The PuLi Hotel and Spa, Shanghai

The PuLi Hotel and Spa, Shanghai

    Created as China’s first urban resort, The PuLi Hotel and Spa is a 5-star hotel centrally located in Shanghai's Jing'An district, yet magically secluded enough for a serene retreat.         Stepping inside the property, the striking interiors are hard to miss. Polished tile floors, silk wall coverings, and contemporary furnitures all [...]

The Middle House, Shanghai

The Middle House, Shanghai

  After a wonderful stay at The Upper House, Hong Kong, I knew The Middle House would be the perfect place to stay for my first trip to Shanghai.       As the most recent addition to The House Collective, The Middle House offers intimate luxury in the heart of Shanghai. Italian interior designer Piero [...]

Hong Kong Travel Guide

Hong Kong Travel Guide

                WHERE TO STAY:   The Upper House: Discreet luxury, excellent hospitality. Read more about my 5-star stay at The Upper House HERE. (average rate: $550+)                The Fleming: Located in the vibrant Wan Chai district, the Fleming is an urban boutique hotel [...]

LOEWE PUZZLE BAG

LOEWE PUZZLE BAG

    I remember seeing this Puzzle bag when it first came out about 3 years ago under the new Loewe directed by Jonathan Anderson. My first impression was "what a cool bag" but I never thought I would actually buy one, as the unique cuboid shape made me doubt its longevity. Fast forward to now, the [...]

LES SOLDES: Everything You Need To Know About the Sale in Paris

LES SOLDES: Everything You Need To Know About the Sale in Paris

    "Les Soldes" are a 5-week long sale periods held twice a year, once in the summer (end of June) and in the winter (early January) in France. The bi-annual sale brings madness and frenzy into the city of Paris, as department stores, boutiques, and outlets clear out items from the previous season. If [...]

The Upper House, Hong Kong

The Upper House, Hong Kong

    A haven in the bustling city of Hong Kong, The Upper House is a 5-star contemporary hotel, embracing the concept of understated luxury.       Designed by the renowned architect André Fu, the hotel simultaneously exudes modern luxury and sophisticated comfort with its highly refined aesthetics and thoughtfully considered details.     [...]