coupole in Vietnam’s luscious Sapa region. Vietnam and its exceptional eye for art French haute…

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An overview of the Emerald Palace Kempinski

Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai – palatial living on the Arabian Gulf

Inspired by the grandiose European palaces of yore, the brand new Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai is a stunning monument perched on Dubai's iconic Palm Jumeirah. Excellence in the Middle-East Inspired…

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Akureyri transforms into a veritable winter wonderland in Dec

Christmas with a twist

Ah, Christmas - the most wonderful time of the year indeed, a time that encourages reflection after another fulfilling year, and a time to bond with the people closest to…

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The Blue City and Mehrangarh Fort by Sean Hsu

Discover Jodhpur, India’s stunning blue city

Have you ever dreamed of wandering around an indigo metropolis, drenched in soft pink skies as soon as the sun calls it a day? Some call Jodhpur ‘an exploration India’s…

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