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Welcome to a world of travel, entertainment and culture, curated from a global collective of writers, photojournalists and artists. Each article of our award-winning magazine is sure to inspire, no matter which of our destinations you call home.

June 2014

Drury Street, Dublin

Drury Street is the focus of the new Dublin – the Dublin that is no longer into conspicuous consumption and fiscal folly – as it was in days of the Celtic Tiger, but the Dublin that is compact, creative and craftsman-like. These days, this narrow city thoroughfare is considered the heart of the new ‘Creative Quarter’. There isn’t a single chain or department store on Drury Street

The StreetThe Street

Eardrum Buzz, Haarlemmerplein, Amsterdam

Eardrum Buzz owners Rutger Kruijer and Arjen Poelhuis are confident that vinyl has a bright future. They say: “Records are beautiful and have charm and charisma. They also sound great. The act of putting on a record and listening to it is something nothing can compete with. Digging through vinyl is a lot more fun and organic than downloading or streaming music"


Jakarta - Hotels, Restaurants, Bars and Galleries

Considered the cultural and economic hub of Indonesia, cosmopolitan Jakarta certainly has a lot to offer visitors who are eager to explore the city’s vivacious and eclectic offerings. This bustling, hot and humid locale has rapidly expanded over the past decade, and the pace shows no sign of slowing. Take full advantage of the fantastic food, stylish hotels and seriously good shopping


David Ginola, Our man in Paris

Former English Premier League star David Ginola started his career in his native France, and although he now calls London home, Paris still holds a special place in his heart. One of Ginola’s favourite restaurants is traditional French brasserie L’Ami Louis, which is popular with many celebrities. If the weather is nice, he likes to stroll and admire the view from Monmarte


Pop-up Christchurch

The residents of Christchurch, imbued with an enterprising entrepreneurial spirit, have responded to earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, finding innovative ways to rebuild its infrastructure. So what happens when that landscape is essentially destroyed? How does a city recreate itself without constantly lamenting all that has been lost? Yet, Christchurch, wounded and scarred, is a bright, innovative and energetic city that is breaking new and exciting ground


The Boudoir, Collector's Villa, Iniala Beach House, Phuket

Iniala Beach House, the brainchild of wealthy philanthropist Mark Weingard, is located on Natai beach on the Andaman Sea, and it is undeniably impressive. Boasting three villas – each featuring three rooms, all by different designers – and a large penthouse, courtesy of British designer Graham Lamb, Iniala also comprises a pop art-inspired gym and a two-storey building with a children’s hotel

The StreetThe Street

London - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Jason Atherton

Jason Atherton, renowned Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur, reveals his favourite places to eat in London. He names the Wolseley, Barrafina and The Ledbury


Emirates Hydroponics Farms, Dubai

Situated halfway between Dubai and Abu Dhabi, in the sleepy desert village of Al Bahia, is Emirates Hydroponics Farms, a farm that has adapted modern technology from Holland to the arid UAE climate, and is actually able to grow fresh produce year round in an environmentally conscious way. The brains behind it all, Rudi Azzato, greets us in a sharp tie and dress shoes

Local KnowledgeLocal Knowledge

Last Look, London

Marits Roberts, 28, is a marketing manager for the British Fashion Council, photographed in Haggerston, East London. He says: “I have lived in London for 10 years; it’s one of the most cultural and creative capitals in the world. I love the variety that the city has to offer. Whatever you’re into, you’ll find it here. This area, Haggerston, is the creative hub of this city”