Category travel

PHOTO DU JOUR – PASSERBY

FLORENCE – after all …… i’m just a passerby …… :-)!!!   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – 2003 | 2016 AT FRIENZE

2016 | 2003 – ciao ciao frienze ……. long time no see :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

NOLINSKI PARIS – HOTEL REFURBISHED IN STYLE

1920’s SUBTLE ELEGANT WITH  EXQUISITE TASTE – NOLINSKI PARIS is designed & decorated by the modern master of french interiors – JEAN-LOUIS DENIOT and just opened last month :-)!!! moments away from the comédie française and the palais royal gardens, enclosed between layers of history and HAUSSMANN elegance, lies a temple to art and life à […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – CURRENT EXHIBITION AT FLORENCE

JAN FABRE . SPIRITUAL GUARDS – fabulously stunning sculptures by JAN FABRE all over florence till this october, don’t miss it :-). mine was taken at FORTE DI BELVEDERE …….. ENJOY!!! :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – AL MOURJAN BUSINESS LOUNGE

DOHA/TRANSIT –   hi guys, sorry for not updating my blog lately during my EU summer break. :-) and i’m back and pls stay tuned :-) it’s possibly the biggest & the most money spent lounge in the world …….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – SAVAGE BEAUTY EXHIBITION

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN : SAVAGE BEAUTY  – i was lucky to see his savage beauty exhibition at VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM before my trip to iceland last year :-) and that’s my self-portrait …….. ENJOY!!! :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

FORMER FACTORY BUILDING TRANSFORMED by STUDIO DAVID THULSTRUP

PETER KRASILNIKOFF’S HOUSE –     former factory building in copenhagen was transformed tastefully by STUDIO DAVID THULSTRUP for danish photographer PETER KRASILNIKOFF ……… fabulous and that’s my dream house :-) ………. ENJOY!!! all fabulous architectural photos are by owner himself : PETER KRASILNIKOFF if you like what you see, stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , […]

COMO THE TREASURY IN PERTH by KERRY HILL

HERITAGE REMAINS – YES, it’s in PERTH, AUSTRALIA!!! can u believe it? i’m sure you will have one more reason to visit PERTH soon :-) this fabulous state building at st.georges terrace is recently revitalized by leading architect, KERRY HILL and turned into a subtle elegant hotel with understated decor in great taste ……. COMO THE TREASURY, PERTH ……. ENJOY!!! […]

BANK COLLECTION by MARC SADLER for FABBRICA PELLETTERIE MILANO

BANK COLLECTION – designed by MARC SADLER for FABBRICA PELLETTERIE MILANO, an italian leather goods brand founded in 1946, that has made a comeback with a newly found energy and vigor. it is the expression of the best italian talent & aesthetics, as well as expertise. 100% aluminum, 4-wheeled made in italy suitcase. the incorporated TSA […]

DAVID GANDY for AUTOGRAPH – BEACHWEAR COLLECTION

BEACHWEAR COLLECTION – my all time favorite legendary model DAVID GANDY is back, posing for his latest collaboration beachwear line with MARKS & SPENCER. now available at DAVID GANDY for AUTOGRAPH ……… ENJOY!!! “luxurious and innovative fabrics such as the toweling polo shirt, cotton linen t-shirt and pure cotton trousers make the styles versatile and comfortable for […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – CHILL

CHILL – my favorite sneaker from early period of RAF SIMONS :-) …….. probably about 6 years ago while he was working for JIL SANDER.   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

ISSAYA SIAMESE CLUB – THE BEST THAI CUISINE IN BANGKOK

INNOVATIVE THAI CUISINE BY CHEF IAN KITTICHAI – my honor to meet the ISSAYA’S director – MR. ADIT VANSOH , he showed us the best of ISSAYA :-) ISSAYA SIAMESE CLUB  was voted as ASIA’S 50 best restaurants 3 years in a row from 2014, 2015 & 2016.  i can’t afford to miss the opportunity to […]

THE HOUSE ON SATHORN – BANGKOK’S LATEST CULINARY EXPERIENCE by CHEF FATIH TUTAK

EXPERIENCE THE NEW VOYAGE & JOURNEY TASTING MENU – as my previous post said, i was in bangkok for a week during the easter holiday. after the ticket & hotel booked 2 months in-advance, i looked up on-line and wanted to know what’s the latest cuisine scene that is a-must-try in bangkok right now. i […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – MY OWN DRAMA

PIANIST FOR 2 MINS – i was making my own drama at the DECO bar & bistro of THE SIAM HOTEL, i think i acted naturally thou ……………. ENJOY!!! :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

LUSH IN NATURAL BEAUTY – THE SIAM HOTEL BANGKOK by SUKOSOL GROUP

ONE-OF-A-KIND BEAUTY IN BANGKOK WITHIN REACH – tell me who doesn’t love bangkok??? spas centers, enormous shopping arcades, delicious comfort foods from street stalls, food courts to high-end international cuisines. whatever you like to do, i’m sure bangkok has it all. that’s why i used to visit bangkok at least once a year for the past 20 […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – THAI BREAK

