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5 Luxury Things to Do in London

5 Luxury Things to Do in London

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you’re looking for a luxury trip in the U.K., then look no further than the capital city of London. This city is home to some of the most luxurious tourist attractions, such as Buckingham Palace, the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey, where royal weddings take place. In addition, you can also find luxury shopping at the world-famous locations Bond Street, Mayfair, Covent Garden and Saville Row, to name a few. If you’ve got the cash to splash, here are some of the best ways to enjoy your London visit in style. #1. Mahiki Club If you want to party with the royals and several members of the A-lister crowd, then look no further than Mahiki Club. Located on the world-famous luxury shopping destination Dover Street, the club is conveniently close to the Ritz Hotel and is often the setting for many tabloid snaps of…

Turner at the Tate Britain, finally!

Turner at the Tate Britain, finally!

Reading Time: 5 minutesFor the first time, the astonishing creative work of J.M.W. Turner was gathered to create an amazing exhibition. The Tate Britain is proud to present Turner late works from 1835 to his death in 1851. These late years were probably the ones in which the artist produced some of the best artwork of his career. So if you are in London, you should definitely go and check this exhibition. J.M.W. Turner, master of Romantism Joseph Mallord William Turner was an English Romantic landscape painter, water-colourist, and printmaker. He lived in the 18th century and many considered him as the painter of light and to preface all the Impressionism period that followed. Nobody know for sure when exactly Turner was born. The only written document found was his baptism certificate in which says he was baptized on May 14th 1775.  After several years of self-learning, Turner entered the Royal Academy of Art schools in 1789,…

David Bailey and Richard Hamilton. London is Calling.

David Bailey and Richard Hamilton. London is Calling.

Reading Time: 3 minutesLondon will always be London. The European capital has always something going on and if you are lucky enough to be there in the incoming weeks, here are 2 photo exhibitions you do not want to miss. David Bailey at the National Portrait Gallery and Richard Hamilton at the Tate Modern. David Bailey, fashion Portraitist It is mot the first time we talk about David Bailey. The British photographer ruled the fashion scene for more than 60 years. With his first Vogue cover in 1960, David Bailey was the leader artist of “Swinging London”, a cultural movement in the 60’s about modernism and youth. This year the prestigious National Portrait Gallery dedicates one of the biggest photography exhibition in the honor of David Bailey with 250 portraits. It is called Bailey’s Stardust. In this exhibition, visitors will be able to get a broad snapshot of the photographer work. From worldwide…

Taschen 4 cities, everything you need to travel with style.

Taschen 4 cities, everything you need to travel with style.

Reading Time: 4 minutesEvery year it is always the same story: I am traveling to a certain destination and wonder which travel guide book should I choose. From Lonely Planet to the Louis Vuitton city guides, sometimes we have the feeling there is always something missing. This year you can discover the 4 Cities travel collection by Taschen. It is an original, compact yet complete travel guide collection based on 4 important destinations in the world: Paris, London, Berlin and New York. Each city gets 3 guides by theme: Hotels, Bars and Restaurants, Shopping. Thanks to these guides, you will live and experience like if you were an inhabitant of one of these cities. Many tips, insider advices and beautiful pictures in order to describe the best experience you can get from these destinations. Here are some snapshots from inside the books, as you can see, the images and the layout is really…

5ive Star London, travel with style.

5ive Star London, travel with style.

Reading Time: 3 minutesDid you know 5ive Star London? It is a new website dedicated to Travel… with style. In deed and for the first time, major luxury hotels in London got together in order to offer a prestigious experience for online bookings. And this is the 5ive star London website. London is one of the most visited european capitals. Millions of people come to London, either for Business and/or lea sure. London welcomes over 14 million international visitors each year, making it the world’s most visited city. And if we calculate how many people stays overnight, the figure reaches 27 million. It is a real industry of 15 billion pounds. Of course, all these visitors need to stay in a hotel somewhere! And as many of these visitors are  business travelers and high-end tourists, there is a big need in terms of luxury hotels. Today, London’s leading five star luxury hotels have today…