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4 Chicago attractions to enjoy now
The Windy City can hang on to a good thing for its residents and visitors, but some of its attractions are temporary. This spring is an ideal time to see two unique, temporary exhibits, experience a performance that has lasted two decades, and learn more (while eating well) about the oldest...
 
4 enchanting British castles for a magical Summer
Whether you're a history buff or not, there's something inherently magical about castles. Maybe it's the romance of fairy tale and folklore, or the lure of dramatic stories of siege and battle – stepping into these slices of the past always seems to captivate both children and adults alike....
 
Sabi Phagura Visits The Simply Chic Bath Priory
A walk along the crunch of gravel in the courtyard as you mark your entrance into the Georgian stone mansion, tells you that you have arrived in the country. Yet the Bath Priory, an upmarket country-house hotel, is just a stone's throw away from the city centre. A quick glance around the hotel's...
 
An Evening with Julian Fellowes and some of the cast of Downton Abbey
A very special and exclusive event for just 140 guests was held at the end of March at Highclere Castle, Hampshire, England. Popular English actress Susan Hampshire, OBE suggested a Downton Abbey themed event to benefit the two charities of which she is patron, JDRF the type 1 diabetes charity...
 
Downton Abbey Charity Evening with Julian Fellowes
Ian Stevens, founder of luxury brand - Bespoke Impact and regular contributor to Luxurious Magazine attends a very special charity evening in the company of Julian Fellowes and members of the Downton Abbey cast. very special and exclusive event for just 140 guests was held at the end of March at...
 
4 top luxury film sets for your next visit to the UK
Ancient forests, sparkling lakes and haunted castles – it should come as no surprise that filmmakers flock to Britain. As well as breathtaking landscapes, Britain is peppered with fabulous historic architecture – from castles to stately homes – whose fabled walls have provided the backdrop for...
 
John Murdoch and John Wickham - Landscape Architects turning dreams into reality - Part One
In 1859 two Americans, Frederick Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, won a competition to transform an 800 acre wilderness into an idyllic landscape, which became Central Park, Manhattan, the most famous park in the United States. They were the first, self-styled, 'landscape architects'. Central Park has...
 
Setting the scene and the pursuit of pleasure
In 1859 two Americans, Frederick Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, won a competition to transform an 800 acre wilderness into an idyllic landscape, which became Central Park, Manhattan, the most famous park in the United States. They were the first, self-styled, 'landscape architects'. entral Park has...
 
Top 5 luxury chalets to rent in France if you're not a millionaire
We take a look at some seriously attractive luxury ski chalets with price tags that won't break the bank but will elevate you to millionaire status for the seven precious days that you are there. Skiing is definitely not a poor man's pastime – everybody knows that – it's pretty much a case of...