Science tells us that spending time in a garden is excellent for our health and well-being. We intuitively felt that, but its great to have validation from the experts. So where will you go to get your dose of Vitamin-G this spring and summer? To help you find the nearest lovely spot, we’ve previously shared our top picks of the best gardens in Europe and in the Americas. Next up, we answer the pressing question: what are the most beautiful gardens in Asia?
Love flowers? This is a perfect moment to learn the art of creating a luxurious flower arrangement. And even better, perhaps the next time you’re entertaining, you should host a flower arranging party. They’re more popular than ever. And there are lots of luxurious options and locations, with talented florists and floral artists eager to share their skills and expertise. You can even do it virtually. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has uncovered the best places in the world for a flower arranging party or a lesson in floral artistry. Consider this (literally) the Ivy League.
Previously, we’ve rounded up the best music, jazz, dance and classical music festivals in the world. Now it’s time for the cineastes among us. What are the most important film festivals in the world? Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has compiled our list of the top 10 best film festivals in the world: Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Sundance, Toronto and more.
You may have heard that there’s another royal baby on the way. That made us wonder: what are the best and most luxurious maternity wards in the world? If money is no object, how can you welcome your little princess or prince into the family? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up the most posh maternity wards used by celebrities, royalty and the global elite. Spoiler alert: they’re really nice.
April is National Poetry Month. And we say, let’s make it a blow-out celebration this year! But what are the best places in the world to hear poetry and spoken word right now? Even if you haven’t read a poem since college and don’t generally gravitate toward the medium, this a great time to check out some voices you may have been missing. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up some of the best places in the world to celebrate National Poetry Month. We’re talking open mic nights, poetry slams and other artistic performances. If you’re so inclined, you’ll be able to find fantastic events all month long.