Places

Fashion in Milan even takes over Manhole Covers

If you were in Fashion Week Milan, you might have fallen head over heels in love with these classy manhole covers. 24 designs, created by the great names of Italian fashion: Giorgio Armani, Just Cavalli, Moschino, Prada, Trussardi, Versace and Emilio Pucci, among others. A beautiful symphony between street art and design.

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Secondo Pensiero’s intimately crafted suites

We discovered it a few years back, our eyes were drawn by the elegant artsy vibe of its deco and carefully designed suites, sketched by the owners themselves. The group has recently expanded and remodelled some of its boutique rooms, and we love the way they look. We wish we could hang out there all weekend long, sipping Lombardia wine, of course.

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The coolest pastry shop in Kiev

This French and modern pastry shop in Kiev, Ukraine, is candy to the eyes. Designed by Ukrainian architectural firm 2B.GROUP, THE CAKE features a light neutral background and indie elements in contrast with bold colours and none other than a giant pink Koons-like balloon dog.

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A 5 star New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve parties deserve something special. If you’re looking for something exclusive, dipped in style, then select 10 good friends and head over to these top notch restaurants and locations for the ultimate New Year’s Eve.

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The swingin’ Ham Yard Hotel, Soho

 As Oscar de la Renta once said, there is always an emotional element to anything that you make”. Firmdale hotels seems to have this quite clear. Ham Yard Hotel in Soho, his latest addition to the family, is not only a treat to the eye, but also to appeals to the sole heart of the city.

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Making The National Gallery a Hit with the Kids

It’s a delight to see kids engage with art, even if it’s just spotting nudes and making all sorts of bizarre questions. But the quest to keep them entertained for a few hours can be quite a challenge. Why not try a guided walk specially designed for them? Today we take a look at Contexttravel’s London walks for families at The National Gallery. It’s a delight to see kids engage with art, even if it’s just spotting nudes and making all sorts of bizarre questions. But the quest to keep them entertained for a few hours can be quite...

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The best bar in the world is in London

Five-star Langham Hotel’s Artesian has been crowned world’s number one bar for third consecutive year. One look at their cocktail innovations and you can see why. Each one is a work of art, and they don’t lack innovation either. Ask them about their leather-aged cocktails, or why their ice is purer and colder than the rest, you’ll see what we mean… The “digidiva” cocktail, made of Absolut Elyx, cypress and Aqua di Cedro. Photograph: courtesy of the Artesian Five-star Langham Hotel’s Artesian has been crowned world’s number one bar for third consecutive year. One look at their cocktail innovations and you can see...

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