THAI RELAX- hi guys, sorry for not updating my blog lately as i was swamped by the ART BASEL earlier & took a thai break during the easter holiday :-P.  pix was taken by the pool at a fabulous hotel that i stayed for few days. there will be more detailed review coming up about […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – SUNSET IN DUBAI

AL AWIR ROAD – warm sand & beautiful sunset during the evening dessert safari tour – dune basing. it was an amazing experience …….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

SOFIA’S FIRST UPSCALE DESIGN HOTEL – SENSE HOTEL SOFIA

A MODERN SENSE OF SPACE – i haven’t been to SOFIA, BULGARIA yet but seem like this hotel might be one of the reasons that i should visit it soon ……. :-) ENJOY!!! flip open the brass shutters and let light flood into your room, right above sofia’s yellow paved main boulevard tzar osvoboditel. your bed […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

SEASIDE – a glimpse of seaside: the richest area of BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, it’s small but spectacular …….. ENJOY!!! :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

HOTEL DE TOURREL by MARGOT STANGLE & RALPH HUSGEN

17TH CENTURY NOBLE MANSION CONVERTED INTO HOTEL DE TOURREL – a historical private mansion refurnished in style with a contemporary touch & true elegant taste ……HOTEL DE TOURREL … ENJOY!   the leafy provençal town of SAINT-REMY-DE-PROVENCE is synonymous with VAN GOGH, who found inspiration in its light (it receives over 300 days of sunshine per […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – HARPA

HARPA CONCERT HALL & CONFERENCE CENTRE –   magnificent architecture in reykjavik, iceland ……… :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – ABU DHABI

SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE – it’s a must-visit place in ABU DHABI …….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – DESSERT SAFARI IN DUBAI

BELLY DANCE – this is the pix that i took after my evening dessert safari tour – belly dance :-)…….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – ABU DHABI

EMIRATES PALACE – what you will see inside? YELLOW & GOLD …….. i thought i was in 1001 nights   …….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – ABU DHABI

SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE – amazing interior decoration & architecture. it’s a must-visit place in ABU DHABI …….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – ABU DHABI

SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE – it’s a must-visit place in ABU DHABI …….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – DESSERT SAFARI IN DUBAI

AL AWIR ROAD – sorry for updating the blog lately :-)  i was in DUBAI & ABU DHABI for 10 days, enjoying sunshine & their magnificent architectures. this is the pix that i took during my evening dessert safari tour – dune basing …….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – AUTUMN BREEZE

SNEAKER – when it comes to sneaker, i never get tired of it. my recent purchase from paris trip, designed by LUCAS OSSENDRIJVER for LANVIN fall 2015 …… always love the color combos and carefully selected materials …. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

THE JANE ANTWERP – ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RESTAURANTS

PERFECTION – from former military hospital to the finest, well-decorated restaurant. THE JANE ANTWERP, probably the most beautiful restaurants in the world. from michelin-star chef SERGIO HERMAN & chef NICK BRIL to interior design by PIET BOON STUDIO. photographed by RICHARD POWERS. if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated […]

18TH CENTURY BUILDING RESTORED IN STYLE – HOTEL BACHAUMONT PARIS

NEOCLASSICAL TIMELESS ARCHITECTURE- HOTEL BACHAUMONT centrally located in THE 2nd arrondissement of paris, in the home of fashion, design & communication. this 18th century historical building has been restored & refurbished by LA CLE GROUP, a new hotel chain open to the world, bringing joy to spots where you feel a complete sense of being […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – DRIES VAN NOTEN

SAINT GERMAIN DES PRES – one of my favourite brands – DRIES VAN NOTEN in saint germain, paris ………. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

CONARTE LIBRARY IN MONTERREY BY ANAGRAMA

DOMED BOOKSHELF- a conarte library in monterrey designed by mexican design studio ANAGRAMA …………. this might be the coolest bookstore in the world :-) ………. ENJOY!!! our design proposal focuses on creating a space that wraps the reader in. the bookshelves attend more that just their basic function and were designed to simulate a dome that plays […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – LUCAS OSSENDRIJVER

LUCKY ME –   sorry for not updating my blog …… :-P my trip to MAISON et OBJET PARIS last week was wonderful and i was in luck to meet my favourite artist/designer LUCAS OSSENDRIJVER (lanvin’s menswear designer) at lanvin homme rue du faubourg saint-honoré store during my last day shopping ……… one more thing gotta take out […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM

“WHAT IS LUXURY” EXHIBITION – it’s a LED pendant light ………… hope you guys like it :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

