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Modern Luxury in the heart of Manhattan – Refinery Hotel

Once upon a time (well, a century ago to be precise), the Colony Arcade building opens as a home to some the world’s most notable millinery firms. Located two blocks from Bryant Park on the West 38th Street in the Garment District in New York,  the once-residential area were razed to make way for more than 100 high-rise factories and showrooms, the Refinery Hotel (renamed in 2013 and opened its door as a hotel), member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World,  was once one of these buildings named The Colony Arcade. In 1914, businesswoman Winifred T. McDonald rented the Colony Arcade’s 20,000-square foot ground floor space a...
Categories: Hotel, Luxury, 旅遊

The oasis retreat in Brooklyn – 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Over the years Brooklyn has changed so much and became the vibrant, cool hipster place in New York. We had the absolute pleasure to stay at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge for a night, and fell in love with it. Stands right beside the East River and 5 blocks west of the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade, the one-year-old hotel sets in a 10-story building. All 194 guest rooms (including 28 suites and 1 master Riverhouse Suite) with floor to ceiling windows, open plan and nature-inspired design with living green is something you don’t find often in the market. The lobby of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge opens to a dramatic 25-foot green wall, featur...
Categories: Hotel, Luxury

A peaceful break – Coworth Park

It is no secret that Coworth Park, part of the Dorchester Collection, is one of the most popular places in England for a little luxurious getaway. It is luxurious in many senses. A late 18th-century country house hotel on the borders of Windsor Great Park is high-end style without the stuffiness, with a picturesque 240-acre private estate that offers you moments of peace and tranquillity. Being part of the Dorchester Collection implies the level of quality is higher than you can imagine. The friendliness of the staff, their helpfulness, the service, attention to detail, and everything in the park is just impeccable. Once the hom...
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Beautiful Won’t Be Tamed

“My ambition is to create film and stills that make the hairs on your neck stand up,’ says Rankin, ‘it’s about high intensity, maximum impact – imagery that gets your pulse racing with the urgency of the V8 engine at full throttle.”   To capture the new Aston Martin Vantage, reknown photographer Rankin created a film that represents a classic tale of rivalry, a portrait of a car born on the track, shaped through racing and a formidable performance heritage. It is also a story of pure driving pleasure and a challenging portrayal of true automotive beauty, a car that is as beautiful in motion as it is at rest. Having taken...
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How to enjoy Ibiza in style

It is no secret that Ibiza has long been a favourite island for Europeans. Celebrities in particular love spending holidays there year after year. As much as it is known for its party, Ibiza also has a reputation of the hot spot for yoga retreats, connecting to nature and detoxing. Summer season is peak for islands like Ibiza, and how do one get into the scene without waiting for hours at airports, countless delays, having no luck hailing taxis and just ending up at KFCs or room services ? If you are only planning to go to Ibiza once in your life, here are some tips on how you can do it like celebrity. 1. If you want to splurge, ...
Categories: Luxury