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Zaha Hadid – A Brief Architectural History of the Prolific Visionary and Innovator

Zaha Hadid – A Brief Architectural History of the Prolific Visionary and Innovator
Zaha Hadid was born in Iraq, raised in the UK, and made her mark across the planet.  The groundbreaking architect passed away last March leaving behind a legacy that is peerless in many regards.  Her buildings can be found in Spain, the U.S., the UK, Germany, Austria, China, Scotland, France, Singapore, Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Denmark, the UAB, Lebanon, Russia,… read more →

John Lennon’s Former Kenwood Home – Wood Lane, St George’s Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, UK 🇬🇧 – Showcase

John Lennon’s Former Kenwood Home – Wood Lane, St George’s Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, UK 🇬🇧 – Showcase
Kenwood has become the stuff of legend. John Lennon, the British co-founder of The Beatles, purchased the six-bedroom property in Weybridge, Surrey, for £20,000 (approx. $26,000 USD) on July 15, 1964, and lived there with his first wife Cynthia, and his son Julian, until he sold it in December 1968, forever cementing the home's place in history. It is reported… read more →

Your Guide to 6 Michelin-Starred European Restaurants

Your Guide to 6 Michelin-Starred European Restaurants
Travel writer Deborah Cater’s quote “you have to taste a culture to understand it,” beautifully sums up why seeking out authentic food is a prime aim for so many world travelers. Experienced travelers know that eating a culture’s signature dishes, in restaurants valued by the people of the country, brings a far deeper connection with a place than visiting the… read more →

Gambling – One of the Oldest Luxury Leisure Activities Transformed by Online Casinos

Gambling – One of the Oldest Luxury Leisure Activities Transformed by Online Casinos
From Ancient Greek times, through the dominance of the Roman Empire, and onward into the eras of Napolean's France and Elizabethan England, much of those times were spirited by stories of entertainment based on games of chance. This later became known as gambling when the first known European gambling house was opened in Venice, Italy in 1638 by the Great… read more →

Top 10 Country Visits Report – May 2015

Top 10 Country Visits Report – May 2015
Five months into 2015, The Pinnacle List experienced one of the most dissimilar months in May. The United States of America lost 4.18% marketshare, while remaining atop the list of countries visiting The Pinnacle List, but the real story was the meteoric rise of the Russian Federation, placing second with 8.10% total visits in May. read more →
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