Nestled close to the serene swan river foreshore, ‘the gardens’ begins a new era of conscious sustainable living in one of perth’s most prestigious riverside suburbs.
Visionary developer Silverstein Properties, Inc., celebrated the topping out of 30 Park Place, Four Seasons Private Residences New York Downtown at 926 feet and 82 stories.
A little-known neighbour of châteaux Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion in the Pessac-Léognan region of Bordeaux, Les Carmes Haut-Brion is a jewel of a property, positioned on the same bank of gravel (graves) as its more famous namesakes.
2014 – the Year That Was. 2015 – Still Positive, but No Room for Complacency.
The pattern of recent years continues: a turbulent growing season has resulted in a small crop including some excellent wines. Though not uniformly successful, the curate should be overall pretty pleased with his egg. While there was rot in parts, the great majority of wines are proving to be infinitely better than expected given the difficult season.
For a long time we have, here at Berry Bros & Rudd, championed the great sweet wines of the Loire. From Bonnezeaux to Vouvray and Coteaux du Layon to Quarts de Chaume, there are dozens of producers that stand out but very few that have a history that stretches as far back as that of Moulin Touchais.
Julia Garner won the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama a the 2019 Emmy's; beating out tough competition from Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve), Lena Headey, Maisie Williams, Gwendoline Christie, Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones).
Recieving the award for her role in Ozark, Garner looked amazing in a stunning evening dress by international designer Nguyen Cong Tri.
Cong Tri, has honed his skills tirelessly over the past 15 years and is now firmly making his international mark with superstars including Rihanna., Katy Perry, Naomi Campbell, and Kate Bosworth all choosing to wear designs by Cong Tri in recent months. Beyoncé wore a custom creation from Cong Tri for the Lion King premier in London.
Cong Tri is definately a designer we are going to be hearing a lot more of in the near future.
In a renewed demonstration of its longstanding dedication to perpetuating artistic crafts as well as celebrating traditional Chinese culture, Chopard introduces a new one-of-a-kind timepiece honouring these two realms: the artisans of the Manufacture have created a case in ethical 18-carat rose gold, entirely hand-engraved and depicting the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac.
In 2019, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour will bring the full splendour of New York City to Sydney's waterfront with a dazzling set design offering a brand new take on one of the 20th century's most iconic musicals.
This month Montblanc introduces the latest special edition: Montblanc Meisterstück Le Petit Prince.
As part of Pullman brand’s global art initiative, Pullman Hotels & Resorts in Indonesia have been creating timeless experiences for guests by blending elements of local interest, intriguing culture and visual ingenuity, through the discovery of different art forms.
Swiss fountain pen maker Manu Propria has launched a new design, the Negoro-Dera. Negoro refers to simple and elegant red lacquer objects that were produced during Japan’s medieval period, between the twelfth and seventeenth centuries.
A rehabilitated green sea turtle has been returned to the Great Barrier Reef in memory of the six FV Dianne crew who were lost at sea on October 16, 2017.
A global audience of over eight million tuned in to witness the international unveiling of VinFast, the first volume automotive manufacturer from Vietnam, at the Paris Motor Show on 2 October 2018. During the show the first two models from the new brand, the LUX A2.0 sedan and the LUX SA2.0 SUV attracted the attention of media and car fans from all around the world, as well as global style icon David Beckham.
On May 6th 2017, Chopard continued to support Porsche Motorsport LMP1 team as official timing partner during the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. In the last race before the Le Mans 24-Hours, the Porsche 919 Hybrids finished third and fourth in front of 61,000 spectators.
“As we begin to write a bold new chapter in Rolls-Royce history, I am delighted to present a Bespoke Collection that so elegantly celebrates two of the world’s rarest and most celebrated luxury goods; Phantom Drophead Coupe? and Phantom Coupe?. Phantom Zenith Collection motor cars speak of the marque’s unrelenting commitment to setting and advancing the standard by which all other luxury goods are judged.” Torsten Muller-Otvos, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls- Royce Motor Cars.
In 2012, RIMOWA first became an exhibitor and platinum sponsor at the legendary air show EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. This year, the company celebrated its grand comeback in sensational style! On July 20 2015, it presented a replica of the world’s first all-metal passenger aircraft after years of planning and a fifteen-month construction project.
Land Rover has confirmed the world's first premium compact SUV convertible will go on sale in 2016 by releasing a unique underground testing film.
Think of it as your own private peninsula estate, The Glasshouse provides unparalleled privacy with breath taking coastal views, dramatic cliffs and walking tracks in Kauri Mountain Point’s magnificent natural habit. Situated just two and a half hours north of Auckland, a subtropical coastal heaven proudly but privately boasts thepromise of the retreat of a lifetime.
With exclusive couple getaways in mind, The Glasshouse’s world class setting and architecture promotes an expansive sense of space and openness by engulfing guests via its sprawling floor to ceiling glass walls, invoking a sense of unity with the luscious surrounding forest of ancient Pohutukawa trees.
Glass, steel and timber have met to create a full designer kitchen and a state of the art architectural bathroom and showers unlike any other in New Zealand. An electric window opens to create a complete open-nature experience while you are showering deep in native bush with ocean views as far as the eyes can see.
The Glasshouse is fully kitted with cutting edge technology to accommodate for your own sounds including a build-in iPad controlled sound system and Wi-Fi. Beautiful mood lighting will set the mood where a luxurious king-sized bed with 100% cotton linen, towels and robes beckon you for deep rest and relaxation.
Lose yourself in the most exquisite night sky you have ever seen, with the stars of the Milky Way dazzling you from every corner of the midnight blue celestial sphere. Doze off to the twinkling of lighthouses dotting the oceanic skyline from islands guarding the coast.
