Sail away with me on Nautors Swans’ Polytropon II

Polytropon II  Where design rivals performance. It was an autumn day in October, Summer had simmered down in the Greek Isles for the season and the seas were a vast oil painting waiting to be sailed. This set the perfect scene for a weeks sailing trip to Hydra on none other than Athens own Polytropon II. This luxury yacht, built…
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A sanctuary in the middle of an urban jungle

My two cents on Ian Schrager’s outlook on luxury in the 21st century and his biggest project to date: The Edition Times Square. As we move into a new era of experiences; travel and retail industries have had to go back to the drawing board and refresh their once sought-after ideas. What worked back then will certainly not work now.…
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Hotels in New York: Let me introduce you to The Mondrian on …

Piet Mondrian was a Dutch painter and theoretician who had major influence over art in the 20th century. Ranging from naturalistic, Dutch Impressionism and eventually experimenting with pointillism leading to my personal favorite of his… his Cubist phase. Being affected by WW2 Mondrian was forced to leave for New York, which I personally don’t see as a bad thing, and…
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Hotels in Los Cabos, Mexico: A Thompson Experience

This was my second time in Mexico and I’d only ever heard of Cabo from TV series and Youtube videos. Never in my wildest dreams had I imagined that I’d be able to visit the incredible Arch Mountain that you only ever see Instagram shots of these days, right? I flew straight in from New York City to Mexico City…
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Hotels in Johannesburg: In my own world at The Hyatt

Located in the hub of Rosebank and only a walking distance away from the Rosebank Gautrain station, you find yourself in the middle of the cosmopolitan city of Johannesburg. With the Hyatt’s convenient location you have easy access to the Firs shopping centre and the banking district. On arrival at the Hyatt Regency I was escorted up to my spacious deluxe…
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