LONDON, May 21 — Luxury travellers looking to add to their collection of coffeetable city guides may want to hit bookstores in London, where shelves are now stocked with Louis Vuitton’s latest, limited-edition travel books.
Illustrated by Japanese artist Natsko Seki, the London guide renders ... Read More
Rowers take part in the Vogalonga, or long row, in the Grand Canal in the Venice lagoon May 19, 2013. — Reuters pic
LOS ANGELES, May 20 — Travellers looking to tap into the latest uber-trendy places to eat, drink and sleep are being offered an alternative to “static” travel guides with a new website that collates real-time data from Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare to make recommendations.It’s a concept that ... Read More
PHILADELPHIA, May 20 — On a scaffold five metres off the ground, artist Meg Saligman uses her paintbrush to carefully touch up an enormous mural covering an entire wall of a Philadelphia parking lot.“At first, I was afraid of heights, but I’m not anymore. Now I actually love it,” Saligman said from ... Read More
ROME, May 19 — This iconic Cavalieri hotel in the Eternal City is celebrating its golden jubilee in a number of different ways. One of which is the chance to discover this top address for only €50 (RM200) a night... a deal which goes to the 50th person to book a room any given week.Starting now and ... Read More
HONG KONG, May 18 – Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets today in a step towards reducing the city’s high levels of roadside pollution.The 45 bright red cars were launched by Chinese electric vehicle producer BYD, which is partly backed by US investment titan Warren Buffett.Called ... Read More
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