Monthly Archives: August 2013

Vintage Photo Series: Rick Nelson

Let’s take a trip into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame! The year is 1987 and there has been a new addition. This is certainly not a ‘Poor Little Fool’ – it is the one and only Rick Nelson! Breaking onto … Continue reading

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The Azerbaijan Art Experience

Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers, Azerbaijani houses one of the world’s most interesting and diverse new art collections. The collection features 100 original fine art pieces by local and internationally renowned artists. To curate a collection as special as this it … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series: Robert Stack

In this edition of the ‘Vintage Photo Series’ we take a look at Robert Stack, an actor that always told it like it is and could be seen as nothing but a straight shooter! Throughout his career, Stack became ‘Untouchable’ … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Balinese Statues

For me, this image of a statue seen at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay is indicative of the ancient mysticism that seems to pervade Bali:  his role, being to protect the guests at this beautiful resort. How appropriate therefore that he … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: At Peace Mocktail

With a name that mimics the sensation after one taste, the ‘At Peace’ cocktail available at Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai is an alcohol free cocktail (mocktail) that provides a combination of a tropical flavouring with absolute refreshment in every glass. … Continue reading

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Hotel Facts #11: The World’s Oldest Jazz Band

We are taking a journey back to Shanghai’s Golden Age of the 1920’s and 1930’s when jazz was the city’s favourite genre! Originally founded in 1980, The Old Jazz Band, whose members are regularly attired in suave black bow ties, … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Weighing Up The Odds

This year Fairmont Hotel & Resorts went to the races, and for me there is no better way to sum up the Pimms, Panamas and Panache of Glorious Goodwood, than this behatted gentleman weighing up the odds. Contributor: Alexandra Pinhorn … Continue reading

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