Category archives: Travel

Climbing Inside Porsche Design Tower in Miami for an Exclusive Tour of the 32M$ Penthouse

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Story by Jeff Lee & Miami correspondent Jamie Maniscalco As soon as you step inside the cathedral lobby of the Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles, you must immediately acknowledge the massive scale and challenge of this project. Right there in front of you, there is a huge central glass tube that is propelling luxury cars 60 floors up in the air with[...]

The Price You Have to Pay to Keep on Exploring

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"We've always told everybody that our adventure would be epic. But most importantly, that it would never stop. Of course we get in trouble, and sometimes we get lost. But I guess it is the price you have to pay. To keep on exploring." -Jeff Lee  Editor   For this vacation special we followed the trailblazing restaurateurs of Espadon in[...]

When You Thought You Had Seen it All : SLS Brickell Hotel & Residences by Philippe Starck

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Brickell seemed even more slick and crispy clean from what I remembered of last year, when we first met with Jamie Maniscalco for a tour of the Miami Financial District. Cranes are everywhere, glass & steel towers keep rising up and a bustling restaurant scene are all fuelled by the international elite's influx of capital. Even though it was 30C outside,[...]

The Durham Hotel - A Stunning Mid-Century Modern Stay in Durham, North Carolina

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About our correspondent: Alison Currier loves to experience local culture at home and abroad. Her work as a training professional for an international jewellery company takes her from coast to coast in Canada and the US, where her curiosity drives her to glimpse into hard-to-access interiors. The Durham Hotel is one of the reason you should visit North [...]

Riding to The Beaches on a Moody Day with Agent Alex Brott

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I've been following Alex Brott for more than a year now, so when we met in Toronto, I felt like I already knew her a little. The way she writes the descriptions for her listings, her newsletter or infamous blog is simply refreshing and vivid, thanks to her background in the music industry. "You probably noticed by now that I make a lot of references and quo[...]

The Grace Residences Penthouse : An Intriguing Oasis in The Heart of Vancouver

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The Grace Residences tower is one of Vancouver’s most alluring building. Standing in front of the locked up gate on Drake Street in Yaletown, I couldn't help but wonder what's inside. Gregg Baker from Sotheby's warmly agreed to take us beyond the garden and up to the penthouse. Created by architect James Schouw, The Grace is designed to be simultaneou[...]