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If you’ve done Ibiza, head over to Algarve

Summer in Europe, more northern parts in particular are often short and unpredictable. In London and UK as a whole, we are not as blessed with days with warm summer sun as many of the neighbouring countries, and this is a strong reason why so many Brits flee to places in the South like Portugal, Spain, Greece and Italy to catch some sun. (Think how we in Hong Kong loves flying to the nearby countries like Thailand, Bali, Malaysia etc for short vacations, and some proper sunshine and beach time.) Among the very popular summer holiday choices are Ibiza, Mykonos, Capri and Algarve. Catching the tail of summer, 2 weeks ago I went to ...
Category: Night Life

How to enjoy Ibiza in style

It is no secret that Ibiza has long been a favourite island for Europeans. Celebrities in particular love spending holidays there year after year. As much as it is known for its party, Ibiza also has a reputation of the hot spot for yoga retreats, connecting to nature and detoxing. Summer season is peak for islands like Ibiza, and how do one get into the scene without waiting for hours at airports, countless delays, having no luck hailing taxis and just ending up at KFCs or room services ? If you are only planning to go to Ibiza once in your life, here are some tips on how you can do it like celebrity. 1. If you want to splurge, ...
Category: Luxury

Flying private jet? Not a dream anymore!

What’s the most frustrating thing when you travel? Delays, stranded at airport, waiting for the suitcase that never shows up, long queues of customs and security checks…. It takes up so much time and energy by the time you arrive your destination you are less excited than you should be. In a sharing economy that allows the boom of uber and airbnb, SurfAir is amongst that to change the way of travelling. Operated on subscription basis, members pay a monthly fee which gives you access to a private jet experience. This could be an option for you to travel hassle-free. Founded in California 3 years ago, the recently launched Europe...
Category: Luxury

The 60:90 Brazilian myth

Here comes Summer, the season for sunshine and beach, junk trips and water sports. Now one of the biggest headache a lot of people (women in particular), is finding the right set (or sets) of bikini. I am a strong believer in picking the right fit would work magic. Rather than having a “perfect” body shape, finding what actually compliments and work with your body shape is more important. Growing up as a professional swimmer, I have very precise requirement when I purchase swimwear. For me, most bikinis in the market are more made for sunbathing on the shore, or walking around the poolside rather than really being in the water ...
Category: Designer

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