Archive | January, 2011

Mandarin Oriental – Bermuda

Posted on 31 January 2011

Bermuda is home to one of the strangest statues I’ve seen. On the shoulder of a busy roundabout stands a bronzed bearded man in a hat, six-and-a-half-feet tall, with a smile on his face and both arms raised, like he’s waving both hands or running to embrace one of the passing cars. We passed the […]


Mr Toast pop-up shop @ Royal/T’s

Posted on 31 January 2011

On Monday, January 31, 2011, Royal/T—Culver City’s vibrant 10,000-square-foot art exhibit space, Japanese “cosplay” maid café, and retail store—kicks off a new month-long pop-up shop with playful animated character Mr Toast and his posse of foodie friends. Serving up a retail “menu” of original Mr Toast paintings, plush toys, pins, and books, the latest guest […]

Jeunesse Spa & Salon – NYC

Posted on 31 January 2011

Jeunesse Spa & Salon is an exclusively Elemis spa in the heart of Manhattan. Elemis is the leading luxury British spa and skincare brand favored by millions of spa-goers around the world. Jeunesse Spa & Salon is a splendid example of a wellness adventure that doesn’t have to be secluded. The spa manages to create […]


Juice Beauty – The True Organic Beauty Solution

Posted on 26 January 2011

Most beauty products that use “organic” in their marketing use only a few organic ingredients in a water base, making the total organic content dilute and often less than 5%. Instead of the typical water base that cannot be certified “organic or pesticide free,” Juice Beauty puts over 100 USDA certified organic powerful ingredients into […]

Anthony Lister @ THIS los angeles

Posted on 10 January 2011

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Friday, January 14, 7-10 p.m. Opening Friday, January 14, THIS los angeles and Monster Children magazine host Fierce, a solo exhibition featuring original works by Australian graffiti and street artist Anthony Lister. Fierce debuted this past December during Art Basel at a pop-up gallery space in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. The exhibition […]

The Fullerton Bay Hotel – Singapore

Posted on 07 January 2011

Singapore has got its new hotel marvel: The Fullerton Bay, that just opened 6 months ago and I was lucky enough to try it! Completely built over water, the hotel is a stunning jewel-like addition to the renowned Marina Bay waterfront, and is illuminated by the setting sun. The hotel is ensconced between the iconic […]


The Erwin Hotel – Venice Beach

Posted on 06 January 2011

The Erwin Hotel is a Classy Boutique hotel of almost fictitious proportions. I was greeted in the lobby by a quirky and eager professional representative, and promptly escorted to room 621. The room was equipped with all the normal amenities that one has come to expect from a quality sea-side hotel, and some extra bonus […]


Hotel De Las Letras, Madrid

Posted on 01 January 2011

The Hotel de Las Letras is centrally situated in the Gran Via, an ideal location for exploring Madrid. Within easy walking distance (amongst other attractions) are the Palacio Real, Puerto del Sol and the world renowned Golden Art Triangle, comprising the museums of Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen, which between them arguably house the best […]