Archive for October, 2013

Mountain highs in the Himalayas

Mountain highs in the Himalayas

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is known more for its mountain villages, Buddhist temples and sensational scenery than for its luxury hotels. But that’s about to change: an intimate lodge is to open in the Punakha Valley later this year. (more…)

Owzat for a holiday?

Owzat for a holiday?

A cricket match might conjure up scenes of a quintessentially English summer, but in reality, days in the UK when it’s cloudless and sunny enough to sit through hours’ worth of innings are sparse. (more…)

Gourmet cruise of the Mediterranean

Gourmet cruise of the Mediterranean

It is notoriously difficult to get a table at his Michelin-starred restaurant on Park Lane in London. But on a gastro cruise of the Mediterranean, guests can have Japanese masterchef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa to themselves in person, every night. (more…)

Manhattan puts on the red light

Manhattan puts on the red light

This winter, New Yorkers can party for a cause when the Meatpacking District turns red for World AIDS Day.

Taking place on 29 November 2012, (BELVEDERE) RED Night Lights is a giant free outdoor party on Gansevoort Plaza, at Ninth Avenue at Gansevoort Street. (more…)

Fashion hits a wall at the Standard

Fashion hits a wall at the Standard

It was obvious that New York is gearing up for the new fashion season last night, as guests at the Standard hotel were treated to a fashion show with a twist.

A collaboration with Target clothing – which showcased its autumn line – the Standard hosted a lightshow and fashion spectacle in over 155 rooms across the southern facade of the hotel, where 66 dancers and models were dressed in the latest style, lighting up the city’s skyline. (more…)

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