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Manila magic
Manila, Philippines

Photography by BJ PASCUAL Styling by NOEL MANAPAT Creative Direction by MARTIN PERRY Model JAKE MACAPAGAL Grooming by OMAR ERMITA Photo...

BJ Pascual
Manila, The Philippines

At just 27, Filipino photographer BJ Pascual is already one of Manila’s biggest names. He’s the city’s go-to celebrity fashion photographer ...

Jake Macapagal
Manila, The Philippines

Like a fine wine, Romano “Jake” Macapagal has reached his prime with maturity. He was recently nominated for a BAFTA (British Academy of Fil...
Manila Intramuros

Walk this way
Manila, The Phillipines

I grew up with Imelda Marcos. Well, not literally – but in my young, gay, Asian eyes she was legendary. It wasn’t until I was older that I u...
Filipino Lechon

Manila-Namnam
Manila, Philippines

Anu’Man Kitchen & Pub is a cute and relatively new bar and restaurant in Manila’s Kapitolyo, a neighbourhood distinguished in recent yea...

Hotels & resorts

Fosshotel
Reykjavik, Iceland

Even in a town as walkable and easy to get around as Reykjavik, Iceland’s largest hotel, the stylish Fosshotel, is ideally situated. Toweri...
Iceland

A path to happiness
Iceland

This is not a press trip. Let’s get that much straight. We are not here to be pampered, to be fed and watered, herded on to air-conditi...

The Emblem, Prague, Czechia

Everything about The Emblem Prague is designed to make you feel right at home, with suites that evoke the feel of an intimate bedroom and a...

The Opposite House, Beijing, China

The Opposite House is a fabulous temple of design, with both ancient and contemporary touches. From the emerald glass outside, to the soari...

Nordic Light, Stockholm, Sweden

Right in the very heart of Stockholm, the Nordic Light is where Scandi minimalist elegance meets luxurious Swedish simplicity. Recently ren...
Via Rail, Canada

Via Rail
Canada

We love travelling by luxury train. There’s just something so ultimately romantic about gliding through rugged countryside in absolute comf...
Photography courtesy of Via Rail

Land cruise
Canada

It’s like I’m floating through a leafy nebula. Colours are whisking by in blurry comets: reds, oranges and hazy yellows. I have a 360-d...
The Slate, Phuket

The Slate
Phuket, Thailand

Phuket is an island undergoing major change. There was a time not too long ago that we’d stay clear of this over-touristed Vegas by the sea...

The Sukhothai
Bangkok, Thailand

Pulling off the busy main road of car horns and motorcycle engines on to a private avenue made us feel like royalty (albeit royalty who tra...

Belmond

Development of a series of brand stories for the LGBT+ luxury traveller for the brand's website as part of their new global campaign. ...
Photography courtesy of Enjoy Illinois

Inside Illinois

Illinois is a treasure trove for those with a spirit of discovery. When we visited there last year to put our “Inspiring Illinois” Issue to...
Belmond Cadogan's iconic bar

Belmond: Chelsea Chic

“I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.” – Oscar Wilde. We believe Mr Wilde would have been very pleased at th...
Kyoto Golden Pavilion

Aman Kyoto: The secret garden

We simply adore magical Kyoto, unequivocally Japan’s culture capital. The city is not short of luxury zen-like urban resorts and it's no wo...