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Culture & Trends: Publicity Agency Predicts That the Coming Generation Will Be an Age of Wandering

Over 50 years ago, the novel “On the Road” inspired young men to travel America.  Today, literature and technology inspire young women to wander the world. “She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city” (Roman Payne, “The Wanderess”). This […]

Books & Literature

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Paddington’s Tea and Sleep-over

Ever since 1958, when Michael Bond wrote the first of 20 books about a lovable bear with black ears, a blue duffel coat, and a fondness for marmalade, Paddington Bear has been a classic character in children’s literature.  Now, with over 30 million … [Continue Reading]

Gourmet

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Remembering Old Traditions of Swiss Delicacies

As a child, I loved the Swiss dessert delicacy, from the tiny canton in Appenzell, we called the “biberli”. It was reserved as a reward for quality accomplishments and holiday celebrations in our home. The original recipe was an extremely delicate almond paste and honey, sandwiched between a richly perfumed cake, soft and dense like […]

Lifestyle Trends

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Alexander Kanevsky – a modern-day Renaissance Artist

Alexander Kanevsky looks poised to be an artist on everyone's radar for 2015. The Soviet-born, … [Continue Reading]

Travel & Tourism

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Kulm Hotel St Moritz celebrates 150 years as the Cradle of Winter Tourism

This winter season, the Kulm Hotel St Moritz (www.kulm.com), the resort of St Moritz and Switzerland as a country are celebrating 150 years of winter tourism – and the Kulm Hotel is set to take centre stage as it played such a key role in its … [Continue Reading]

Wellness & Fitness

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Thalassotherapy

What is Thalassotherapy? From the Greek word Thalassa meaning “ocean,” true Thalassotherapy includes incorporating all of the healthy marine elements by way of water exercise, ingestion of salty … [Continue Reading]

Wine

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Gian Carlo Casparis – Wine

"I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food" - Gian Carlo Casparis, owner and founder … [Continue Reading]

Designer Quotes

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Alexander Kanevsky – Art Flows

“Great art flows from the creatively discontent.” -Alexander Kanevsky – Painter, Doctor, Renaissance Man

Daily Literary Quote

She Was a Free Bird

“She was a free bird one minute: queen of the world and laughing. The next minute she would be in tears like a porcelain angel, about to teeter, fall and break. She never cried because she was afraid that something ‘would’ happen; she would cry because she feared something that could render the world more […]