London Tweed Run 2011

London Tweed Run 2011

Ladies, Gentlemen, The third annual 2011 London Tweed Run will be held on 9 April, from 11:00 am. This friendly 10 mile jaunt around the Capital will take in London’s famous sites –– including St Paul’s, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Savile Row –– with a stop for a spot of tea, and ending with a bit of a knees-up out Shoreditch way. Registration opens at noon on Saturday 26 February 2011. Be sure to be…

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Villa Amanzi: the villa that grows out from the rock

The Destination: It won’t be an overstatement in any case if we call the Villa Amanzi designed by Original Vision the house of your dreams. Built in 2008 and located in the exclusive Cape Sol on the West coast of Phuket, the Villa Amanzi is an unusually luxurious private villa that enjoys a contemporary design. The villa offers awe-inspiring, uninterrupted views over the Andaman Sea. If you wish to be close to nature and enjoy…

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Yucca Lounge, Shanghai

A tiny cocktail lounge, Yucca, has opened on the third floor of Mansion 26F in Sinan Mansions, Shanghai. The building is the headquarters of Yucca’s creator, Australian-Greek chef and restaurateur David Laris, and it also houses three of his other restaurants: Funky Chicken, Fat Olive and 12 Chairs.

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48 Hours in Shanghai by RL Magazine

The cosmopolitan center of China’s economic revolution rolls out the red carpet Shanghai, with its history as a major port, is a city whose past is steeped in the exotic. It has seen pirate raids and Wild West–style shoot-outs in the streets, and was the main battleground of the opium wars with Britain. Today the so-called Paris of the East is no less colorful. Shanghai has been enjoying the global spotlight as host (through October)…

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Danish AeroCruiser 38 II carbon fiber superyacht

Build to the highest standards of finish, using quality craftsmanship and valued traditions, the 38-meter motoryacht AeroCruiser 38 II is one of the newest offerings from Danish Yachts, a very modern shipyard located in the far North of Denmark. The carbon-fiber AeroCruiser 38 II draws inspiration from the world of private aviation. Last time, Danish Yachts collaborated with LISA Airplanes to develop new projects and provide additional benefits to superyacht owners. The AeroCruiser 38 II…

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The Seven Hotel in Paris, France

You can imagine yourself agent 007 or Alice in wonderland. Or even Marie Antoinette. You can everything in Seven Hotel located in Paris, France. This really luxury hotel contains 28 suits that are decorated in seven different ways – James Bond, Marie Antoinette, Alice etc. These suits were created by four talanted designers: Vincent Bastie, Virginie Cauet, Sylvia Corrette and Paul-Bertrand Mathieu. So if you want to make your travel to Paris was unforgetable – book…

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Space tourism closer to reality than ever before

For the adventurous journeys beyond the blue sky, there is a stiff competition going on between the space tourism companies. While the well-heeled have already spent a whopping $200,000 per ticket for 2.5-hour flight aboard Sir Richard Branson’s SpaceShipTwo, other firms are also battling out to take you on an amazing journey to the edge of space as soon as possible. Now, a team of British rocketeers, Starchaser boss Steve Bennett and astronaut Matt Shrewbridge,…

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The Five Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

The Five Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

When the well heeled are on the move, they look for the best when it comes to travel lodging. A simple hotel room with a bed, a bathroom and a TV is not just enough for them. Spending as much as £23,000 a night on a hotel room is something only the uber-rich can afford, especially in these tough times. With help from Forbes, Times Online has compiled a list of the five most expensive…

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Society in Melbourne’s South Yarra

Designed by Emma Selzer , Plus Architecture created ‘laptop pods’ (egg-like pods of stacked laser-cut plywood) for Society, a 242-apartment development in Melbourne’s South Yarra. Plus Architecture have set a precedent with their multi-residential development in South Yarra that focuses on community. We are often told that we’re experiencing a shift towards apartment living, but overall, the question remains whether multi-residential developments are delivering a culture of ‘community habitation’ as well as convenience. For Plus…

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Mercury Bullet Train would be England’s fastest

This high-speed train design by Priestmangoode is aimed at becoming the new speedy way of getting around the UK. Dubbed the Mercury Train, it would zip around at speeds of up to 225 miles per hour. The interior of the train would be a double-decker featuring various private areas, a lounge and a bar in addition to standard seating. It’s unusually long nose section would make it extra aerodynamic and efficient. Of course, for it…

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Greece “Selling” Islands to Help the Economy

Greece “Selling” Islands to Help the Economy

  In an desperate attempt to repay debts also driven by inability to find funds to develop infrastructure on islands. Greece is raising cash by selling off an area of state-owned land on Mykonos for luxury tourism. There’s little that shouts”seriously rich” as much as a little island in the sun to call your own. For Sir Richard Branson it is Neckar in the Caribbean, the billionaire Barclay brothers prefer Brecqhou in the Channel Islands,…

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Aleksander Dimitrov designs Metro Car

Va-va-vum! I just found an increadible Bulgarian 3D designer, based in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) whose work is world class. I repeat- word class!! His name is Aleksandar Dimitrov and his studio is Vihrogone, which I am guessing comes from the Bulgarian world for “a very fast horse” (literally “one that chases the wind”). Check out this amazing 3D model for a metro car- and go see much more on his website.

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U-010 Undersea Yacht transforms into Submarine

At the first glance at pictures, it felt like there’s another addition to Sir Richard Branson’s luxury fleet to accommodate the rich and adventurous. However, Virgin is still to unveil something as innovative as this Undersea Yacht, dubbed U-010. This luxurious undersea vehicle is designed to explore the deep seas in complete safety and comfort. With an overall length of 66.5 m, the U-010 unit is a unique vessel for its quality to travel on…

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Gucci Tokyo Flagship Store

Arriving in Tokyo June 12 and running until July 4, Gucci are set to open their Icon Tokyo pop-up store. Inspired by the city of Tokyo, 14 new sneaker designs will be made exclusively for release at the temporary shop. The new models continue Gucci’s Icon series of luxury streetwear and use an array of premium materials including crocodile, python, patent and suede. Gucci Icon Pop-up Store M2 FlooTakano Bldg 3-26-11 Shinjuku Tokyo Via:Openers

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