THE QVEST HIDEAWAY – COLOGNE

NEO-GOTHIC INFLUENCE TOUCHED – a pre-waII buildings spared by RAF bombers – THE QVEST hideaway, a new landmark in cologne fully renovated by ROLF KURSAWE’s architects (HKR ARCHITECTS)  ………. look at those flawlessly arrangements & artworks, i’d like to take a deeper look ……… ENJOY!!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – VIK I MYRDAL

BLACK BASALT SAND BEACH – beautiful black sand beach in VIK, ICELAND ……… with a desperate bride to be …… ENJOY!!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – ADRIATIC HOTEL ROVINJ

SUBTLE ELEGANT WITH TASTE – ADRIATIC HOTEL in rovinj is refurbished by well-acclaimed croatia-based architecture studio 3LHD and a fabulous transformation interior designed by STUDIO FRANIC SEKORANJA ………. impressive make-over, subtle elegant, yet luxurious with chosen furniture. very well done indeed ……… ENJOY!!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

VIDEO DU JOUR – RUN BOY RUN

ICELANDIC DRIVING – hope you guys like it :-) song: RUN BOY RUN by WOODKID if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – DIAOYUTAI BOUTIQUE HOTEL CHENGDU

LOW-KEY DECOR – DIAOYUTAI boutique hotel CHENGDU is refurbished by internationally renowned architect BRUNO MOINARD. a truly luxury hotel with an asian twist ………. impressive, glad to see the design & decor are subtle, nothing loud nor exaggerated ……… ENJOY!!! the beautifully revitalized and historic KUAZHAI Alley, chengdu, provides the perfect setting for DIAOYUTAI MGM’s first ever boutique […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – VIEW FROM LONDON EYE

THAMES RIVER – hope you guys like it :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – SUMMER IN ICELAND

PINGVELLIR NATIONAL PARK – summer in iceland is extremely beautiful, you can see 4 seasons changing in a single day ……… :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PLAZA ATHENEE RESTAURANT REFURBISHED BY PATRICK JOUIN & SANJIT MANKU

HAUTE CUISINE by ALAIN DUCASSE + ROMAIN MEDER – ALAIN DUCASSE, a 9 star famous chef with 25 years of exceptional experience in the haute cuisine. he represents the naturalness cuisine, inspired by the fish-vegetables-cereals trilogy, with the help of his chef ROMAIN MEDER. his PLAZA ATHÉNÉE RESTAURANT has been refurbished/redesigned fabulously by PATRICK JOUIN & […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – EXTREME ICELAND

JOKULSARLON GLACIAL LAGOON – it’s my first time to see a glacial lagoon & iceberg. i found them very sexy and mysterious at the same time :-) am i a weirdo? if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – COTTON HOUSE HOTEL BARCELONA

TRUE ESSENCE OF BARCELONA – well, who doesn’t love barcelona? marvellous architectures, beautiful weather & declicious tapas bars. we have introduced some of the stylish hotels to you guys before and we are proud & excited to tell you that one of their latest hotels by AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION HOTELS is refurbished by well-acclaimed interior designer LÁZARO […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – LONDON

MILLENNIUM BRIDGE – hope you guys like it :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – ICELAND

GLACIER HIKE ON SVINAFELLSJOKULL – sorry for not updating my blog in the past few weeks :-) as i’m enjoying my summer holiday in london and iceland. this is the pix of me and my italian glaciology student/tour guide hiking on the famous SVINAFELLSJOKULL glacier in SKAFTAFELL national park, we were trying to figure out […]

AROMATIC PRODUCTS by MOOOI

FOR HIGH-END & DESIGNER HOTELS – DUTCH furniture brand MOOOI has launched a range of aromatic products with gorgeous, yet attractive packaging for high-end & designer hotels. designed by their creative director MARCEL WANDERS. it is manufactured under licence by well-known company that specialises in manufacturing & distributing toiletries to hotel group ( LUXURY HOTEL COSMETICS). […]

HERMAN MILLER SEATING UPHOLSTERED by SCHOLTEN & BAIJINGS

SIGNATURE GRIDDED FABRIC – creative duo SCHOLTEN & BAIJINGS  are definitely on my top list of favourite graphic designers. their gridded fabric designs are simply fabulous, young & vibrant colors are carefully chosen to make sure you won’t forget. they are presenting the furniture as part of an installation at HERMAN MILLER‘S showroom in MILAN now, check […]

KAME SUITCASE by NENDO for FABBRICA PELLETTERIE MILANO

KAME UPRIGHT 55 – KAME is the latest suitcase designed by the hottest japanese design studio NENDO for italian brand FABBRICA PELLETTERIE MILANO (an italian luggage brand founded in 1946, that has made a comeback with constant collaborations with world-class designers like JEAN-MARIE MASSAUD, MARC SADLER, MARCEL WANDERS, STEFANO GIOVANNONI & NENDO.) “We named the suitcase ‘KAME’, […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – iLOVE DETAILS & PATTERNS

 DETAILS – still crazy in love with this fabulous tee ……… !!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!