THE FOR FESTIVAL , HVAR ISLAND & MY TOP 5 PICKS TO SEE &DO

This June there is a very special event happening in Croatia. Called For Festival and held on Hvar island – the St Tropez of Croatia , this small an intimate event (maximum capacity is 2000 people) will be as unique as it’s locations are stunning. With venues in Hvar town and across nearby islands, it’s … Continue reading

MY COACHELLA & PALM SPRINGS DIARY

There is something about turning off the busy 10 highway from Los Angeles onto the 111 toward Palm Springs. It’s as if time slows down and the 21st century falls by the wayside, replaced with hot air, desert vistas and an unmistakable whiff of absolute quiet. Distinguished in a way that only a palm fringed … Continue reading

THE ONLY SON’S GUIDE TO BANGKOK

The Only Son‘s Au Ekbutr Udomphol is a young designer born, bread and currently based in Bangkok. I’ve known Au since he was studying fashion in Sydney , through his stunts at then Tsubi, Sass & Bide and subsequent move to New York to work for Imitation of Christ. His clean, edgy aesthetic translates into … Continue reading

PART II : Ko Racha Yai

  Reachable by boat from Phuket within 45 minutes, Ko Racha Yai is a little slice of paradise with white sand beaches, green jungle, lazy buffalo and myriads of colourful fish that greet you as soon as you enter the shallows. We first visited this island in 2005 and boy have things changed since then. Like … Continue reading

A PERFECT DAY IN TWO THAI LANDS – Part 1 : Koh Samui

STAY: Koh Samui really isn’t the sort of place where you can say you went and got away from it all. Compared to  Koh Kood where tranquility is a given, Koh Samui is touristy, loud, developed all along the coast and completely Thai- in a way that Hangover part II is Thai. However, it is … Continue reading

LOVE YOU LONG TIME …

Check out some pictures from my trip to The Racha hotel in Thailand in my new post for Vogue.com.au here!

OUR EMPIRICAL LIFE: M&M IN ROVINJ

During my holidays I made a trip to Rovinj in the northern part of Croatia to visit my dear friends Mark Vassallo and his partner Mauro Massarotto at their beautiful summer residence. I have known Marky since ’98 when we both lived in NYC and he was a freelance stylist for major advertising jobs, working … Continue reading

The Ghost of summer holidays

  “Here is a ghost of a summer that lived for us, Here is a promise of a summer to be” William Ernest Henley     Follow me on instagram @myempiricallife for lots more pictures from my journeys

ONE NIGHT IN THE BLUE MOUNTAIN’S MISTS

Whenever Sydney life gets too much the answer is the Blue Mountains. It used to take the first Europeans weeks of treacherous journey to reach them, they were so impenetrable , but these days it’s only an hour and a half drive . R&R destination : Lilianfels hotel perched on a cliff with beautiful vistas . This … Continue reading

24 hours in the Eternal City

Rome is a city that blows anyone’s mind. It’s a history lesson , a lovers’ playground, an artist’s dream. It’s a city that is built to last forever and awe forever. It is a place to get lost in, walk until you collapse and eat lots of offal.  It’s a place where Christianity first faltered … Continue reading