Dine on exquisitely prepared foods catered specially to your culinary taste or create your own, enjoyed in the open plan lounge while you take in the stunning panoramic views or relax on the sun loungers or hammock outside, where an open fire pit awaits you when the weather demands it.
Observe the gannets patrolling the land while listening to the roaring power of rumbling blowholes and smashing waves against the rocks where the Pacific meets the coast, just beneath your feet. Ignite your senses while gazing at distant islands dotting the horizon and discover native Kiwi birds living on the land on a nightly stroll.
Stroll to any part of the point and immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of rolling swells as they smash against the coast and the wildly spraying surf that follows the spectacle. It’s not uncommon to see dolphins, orca and whales swimming by as you look out to Tutukaka, Poor Knights or countless other islands surrounding you.
Choose to arrive by helicopter with private pick-ups from all New Zealand airports arranged for you beforehand, and you’ll be whisked away to your retreat in no time. Or take the scenic road trip North with just a two and half hour drive from Auckland.
The Glasshouse is an iconic Kiwi destination for its architecture and incredible natural beauty of its land. It offers a truly bespoke getaway that lives up to its promise of creating an unforgettable experience in of one of New Zealand’s most enchanting regions.
Witness the love story of this young millennial couple who’ve left the comforts of home to come see and experience the endless maze of Hanoi’s old streets and relive the myths of World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay.
Paradise Cruise, Ha Long's most luxury cruise, was proud to accompany them on this life adventure.
Follow Amy and Brandon’s story on Away Lands.
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In a world where pollution, noise, crowds, unhealthy diets and stress are the norm; MesaStila (previously known as Losari Spa Retreat and Coffee Plantation) offers an accommodation to escape from the demanding daily grind.
We believe that whatever form it takes, to care for your wellbeing now means a more vibrant life, greater energy and an all round better you.
The essence of the retreat is defined through the calming and powerful environment in which MesaStila (previously known as Losari Spa Retreat and Coffee Plantation) sits - encircled by eight magnificent volcanoes and set within fifty-five acres of gardens, plantation and tropical jungle.
MesaStila offers a distinct Javanese flavor in activities and programs that include local Javanese dining; focused exercise; planned relaxation; stress management; cultural and educational programs; limitations on smoking; moderation in alcohol consumption and a variety activities and attractions in Central Java.
The Traditional Grand Rijsttafel (translated as the Rice Table) featured in each property of the Tugu Hotels & Restaurants Group, portrays the sumptuous social feast that used to be celebrated by the Dutch plantation lords when they hosted their honorable guests, starting from around the 1910s. The Grand Rijsttafel is a display of the richness of the spices that grew in Indonesia as well as the culinary arts of the indigenous people, as seen from the many different flavors which were all brought together to make the one elaborate Rijsttafelmeal.
The composition of the menu consists of dozens of flavors and presentations mainly from the island of Java.Each of the dishes that contributes to the Grand Rijsttafel is served by one waiter, adding up to an impressive total of waiters uniformed in colonial style clothing, who led by the maître d’hôtel, line up and serve their part extravagantly in front of each guest. The number of waiters who serve the Rijsttafel also depends on the number of the menu presented, therefore can be 2, 12, 22, 32 or even more waiters. The maître d’hôtel expertly explains miscellaneous menu to the host of the party who is usually seated at the end of the table.
The Rijsttafel is not just about the extravagance of the service and the number of dishes served, but it is presented to inspire nostalgia for the romance of Indonesian the bygone years. Tugu Kunstkring Paleis features a particularly unique ‘Rijsttafel Betawi’ which cannot be found anywhere else in these modern days, where the menus are served in a distinctive Betawi atmosphere as it was once served at Hotel des Indes, Batavia, a beautiful old hotel where the Rijsttafel was made known for the first time. This legendary hotel had been completely demolished and replaced by a shopping complex on Jalan Gajah Mada, Jakarta.
Grand Rijsttafel Betawi of Tugu Kunstkring Paleisis usually served in the ‘Ruang Diponegoro’, with a capacity of 85 seats. The waiters, uniformed in Betawi circa 1910 style, present the dishes in the artistic ‘pikulan-pikulan’ Betawi. This ceremonial dining is enlivened by musicians who usually perform the festive, traditional music of the ‘Ondel-Ondel Betawi’, a pair of colorful giants characteristic of old Jakarta street parade.
For a more intimate atmosphere for smaller groups, The Rijsttafel Betawi at Tugu Kunstkring Paleis can beserved at the beautiful private room the Colonial Rijsttafel Room, decorated with old photographs, in tribute to the golden years of the original Hotel des Indes in Jakarta. The Rijsttafel Room has a 6 – 8 seating capacities.
Celebrity Winemaker Justin Baldwin to Lead 12 Night Taste of Tuscany Wine Voyage on the “World’s Most Luxurious Cruise Ship”
Created for wine connoisseurs, Seven Seas Explorer’s 12-night Taste of Tuscany, sailing from Barcelona to Venice (7-19 October 2019) will be hosted by multi-award winning wine expert Justin Baldwin.
In its continuous quest for hospitality excellence, the Myconian Kyma, a Member of Design Hotels and of the Myconian Collection, is set to open an authentic Greek restaurant unrivalled all over the island of Mykonos: NOA Traditional Greek Cuisine.
Westin Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality brand known to help runners rise refreshed and keep their wellness routine while on the road, today announced a new series of training sessions designed to support those participating in the upcoming 2018 Shanghai, Guangzhou and Singapore International Marathons.
It seems the adage that good things come to those who wait is true. Following an exhaustive search for a suitably spectacular site, Raffles’ first resort in the Maldives, which soft-opened in May, now introduces 16 new overwater villas, set on the southern tip of the Maldives in the remote and pristine Gaafu Alifu Atoll.