Word of Mouth: Music in London

From storied concert halls to future-forward dance venues, our sonic survey of the city

There’s a lot to learn from London, a city with perhaps the most storied music history in the past 150 or so years. During a recent visit, we delved into several multi-sensory, sonically-driven experiences—some as simple as a live orchestral concert and others as creative as a five-story flat transformed into a living diorama of a time machine. It’s this kind of evolving energy that …

Word of Mouth: Pristina

One of Europe's youngest and most dynamic destinations

Pristina is still considered a no-go zone for many who vividly remember the Balkan wars of the late ’90s, but what these potential travelers may have missed is a city that’s been developing at a breakneck pace over the past 20 years. It now attracts an increasing number of visitors who are invariably captured by its buzzing nightlife, contemporary cultural happenings and the warmth of …

Creative Director Angelo Bianchi’s Influence on The Fleur Room

A NYC icon brings the rooftop bar and restaurant of the Moxy Chelsea to life

Blossoming atop the slender stalk that is Moxy Hotels recently opened Chelsea location, The Fleur Room honors the verdant strip of NYC down below, otherwise known as the Flower District. The Rockwell Group-designed restaurant, bar and nightlife destination channels the neighborhood through elegant botanical accents, from floral fabrics to a water droplet chandelier. But in this 35th-floor venue, which offers 360-degree views of Manhattan, one …