Guestroom + Pub Find: The Culpeper London

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Located in the midst of East London’s hustle and bustle is The Culpeper London, a late 19th-century Victorian public house named after local 17th-century herbalist Nicholas Culpeper, The Culpeper unexpectedly surprises and delights, certainly exceeding our expectations. The Culpeper building plays host to a pub, restaurant, hotel and rooftop garden separated over four floors, making […]

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Restaurant Find: Strut & Cluck London

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Strut & Cluck London has shaken off the humble roots of its pop-up days at London’s Shoreditch House, and is flourishing as the beautiful Mediterranean miracle it is today. A cozy, bright, and airy space, Strut & Cluck conjures up the irresistible feeling of dining al fresco with its ceiling adorned with plants and Edison […]

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Restaurant Find: Nickel & Diner NYC

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At the crossroads of SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown is design oriented Nickel & Diner NYC, a throwback to the five and dime diners bringing American classics to a melting pot neighborhood. If you’re expecting greasy spoon home fries and syrupy milkshakes, you won’t find that here.  Executive Chef James Friedberg (formerly of a slew […]

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Restaurant Find: Legs London

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Not a week goes by where Hackney doesn’t see a new attention-grabbing restaurant opening. Legs London, the latest solo project of Australian chef Magnus Reid (of the now closed Rooftop Café), is a decidedly laid-back affair with easy, contemporary dishes, packed with deliciously original flavors. Occupying an airy corner site of a two-storey house in […]

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The Editors: CURA. magazine ’s Ilaria Marotta & Andrea Baccin on their passion for art and Rome

Scan any art newsstand and your eyes will be sure to lock onto the latest issue of CURA. Magazine with its striking cover of artworks by international emerging and established artists. Founded by Ilaria Marotta and Andrea Baccin in 2009, CURA. has fast become the art crowd’s favorite read thanks to its commitment to the […]

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Concept Store Find: Clerkenwell London

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Warning: you could wile away an entire day in this engaging labyrinth. Clerkenwell London opened its doors in September 2015 – absorbing the essence of its location to curate a space that produces an intellectual energy and a lingering education of style. Throughout the extensive space, there are strong undertones through materiality with each area gaining […]

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THE EDITORS: RYAN FITZGIBBON ON FOUNDING HELLO MR. & HIS BEST OF BROOKLYN

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In the first of a new series introducing the editors behind some of our favorite publications and their pet local hotspots, we talk to Ryan Fitzgibbon, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of independent gay magazine Hello Mr.  The status quo for the LGBT community in both America and on the global stage is very different today to […]

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Ponytail Journal on Bangkok’s Emerging Creative Community & Where They Hang Out

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Something is stirring in the frenetic city of Bangkok and it’s urging us to pay the thrillingly chaotic city a visit. Sure, a visit to Bangkok is going to have you navigating a web of shopping malls, colossal skyscrapers and street food vendors – and perhaps it’s these things as well as the city’s mainstream […]

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Zio & Sons on #GatheringsLikeThese and NYC’s Most Instagrammable Hotspots

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They say a picture paints a thousand words – and with last month’s news that Instagram, the ubiquitous photo-sharing platform, now has over 300 million active users (making it officially larger than Twitter) – it seems that the world agrees. For many of us, sharing the most intimate moments of our private lives with the […]

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NYC Restaurant Find: Mozzarella e Vino

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Midtown has got to be one of my least favourite dining destinations in NYC. I’m pretty sure local New Yorkers and tourists alike have gone for an inspiring trip to MoMa, left feeling famished with zero decent restaurant options (that don’t equal the price of a limb). Enter Mozzarella e Vino a casual yet elegant enoteca specialising in […]

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