Category: Culture

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 spacious Lagoon Suite offers great privacy if you’re traveling with family

Relive the time of emperors and dynasties

Scholars have waxed lyrical about Hangzhou’s West Lake for centuries, and with good reason. There are few landmarks in China that have received the kind of adoration and acclaim from…

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Rome's famed Colosseum is just one of the attractions on the interactive map

This interactive map makes stepping into Rome’s past a reality

You know the saying: when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Tour operator Citalia takes the adage to a whole new level: they’ve put together a detailed interactive map…

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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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The Ridgeview grill offers breathtaking views of the hills

City of lakes Udaipur – home to Taj Aravali Resort

There are few cities quite as beautiful - or opulent - as India’s city of Udaipur, the former capital of the Mewar Kingdom. Rooms, suites and luxury tents in India’s…

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Relax in one of many cozy corners in the resort

Learn how to surf, dive & conserve marine life at the eclectic new Origin Seminyak

Origin Seminyak is the latest Origin outpost to open in Indonesia, bringing its unique brand of eclectic energy and luxury to one of the country’s hippest regions Sexy and hippy…

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