Top 5 European city sights & shopping hotspots

By Naomi Louwerens: 1. Barcelona One of the world’s major global cities and city of Gaudi, with many architectural must visits from his hand, such as Parc Guell, Casa Batlló and of course the Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece. His work can be found throughout…

Swarovski 120 years

THE WORLD OF SWAROVSKI Daniel Swarovski and Franz Weis arrived with their families in the Tyrolean village of Wattens on 2 October 1895 after a two day rail journey from their old home in Bohemia. They were struck both by the beauty of its location…

Hotel Eden Rome

By Bella Sovmiz: SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD: HOTEL EDEN ROME. Today’s post is dedicated to one of the most renowned, luxurious and decadent hotels of the Italian capital, Hotel Eden Rome. Part of the Dorchester Collection and the Leading Hotels of the World,…

La Perla

THE NEW FALL/WINTER 2015 CAMPAIGN Natasha Poly, Isabeli Fontana and Liu Wen. Three shades of femininity and three personal, unmistakable styles in this new chapter for La Perla. The Autumn/Winter 2015 campaign offers a refined selection of lingerie, loungewear and beachwear, matched with exclusive creations…

Secrets of Paris

By Naomi Louwerens: The world keeps moving forward, new cities and destinations are becoming more and more popular, but Paris will always stay one of the most desirable places to be. With its timeless image of love and architectural beauty it remains one of the…

When in Rome

By Gavin Darvell: There are times when wandering through the cobbled streets and around the sites of Rome where it can almost feel like you have been transported back to when these now historical sites were vibrant and full of life. You can smell it,…

Where Fashion Meets Gourmet

by Bella Sovmiz: Paris, some might argue, is the reigning Fashion Capital of the World. I will not engage in a dispute with the staunch supporters of the Big Apple or Milan to defend this position but will merely say that a few times a…

Shopping at Selfridges

By Gavin Darvell: Certain department stores can be clearly marked as a unique landmark to that city or country. They become a tourist attraction in themselves. A must visit place on a city break itinerary. Macy’s in New York comes to mind. A department store…