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Discovering emerging Danish Fashion

      Fashion world has long been admiring the Danish fashion scene- how effortless and cool they are, how laid-back yet unique at the same time. Apart from the internationally known Danish brands, the industry is definitely emerging and worth paying attention to. 2 years ago I first went to Aarhus for Headstart Fashion Delegation, and met some interesting talented designers. A while ago I went back and met some more. Aarhus, for those who are not too familiar, is the second largest city in Denmark. It is the European Capital of Culture 2017.  A small city in Jutland, I’ve been told to celebrate the vibrant culture and herit...
Category: Designer

Luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Copenhagen- Hotel Danmark

We all know how cool the Scandinavians are, and how the world had fell in love with everything they do. Not only the Danes were happiest people in the world (Norwegians had overtaken now), the best Nordic cuisines, handful of michelin restaurants (NOMA and 108 anyone?) they also have lots of really cool designs, both in clothing and interior in particular. So when I knew that the latest addition to Brøchner Hotels – Hotel Danmark was opening, even as a regular in Copenhagen myself, I couldn’t resist but made a stay there during their opening week in May. (Brøchner Hotels currently runs 4 boutique hotels in Copenhagen with a t...
Category: Hotel

The Detox Kitchen

  Its a good trend that people are becoming more aware of their lifestyle and wellbeing. In London, I first came across this place called the Detox Kitchen by chance. I got hooked immediately with their idea and the food they offer. Lily Simpson, founder of the Detox Kitchen,  believes that the food we eat can have a powerful effect on our health. This is why they focus on creating nutritious, wholesome food using good quality, seasonal ingredients cooked from scratch daily in their kitchen. Hoping to get more people eating and enjoying healthy food, Lily, who is passionate about cooking, created the Detox Kitchen back in 201...
Category: 生活

100 years in a bottle – a royal lifestyle

We live in a world where everything is instant and immediate. The urge of immediacy sometimes makes us forget about the art of patience and the depth of craftsmanship and skills. Earlier I was introduced to the world of Louis XIII at their pop-up boutique in Harrods (only until 25th April), I was so fascinated to learn about the history behind this bottle of Cognac. Personally I am not a fan of cognac, nor do I know a lot about it. That is why learning about the heritage of Louis XIII with a fresh eye makes is so much more fascinating. I also had the pleasure to speak to Ludovic du Plessis, the Global Executive Director of LOUIS ...
Category: Luxury

Mindful Journey

Have you ever feel like you dont understand how you feel? There are moments in life where we face cross roads, that we are low in energy and we feel down, sometimes all we need is just a person who understands and be able to put things into perspective objectively. About 1.5 years ago I met Sinéad, an intuitive specialist who has just won the best women’s mentor of the year 2016. Now if you havent any idea what is an intuitive specialist, you can read about my experience with her here. Fastforward 1.5 year, when we met again earlier at 4 Wellness , as usual, Sinead will read your energy without asking any questions and tell you...
Category: 生活