is without a doubt, Ain’t Nothin’ But A Blues Bar. In fact, it’s probably one of the best bars in Soho, with a low-key atmosphere and interesting people. In operation since 1993, Ain’t Nothin’ But A Blues Bar is a mecca for blues enthusiasts […]
Today, September 11 is Ethiopian New Year, otherwise known as Enkutatash in Amharic, Ethiopia’s official language. The Ethiopian calendar, also called the Ge’ez calendar, is 7 to 8 years behind the Gregorian calendar (the calendar of the Western world). So don’t be confused if you […]
Love fashion and macarons? Yah, silly question, who doesn’t?! International fashion house Lanvin has teamed up with French confectioner Ladurée for a special edition box of macarons. Designed by Lanvin’s creative director Alber Elbaz, the whimsical, playful images of women that adorn these collectible boxes […]
Created in 1996, the Portobello Film Festival aims to provide a platform for upcoming avant-garde film-makers and to give daring and ground-breaking directors a chance to get their films noticed. It’s the U.K.’s biggest independent film competition. The festival has had its […]
The September editions of fashion magazines are usually the biggest, fattest, and most important. You’ll know what I mean if you’ve seen all 916 pages of Vogue’s September 2012 issue. The reasons are:
More advertisers invest.
Fall/winter trends are showcased.
There are more accessories […]
Vienna—the birthplace of such diverse icons from Alfred Adler to Franz Schubert—certainly sets the standard for classical music and sophisticated culture, and its 1,900-year history makes it even more interesting. Modern Vienna is a refined mixture of old Habsburg-era architecture fused with contemporary […]
In Germany, it’s common to take 4-6 weeks off during the summer, and close everything, including your business to go on vacation. As I was meandering through the streets of Berlin at the end of July, I noticed a rather cheery yellow sign plastered outside a […]
Calling all fashionistas! It’s time for the yearly fashion extravaganza! Yes, I’m talking about Fashion’s Night Out (FNO)–Vogue’s global initiative to get fashionistas so drunk that they have no idea how much they’ve spent until they look at their bank account the […]