Word of Mouth: Amsterdam

Local design blog editor Cassandra Pizzey shares five must-see places

After a five-year stint studying in the picturesque Holland town of Leiden, Cassandra Pizzey moved to Amsterdam, where she interned and was subsequently hired on as an editor for Design.nl. Working as a freelancer has allowed her to explore by bike during her more than two years in the bustling hub of culture and design. “If you can look through the mass of tourists and …

Word of Mouth: Hong Kong

Eight places to eat, drink and shop in the bustling metropolis

Designer mega-brands have established Hong Kong as a luxury shopping destination for some time now, but recently, a surge of smaller, independently minded businesses have been infusing the city’s neighborhoods with a bit of bohemia. Craft coffee culture joins the city’s world-famous tea houses, while a vibrant food scene anchored by dim sum now welcomes speakeasies for the cocktail-crazed and a growing number of ex-pat …

Word of Mouth: Prague

Local gallery owner Yasmin Keshmiri Hejduk shares six picks in the Gothic city

On a recent tour of Prague’s experiential retail and gallery space Gallery by Minty Concept Club we had the chance to speak with the boutique’s owner Yasmin Keshmiri Hejduk, who suggested a handful of stops to make in the city she calls home. Here, Hejduk describes what she loves about her six picks. Cafe Savoy It’s always busy, serving great French and Czech food. During …