Monday, November 15, 2010

Jim & Anna’s Cozy Two Story House Tour

October 29, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Name: Jim & Anna Location: San Francisco, California Size: 2,250 square feet Years lived in: 22 — owned Jim and Anna’s love story has definitely influenced their style choices. Both Americans, they met and fell in love while working in Austria. They spent the first few years of married life working and traveling overseas. When [...]

living in: love story

September 29, 2010 by admin · 10 Comments 

Love Story is my favorite movie. My #1 (without a doubt) and my go-to answer when asked. I’ve nervously saved it for this column until I could summon the courage to take on my Holy Grail of movies. Don’t get me wrong, Citizen Kane it’s not. It can be silly and melodramatic, but also deliciously [...]

I Had a Public Massage – True Story of a Beachside Spa Treatment

August 28, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

It was a beautiful day at the Curacao Marriott, and an hour-long massage had been booked for me at the spa. When I arrived at the spa, I was delighted to hear that my massage would take place right on the beach. How fabulous! I followed my masseuse, who carried a large pile of towels, [...]

Two gorgeous Villas in Greece inspired by the Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice

August 3, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Just as background to this article about these gorgeous rental villas in Greece, I will have to tell you the Greek tragedy of Orpheus and Eurydice. This sad story has been narrated by Virgil, who tells us that Orpheus’ wife, Eurydice, died from a snake’s bite to her heel and then went into the underworld. [...]

The story behind Kwame Brown’s boat “BulletProof”

July 20, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Politicians are public figures and they are always under close scrutiny. Their image matters a lot to them. And even a slightest show of ostentation can cost them a lot more than even that object of ostentation. Owning a boat is one big indulgence and has added to the woes of many politicians in the [...]

5.7 Billion dollar resort that houses a 55 story high infinity pool

June 25, 2010 by admin · 1 Comment 

With stunning views all around and sporting a 150m long infinity swimming pool set on top of the world’s largest public cantilevered platform, the Marina Bay Sands hotel opened up to much fanfare on June 23rd in Singapore. Designed by Moshe Safdie, this hotel has several features you won’t find in an ordinary hotel. Hotel [...]