An Unforgettable Expedition To Sri Lanka
A Captivating Multi-Series Coverage by Travel Writer & Photographer, Amanda Dyer
EAT + DRINK
Our expert taste-makers have travelled the planet and reported on some of the coolest eateries and drinking holes we could find. Here you will find our selection of places to mark on your must-do’s list as you travel to these wonderful cities. Bonappetito!
Osteria Perano, A Charming & Inviting Restaurant Located In The Heart Of The Tuscan Wine Country
By Amanda Dyer
Osteria Perano takes pride in offering a unique and innovative approach to traditional Tuscan cuisine. The restaurant's culinary style seamlessly combines the rich heritage of Italian flavors with a contemporary twist, resulting in dishes that are both familiar and delightfully surprising.
Each plate is carefully crafted using locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, showcasing the restaurant's commitment to freshness and quality.
Travel writer & photographer Amanda Dyer soars high into the clouds of Nuwara Eliya, where old-world charm flourishes and some of the world's most exquisite tea awaits.
Part 2: Beyond Mist and Mountains; Nuwara Eliya's Colonial Allure & Exquisite High Altitude Charm
By Amanda Dyer
Leaving behind the vibrant energy of Colombo, we embarked on a unique journey that would offer us a fresh perspective on Sri Lanka's diverse landscapes. Boarding a sea plane, we took to the skies, bound for the picturesque Nuwara Eliya. The 30-minute flight was a revelation, revealing a side of the country that is often unseen from the ground...
THE LUXURY WATCH BUCKET LIST
5 Super-Rare Timepieces
For those who have been bitten by the watch collection bug will appreciate the absolute rarity of the below collection. They are not only some of the most rare timepieces on the planet, but also the most expensive and highly sought after and respected.
”Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.”
Indulge In Timeless Elegance & Luxury at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel - New York
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel, located in the heart of the prestigious Upper East Side of New York, is a timeless symbol of elegance and luxury. With its iconic Art Deco design, unparalleled service, and breathtaking views of Central Park, this hotel is the epitome of sophistication and glamour, cementing its place on a prestigious list of 'must stay' hotels in the city.
VERSACE CHATEAU, SOUTH BEACH’S MOST NOTORIOUS HOTEL
Miami Beach Ocean Drive is a standout amongst the most photographed places in the world. However, with its neon lights and walkway bistros serving beer-garitas for two, it's not very known for being a top of the line place.
Settled in the midst of the low-rise Art Deco hotels, with floods of tourists walking past, is the Villa Casa Casuarina – also known as the Versace mansion.
PERIVOLAS, SANTORINI, GREECE: THE SIMPLICITY OF ISLAND LIVING
More than a hotel or resort, staying at Perivolas is like having an historical, cultural, culinary and lavish experience all in one visit. With an inspiring land and seascape, the Perivolas Lifestyle Houses is ‘the ultimate in relaxed and elegant simplicity of island living’. With breathtaking food, outstanding views and warm, friendly service, this is one resort you do not want to miss out on.
HEALTH + WELLNESS
"The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results." – Anthony Robbins
NUDE YOGA INSTRUCTOR POSES IN HER FAVORITE POSITIONS
Speaking of devotion, it’s exactly what photographer Peter Hegre had when he beautifully captured his wife in some perfected yoga positions. The art of yoga takes years to master and people work tirelessly to perfect their poses. When perfected, the end result is simply beautiful to the eye and of course does wonders for the soul.
SPRAY-ON CAFFEINE: WELCOME TO THE END OF TIRED
Do you love the energy you get from a cup of Joe but not the jittery after effect? Then read on because we have the ultimate product for you. Caffeine lovers we would love to introduce you to the world’s first spray-on caffeine. That’s right you heard correct.
Top 10 Reasons to Stay at Sitka Lighthouse, Alaska
Visitors to the Sitka Lighthouse in Alaska can experience breathtaking views of the ocean, majestic snow-capped mountains, and lush forests. The lighthouse stands tall at 91 feet, offering a mesmerizing 360° view of the Pacific Northwest. From the top of the tower, visitors can witness sea lions and seals playing in the turquoise waters, watch orcas and whales swimming or even see bald eagles soaring in the sky.
Below is a compilation of music videos from our favourite artists - curated for your listening pleasure. Play softly in the background at your desk in the office, or loud over some cocktails. Either way these tunes will help you get into the groove.
TECH + DESIGN
"Have no fear of perfection - you’ll never reach it." - Salvador Dali
THE TINY HOUSE MOVEMENT: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO LIVING SMALL
You may not have noticed, but a movement has begun to take place in America- the tiny house movement. This movement is exactly what it sounds like. People have begun to forgo large, sprawling houses in favour of something new and different, a tiny house which is beautifully built and has everything you need to live comfortably.
FASHION + STYLE
WHAT ARE CELEBRITY LABELS DOING TO THE FASHION INDUSTRY?
Celebrities of all kinds frequently find themselves dabbling in the world of fashion. Whether they are creating their own line of clothing or brand, or collaborating with existing designers, these days there are a lot more celebrity lines on the fashion market than in previous years. Sometimes these lines succeed- for example, Victoria Beckham, former popstar is now known more for her clothing line than for her music career.
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