CHANGE UNIVERSE: Magazine Jewels

Mykonos|Hotel

Mykonos blu...

The breeze is naturally showing us the way to a blue oasis haven for jet-setters and romantics set on a bluff overlooking the gold-tinged sand of the world-famous beach at Psarou.

July 19, 2012 View...

Paris|Hotel

Hotel Costes...

The music, the candles, the perfumes, the roses by Dani, the atmosphere the lounge the restaurant, the pool, the crowd, the colors, the interiors. This is the Hotel Costes in Paris!

July 17, 2012 View...

Pulau Gaya|Hotel

Gaya Island Resort...

There is a place, accessible only by boat, where all that nature has created, from sheltered coral reefs to protected mangroves, over thousands of years has been preserved by those devoted to its care. A place called

July 11, 2012 View...

Paris|Designers

Givenchy Haute Couture...

Among my favorites Haute Couture 2012, in Paris are Hubert de Givenchy's column dress from the 1960s -- made famous by actress Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" -- was the muse behind the house's imaginative co

July 6, 2012 View...
The Wild Wild Wall

Beijing|Art & Culture

The Wild Wild Wall...

t's a misty morning in Beijing when I head to the Peninsula Hotel lobby to meet my guide , Annie to the Great Wall. Adivised to wear shoes with traction , dress warmly and bring waterproofs and plenty of water, I am ra

July 1, 2012 View...

Beijing|Art & Culture

Forbidden City...

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as

July 1, 2012 View...
Peking Duck and Giant Grouper

Beijing|Dining & Nightlife

Peking Duck and Giant ...

A masterly Peking Duck, a famous duck dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the imperial era, now considered one of China's national foods and a Giant Grouper, the largest bony fish, known as " the King go Group

June 27, 2012 View...
My Exclusive Imperial Walk

Beijing|Attraction

Imperial Promenade...

Originally built in 1750 by the emperor Qianlong to celebrate his mother's birthday, The Summer Palace was used at the time as a pleasure garden for emperors and empresses. Appraised as the most perfectly preserved

June 22, 2012 View...
Temple of Heaven

Beijing|Art & Culture

Temple of Heaven...

Completed in 1420, this magnificent temple was considered the meeting point of Earth and Heaven. For 500 years it hosted the emperors' sacrifices and prayers for a good harvest at the winter solstice.

June 18, 2012 View...
Chora is in Zorba’s Land

Mykonos|Travel

Chora is in Zorba̵...

An island was named after the local hero Mykons, worshipped in antiquity and considered to be a son or a grandson of the god Apollo.The island’s principal town is Mykonos town, also called “Chora”.

July 19, 2012 View...
The Polaroids of Cathleen Naundorf

Paris|Art & Culture

Un Reve de Mode...

Focusing predominantly on six fashion houses, to whose archives she was granted unlimited access, Naundorf's large format photographs illustrate the stunning couture of Armani, Chanel, Dior, Lacroix, Elie Saab and Valent

July 11, 2012 View...

New York|Travel

Summer Packing...

It's the beginning of July , the trip in China is very far away now and it boiling hot in Manhattan. Last night I watched a great new movie called Savages and the layer back lifestyle in a Californian home on the bea

July 9, 2012 View...
Wordly Stages

Beijing|Art & Culture

Wordly Stages...

The completion of the National Center for performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing marked not only a major architectural achievement , but was also a reflection of China 's enhanced strength in the cultural field.

July 4, 2012 View...
25 Meters Lap

Beijing|Spa & wellness

Retreat of Indulgence...

If you consider coming to the Aman at Summer Palace in the middle of the Winter, you will get got yourself the best deal as most people believe that Summer is the high season. What they don't know is they have the oppo

July 1, 2012 View...

Beijing|People

Modern Empresses...

The times of the Empress Dowager Tz'u-Hsi are long finished. She was a powerful and charismatic woman who unofficially but effectively controlled the Manchu Qing Dynasty in China for 47 years, from 1861 to her death

June 28, 2012 View...

Beijing|Art & Culture

Calligraphy Class...

The shape, size, stretch and type of hair in the brush, the color and density of the ink, as well as the absorptive speed and surface texture of the paper are the main physical parameters influencing the final result. Th

June 27, 2012 View...
Summer Palace Oh My!

Beijing|Hotel

Aman at Summer Palace ...

Many ancient monuments stand in pristine condition, and one such historic site is the Summer Palace. Just outside this 260-year-old World Heritage site resides Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing. Amanresorts' new city-based

June 21, 2012 View...
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