Travel

Art-y Weekend Outside New York

Unlike London, Manhattan is pretty black and white. It’s urban with a capital U. If you want laid-back and leafy, go somewhere else. But what if you love New York City and at the same time  crave a little space, oxygen, green? Not a problem. I recently spent a weekend in and around New Canaan,…

Tate Modern Fatigue – Wanna Save the Tate for a Later Date? Then Read On

I know, I know,  the new Tate Modern is a must-see.  Switch House, the 10-story twisted pyramid of latticed brick is as mesmerising as it is overwhelming. The panoramic views from the 10th floor, the gorgeous Louise Bourgeois watercolours on the 4th  floor, the vast exhibition spaces with eye-popping installations,  the industrial concrete walls throughout, the…

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Time to Detox – Before Summer Retox

Sun’s out,  summer is coming. Time to shed those clothes and maybe a bit more. Get bikini ready at the gorgeous and uber-healthy l’Albereta spa hotel an hour outside of Milan. Read my postcard in Indagare about this Italian jewel. And if you’re a Christo fan, don’t miss the Bulgarian born artist’s Floating Piers installation from June 18- July…

Pebble – An Aladdin’s Den of Goodies

There are collectors and there are Collectors with a capital C. Peter Adler, the man behind Pebble which specialises in natural jewelry, tribal art and objets d’art, definitely falls under the latter category. Adler, who works from his home in Sussex Gardens, is such a keen collector that he’s gotten rid of the burners in…