If you’re keen to see the very first green shoots of spring 2022, this is the perfect moment to visit the New York Botanical Garden. While it may feel as if it’s still late winter, here there are already hopeful early signs of spring in bloom. Have a look at our photos of the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) in the month of March, when spring is just starting to make its presence felt and flowers and flowering trees are already in bloom. Added bonus? While you’re there, you can also see the phenomenal annual Orchid Show.
In the depths of winter, sometimes the spirit needs a reminder of the glories of spring. Surely that’s why so many of the best luxury orchid shows in the world happen in February and early March. For those who love gardens and are becoming deeply weary of cold and snow, here’s our list of the best orchid shows in the world, with their dates and themes for 2022 – including the famous New York Botanical Garden show and the one in Kew Garden London. Plus some fun facts about orchids to make your visit even more enjoyable. Even if you only travel to these in your mind, we hope it’ll leave you feeling restored.
The Super Bowl is in LA this year on February 13, and if you’re really lucky you may be headed that way soon for some fun and football. Or perhaps you’ve marked your calendar for Frieze L.A., one of the most electric art fairs on the 2022 calendar – it’ll run from February 17-20 at a new location in Beverly Hills. But even if you’re not there for the Big Game or to hunt for new contemporary art, Los Angeles is always an excellent idea. Here are what our friends have shared with us about their luxury insider tips on the best way to see Los Angeles and take a vacation trip to L.A. luxuriously right now.
What are the best cemeteries to visit – with the burial sites of famous people, and grounds that are truly beautiful? Especially as Halloween draws near? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the 13 most astoundingly beautiful, historic and haunting cemeteries in the world that would be perfect to visit during Halloween season. Perhaps this autumn, you’ll be inspired to visit one.
Hello, all of you who adopted a pandemic puppy or a quarantine kitten! If you haven’t already, it’s time to level up your plant game. Winter is coming, and you’re going to want something pretty in the windows when the sun starts setting at like 3:30 in the afternoon in another few weeks. Nothing against 100% green, but personally, we love house plants with lots of pink (and they happen to complement our newly renovated kitchen perfectly!) Because we have both a puppy and kitten, we went in search of pretty pink pet safe house plants (also a few purple ones) that the ASCPA has said are non-toxic for our beloved dog and cat. Here’s our edit of the best of the bunch. Somewhere on this list is the perfect new plant for pet parents to bring home.