Insider Itinerary is an occasional series that shines a light on the best places to see, stay, and dine in some of the hottest travel destinations worldwide. Our far-flung correspondents are sharing their inside tips on how to best experience their chosen destinations, especially if you’re visiting for the first time. Consider it your local luxury GPS. You’re welcome! In this edition, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy shares her luxury insider tips on the best first trip to Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Heading for Coachella for the music festival? Make time for a desert detour. The second iteration of the art fair biennial Desert X kicked off February 9, 2019. It introduced 18 site-specific outdoor artworks across nearly 55 miles of the California desert. Like the works from Burning Man, these contemporary works are stunning, provocative, message-driven, and largely ephemeral. So see them while you can. Desert X is on view through April 21, 2019. Here are some of the best works from Desert X 2019.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Events Calendar for The Arts showcases our top picks for the best events in arts and culture this April 2019. These are the April events we’re most excited about in ballet, modern dance, classical music concerts, opera and jazz. Plus the new art museum exhibits we can’t wait to see. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here.
A gallery within a larger exhibit at the Whitney Museum in New York two years ago has lingered in our minds ever since we saw it. It was entitled Portraits Without People, and we found it provocative. And profound. Because it raised an intriguing question: if someone wanted to capture your essential essence without showing any part of you, what would they paint (or photograph)? The books on your nightstand? Your running shoes? Your last Power Point presentation? What you ate this morning? Said another way: do our possessions define us? Are we what we buy? And if not, then what objects in our lives represent who we really are?
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Events Calendar for The Arts showcases our top picks for the best events in arts and culture this March 2019. These are the events we’re most excited about in ballet, modern dance, classical music, opera and jazz. Plus the new art museum exhibits we can’t wait to see. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here.