There aren’t many things you can put in your kitchen that are visually appealing without being distracting or disruptive. The kitchen is all about cooking and eating and for that you don’t need much more than furniture and some appliances. There is always, however, that rare piece which can enhance even the places designed solely with utility in mind –and in this case, we’re showcasing an amazing aquarium island. The brainchild of Dutch designer Robert Kolenik, the tank is a limited edition which not only looks great, but also allows for an abundance of storage space as well. Due to
Set on the picturesque island of Bonaire, in the Caribbean, Kas Dorrie is wonderfully secluded retreat offering breathtaking views of the sea, stunning natural surroundings, and all the modern luxuries you’d expect from a high-end resort. The four-bedroom villa offers 6,200 square-feet of airy and elegant living spaces, beautifully decorated and luxuriously appointed. Three of the bedrooms are located on the ground floor and offer garden views, while the fourth is on the top floor and thus in prime position to provide ocean views from its balcony. Kas Dorrie’s location makes it a prime destination for those who enjoy water
Saint-Germain-en-Laye is a commune located west of Paris, about 12 miles from the French capital’s center, and is one of its most affluent neighborhoods. This fabulous estate has all the makings of an aristocratic home. The property stretches across 2.7 acres of beautiful French countryside and wonderful gardens. The mansion itself is nothing short of palatial. The grandiose three story building looks like a charming chateau and offers a generous 4,840 square-feet of living spaces. These include 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large reception rooms, and a parental suite. Lavish furnishings and decorations also add greatly to the experience of living
While Caterham is mostly famous for its sports cars and Formula One team, the British company has recently also expanded its interest into motorcycles and e-bikes. And a few weeks ago, Caterham has unveiled the fully human-powered Duo Cali series of bicycles. Four of these models feature an aerodynamic F1-grade carbon fiber monocoque frame, made by a German company called AX-Lightness, with a unique handlebar stem and an integrated seatpost. These four bikes are the Duo Cali Record, the Duo Cali Chorus, the Duo Cali Urban EPS, and the Duo Cali Limited Edition race bike (only 73 of these will
With more than two thirds of the planet covered in water, it’s not surprising a lot of people are entertaining the idea of living in dwellings built below the surface of seas or lakes. US Submarine Structures is a company offering hi-tech and luxurious homes for those who want to live underwater. The (cleverly named) H2OME is made up of a two fully-submerged floors offering a total of 3,600-square-feet of luxurious living spaces. The top floor includes a couple of bedrooms with skylight (sealight?) views of the underwater world above, as well as two bathrooms and an open lounge area.
The internet is abuzz these days with information and rumors about the release of the iPhone 6, which means other tech news, especially mobile device-related, can easily go under the radar. One such item of news is the release of Samsung’s new Note Edge phablet, which was unveiled a few days ago in Berlin alongside the Note 4. The two devices are virtually identical in terms of technical specs, but the Note Edge is definitely much more interesting in appearance. Its distinguishing feature is the curved portion of the screen to phablet’s right, which works independently of the main display
American sports car manufacturer Panoz has just announced the technical specs for the new Esperante Spyder and the Esperante Spyder GT. The Panoz Esperante Spyder is 4,623mm long, 1,899mm wide, and 1,217mm high and comes with a standard naturally aspirated V8 engine which churns out 430 hp (which can be increased to 560hp on request). Both versions come with a heavy duty, close-ratio Tremec T56 Magnum six-speed manual transmission, with the Panoz Esperante Spyder also available with a six-speed automatic gearbox. If this still isn’t enough power for you, Panoz can even make an Esperante which outputs about 800 hp.
Set among the mountains of Merano, in northern Italy near its border with Austria and Switzerland, Villa Eden is a retreat truly worthy of its name. Established in 1982 by the Schmidt family (who still owns and runs the place), Villa Eden was the first center in Italy dedicated to health and beauty, and has grown to be of Europe’s most prestigious destinations. This certainly isn’t just your regular spa resort. In addition to the elegant and comfortable accommodations, there’s a team of medical and nutritional experts who are there to help guests create a health program suited to their