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Travel in Style with Bottega Veneta

May 30, 2011


I’ve previously written about what a hassle it is to travel stylishly (thanks again Bin Laden- No virgins for you); anyhoo, Bottega Veneta has a great line up of stylish travel accoutrements that would help accentuate your outfit and keep your toiletries and assorted knick knacks organised while you globe trot. Whether it’s the Bottega […]

That (Those) Hotel(s) in James Bond’s Casino Royale

March 25, 2011


It is Hollywood irony that most of the beautiful locations featured in 2006’s Casino Royale were set in the Czech Republic rather than Montenegro where his mission was actually centered; nevertheless, attracted by the luxury and opulence of these locales, I was determined to hunt them down; especially since I was heading to the Republic […]

City Guide Paris

September 3, 2010


It has captured our collective imagination since we first saw the City of Light on celluloid, it’s going to be tough writing this city guide to Paris with all the wonderful things to see and do. A city perfect for walking, exploration of this metropolitan tribute to architecture and design is about two things: spotting […]

Wanderlust Hotel Singapore – A Worthy Namesake

August 30, 2010


Wanderlust Hotel is the latest of boutique hotels conceptualised by Singapore’s Loh Lik Peng. I suppose it was inevitable following the runaway successes of Loh’s other boutique hotel offerings- New Majestic and 1929. Wanderlust [noun] A very strong or irresistible impulse to travel. Even if you set aside the clearly creative designer touches and dare-I-say […]

City Guide Melbourne

August 26, 2010


I don’t know what it is about Melbourne that always captures my heart. It’s not exactly the richest nor most modern of Australian cities but Melbourne has heaps of soul. It’s a city where the architectural mix and match of old and new hasn’t resulted in some anarchic turbulence but rather, the confluence of times […]