THE OWO

Own a Piece of British History Photos Courtesy of  Grain, London The OWO Residences by Raffles, Europe’s first Raffles branded residences, launches sales. Offering a rare opportunity to purchase a piece of Winston Churchill’s legacy, 85 homes are available in the impressive Grade II* listed former Old War Office building, which has been closed to

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San Diego’s Premier Music Venue Opens

Photos Courtesy of San Diego Symphony Orchestra They say if you put your ear against a shell, you’ll hear music.  The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park is San Diego’s newest music venue and is the shape of a shell.  It is also home to the San Diego Symphony and host to an eclectic mix of musical events.   The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park stands along the Embarcadero in Downtown San Diego, where it is easily

Blended Festival

A New Wine and Music Experience Coming to a City Near You Photos Courtesy of Blended Festival  In 2019 the Blended Festival was held for the first time in San Diego and provided attendees a unique experience of wine, live music, dining, lifestyle, and wellness along the downtown San Diego waterfront. Finally, back again in 2021, except larger and expanded to two more cities, the Blended Festival returns to San Diego on October 15 and 16, 2021 for two days of curated experiences. Organized by My Wine Society,

5 Simple, Natural Ways to Boost Immunity

Courtesy of Family Features. Your body’s immune system protects against illness and infection, fighting off threats before you even know there’s a problem. Even though your immune system usually does its job automatically, you can give it a boost with habits that promote wellness and support immunity. Eat healthy fruits and vegetables. Although you may not be aware they contain flavonoids, these phytochemicals found in some fruits and veggies are a vital part of maintaining health.

Home Shoppers Are Looking for More Flexibility in Their Home Space

Room for extended family and pets, home office and internet rise in importance for buyers who realize the need to compromise in today’s competitive market Life is beginning to return to normal throughout the U.S. with many companies announcing their return to office strategies and cities beginning to open. However, for many 2021 home shoppers who spent the majority of 2020 confined to their homes, the COVID pandemic has influenced what they are looking for in

One Dalton

Boston’s Skyline-Defining Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residence is Now Complete Photos Courtesy of  Four Seasons One Dalton Street, Boston Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences One Dalton Street, Boston, a new five-star hotel and luxury condominium in the city’s historic Back Bay neighborhood, is now complete and stands as the tallest residential building in New England, and the tallest building constructed in Boston in over 40 years. Open to hotel guests and residents, One Dalton

Rolls-Royce Landspeed Collection

Recalling A Forgotten Hero Photos Courtesy of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Rolls-Royce has been associated with world speed records on both land and water for more than a century. But while the exploits of Sir Malcolm Campbell are well documented and widely known, another British hero who set three land-speed records using Rolls-Royce engines has been largely overlooked by history.  Now, after more than 80 years, Rolls-Royce recalls this hero’s inspiring exploits. With the new Wraith and

5 Tips & Tricks for Sourcing Ethical and Sustainable Décor

From Candon Murphy, Interior Designer at MG2 Consider craftsperson’s. When you are wanting something new for your home, think about locally made. Think about artists that are working and building in your area. Consider Etsy, where you can search by location to find a local maker. Farmer’s markets. A lot of furniture stores will showcase goods from local makers. Antique malls do not only just have vintage stuff; sometimes they have locally made. Also, Instagram. Facebook

Get Grilling This Summer with Plant-Based Sides

Photos Courtesy of  Violife Grilling gives summertime a special meaning for many people – especially when it comes to food. Those savory whiffs of barbecuing might call to mind burgers and drumsticks, but don’t forget the sweet smell of seared, steamed or skewered garden-fresh vegetables to make those colorful, flavorful side dishes too.  This summer consider adding a vegan twist to those classic veggie sides like grilled corn on the cob or crunchy coleslaw with the

5 Tips & Tricks for Wrinkle-Free Summer Travel

Written by Franne Golde Roll Your Clothes. Rolling is the recommended packing technique for more casual pieces like cotton T-shirts or denim. For tops, fold the arms back, then fold the garment in half to form a long rectangle and roll up from the bottom. For jeans, fold one leg over the other, then roll tightly from the ankles all the way up to the waistband. The added bonus? This approach will not just prevent wrinkles.

5 Tips to Stop Blotchy and Discolored Skin This Summer

Heat, cold, sun, sweat, genes, hormones, stress…”Blotchy skin,” notes Sharon Hochhauser, a board-certified family nurse practitioner specializing in dermatology with Advanced Dermatology PC, “can appear for many reasons. If left unaddressed, skin-discoloration conditions can interfere with people’s ability to enjoy their everyday life – and, in some cases, can develop into more serious medical issues.” Our skin is our largest organ, with processes that require complex coordination of our body’s systems. “If there is a misfire,”

Letter From the Editor

Welcome to our travel issue. One long year later after being nestled in our homes, many of us are ready to start traveling again. 

In this issue, we have rounded up some great travel ideas. From new and notable restaurants to captivating destinations. This summer comes with infinite possibilities.

On the cover, we turned to The OWO Residences by Raffles. Situated at one of London’s most historically important and powerful addresses, the Old War Office, originally completed in 1906 and designed by British architect William Young.

Having undergone a monumental and painstaking transformation over the last five years, the London landmark is set to complete in 2022 and will also comprise the capital’s first Raffles hotel with 125-rooms and suites, a collection of nine restaurants and bars, and an immersive spa.

We hope you will, once again, enjoy learning and exploring new settings. 

The Warmth and Beauty of Travel Await You!

Selcen Kavruklar

Editor-in-chief 

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