Escobar’s Hideaway

Pablo Escobar's Tulum mansion becomes art-filled boutique hotel.   A prominent art dealer has turned an estate once owned by infamous drug baron Pablo Escobar into luxury accommodation filled with items from his collection. Located in the Mexican beach resort of...
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WONDERFRUIT

The Wonderfruit Festival Pattaya is a three-day music and arts extravaganza on the outskirts of the city. Combining Thai, Asian and western cultures, the fantastic performances and wide-ranging workshops give it a Western-style festival vibe.The main attraction is...
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Going Public

Hotelier Ian Schrager, founder of mythical 1970s nightclub Studio 54 and credited with creating the concept of the ‘boutique hotel’, has announced the opening of his new hotel brand PUBLIC in New York, which opens on June 7. PUBLIC, which is located at 215 Chrystie...
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The Making of

the perfect travel bag.
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American Gravity

New Yorkers are funny creatures. Even when leaving the confines of the city, they tend to gravitate to the same sorts of places they frequent at home. Those with a taste for classic luxury — who wouldn’t look out of place on a vintage sailboat — can be found...

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Escobar’s Hideaway

Pablo Escobar's Tulum mansion becomes art-filled boutique hotel.   A prominent art dealer has turned an estate once owned by infamous drug baron Pablo Escobar into luxury accommodation filled with items from his collection. Located in the Mexican beach resort of...

read more

WONDERFRUIT

The Wonderfruit Festival Pattaya is a three-day music and arts extravaganza on the outskirts of the city. Combining Thai, Asian and western cultures, the fantastic performances and wide-ranging workshops give it a Western-style festival vibe.The main attraction is...

read more

Going Public

Hotelier Ian Schrager, founder of mythical 1970s nightclub Studio 54 and credited with creating the concept of the ‘boutique hotel’, has announced the opening of his new hotel brand PUBLIC in New York, which opens on June 7. PUBLIC, which is located at 215 Chrystie...

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African Dreamer

Whether he's at a New York nightclub or deep in the African wilderness, world-famous photographer and artist Peter Beard is surrounded by drugs, debts, and beautiful women. Peter Beard’s photographs of Africa, African...

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From L To A And Back Again

Fergie goes: (La la la la la) (La la la la la) (La la la la la) (La la la la la) (Mustard on the beat ho) Uh, tell 'em where I'm from Finger on the pump, make the sixth straight jump from SoCal Hollywood to the slums Chronic smoke get...

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The One Night Standard

The Standard came up with a  last-minute booking app. Book your room the same evening and get a special rate. When you enter the room don't forget to close the curtains!  ...

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Hongkognito

My favorite headline of the day, though I disagree with Fabian Hart's assessment of Hong Kong. I will devote a post soon to one of my favorite cities.    

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Swimming Rocks!

These surfboards are the award winning Haydenshapes Hypto Krypto model, which was recently awarded ‘Surfboard of the Year’. On display in Alexander Wang’s New York store. Handcrafted and silk screen printed you can bring the Wang Boards to Montauk next...

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