Category: Living

Private villas from Design Hotels™

It comes as no surprise that a collection of hotels crafted over nearly 25 years is chock full of dream destinations, design standouts, and original experiences. But it’s precisely this quest for unique offerings that has led Design Hotels™ to the forefront of a trend in hospitality-one that now sees travelers seeking out private residences and villas for their stays. Continue reading

Indulging in India

In my ignorance I’d never really considered India as a ‘luxury tourist’ destination. Colourful – yes, intense – certainly, energetic – without doubt…but luxurious? However, this pre-conceived notion could not be further from the truth; during my brief trip, India waved numerous 5 star, residences under my nose, alongside a selection of some of the best food I’ve ever tasted. Continue reading

Minimalist Meets Eclectic

Situated close to the beach in the relatively quiet province of Rayong, in South East Thailand, sits a property reflecting an amalgamation of design, furniture and purpose. Elsie Evans Art Retreat is the brainchild of a Scottish expat whose paintings, drawings and illustrations have delighted and enthralled Bangkok art lovers for more than 20 years. Continue reading

Ramon Maiden a Recognized Dandy Delinquent, Artist & Wanderlust King

Taking part in one of the most gruelling ultra-marathons in the world, The Coastal Challenge” in Costa Rica was in itself a life changing experience. If you really want to wake your inner demons and find out what your made of this is something you should try. Being such a relatively small and exclusive race with only 100 or so participants you really get to meet everyone taking part. Continue reading

Zoe Gallery

Born in 1978, Zoe Young is a rising talent within the Sydney art scene. Zoe graduated from the National Art School
of sydney. She is currently based in Bowral in the Southern Highlands, New south wales with her husband and two
young children. Zoe’s paintings are marked by her eclectic use of colour and sharp eye for unique landscape and
still-life compositions. Continue reading