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Is upscale expat life in Geneva worth your money?

The cost of day-to-day living could terrify frugal newcomers but an expat relocation package could make this city work<p>For an affluent country once considered one of the most stable economies in the world, Switzerland is going through a rocky patch.<p>My stereotype of the city was that it was stiff, …

Switzerland

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

21st Century

Blueberry Nutrition

Plump, juicy, and sweet, with vibrant colors ranging from deep purple-blue to blue-black and highlighted by a silvery sheen called a bloom, …

The British Royal Family Through the Years

Kate Middleton

The Ultimate Guide to London's Luxury Hotels

The chicest places to sleep in England's capital city.​<p><i>On June 23, 2016, more than 30 million people in the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. There are</i> <i>a lot</i> <i>of people</i> <i>unhappy</i> <i>with</i> <i>the decision</i><i>, but if Britain believes it can stand on its own, we thought we ought to find out why. This</i> …

Luxury Travel

Behind the scenes at the world’s leading art business

Christie’s marks its 250th anniversary in 2016, and this historic year for the company has already been celebrated with a series of events and …

20 Best Airport Lounges In The World To Relax, Eat and Even Get A Haircut

To be honest, you may want your flight to be delayed.

Travel

Is this the most liveable city in the world?

As a conduit between East and West, Vienna is growing in popularity – and international firms are taking note.<p>Austria’s capital recently beat 229 other buzzing cities to be crowned the most liveable city in the world according to a study from consultancy Mercer.<p>If you came here 10 years ago, you …

15 Of The Best Dive Spots In The World

Found Nemo.<p>It’s time to slip on some flippers, because these locations should not be missed.<p>The experts at the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) have scoured the globe and compiled a list of must-see dive spots around the world.<p>The locations span six continents and vary from …

Canary Islands

How To Streamline Your Wardrobe

The infamous dandy and celebrated host Baron Alexis de Redé was said to have owned between 400 and 500 pairs of bespoke George Cleverley shoes.<p>While …

Style

Marijuana Shown To Protect Brain Cells From Alzheimer's

<i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>A new study suggests that compounds found in marijuana can stave off the brain damaging effects of …

In pictures: The 'world's most luxurious cruise ship'

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Travel

The Most Unusual Hotel Rooms in the World

We've covered some pretty over-the-top hotels in our time, and we've learned that space pod suites in the middle of a vineyard and floating hotel …

Middle East Travel

‘A performance art’: The secrets of a Christie’s auctioneer

‘Auctioneers must enjoy themselves, and the bidders will too’<p>In this video, Edmeades gives an exclusive insight into the rigorous training his …

World’s Best Nightlife Hotels 2015

Hotels—at least, the very best of them—are so much more than a place to bed down. Often, hotels are the epicenter of a city's nightlife, offering guests and locals everything from sleek jazz lounges to innovative mixology bars.<p>In our annual World's Best survey, readers were asked to rank their …

Nightlife

World's Best Hotel Spas 2015

Most hotels worth their weight in eucalyptus-scented towels have a spa to their name. Gone are the days of a single treadmill parked next to a steam room. Hotels are appealing to weary travelers and wellness seekers with sleek, modern facilities that rival standalone, destination spas with stunning …

Travel

World's Best Beach Hotels 2015

Feeling an ocean breeze is lovely. Enjoying it while also listening to live music and nibbling on a bowl of warm chips—that might be paradise.<p>Kelley Kitley used to live a few blocks from Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, and admits she often played tourist at the beachfront hotel. “They make …

Travel (Canada)

10 Best City Beaches in the World

Travel

The World’s Best Islands

Tens of thousands of islands dot our planet’s oceans and seas. From New Zealand to the Philippines to South Carolina, these are the best of the best.<p>The Philippines are having a moment. This year, three of the top 10 islands in the world, as decided by <i>Travel + Leisure</i> readers, are in this Asian …

Travel (New Zealand)

The World’s Best Cities

From ancient capitals to modern metropolises, these are the cities you'll want to add to your bucket list.<p>When we travel to an urban center, we’re often looking for the whole package — history, culture, exciting cuisine, modernity, antiquity, and everything in between. It sounds like a tall order, …

Asia Travel

The importance of being alone in the digital era

Being alone has many benefits. It grants freedom in thought and action. It boosts creativity. It offers a terrain for the imagination to roam. Solitude also enriches our connections with others by providing perspective, which enhances intimacy and fosters empathy.<p>To be sure, solitude is not always …

Mobile Devices

Fashion Cheers the Reopening of the Paris Ritz

This may be a Paris couture season marked by external unease — by Brexit shock waves, anticipation of upheaval at two haute maisons, continued terrorism fears — but it is also one framed by a certain kind of insider celebration.<p>After four years, fashion has its home back.<p>The Ritz Paris finally …

Edible flowers are flavour of the month

We all love flowers for their beauty, fragrance and colour, and it’s becoming more common to see them on our plates. Of course, edible flowers have been kitchen ingredients since Roman times, popular throughout medieval cookery, and documented in recipes by Hannah Glasse, till the Victorians …

Flowers

This is how anti-paparazzi clothing works

If paparazzi have a right to take photos (they do) and newspapers are allowed to print photos taken by paparazzi (they do), it stands to reason that those in the brief spotlight of an eager photographer’s flash have a right to fight back, too (they do). Anti-paparazzi clothing has been around for a …

Clothing

This Is What Happened To My Brain When I Spent More Time In Nature

Studies have shown that spending time in nature can lead to less stress and greater creativity. So I put it to the test.<p>It's a refrain that kids have heard from their parents for generations: "Go outside and play. It’ll be good for you." Little did we know as children how valuable that advice was. …

The Most Extravagant Hotel Experiences in the World

​Prepare for some serious #travelgoals.<p>In the ever-competitive world of five-star hotels, top stays are continually upping the ante for luxury-loving guests. It's no longer enough to provide artisan chocolates on the pillow or Frette robes in the marble-lined bathroom—now, the norm is Picassos in …

Luxury Travel

Collecting Guide: 11 key things to know about Prints Multiples

Collecting Guide: 11 key things to know about Prints & Multiples<p>From originals and editions to missing signatures and finding the right frame — …

Fotografo

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