Asian Mysticism

The PuLi Hotel and Spa is an urban retreat in the middle of Shanghai, and places just as much importance in its spa experience as its residential experience. The Anantara Spa at the PuLi is designed with Chinese, Indian and Thai influences, and offers a haven of contemporary luxury and tranquility where individuals and couples…

A Breath of Fresh Air – Ireland

Among the romantic preconceptions visitors bring to Ireland, it is their expectations of the landscape that are most likely to be fulfilled. An unusual geological richness and the warming effect of the Atlantic produce an astonishing diversity of terrain on this small island, splashed throughout with lakes and primeval bogland. The Wild Atlantic Way is…

Vintage Combination

Bell & Ross’ Vintage WW1 Edición Limitada is indeed a collector’s item dedicated to cigar aficionados. The color scheme of the watch displays shades of brown that immediately evoke the iconic browns of Cuban cigars, and the design of the Arabic numerals covered with gold dust arouse a vintage atmosphere reminiscent of the traditional cigar craftsmanship.…

The Brilliance of Fireworks

Japanese luxury jewellery brand, TASAKI, has launched a new jewellery collection on the theme of “dazzling night sky”. Inspired by beautiful fireworks and stars lighting up the night sky, the collection features a new series of 5 firework-motif items, each with its own unique charm, and a new item in the popular star-motif series. Spirea, an…

MAD Gallery’s artful homage to classic cars and mechanical engineering

The 2015 watch fair season is about to kick off, with the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opening its doors in Geneva on 19 January. As well as the latest designs from major marques, including Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Audemars Piguet, the week will unfold to reveal the usual flurry of fringe events,…

A Life on water

When you visit Copenhagen you will come across a lot of different houseboats if you are near Sluseholmen, Ved Slusen, Havneholmen or Islands Brygge. We visited Lisbeth and Laust on their houseboat in the southern part of Copenhagen called “Ved Slusen”. Living on the water has its perks, every morning Lisbeth goes for…

New bikes on the block: Freddie Grubb celebrates cycling and design

Nestled among a quaint parade of Georgian shop fronts on London’s Amwell Street, Freddie Grubb is a new British bicycle brand hoping to shake up London’s saturated bicycle market with its contemporary take on the traditional town bike. ‘The London cycling market is getting pretty saturated with relatively cheap and cheerful bicycles in the mid…

Clarrods Interior Copenhagen

Rustic, homemade goods. Clarrods Interior is a relatively new addition to Copenhagen’s fine collection of decor stores. Aged wood and iron, the cornerstones of good Scandinavian construction, add the “Scandi-edge” to their products; they look like they’d survive the winter. Ideally, the buyer designs their own furniture, as the store is capable of customized…