Monthly Archives: January 2015


A gem in the troubled Caucasus, the city of Baku is shining bright with new art galleries, cafes and hotels. Here we show you how best to spend your time in Azerbaijan’s ancient but oil-rich capital

Ball Gazing

As we coast into 2015, spa industry professionals are looking at trends, developments and new hotel openings with keen eyes

Bottled Magic

Hailed as one of the most innovative and respected perfumers of our time, Roja Dove redefines the fragrance world with his mesmerising creations

Custom Creams

The future of skincare is looking tailor-made

Finds, The Luxe Manor, Hong Kong

If smoked seafood and cured meats are what you love, head to Finds, Hong Kong’s only Nordic eatery

Hôtel La Belle Juliette, Paris

If you’ve always wondered how stylish Parisan women live, spend a few nights at Hôtel La Belle Juliette where suites are lavishly furnished with a hint of romance

Le Petit Palais, Courchevel

There are few things better than warming up by a fireplace with a cup of cocoa after zipping down the slopes for the day

Ski and Spa

A day of zipping down the snowy slopes of Avoriaz, France will no doubt be an intense workout for the muscles. Newly opened at the 34-bedroom ski property Hotel des Dromonts is Spa Pure altitude

City Escape

China’s Dalian is fast becoming a popular destination for those who’ve travelled to other more well-know cities in the country. And with this boom comes new five-star luxury accommodations and spas

Let it Snow

Located within a ski resort in Riva Valdobbia, Italy, the Pietre gemelle Wellness & Spa makes for the perfect detour after a day on the slopes. Reinvigorate aching limbs and escape from the cold with a stint in the Turkish bath or the sauna before heading to one of the luxurious treatment rooms for a body treatment and facial