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All the world’s a stage, especially at The Globe.

For some 500 years, London has been a thriving hotbed of theatre, filling the playhouses with the work of playwrights new and old. In terms of sheer spectacle though, nowhere can best The Globe, the stunning replica of an Elizabethan playhouse that premiered many of Shakespeare’s best-loved works. Famed for their outdoor performances of The Bard’s classics, an evening at The Globe is a theatrical experience like no other. Here’s all you need to know! (See also: 45 unmissable theatre shows in London this year.)

The Globe overview

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We’ll clear up one misconception straight away: Shakespeare never actually set foot in The Globe, despite it often being referred to as ‘Shakespeare’s Globe’. The Globe is a meticulously constructed replica of the original Globe Theatre, which opened in 1599 on a site a few hundred metres away from its modern equivalent. The original theatre had a colourful history; constructed from the timbers of The Curtain (London’s second ever theatre), it was set on fire by an errant cannon during a production of Henry VIII in 1613, rebuilt the following year, and eventually torn down by the notoriously fun-averse Puritans in 1644. …


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The Berkeley has created a gorgeous afternoon tea in honour of the ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ exhibition.

The Berkeley’s afternoon tea, Prêt-à-Portea, has always been inspired by fashion but, in a fitting tribute to the V&A’s new exhibition, its biscuits, cakes and teas are now all dressed in Dior. (See also: London’s loveliest afternoon teas.)

Some of the brand’s most famous garments have been reimagined in the form of cakes, biscuits, and other sweet treats, including the Junon dress worn by Theo Graham at Le Pré Catalan in Paris 1949, and the bar jacket that defined Dior’s ‘New Look.’ …


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Modern art finds its spiritual home at Tate Modern.

Ok, so we’re not exactly shy in bragging about London, but sometimes, things are simply worth the hype. Take Tate Modern, for example: the city’s leading art spot is also the most popular modern art gallery in the world. Which, surely, is something to shout about. Part of the Tate gallery family, which also includes Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, and Tate St Ives, Tate Modern sits on a prime spot in Bankside, holds a repository of important and influential modern art, and won’t cost you a penny to enter. Let’s take a peek inside!


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Na Coloms, popularly known as “La Cueva de la Luz”, is one of the most secret and hard-to-get places on the island.

For those who haven’t heard about it yet, it is a cave located in the north of the island, in Cala D’Albarca, a few metres from the sea level. The water from the sea enters through an underwater gallery, forming a natural swimming pool. As you can imagine, its nickname is inspired by the reflections of sunlight that illuminate the whole cave, especially under the midday sun.

The fact that only a few people know this corner of the island is because it is located in a practically inaccessible place. Only the most adventurous, divers and climbers dare to visit, as there is no sign indicating how to arrive, and the road is quite dangerous, especially in the final stretch, which is going down a very large and steep stone wall. …


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What do you know about that bronze statue that shines brightly at the port, conquering the hearts of all the people that walk beside it every day?

That special cool attitude and magnetic “buen rollismo” that feels so strong among the Ibiza residents is the result of many decades living in a society where the hippie philosophy is truly alive: freedom, love, joy, nature, to be unique and also a part of the community. These values are one of the main reasons why people love Ibiza so much and always come back. And, someone had to do something about it.

The sculpture was donated to Ibiza by Ricardo Urgell, the beloved and famous founder of Pacha Group, to honour the hippie movement and its influence on the island back in the beginnings of the ‘60s. …


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Located in one of the most beautiful palaces in the old town of Dalt Vila, the Puget museum invites you to join on a journey to discover the most authentic rural side of Ibiza.

The building is known as Can Comasema, after the family that inhabited the palace in the 19th century, although the oldest part of the house dates from the 15th century. The shields of the Catalan family Francolí in the capitals of some pilasters in the courtyard, suggests that the building was probably a factory.

The whole property is imbued with the Gothic style of Catalan influence, and it is admired by its architecture, its origins, and of course, the artworks that are displayed on its walls. …


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Built by the German architect and painter Erwin Broner in the 60s, this spectacular building opens its doors as a public museum of international reference.

Casa Broner is located in Sa Penya neighbourhood, right over the cliff. From its big windows, you can enjoy the brightness and fresh breeze of the sea and the stunning views of Formentera. The house has two floors with a studio, terrace, and garden.


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I hope I’m not the only one who fights between the pleasure of getting lost in beats and a strange feeling of loneliness and nonsense every time I go to a club.

In times where individualism reigns, it is normal that electronic music has been so successful and still remains as one of the biggest musical expressions for more than 40 years. The times might have changed, but this urge to dance, “shake the demons”, and quiet the mind for a little while to join something bigger, is the same.

What did change and we should miss, is that sense of true liberation. There was not so much ego or mobile phones on the dance floor as they are now, and what mattered was not who had the best outfit or the most expensive table at the VIP. What mattered was dancing. And if you don’t believe me, here is a video of a rave in the 90s. …


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Under the tagline “eat to be happy”, this tavern in the heart of the city stands out for the quality of the food and the creative proposal of its menu.

The well-known Catalan chef David Reartes, based in Ibiza, pays homage to the traditional tapas “de toda la vida”, as well as presents innovative recipes in his restaurant, located minutes walk from the port and the centre.


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Happy Halloween, NYC!

With spooky season coming to a close, it’s time to take a look at how the city has shown its spirit all month long…and let the All Hallows’ Eve spirit live on through these photos. Sure, there were likely some stragglers that put up a ghost or two in these last few days, but plenty of us have truly been feeling the ghoulish spirits for quite some time now. Several homes around the city have been ready for Halloween since fall officially began (which was in late September)!

Some stoops look like the owners have been collecting decorations for at least a decade — and we’re loving every inch of it. From mummies to massive spiders, and countless creatures in between, here are some of the best stoops New Yorkers have come upon (and tagged us in!) …

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