"I don't want to wake you up, but I really want to show you something"... These are the big black words that appear on a light box as you enter the Michelberger Hotel in Berlin. Lose yourself in this assorted, limitless, eclectic and cosmic hotel. By Rebecca Ryba.
As New York settles in for another scorching summer, the need for a weekend getaway becomes increasingly alluring. The Graham & Co is a funky, new hotel in the Catskills - a part of upstate New York not known for being hip - other than the Woodstock 'hippy' hip. By Lucinda Rose Constable
The Shard, Renzo Piano's architectural masterpiece, pierces London's skyline. Is it the modern-day St Paul's, much maligned by the public, awaiting the passage of time before it can earn the right to be seen as an intrinsic part of London's built environment or is its stark beauty and appeal, described as 'a hard, lovely diamond', an instant success?
Sydney is playing host to a huge array of diverse and interesting people at the 'Wired for Wonder' event being held 31 July - 1 August. Aleks Krotoski, one of the many inspiring speakers, is a journalist, documentary maker and author, and few talk as critically as she does about the content we consume online and the progression of technology. Ash Moses introduces Aleks and asks her some pointed questions.