Shipwreck Champagne Comes to Auction

When salvage diver Peter Lindberg discovered 162 bottles of Champagne that had been tucked away in the hull of a shipwrecked schooner in the cool waters of Finland’s Åland archipelago since the early 18thcentury, many wondered if the treasure would be drinkable. But, two years after its discovery, experts have cleared at least 79 bottles, […]

Armani Hotel Dubai

Like the surrounding desert, Armani Hotel Dubai derives much of its appeal from its general absence of things. Fashion designer Giorgio Armani, known for his minimalist style, has all but eschewed color, ornamentation, and natural light for his inaugural hotel, creating a low-lit oasis within a metropolis of dazzling abundance. Opened in April, the 160-room […]