and iconic features of Cairo's Nile-side skyline. The compound is known as the Mohamed Ali Citadel because it contains the Mosque of Muhammad Ali of (or Mohamed Ali Pasha), which was built between 1828 and 1848, perched atop the towering summit of the citadel. The location, on Mokattam hill...

Rather than letting the "back and forth" games begin, Mr. Pixel would make sure I was committed to purchasing an item before we even shot a glance its way and then would start off with the stern one-liner before the merchant could even say his price: "Only give me your best price. If we like...

Whispered by The Clothes Whisperer Giza. Where can I even begin? There are few iconic monuments in this world that actually live up to the reputation that proceeds them. Stonehenge in person is kind of just a small ring of rocks, the Colosseum has a great big gap in its smile and the Leaning...

Wandering about the canopied and serene little world of Majorelle, it's no wonder that this garden was designed and landscaped by a painter and stood to move the heart, mind and pen of one of fashion's greatest legends of all time. So here's a little Wikihistory (sorry, not in the mood

This is by no means an extensive list but a few highlights if you do decide to take a wander around PMQ... Bread n Butter Café serves up sweet and savoury crepes that you can either take to go wandering, or sit out back on the terrace and have a more leisurely afternoon tea (dog friendly...

Lavanda Doesn't this sound like a risqué dance that's only mentioned in heated whispers along the back walls of respected waltz ballrooms? Before the main waltzers decide to take it to the streets, that is, slipping out of their upright facades (and limiting buttoned-up clothing) to...

I'm so excited to share with you pics from the trip, with photos from the store launch party, afterparty and a look at Vuitton's Roma City Guide to follow imminently, but first starting with a selection of arrival-day wanders in my favorite city in the world. Remember, style omnia vincit ;)

But back to the matter at hand, tracking down my ancestral tartan. A quick trip to the "Clans and Tartans Bureau" (otherwise known as a lone Scottish lady lurking behind a desk in a back corner of the mill with an enormous tattered record book) revealed that the Knoxes are indeed part of a...

And so, I give you, las viajes de la Whisperer con un poco de Hemingway... "All thinking men are atheists." - Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, Chapter 2 "There is no language so filthy as Spanish. There are words for all the vile words in English and there are other words and...

The Wandering Whisperer: Newport, Rhode Island-Labor Day Weekend 2012 I spent my Labor Day Weekend this year reconnecting with my long lost New England self in Newport, Rhode Island. Whilst I won't bore you with the details (reuniting with old friends on sail boats, consuming vast quantities...

 

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