Tommy Pao-Watari on Little Tai Hang, Hong Kong’s Latest Design Hotel

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. 

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Maui’s Culinary Scene Catches Fire

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.

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48 Hours to Get Lost in Ibiza (And It’s Not All a Party)

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)”

5 Music Festivals To Put On Your Radar This Summer

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”

EAST, Miami: This Brickell Hotel Flaunts Arts, Cuisine and Culture

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”