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A Writers’ Hotel in Marrakesh – Riad Calypso

‘Literary genius’ is the preferred currency at a stylish New Boutique hotel in Marrakech If your passion is writing, then you have a personal invitation to visit one of today’s most interesting novelists and stay at his charming new boutique hotel located the ancient Medina of Morocco’s most popular destination: Marrakech. “Riad Calypso” (named after […]

Books & Literature

Author Roman Payne Discusses Wandering and His New Novel, “The Love of Europa”

Reprinted from "To wander is to be alive." - Roman Payne ABOVE:  The wanderer stops to take respite as he roams about. "Wandering is the major theme of both my life and my work - and they are the same thing." - Roman Payne On … [Continue Reading]


Nobu Hospitality Breaks Ground on Newest Hotel and Restaurant in Chicago’s West Loop

CHICAGO, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Nobu Hospitality officially commenced development of the Nobu Hotel in Chicago at a groundbreaking ceremony with partners Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Academy award-winnerRobert De Niro, Hollywood producer Meir Teper, and Australian business tycoon James Packer. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Walter Burnett Jr. were also in attendance to show their support of the project and offer their hands in the official first dig. […]

Lifestyle Trends

Veuve Clicquot & Ferrari Lifestyle Partnership

This article first appeared on PR Newswire Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin is announced as the first "lifestyle partner" of Ferrari at the Geneva … [Continue Reading]

Travel & Tourism

South Africa’s Latest Luxury Hotel Leeu Estates is open for business

By Dennis Payne, ed. Franschhoek, 17 June 2016: Leeu Estates, the flagship property of the Leeu Collection (, opened its doors this week (Wednesday 15 June) just outside Franschhoek in South Africa’s Cape Winelands. The 17 … [Continue Reading]

Wellness & Fitness

In need of a fresh face? Try Ultherapy at Adler Thermae

By Dennis Payne, ed. Italy, May 2016: Whether you are in need of a lift after the long winter months or you (or your child) is getting married soon and you want to make sure you look your best in … [Continue Reading]


Chloe® Wine Collection Launches Monterey County Rosé

Article First published on PRNewswire . SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Chloe® Wine Collection announces the release ofChloe 2015 Monterey County Rosé, $17 SRP, launching this month in select markets. Under the direction of Senior Winemaker Georgetta Dane, the 2012 International Women’s Wine Competition Best Woman Winemaker, Chloe® Wine Collection includes the following exquisite […]

Designer Quotes

The lot of author to be read before bed

“The lot of the bride to be wed before bed desired until rotten. The lot of author to be read before bed admired then forgotten”. – Roman Payne Roman Payne  

Daily Literary Quote

She was free in her wildness

“She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city.” – Roman Payne, The Wanderess