Riad Berbère – A Moroccan Sanctuary

Riad Berbère – A Moroccan Sanctuary

Text & Photography by Stephanie Lagopoulos Riad Berbère is the kind of place that you dream about. Clean white curtains blowing in the warm night air, rooms with floor to ceiling glass doors looking out onto a central patio, and a beautiful plunge pool in the center of the riad where guests are invited to take(…)

Look Left Look Right: Solo exhibition of Xenia Hausner

Look Left Look Right: Solo exhibition of Xenia Hausner

Photos by Sylvia Le Dung Austrian female painter Xenia Hausner is having her first solo exhibition in Hong Kong. “Look Left Look Right: Solo exhibition of Xenia Hausner” showcases large-scale paintings executed on outsized canvases or spread across multiple panels. The exhibit features portraits of females inspired by the artist’s past journeys in Hong Kong and Asia. Cinematic(…)

Essaouira – A Welcome Seaside Break

Essaouira – A Welcome Seaside Break

Text & Photography by Stephanie Lagopoulos When the traffic, scents, and bartering of Marrakech finally became too overwhelming, we boarded a bus for the seaside town of Essaouira, which sits on the banks of the Atlantic Ocean in western Morocco. This quaint little town is known for its surfing due to high winds and being home(…)

PMQ; Hong Kong’s New Design Hub

PMQ; Hong Kong’s New Design Hub

Text & Photos by Sylvia Le Dung I took a stroll through PMQ in Aberdeen Street, Central over the weekend. Opened since April, PMQ is the city’s new design hub and home to more than 130 design studios and shops. Tenants include fashion designer Vivienne Tam and lifestyle brand G.O.D.; as well as up and coming local art and design(…)

The Souks of Marrakech – A Shopper’s Paradise

The Souks of Marrakech – A Shopper’s Paradise

Text & Photography by Stephanie Lagopoulos There is nothing that you cannot find in the Souks of the Marrakech Medina. Looking for a knock-off Louis Vuitton t-shirt? The souks have several. In the mood for cashmere scarves to match each of your holiday outfits? Head to the scarf section of the souks. Do you need a(…)

Gallery: J Plus Hotel By YOO Relaunch Party

Gallery: J Plus Hotel By YOO Relaunch Party

J Plus Hotel By YOO unveils new look Photos by Sylvia Le Dung Hong Kong’s J Plus Hotel by Yoo hosted a grand relaunch celebration on May 22, when it unveiled its contemporary new look following a HK $10 million refurbishment. Celebrating the iconic boutique hotel’s 10th anniversary, the new design reveals a fresh “street art” twist to the(…)

Gallery: JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

Gallery: JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

Photos by Sylvia Le Dung Surrounded by pristine nature, JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa is a luxury resort set on the picturesque Muskoka region in Ontario, Canada. Open all year, the resort boasts a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages; including a year-round indoor-outdoor pool and Spa Rosseau. The resort offers(…)

Aire de Barcelona – A Relaxing Oasis in the Heart of Barcelona

Aire de Barcelona – A Relaxing Oasis in the Heart of Barcelona

Text & Photography by Stephanie Lagopoulos Across the road from what is arguably Barcelona’s most beautiful outdoor space, Ciutadella Park, is Aire de Barcelona, a relaxing oasis in the heart of Barcelona’s El Born neighborhood. Aire de Barcelona is an Arabic bath and hammam that has been beautifully restored in a stunning old building where today,(…)