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Built in perfect harmony with the wild, breathtakingly beautiful natural surroundings, Madikwe Safari Lodge offers exclusive game lodge accommodation in the heart of South Africa’s stunning Madikwe Game Reserve. This family-run retreat consists of three different lodges, the largest of which boasts 12 beautiful suites with private plunge pools, outdoor showers and magnificent viewing decks. Interiors are appointed with rustic chic décor, reflecting the red, tawny hues of the African landscape.
Facing the infinite blue of the Aegean, Athermi Suites is a sublime Santorini getaway with delicate Cycladic-inspired interiors, the largest swimming pool in the Caldera and impeccable personalized service. Guests can choose from 5 different types of suites, all of which exude an atmosphere of romance and gracious living, with their bespoke furnishings and sprawling terraces overlooking the sea. Expect fabulous touches such as an iron canopy bed, an outdoor Jacuzzi or a built-in bathtub with sensational volcano views.
Following reports of Italian art historian Germano Celant getting paid three-quarters of a million Euros (~$1 million) to curate a pavilion for the upcoming Milan Expo, The Art Newspaper conducted an investigation into the pay of independent curators. After surveying “around 40 international curators and biennial organizers,” they found compensation varied wildly, with the usual suspects on the international circuit being the best-paid gigs.
Conveniently located in the heart of Helsinki, Klaus K is a hip designer hotel themed around Kalevala - the Finnish national epic. In addition to its striking interior design that mixes cozy and classy Scandinavian style with folklore inspiration, this fashionable accommodation near the Esplanade prides itself with one hell of a dining scene and a stylish urban spa. In addition to the elegant Kalevala-influenced units, there’s a dazzling collection of playful rooms designed by Finnish artists and cartoonists, whose leitmotifs range from nature to art and cinema.