Finding the balance between understated and overdone was a task that architect Tommy Pao-Watari didn’t take lightly when he onboarded Little Tai Hang as his latest endeavor. The Ivy League-trained architect realized there was a need for boutique, serviced apartments, which conceptualized luxury, charm and convenience–themes that yet to exist as a standard in Hong Kong–thus, he created it.
Not many states north of the border can seamlessly conquer authentically explosive barbeque; that mouthwatering type culpable for midsummer night cravings. So, for an island that relies on importing around 90 percent of what it eats–physically, and culturally disconnected from mainland style–you can say that bringing barbeque to Hawaii may be venturing into uncharted waters.
Spain is fortunate enough to mother a handful of world renowned cities bursting with flavor, culture, history, art, salsa, sangria, nightlife that puts even NYC to shame, and beaches that provoke pure bliss. There is truly something for everyone, especially for those that seek out its tiny isles floating in the Balearic Sea. Read more “48 Hours to Get Lost in Ibiza (And It’s Not All a Party)”
From Costa Rica’s center, to its Pacific coast and down to its southern Peninsula, Cayuga Collection has transformed what it means to have the sustainable stay you need, with that touch of luxury you desire, during your pura vida travels. Read more “How Cayuga Collection is Pioneering Sustainable Luxury”
Summer has arrived, and so you want an experience: somewhere fresh, fun, and far-from-here. Summer, the season for new beginnings, when the Vitamin D-infused light has a certain ethereal quality: Sunsets seem sweeter, work less taxing, and margaritas become daily treats (though this doesn’t have to be seasonal). The air simply feels different and becomes one that inspires thrill seeking and spontaneous wanderlust: Ah! warm, welcoming, beautiful, summer. Read more “5 Music Festivals To Put On Your Radar This Summer”
This July, Oceanic Global brings an original music festival to Ibiza. But it’s not just any festival experience — this music festival is dedicated to raising awareness around ocean conservation and giving back to this ecosystem that so desperately needs our help. Read more “Music Festival Meets Philanthropy: Spotlight on Oceanic x Ibiza”
Imagine waking up to uninterrupted views of the mountains beyond the skyscrapers of downtown Hong Kong and experiencing it all change come night as the skyline creates a dazzling light show on Victoria Harbor. But where does one find such an unparalleled experience in Hong Kong? Read more “It’s Suite to Stay at the InterContinental Hong Kong”
After two months of constant traveling and intense hiking in the Andes of Peru, I found myself daydreaming about tropical beaches with palm trees and hammocks, where I could lay around, drink mojitos, and listen to the ocean. Read more “Sayulita: The Not So Sleepy, Bohemian-Surfers Paradise”
The island of the Dominican Republic is a Caribbean oasis and a popular spot for tourists and travelers typically looking to relax. Read more “A Guide to Cabarete: A Beach Town In The Dominican Republic That Goes Under The Radar”
As I stepped into the intimate, low-lit lobby of EAST, Miami I took in its patterned stone floors and elegantly chiseled walls. The attentive staff greeted me graciously as I made my way across the meticulously designed and balanced feng shui lobby. The attention to detail at this eco-conscious hotel was instantly obvious and I felt like I was entering the designer’s own home. Read more “EAST, Miami: This Brickell Hotel Flaunts Arts, Cuisine and Culture”
Santa Teresa has been called a “future Tulum.” After a recent trip, I can see why it is has earned this title; becoming an off-the-beaten-path haven for creatives, dreamers and wandering spirits. Read more “Santa Teresa: Discover the Tulum of the Future”
Like the photos we snap between flights and courses, the balance between unclouded tradition and present sophistication exists only within a moment. Deep within the heart of Mexico, Guadalajara sparks ablaze with fiery intensity. Caught in an instant, magic still resides within these streets… it’s just up to you to find it. Read more “Guadalajara: Fire In The Heart of Mexico”
Travel in its purest form is a practice of rejuvenation. Taken out of our usual setting, we break up our established routine and expose ourselves to new sights, sounds, and smells. This thrust into an unfamiliar scene ushers in ideas, emotions, and thoughts about the world—and about ourselves—we haven’t considered before. Read more “Verdant Ningbo: 72 Hours in China’s Hidden Green Jewel”
It’s somewhat of a local secret, the White Beach. No one can tell you exactly where to go or how to find it, but they let you know that it’s paradise, and it exists in an area where it’s hard to separate that dream from the reality. Read more “A Local’s Paradise: Port Barton, Philippines”