Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Barbara & Paul’s Classic American Cottage House Tour

October 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Name: Barbara & Paul Location: Santa Barbara, California Size: 700 square feet — 2 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom (main house) + 400 square feet (guest house) Years lived in: 1 month — own Welcome to the cozy cottage of Barbara and Paul — or as I call them Mom &amp Dad! My parents moved into [...]

American Express to Launch Asia Pacific Editions of Departures Magazine

September 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the privileges the American Express offers its members of the Platinum Card is the subscription of its Departures Magazine. It is a luxury lifestyle publication exclusively for American Express Platinum Card members. The magazine already has several editions around the world and would be launching new editions for the Asia Pacific markets. From [...]

American Airlines To Make Old Planes New and Double Up the Overhead Bin Space

September 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

While other international airlines are busy upgrading their in-flight entertainment system or giving money-back guarantee schemes, American Airlines has a different task up its sleeves. The carrier is busy revamping its old aircrafts and turning them into new ones with state-of-the-art features. American Airlines would be fixing up about 76 airplanes from their Boeing 737 [...]

American Ruins

September 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Photographer Arthur Drooker’s haunting infrared images of the bygone U.S. While photographer Arthur Drooker’s ruins aren’t the castles and shrines that usually come to mind, his infrared images of prisons, mansions and other sites of U.S. decay evoke all the moody history and past lives of their tourist site counterparts. The Santa Fe, NM-based artist’s [...]

The American Railway Explorer Derailed due to High Pricing

August 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The American Railway Explorer has come to a dead end. Billionaire Philip Anschutz ahd thought of starting this project in which travellers would be taken on a rail tour of places such as Crater Lake, Glacier, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton national parks. But apparently this plan will not take off anytime soon. The most obvious reason seems to be [...]

Europe Gets Introduced To A Great American Portraitist, Alice Neel.

August 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

above: detail from Alice Neel’s 1965 portrait of Hartley, the artist’s son. An inspiring exhibition, and the first major retrospective of one of the 20th century’s greatest portrait painters, American artist Alice Neel, has made its way to London’s Whitechapel Gallery after debuting last fall at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The late artist, [...]

diy project: halligan’s american travel map

July 1, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

Summer time really gets my travel bug a-jumpin! I am guilty myself, but so many of us long to travel abroad yet don’t take advantage of our very own American continent! This July, my husband Adam and I are hitting the road for a sweet heart’s road trip to explore some of the USA’s beautiful [...]

Inspired American: Spring Sportswear Trend

May 18, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

This spring, it’s been hard to avoid the jaunty, nautical stripes permeating the season’s sartorial offerings. But while the Breton stripe is classically Parisian, its current application is decidedly American. Today, separates make up the bulk of ready-to-wear, and they’re directly drawn from sportswear, a refined-yet-relaxed fashion breed born in the U.S. and fostered from [...]

Watch The American Idol Finale ‘Live’ In VIP Style, Courtesy Millionaire Concierge

May 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the most watched and highly acclaimed reality television show in the U.S, the American Idol is well known for being platform for all budding singers to achieve their ultimate goal of fame and glory on national television. The popularity of American Idol is equivalent to any popular baseball game and audience across the [...]

The Dawn Of A New Economy: Latest Findings on the Habits of the Wealthy from The Harrison Group and American Express Publishing

May 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

New research about America’s wealthiest consumers was released Tuesday at the American Express Publishing Luxury Summit in Las Vegas. The results confirm that although discretionary spending is growing only modestly, there are changes occurring within the mindsets of today’s affluent consumer that can drive America forward in the coming year. Some of the highlights announced [...]