Pearl of the Adriatic – Dubrovnik, Croatia

By Shereen Shabnam Dubrovnik in Croatia is a city for all seasons and one of the world’s most prominent tourist destinations. Surrounded by unique medieval ramparts, Dubrovnik attracts visitors for its rich history, mild climate, traditional hospitality and its many festivals, open-air events and architectural treasures. I explored Dubrovnik, a UNESCO registered protected world heritage site…

Natural Sanctuary – Bled in Slovenia

By Shereen Shabnam One of my most memorable travel destinations recently was to Slovenia with Turkish Airlines. The first stop was at a lake town called Bled,a popular tourist destination in Slovenia known for its emerald green lake, a wonderful restaurant on top of a mountain with picturesque views and a medieval castle. On arrival,…

Exploring Taiwan – The Land of Breathtaking Beauty

By Shereen Shabnam With rich cultural diversity and traditions as varied as it’s beautiful natural landscape alongside tall towers and a thriving business environment, Taiwan is full of surprises for visitors. My visit began with a tour of the Taipei 101, architecturallycreated guided with Feng Shui principles as a symbol of the evolution of technology…

My Andalusian Journey

Seville, Granada and Cordoba By Shereen Shabnam Ever since I bought a home in Spain, visiting Andalusia, a Moorish empire named for Al-Andalus (Arabic for “land of the west”) has been top of my agenda to immerse myself in the history and character of the Iberian Peninsula. This year, my Andalusian road adventure lasted three…

The Rado True Phospho wins 2018 Good Design Award®

Rado adds another prestigious international design award to its collection Collecting its second design award this year, Swiss watch brand Rado has once again proven its status as a forward thinking player in the design world. This time the brand has received the prestigious 2018 Australian Good Design Award® for the True Phospho – a…

Rado DiaMaster Diamonds

Your time to shine Minimalist design, classic style and durable, modern materials are the key attributes of Rado’s DiaMaster collection. New models for 2018 include those using precious diamonds in a way that has great significance in the Rado ‘master of materials’ story. Now, combining the high-tech materials Rado has created over years of experience…

Eberhard & Co. Scafograf Black Sheep, different by nature

After the success of the Scafograf 300, first presented in 2016 and winner of the ‘Sports Watch Prize’ at the prestigious Geneva Grand Prix d’Horlogerie, followed by last year’s GMT version, Eberhard & Co. has chosen to make the ‘Scafograf’ even more captivating and exclusive with a special limited edition, the name of which conveys…

Corum Admiral Legend – Nautical inspiration

Corum is decorating the dials of its new Admiral Legend pieces in entirely natural materials. With eight variations crafted from mother-of-pearl or wood, the brand is reconnecting with its original heritage of artistic crafts while building on the marine inspiration of its Admiral collection. Featuring three hands and date, a chronograph or a small seconds,…

Skydance: The Sun – shining amid the immensity of the galaxy

As a prelude to a much-awaited announcement about ladies’ watches at Baselworld, Louis Moinet has just unveiled the very first reinterpretation of its ladies’ watch, now dubbed the “Skydance”. “Our style has matured a lot over the last ten years, as have our decorative techniques,” explains Jean-Marie Schaller, Louis Moinet’s CEO and Creative Director. “It…