Take Refuge – Retreats 2019

New year, new you? The Wonder List doesn’t expect you to take on 2019 without a little help, and that’s why we’ve rounded up the best wellness retreats, Whether you’re into hiking or yoga, or just need a nap-inducing Swedish massage, you can rejuvenate both mind and body in complete Wonder List Luxury. 1 – Six Senses Douro Valley, Douro Valley, Portugal…

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Lucid Pianos – A Visual Treat

Transparent pianos may exist in two forms: A fully-transparent piano that allows an unhindered view of the inner workings of the instrument and one that has a transparent lid over a plastic-encased wooden body. Either way, such modern pianos not only are visual treats in their own right but also enable the audience to now have a better look at…

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Grief is the Thing with Feathers – Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy gives a riveting, shape-shifting performance in Enda Walsh’s adaptation of Max Porter’s award-winning novel, a heart-wrenching meditation on love, loss and living. In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother’s sudden death. Their father, a scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair, they are visited…

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Perrier-Jouët presents Hypernature – Design Miami

“The global forum for exhibiting, discussion and creating design.” Design Miami is an event that illustrates product from influential collectors, gallerists, designers, discussing and creating the collectible design, architecture, art, and fashion.This show balances exclusive commercial opportunities with progressive cultural programming, creating exciting collaborations with designers and design institutions. Perrier-Jouët presents Hypernature by Bethan Laura Wood Maison Perrier-Jouët and Design…

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Chinese Delight – Soho London

When bangers and mash just won’t cut it, try some Asian-infused cuisine at one of London’s finest Chinese restaurants. This elaborate dining experience will send your taste buds for a ride with an abundance of spices and exotic flavours. Sichuanese chefs are legendary for their ability to combine many different tastes into exquisite complex flavours. Some of these are robustly spicy,…

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Where to Grotto 2018

Father Christmas in the Crystal Grotto, Painshill Park, Surrey A snap-shot of what the real North Pole might look like – why not join Father Christmas and his trusty elves in the magical Crystal Grotto at Painshill Park. HARRODS Grotto Harrods hosts Father Christmas and his many visitors in the magical Christmas Grotto. His guests will take a journey through…

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Campbell – New York

Aside from traveling, one of the best reasons to visit Grand Central Station is for this historic, not-so-secret bar. An homage to financier John W. Campbell, who used the space as his private office and reception hall in 1923, the ornate venue has 25-foot ceilings, a stone fireplace, steel safe, a century-old glass window and Florentine design. Expect classic cocktails,…

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Event of the Week – Karl Lagerfeld Architectures

Add sculptor to the list of professions that Karl Lagerfeld has conquered; along with designer, photographer, illustrator, costume designer, architect, writer and all-round master of the bon mot. The most famous designer in France will stage his debut fine art exhibition next week, with a display of sculptures in the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in the Marais district of Paris. Entitled…

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Paradise Art Space

South Korea’s art-tainment resort Paradise City celebrates the opening of its Paradise Art Space with the inaugural exhibition “Overstated & Understated” curated by Jung Kuho that juxtaposes the work of four internationally-renowned contemporary and offers a glimpse into contemporary art today. “Paradise Art Space is a hub of new Asian modern and contemporary art where Korean and global cultures are…

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