The High Life: 5 Incredible Treehouse Resorts

Excellent exterior design is elusive. In a world where attention spans are shrinking at the minute, a good destination has to be immediately eye catching. Plenty of luxury hotels completely ignore excellent design, relying on location and proximity to shopping centers to sell their brand. Yet a silent revolution is taking place. To find excellence…

Mickalene Thomas, A Photographer in the Mist

  Mickalene Thomas, known for her large-scale, multi-textured, and rhinestone-encrusted paintings of domestic interiors and portraits, has also identified the photographic image as a defining touchstone for her practice. Thomas first began to photograph herself and her mother as a student at Yale—a pivotal experience for her as an artist. While working across multiple series,…

Eat. Pray. Bali. Welcome to “COMO SHAMBHALA”

Hidden deep in the tropical jungle, on the banks of the Ayung River, Shambhala Estate in Ubud is a sumptuous combination of a top-class boutique hotel and luxurious spa—devoted entirely to wellness and beauty.The spa sessions in this beautiful place are the most important aspect of the hotel experience.  THE SPA The award-winning COMO Shambhala…

The Perfect Escape SRI PANWA PHUKET

Perched high atop Cape Panwa and commanding a breathtaking, 360–degree panoramic views of the Andaman Sea, the stylish villa resort Sri Panwa has natural beauty that rivals any in Phuket. Modern and traditional at the same time, the magnificent glass-walled villas all have luxury features including infinity pools, outdoor rain showers, sunset pavilions… and glorious…