Open House, annual weekend-long events in many cities, with private buildings open to the public, free of charge. Casa Garigga Nogues in Barcelona was one of several mentioned in the wallstreet journal.
Cayo Espanto on the Caribbean island of Belize offers ultimate privacy and 5-star service. You can choose to stay at the exclusive and spectacular one bedroom, over-the-water bungalow named Casa Ventanas.
Richard Branson's space tourism venture is one step closer to becoming a reality. The Virgin Galactic spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, had its twin tail sections deployed, which would allow the aircraft to return to Earth’s atmosphere safely.
Bourgeois Utopia is a line of gorgeous silk scarves printed with stunning shots of London suburbia by photographer Gemma Land and produced by The Creatives Archives (TCA), a platform for driven emerging talent.
It's been a bumper year for hotel chains in London, from the high flying Four Seasons Park Lane to historic St. Pancras Renaissance, plus smaller luxury players in between (including a former Playboy Club that’s soon to give good bed).
Hotel Arc Del Teatre in Barcelona’s El Ravel neighborhood. Using a transclucent screen, the hotel’s entire facade changes. Bright colors and vibrant characters adorn the walls and bring an electric atmosphere to the streets of El Ravel.