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These 3 Reasons are What Makes a Porsche a True Luxury Car

Porsche, a luxury car? It might seem like an odd choice to choose a brand that is widely considered to make some of the best sports cars in the world a maker of luxury automobiles, but it’s not as far-fetched as it seems. Porsche’s sports cars have always been more refined and …

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Why Rwanda is the next Luxury Travel Hotspot

Over 20 years on from the devastating genocide, pockets of Rwanda have found their groove, providing a mix of luxury and adventure for discerning tourists. Change has since come swiftly to the land of a thousand hills, whose plucky capital city, long relegated to pilgrimages of grief and airport stopovers …

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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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