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Acclaimed International Muralists are in Puerto Rico contributing to the vibrant art scene.

Recognized Talent Join Local Artists for Discover Puerto Rico’s “Blank Canvas Initiative”. Puerto Rico’s local art community and Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), welcome international artists Maya Hayuk and the 1UP Collective, who responded to the call for international artists to visit the destination and contribute murals to Puerto Rico’s street art scene. They join notable Puerto Rican artist and founder of the Santurce es Ley street art festival, Alexis Bousquet, and other notable Puerto Rican artists Celso González, Vero Rivera and Bob Snow, whom identified wall spaces throughout the Island to serve as larger-than-life blank canvas invitations. This announcement comes as the Puerto Rican artists complete their walls, which visitors and locals are encouraged to see and enjoy. This adds to the robust art scene that Puerto Rico offers, comprised of an assortment of historical and contemporary art museums, an incredible variety of galleries, independent collectors, curators, wide ranging art events, skilled artisans, and a street art experience unlike any other. The Island has become a haven for arts and culture given its …

Royal Brunei Airlines releases new sale fares from as little as £429 return Best value return fares in the industry.

Book a flight with Royal Brunei Airlines before 31 January, for travel until the end of October and enjoy low fares to destinations across the airline’s entire network.  Prices start from as little as £429 return and all fares are inclusive of a minimum 20kg hold luggage allowance, allocated seating and fully catered food/drink service. Perfectly timed for Valentine’s Day, why not whisk a loved one across to the beautiful Island of Borneo, where return flights cost from only £529.  Similarly, a beach break on the island of Bali will cost from only £529 return. For those planning other holidays, whether that be a summer 2020 break or planning ahead to spend winter 2020/21 ‘down under’ fares across the board offer exceptional value for money. Amongst the full range of destinations serviced by Royal Brunei Airlines are: Australia ·        Melbourne – return fares from £649 ·        Brisbane – return fares from £659 Indonesia ·        Bali – return fares from £529 ·        Jakarta – return fares from £479 ·        Surabaya – return fares from £489 Malaysia ·        Kuala Lumpur – return fares …

Save The Date – The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia

Thursday 18th – Sunday 28th June 2020 The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia, the capital’s longest-running and most respected vetted art and antiques fair returns for a 48th year in June. It will be running from Thursday 18 until Sunday 28 with a Private Preview on Wednesday 17th June in association with their Charity Partner, Maggie’s. It is expected to attract art and antique enthusiasts from across the globe looking for that inspirational, one of a kind piece. 130 leading art galleries and antique dealers from the UK, and beyond, will be showcasing specially selected pieces for the fair. Many objects for sale will have been kept back just for this event.  There will be an inspirational variety of furniture, art, sculpture, design and decorative objects on sale, alongside jewellery, stunning textiles, glass and ceramics, clocks and silver – ranging from BC to the present day.  Dealers with decades of experience will be on hand to offer top tips and advice on buying original works – especially when being purchased for the first time. Independent …

The House & Garden Festival

Wednesday 17 – Sunday 21 June 2020 at Olympia London The House & Garden Festival – the ultimate event for inspirational living – will return to Olympia London from Wednesday 17 until Sunday 21 June 2020. The Festival will incorporate the House & Garden Fair, Spirit of Summer and The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia – offering an unrivalled summer shopping experience to find that original, individual piece either for your house, yourself or as a gift. With more than 450 exhibitors across the Festival, visitors will have the opportunity to see a huge number of not-on-the-high-street, boutique, artisan and leading luxury brands, carefully selected by the expert team at House & Garden.  Whether it’s shopping for indoor or outdoor living, The House & Garden Fair section will have hundreds of brands that will inspire and help bring your house to that next level of style and sophistication. From flooring to furniture, wall coverings to accessories, lighting to luxury candles – the Festival will have an eclectic array of handpicked items that reflect skilled craftsmanship and …

We talk Sake with Robin Sola, founder of Sorakami

You may have seen our recent feature on Sorakami, the new Sake subscription service that offers the latest craft Sakes. We wanted to find out more on how founder Robin Sola discovered his love for Sake and what made him decide to turn it into a business and why Sake could be your next favourite tipple. Tell us about your background and how you discovered Sake? My name is Robin Sola, and I am the founder of Sorakami. I was born and raised in France. My background is a little unusual. After a slight colour-blindness condition put an end to my airline pilot career, I moved to Tokyo, Japan, to study economics at University. There, my friends took me on a tour of a small Sake brewery near Kyoto, and it is where I discovered the true face of Sake. I’ve always been into my wines, but I realised I knew nothing about Japanese Sake. It was a real eye-opening moment for me, but also the beginning of a long love story. That’s when I …

Valentine's experiences from Corinthia

Exquisite surroundings, luxurious experiences and the finest service imaginable. The Corinthia experience lends itself perfectly to a special occasion. This Valentine’s, Corinthia Hotels will be putting on extra special packages, dinners and experiences for guests to revel in sublime time spent away from the busy pace of life. From a city stay in London to a coastal retreat in Malta, there are romantic breaks to suit every couple. Romance in the city at Corinthia LondonNot satisfied with just one day to celebrate true love, Corinthia London is offering guests the chance to embark on an extra-special experience with their Valentine’s in London package. Laurent-Perrier Champagne on arrival, daily English breakfast and a romantic turndown service are some of the exquisite extras during the stay. Guests will also have access to the award-winning spa facilities at ESPA Life at Corinthia. Valentine’s in London costs from £650 per room per night (two sharing). Valid for stays from 7 – 23 February 2020. For more information, visit corinthia.com/london or call +44 20 7321 3000. The magic of Malta at Corinthia Palace Hotel & SpaAny stay …

Halo Burger to open second site in Shoreditch

Plant-based restaurant, Halo Burger, is to open its second site on January 22nd at 105 Great Eastern St, EC2A 3JD. The expansion comes after a hugely successful year serving up Halo Burgers using Beyond Meat to queues of customers from their POP Brixton site. Launching at 12:30pm with 100 updated Halo Burgers using Beyond Meat’s latest 4.0 patty to give away, hungry lunch-goers should arrive early to avoid disappointment. Halo’s new site extends its reach into East London and aims to accelerate the popularity of plant-based meat alternatives by showcasing the best on the market in Halo’s friendly and familiar style.  Halo Burger Founder, Ross Forder said: “We can’t wait to bring our incredible menu to Shoreditch. Making plant-based meat alternatives widely available is our mission and opening a new site is just the beginning of our plan to expand across the nation. The appetite for plant-based food has surged, with over 350,000 people signing up to do Veganuary by January 4th, breaking all previous records. Halo Burger is here for when you’re in need …