Plunge into the ‘Cage of Death and swim with some of Australia’s largest saltwater crocodiles. The Cage of Death Crocodile Dive Experience is perfect for people (not I ) who have always dreamed of taking the plunge into crocodile infested waters who dare to get up close and personal literally with these creatures which surely will be a one-of-a-kind experience. Operated by an over-head monorail, the Cage of Death suspends you over the beast’s lair before submerging you into the murky waters to fend for Continue reading
Chicago Skydeck Ledge, Check. Grand Canyon Skywalk, Check. Next stop, the Edge Walk at Toronto’s CN Tower. The Edge Walk has become Toronto’s most extreme attraction, allowing brace individuals the opportunity to walk on the edge of one of the world’s tallest buildings. Groups of 6 people will be guided around the top of the building with trained Edge Walk guides, while attached to an overhead safety rail via a trolley and harness system as you lean backward over the edge if you dare. The CN Tower is 116 story building high that overlooks the pavement downwards 1,168 feet – the best view of Toronto and breathtaking views of Lake Ontario beneath them. You should put this feat on your bucket list! Crazy!
If you’re looking for the perfect accommodation for camping with none of the hassle – the Rolling Huts, located in Methow Valley,Washington. Designed as a modern alternative to camping by Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects in Seattle, each of the six huts are grouped as a herd, each with views of the mountains. Each Hut offers modern decor, a fridge, microwave, fireplace and Wi-Fi and access to nearby activities like hiking, river rafting, mountain biking, skiing, dog sledding, golfing, fishing, winery visits and balloon tours. Full bathrooms and showers are housed in the centrally located barn a short distance away. Continue reading
American label Banana Republic tapped American male supermodel Noah Mills for their Spring/Summer 2012 collection. The collection lends itself suited for the modern guy who loves to be stylish ad comfortable at the same time with casual looks that have in common neutral hues and a pretty refined flavor. Continue reading
A look at the full runway show from Burberry Prorsum for Fall/Winter 2012 . Creative Director Christopher Bailey showed a collection called The Gentleman, which took its inspiration from city-to-country dressing and focussed on the notion of being polite and charming to capture the British spirit. Impeccable cuts and typically English materials, quirky details in ties, tweed caps, neat blazers and geometrical prints, patterns and animal motifs on shirts, sweaters, plain brogues, mustard week-end bags and the classic Burberry cropped jackets and duck headed umbrellas for which I’m very excited about. The impeccable attention to detail complimented with sharp tailoring,eye-catching accessories infused the clothes added class and playful embroidered knitwear that gave the collection a quintessentially English touch and illustrated what has made the brand such a go to for so many young trendsetters.
Luxury boutique hotel Thompson Toronto have recently announced that they have solicited designers Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong of Greta and Ezra Constantine to design the new uniforms for the Thompson’s Lobby Bar. The Lobby bar staff at the hotel will very much embraces the Greta look design with signature drapings and form-flattering silhouettes inspired by the label’s Spring 2012 collection: “We wanted to incorporate our signature drapery into a design that would complement the understated sleek lines of the Thompson’s Lobby Bar,” shared the designers. Greta Constantine joins the ranks of other Canadian designers whom have worked with Thompson Toronto with creating staff uniforms; Jeremy Laing (Rooftop Lounge) and Bustle (front desk,concierge,bellman and The Counter). Check out the sketch for the design above and read up on the collaboration on Toronto Life
A good friend of mine whom was visiting from England asked me one time to suggest the perfect afternoon tea or high tea to spend the afternoon catching up. Bit of sophistication and indulgent of treating yourself to afternoon tea, the classic British tradition is surely one of the best way to spend an afternoon with your best friends or love ones to gossip and an excuse to dress up. Here are some of my favourite afternoon tea spots in Toronto – you tea connoisseur. Pinkies up! Continue reading