There was one a hotelier names Andre Balazs that decided to transform, a charming firehouse built in 1889, into a luxury hotel with 26 rooms and a restaurant in which he will bring Portuguese Michelin Star chef Nuno Mendes. The small and charming firehouse Chiltern Firehouse became the it place for celebrities, and it takes months to get a reservation.
If you had the chance of visit a city such as Vienna during the Christmas period, you will never forget the ice skating or the mulled wine. If you have found yourself during that exact period in Switzerland, you will never forget the snow covered streets in the small mountain villages and the train rides. But, if you are in London in this period then Winter Wonderland is the perfect memory for celebrating these days.
After a long week of gloomy and rainy days, we had a bit of sun and blue sky on Sunday. For those of you who have been following me for a longer time, you probably know that my Sundays’ are reserved for brunch. The location for this week’s brunch was in one of the nicest and most photogenic neighborhoods in London, Notting Hill. Lately, I’ve been wrapped up in darker colors, when I saw the sun I decided to wear some lighter colors and break the monotone.
Monocle is a world know magazine, first time published in 2007 from the famous publisher Wallpaper founded by Tyler Brûlé, famous Canadian journalist and columnist one of the world influencers in the sphere of graphic design and the refined public of unusual travels, for not that well known places. His life slogan ‘keeping an eye on the world’ through his magazine creates a sort of brand fetish, obsessed with the Japanese and Scandinavian culture.
Welcome to my new home in London in the new academic year. It may sound to you crazy, but I actually enjoy living in a small space. Yes, there are both challenges and restrictions with it, but I always look at small places with embrace. Maybe that is because I grew up in a fairly small bedroom and I always enjoyed organizing and arranging my objects and things, not just so they can fit but to also look aesthetic.