The Luxury of Time with Jaeger-LeCoultre

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The Four Phrases To Know When Visiting Italy

      Agghhh Italy .. one of my favourite countries in the world… the gelato is cold, the weather is mostly warm and the locals are kind and funny.  I strongly recommend that you pack your suitcase and elasticated shorts for this sunny and romantic location and be prepared to fall in love ..

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Dual Citizen

Like most people, I always catch myself saying, ‘if only I had more time on my hands’.  In the holistic sense of the meaning, this kind of challenge would only be counteracted by cutting back on the amount of hours I work, which would not seem like a practical solution, or let’s be honest a fun

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The Best Rooftop In Venice

   Aahh Venice, most loved for it’s long winding water ways, handsome gondoliers (uber driver rating = 5.0) and picturesque pastel fascades. This is just a little taste of what I have in store for you from my trip to Venice with watch  connoisseurs Jaeger Le Coultre and I have butterflies over how much you’re going to

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Venice Film Festival With Vogue Australia

It only feels like yesterday but last September during a run of perfect italian autumn days, I was lucky enough to attend the Venice Film Festival as a guest of the beautiful Jaeger-LeCoultre. An invitation to travel to a dream city for an adventure such as this was of course accepted with endless amounts of grateful enthusiasm…

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Travel Guide: 3 Days In Venice

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve drifted off into a day dream and found myself wandering through the streets of Venice… Venice has always been right at the top of my list, but somehow I’ve never quite made it. … When I was a little girl my grandparents returned from a cruise through

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Creature Comforts

Just out of shot there was a curious crowd assembling… Tourists and Venetians alike walking along the canal wondering what kind of creature was creeping along their walkway, or perhaps they were asking themselves why that person was acting in such a way? Well, there may be no particular rhyme or reason for this behaviour […]

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OMA completes restoration of Venice’s Fondaco dei Tedeschi

Dutch architecture firm OMA has restored the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice, adding new entrances and wood-panelled escalators to turn the 16th-century building into a department store (+ slideshow). The architects, led by Rem Koolhaas, have handed over the 9,000-square-metre building to new tenants DFS of Hong Kong for retail fit out. OMA was More

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Forests of Venice pavilion offers a peaceful retreat from the Biennale crowds

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: Swedish studios Kjellander + Sjöberg and Folhem have installed a wooden pavilion between the Venice Biennale venues, in tribute to the 10 million trees used to build the city’s foundations. The Forests of Venice pavilion stands alongside a 19th century greenhouse, between the Giardini and Arsenale venues, offering a secluded retreat for Biennale visitors. Kjellander + Sjöberg and Folhem More

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Studio Macola converts abandoned factory into homes in Venice

These homes designed by Studio Macola sit within the shell of an old factory in Venice, which still features a trio of tall industrial chimneys (+ slideshow). The Venetian studio created the 3,950-square-metre housing complex as part of a wider plan to revitalise a former industrial site on Murano – an island to the north of Venice that is famed for its decorative More

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LATELY ON MY FEED #9

I’ve visited some beautiful places last month during my trip to Croatia. And since we were so close to Italy we’ve also spend some time in Venice, such an amazing city! But vacation is over now and we’re back to reality…. Find me on Instagram @COTTDS

Denton Corker Marshall’s “mysterious black box” is Australia’s new Venice biennale pavilion

With the 2015 Venice Art Biennale kicking off next month, architecture firm Denton Corker Marshall has unveiled the new pavilion Australia will now use for its exhibitions – an austere black box looming over a canal (+ slideshow). Denton Corker Marshall was granted the rare privilege of adding a new pavilion to the Giardini, one of the […]

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