BELLE EPOQUE NEW YORK
Mesdames et Messieurs, we would like to announce the golden dawn of a new French Belle Epoque!
Parisian elegance its reasserting its Divine Right to global cultural expression; palatial opulence, the likes of which have not been seen since the reign of the Bourbon Kings, is enjoying a resurgence, not in Paris, but in the beating heart of Manhattan.
The perpetrator is Baccarat, the famous Parisian House of Crystal that chose to open the doors of its debut luxury hotel in the creative capital..
ANGELS AND DRAGONS: SHANGHAI
All eyes will turn East to Shanghai at the end of this month, when the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show flies into town. As the Angels in underwear put Shanghai on the world stage, it is a great opportunity to visit this hotspot of globalisation and modernity.
Romee Strijd has been running this vlog so you can follow her in the run up to the big event https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWwEqYwtoPw
It is hard to believe Shanghai used to be a small fishing village. Now it is a metropolis with over..
ABU DHABI ITALIAN STYLE
If you want to experience the latest in Italian art and culture, don’t go to Italy, go to Abu Dhabi instead!
Italians love to export their lifestyle all over the world and Abu Dhabi has welcomed them with open arms. When in Abu Dhabi, do as the Romans do! Explore the Italian art, culture, food and fashion all on the doorstep.
First off, Ferrari World Theme Park pays tribute to the world class Italian brand. Everything here is the biggest and the best and the reddest in the world. Formula..
24 HOURS IN BOSTON, THE PLACE JFK CALLED HOME
The XV Beacon hotel in Boston is like its most famous resident, John F. Kennedy; glamorous, relaxed, well heeled and good looking. The XV offers the perfect base to celebrate JFK’s centenary in the city he called home.
Landing at Boston airport the XV will arrange a limo collection for you to travel Kennedy style back to the hotel, in the best part of town next to the beautiful Boston Common.
JFK haunts are right on the doorstep; Old City Hall, where his grandfather worked as city mayor and..
FIVE THINGS I LOVE ABOUT STOCKHOLM
I love travelling and experiencing different places and cultures. I was born in Sicily and moved to the UK for a year when I was 20 to improve my English – that was 17 years ago and I’m still here…and I’m still improving my English so excuse any Italianisms that creep into this! Along the way I’ve worked in coffee bars and museums (including a particularly interesting stint in Madame Tussauds!) When the urge to travel got too much I worked as cabin crew then started my serious career in..