Every year in cities and towns across Europe and Great Britain, you’ll find spectacular Christmas markets offering up unique and artisanal goods, local bites, and a truly magical holiday season.
When my family moved from Rhode Island to Phoenix, we spent our first Christmas driving around in a convertible soaking up the sun.
Getting a face tattoo is not on my list of desirable experiences, but seeing faces made entirely from discarded tattoo ink cups would be. Folkestone, in the English county of Kent, boasts a new piece of public art in the form of a photorealistic mural made out of reclaimed tattoo ink cups from the local tattoo parlour. The mural is the work of artist Leigh Mulley , who chose to create a portrait of the men who run the tattoo shop because it is one of the longest-running businesses on the street
Christmastime gives us a great opportunity to practice a little Hawaiian pronunciation . Though Hawaii’s way of saying Merry Christmas does not literally translate as such, it’s fun to say Mele Kalikimaka.
The Louvre is expanding, but not in Paris.
If you get really stuck for inspiration with your shopping this season, professional help is available. For a mere $199,000 you can purchase the Bespoke Holiday Season Shopping Package from the Hazelton Hotel, which includes transportation by private jet, two nights’ accommodations, a car with driver, and all of your meals catered to your hotel suite. For gents the package includes a watch-buying expedition with an expert in fancy timepieces, while the ladies enjoy the services of a stylist to untangle their shopping dilemmas, and both can avail the services of an art concierge.