Oct 13th, 2010 |
Have you ever thought about such a thing as how long your neck is? Have you ever measured it? We are sure you would not be able to compete with the women of the Padaung tribe…
The women from the Padaung tribe (Yan Pa Doung) are known as women with long necks or as giraffe women. Padaung is the group whose women wear ornaments known as neck rings, brass coils that are placed around the neck. These coils make the women look like a dragon, which is an important figure in Kayan folklore. The coils protect them from tiger bites, more symbolically than literally.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s...
Art, Featured Articles, Travel Tips Paris
Oct 7th, 2010 |
Courtesy of Hotel Mayfair, Paris
The Grand Palais in Paris is currently hosting an exhibition of Claude Monet’s art from September 22nd to January 24th 2011.
It is the first major exhibition in France of Claude Monet’s work in over 30 years, with over 200 paintings from French and foreign museums.
It traces the 19th century painter’s long career, starting with his early landscapes in Normandy and the Paris region from the 1870s through to the iconic and well known depictions of his garden and ponds in Giverny.
Exhibition opening times:
Fridays – Mondays: 9 am to 10 pm,
Wednesdays 10 am...
Awards, Press Release
Sep 29th, 2010 |
Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association in partnership with Hospitality Design Magazine has just released the results of the 2010 Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards. Competing with all international hotels, Hotel G Beijing was finalist and voted 4th Lifestyle Hotel of the Year worldwide!
Set to become the universal benchmark for recognition of quality among the boutique and lifestyle lodging industry, Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards is the only one among many hospitality awards worldwide that is dedicated exclusively to the boutique and lifestyle hospitality industry sector.
Sep 28th, 2010 |
How to get to Rome and how to move around the city?
Rome is a vibrant city, a center of culture, art and business. Walking through Rome is like stepping into the past, and experiencing the story of a city and a culture that has influenced almost every part of the world.
Rome ranks high among the top cities to live in. It is a paradise for tourists because it offers everything they could ever ask for and even more. That is the reason to perceive it as one of the world’s most important cultural/tourism destinations. Rome has the largest international airport in Italy, that is Fiumicino. Moreover,...
Travel Tips, Travel Tips Berlin
Sep 27th, 2010 |
Berlin – the capital of Germany, is often called the New York of Central Europe. No wonder why.. In this city nationalities, trends and art styles create an incredible mix. The best way to get to know the city better, is by visiting its districts one by one as each of them creates its own world. The most trendy place in Berlin is the Prenzlauer Berg where the most famous designers live. If you want to see some of the Parisian style and elegant boutiques, you need to visit the Charlottenburg. The Stadtmitte (the middle of the city) is another place not to be missed as there you can meet not...