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Fairmont Peace Hotel- A time capsule of the glorious Shanghai days

The alluring view of the Bund in Shanghai is full of substances, the richness in history and beauty of different architecture all add up to a rather unique skyline. Going back to a century ago, it actually has not changed a significant lot. Among the architecture on the Bund, is the famous Fairmont Peace Hotel (和平飯店), which opened its door on August 1, 1929 as the Cathay Hotel by Sir Victor Sassoon. British by birth and educated at Harrow School and later at Trinity College in Cambridge, Sir Victor went to Bombay and then Shanghai to learn about the family’s multi-faceted businesses, inheriting the helm of the company in 19...
Category: 旅遊

Make it a special Christmas

  If you are still doing a last-minute Christmas trip planning, here is one experience for you. As Rotterdam has become more and more popular among travellers, one of the most iconic hotels that I had stayed there twice, nHow hotel, has created something really special. In my previous posts I had mentioned how much I love about the hotel’s panorama view, the location and the creativity they put into every setting and design. This Christmas, they have created something special for the annual auction for the Red Cross. The auction is a very big thing in the Netherlands. It is being organized by one of Hollands most famous radio ...
Category: Hotel

The scent of seduction

Still looking for something special as Christmas present? Here is one for you- S&X Perfume by RANKIN. This special perfume, created by The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi Formula Number F3355412 , is an exciting collaboration between iconic photographer Rankin and award winning fragrance designer, Azzi Glasser created under her own label, The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi. Never underestimate the power of scent, it always brings out the deepest emotions of a person. Be it provocative or nostalgic, the stimulation of scent can trigger some memories, or create an imaginary sensation. Wanting to capture the smell of S&X as if it was taken th...
Category: Beauty

Secret Garden in the heart of Shanghai

Ok, maybe it’s not so secret anymore. The Puli Hotel and Spa , opened in 2009, is still one of my favourite hotels in Shanghai. This is my second time staying at the hotel, and I still manage to get lost around the area and could not find the entrance. Tucked in the middle of Jing’An district, it is actually as well-connected as it can get, the hotel is a little oasis amongst the buzzing city. There are 193 rooms and 36 suites, a restaurant, a bar , a Health Club that equipped with state of the art gymnasium, sauna, steam room, experiential showers, jacuzzi pool, 25-metre lap infinity pool as well as the first Anantara Spa i...
Category: 旅遊

Discovering The Cavendish

Marylebone has become more and more fashionable, and there are so many nice places to wine and dine. 35 New Cavendish for example is one. Since its launch in November 2014, The Cavendish in the heart of Marylebone, is one of the places that most stylish locals hang out.  This hip bar and all-day brasserie with a relaxed vibe and plush interiors, that combines the characteristics of an old world English pub serves a modern European menu. Being almost 2 years old, this little place managed to stay a well kept secret and only known among those who are “in the know”.   Newly appointed Italian head chef, Douglas Santi. With over ...
Category: Restaurants