LUX* Maldives: Foodie’s Choice

Foodies take note, if you’ve ever been on a tropical island holiday only to find your food and wine choices extremely limited, we have your…

Greenwich Hotel, NYC

Celebrity Skin: Living it up at the Greenwich Hotel, Varia Karipoff takes a bite of the Big Apple.  There are some truths you won’t know about…

Miss Clara – Stockholm, Sweden

High ceilings, expansive windows and grand rooms have been preserved in one of Stockholm’s most treasured buildings: the former Ateneum girl’s school, built in 1910…

LA Story – Chateau Marmont

Chateau Marmont has a presence like a film canister harbouring a 35mm motion picture reel – it’s not just an object or a building, it…

Ham it up in Soho

She’s the talk of London town: award-winning designer Kit Kemp and partner Tim have just announced the launch of their Firmdale Hotels’ eighth property in…

Celebrating an Elixir of Life – Mira Moon HK

As we gallop into the year of the horse, Essentials has noticed that jade rabbits seem to be breeding like, well… rabbits. There’s the news…

Hotel Omm Barcelona

Barcelona is a city that feels and appears alive in every sense of the word. Entangled, connected, moving, energetic, in so many ways an uplifting…