Cartagena’s Museo d’Oro is brimming with gold: elaborate filigree patterns, animal figures, heaps of jewellery: bracelets, anklets, penis covers, all gold.
In 1983, Berlin was still marked by war, but a grand city still. Today, it’s even grander. And where Rome has beauty and chaos, Berlin has beauty and order.
Something is different in Catalonia. Independence flags wave from windows and balconies all over the region, long after the national day, 11 September.
Akbar wanted Fatehpur Sikri to be the most beautiful city ever built. But style won over substance; no easy access to water. The city was soon abandoned.
As days are getting shorter and work busier than ever, I think back on an all-too-brief stay at Aquadome, Tyrol’s biggest and most creatively designed spa.
Ever considered getting an MBA? You could do a lot worse than to choose INSEAD. When I was at uni in the USA, several of my friends went on to do their Masters degrees here, and no wonder: not only is INSEAD one of the world’s best elite business schools, it’s also located in Fontainebleau, […]
Abby has recently returned from volunteering in Malawi, an experience which has given her an incredible insight into life in rural Africa.