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‘Ikigai’ is the Japanese Secret To a Longer and Happier Life

In Japan, the secret to living a longer, happier and more fulfilled life can be summed up in one word: Ikigai. In Japanese, iki means “to live” and gai means “reason” — in other words, your reason to live. This ideology dates to the Heian period (A.D. 794 to 1185), but only in the past decade has …

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Why Birkins and investing are more alike than different

Vast majority of high end bags fail to qualify as investment assets because it depends on emotional appeal rather than rational, disciplined approaches. Birkins however, are an exception according to Stella Lee, writing for UOBAM invest. You hear this phrase all the time. “Buying as an investment”. As much as …

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Fine Dining, Epicurean Living: Dinner with Strangers at Z Kitchen in Lagos

Nothing binds people together like food. Even the word ‘companion’ comes from Latin and means ‘with bread’ – someone friendly with whom to share a meal. Upscale fine-dining restaurant Z Kitchen recently introduced a new dining experience with a different twist to Lagos called Dinner With Strangers. Dinner with Strangers Shared Plates. …

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Airbnb Gets Swanky With Chateaus and Beach Homes

Airbnb is making a bigger push for luxury travelers who want to stay in French chateaus, Moroccan villas, and South African beach houses with infinity pools. Te Kahu, Wanaka, New Zealand. Image Courtesy: Airbnb Luxe The company unveiled a service called Luxe featuring more than 2,000 high-end homes for users …

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New Luxury Hotel Brand Launches in Cape Town

LABOTESSA, First Hotel in Portfolio, Set to Open August 2019 LABOTESSA, a 17th-century congregational church now turned lifestyle hotel, will open in Cape Town in August 2019. Originally built in the early 1700s, the intimate, seven-roomed property is one of the oldest buildings in South Africa and the debut project …

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LEAP YEAR: The RTW Clothing Lovingly Made In Uganda

Launched in 2013, Leap Year is a clothing brand made and based in Uganda. It is the premier product from Asali Designs; a company formed by Pamela Kahwa to manifest her dreams and aspirations within the fashion industry. Although Pamela has had no formal training in the craft, she is …

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The Blue Train, South Africa

The Blue Train is undoubtedly South Africa’s most iconic and recognised luxury train and one that makes a vacation combining a safari in the north and the sophistication of Cape Town in the south all the more feasible and appealing. Why take The Blue Train The Blue Train is an …

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Three Incredible Locations to Visit In The Caribbean

Being that there are so many islands to choose from, it seems like picking one to check out becomes a difficult choice to make, here are three of our top locations to visit. Living life to the fullest extent is something that a lot of people try their best to …

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Tonino Lamborghini Residences Dubai

Designed as residential oasis with easy connection to the heart of Dubai, Tonino Lamborghini Residences is an urban masterpiece of smart technology, contemporary design and lush green landscapes. The brainchild of the heir of the Lamborghini family, Tonino Lamborghini, has taken inspiration from his family heritage and his vast experience in …

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Astronaut Edition: A Range Rover truly out of this world.

After 5 years of partnership, Land Rover and Virgin Galactic unveiled a truly special and unique edition of Range Rover… Named “Astronaut Edition”, this car is super-exclusive. Indeed, it will be only available to Virgin Galactic‘s 700 first space tourists – 200 000 euros their tickets. A unique Range Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) took care of …

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