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Big in Japan
Japan has for many years been a hub of inspiration for the design-driven, and the new 84-room Aman Tokyo proves why. Taking up the top six floors of the recently built 38-storey Otemachi Tower, this urban sanctuary high above the city is a fusion of the best of Japanese aesthetics, featuring clean, functional design, technology and the impeccable attention to detail for which the resort group is famous.
Louis Vuitton travel guides have become an essential accessory for jet-setters whose itinerary includes exploring the world in style. So, you can imagine how excited we were to learn that it’s launched six new destination guides, namely Berlin, Milan, Istanbul, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro and Singapore, bringing the total to 21. They’re available in Louis Vuitton flagship stores around the world as single guides or in custom sets of your choice of five. Have guide, must travel…
Summer in the City
The owners of the newly opened rooftop-pool members’ club Batstone Pool have cleverly covered their bases for all seasons by including, along with loungers to laze around on while soaking up the last rays of summer, a fully stocked bar, a menu of light snacks, freshly brewed coffee and meeting facilities. The multipurpose space, centrally situated in De Waterkant, is also available for private events.
- Aman Tokyo: amanresorts.com/amantokyo
- Louis Vuitton: louisvuitton.com
- Batstone Pool: batstonepool.com
Words:Genevieve Putter and Julia Fremantle
Photographs:Lar Photography, David Ross, Samantha du Toit and supplied