The Sybarite® Magazine

The Sybarite magazine is an online-only business and lifestyle content hub. Our writers showcase riveting interviews of influential personalities as well as reviews, features and the latest insights from the world of business, luxury and lifestyle.

  • Fairmont Royal York Review

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Located in downtown Toronto, the Fairmont Royal York is a five-star luxury hotel that has been around since 1929 making it one of the oldest hotels in the city. Featuring an extraordinary façade, the property itself was once considered the tallest building not just in Toron…
  • Luxury in the Medina of Marrakech – Riad Timila Review

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  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Despite the hustle and bustle of the Marrakech medina, luxury residence Riad Timila encapsulates its guests within its calm and welcoming atmosphere. The restored Moroccan house has six en-suite rooms, a rooftop terrace, a hammam, a media room, and a dining area. As the riad…
  • Santorini Traditionalism – Ikies Hotel Review

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  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Plato’s account of Atlantis; “rocks of white, black and red were extracted from the hills and used to construct a great island city” holds a striking resemblance to the whitewashed abodes, cobalt-domed churches, and the black and red sand beaches which mark the isle of…
  • Ultimate Luxury – Erosantorini Hotel Review

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  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Out of the hundreds of Santorini hotels, none come quite as impressive as this private estate, a few minutes from Fira. Dangling on the edge of the caldera, Erosantorini is equipped with a concierge, chef, trainer and masseur to cater to your every need. Not to mention the s…
  • Summer Evenings – How to Make the Most of Longer Days

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Along with summer, comes longer and lighter days. As the days begin to get warmer, the sun sets later and later, opening up a whole new world of things to do with those all-important extra hours of daylight. To make the most of the summer evenings, especially mid-week, havin…
  • Luxury Fitness Retreats with Barreworks

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • This retreat is not your average retreat, its about training, eating well and getting incredible results, it’s the start of a lifestyle change. In a stunning location, trained experts and food cooked by a top health and detox chef provide the ultimate escape. Barreworks of…
  • An Interview with Wellness Expert Ricardo Barbato

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • As the leading wellness expert on the upcoming Mykonos Wellness Experience, Ricardo Barbato will be working with all guests on a variety of fitness and health activities at the beautiful ALEGRIA Estate, including Hatha Flow yoga, running and body-weight exercises and meditat…
  • How Wellness can Transform your Business

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • We spend a vast majority of our time during our adult lives at work. If you were to take time out to add these hours up you might be quite startled by your resulting figure – if not a little horrified! Work certainly challenges and inspires most of us but are we as hap…
  • ‘Celebrating India’ Pop-up – Pippa Small Interview

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • In the midst of the Bicester Village ‘Celebrating India’ pop-up, The Sybarite speaks exclusively to ethical jeweller, Pippa Small, on her sustainability standards and her royal admirers. When did you know you wanted to start a jewellery line based on ethical consumption?…
  • My London Fashion Week – VanillaOnTop

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Ever wondered what London Fashion Week looks like from the inside? Paula Pötry, known from her Instagram account VanillaOnTop, gives The Sybarite a look at what happens in the front row of London’s most iconic fashion shows.  “A week full of inspiration and bre…
  • Ethical Engagement Rings by Lydia McCarthy-Keen

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Are you looking for a more ethical way of popping the question? Lydia McCarthy-Keen has launched a range of engagement and wedding rings using exclusively lab-grown diamonds, offering a more ethically conscious choice for couples this Valentines Day.  The stunning range inc…
  • Haute Couture SS19 Highlights

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • From the dreamiest gowns to bold statement-making designs, we round up the highlights of Haute Couture Week SS19. Valentino Behold the collection that brought front row couture rock star Celine Dion to tears. This stunning collection included intricate lace and embroidery, p…
  • BARNES Launches Luxury Jura Residence

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  • Posted 6 months ago

  • BARNES has announced their brand new contemporary luxury residence to hit the market, Jura, situated on the Wentworth Estate in Virginia Water, Surrey. The 6 bedroom luxury masterpiece is valued at approximately £18.75 million, and is the most architecturally modern house t…
  • Mallorca – The Ultimate Escape to the Mediterranean

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  • Posted 8 months ago

  • Mallorca is blessed with Caribbean-style beaches and stunning landscapes as well as a range of social, cultural and sporting events. Along with it’s idyllic landscapes, there are fantastic shopping possibilities in the authentic city centers of Palma de Mallorca, and d…
  • International mortgages| Where & What You Can Borrow

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  • Posted 1 year ago

  • If you’re considering buying a luxury holiday home or relocating in Europe, finding a property is easy enough—but the next step, international property finance, is considerably trickier to arrange. From language barriers to different lender attitudes, arranging a large l…
  • Stick Man – A Must for Young Theatre Goers

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  • Posted 6 months ago

  • Ever since my son was a baby we have taken him to the theatre. At the age of just 2 he sat through an entire performance of The Lion King and ever since then, whenever we tell him we have booked tickets to see a show, he gets very excited. Now 3 and a half years old, [...]…
  • A Taste of South India in London – Ooty Review

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Tucked away in the heart of Marylebone is a fine dining establishment that brings the flavours of South India to London. Ooty is the more well-known name of the heavenly hill station called Udagamandalam in the state of Tamil Nadu. Taking inspiration from the idyllic town, f…
  • My London Fashion Week – VanillaOnTop

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Ever wondered what London Fashion Week looks like from the inside? Paula Pötry, known from her Instagram account VanillaOnTop, gives The Sybarite a look at what happens in the front row of London’s most iconic fashion shows.  “A week full of inspiration and bre…
  • Ethical Engagement Rings by Lydia McCarthy-Keen

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Are you looking for a more ethical way of popping the question? Lydia McCarthy-Keen has launched a range of engagement and wedding rings using exclusively lab-grown diamonds, offering a more ethically conscious choice for couples this Valentines Day.  The stunning range inc…
  • The Luxury Valentines Day Gift Guide for Her

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  • Posted 6 months ago

  • Whether she’s a comfort lover, a tea expert or is passionate about interior design, The Sybarite have selected the best luxurious gifts for the woman in your life this Valentines Day. Botonique If she’s taking part in dry January, this alcohol alternative may jus…
  • ‘Celebrating India’ Pop-up – Pippa Small Interview

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • In the midst of the Bicester Village ‘Celebrating India’ pop-up, The Sybarite speaks exclusively to ethical jeweller, Pippa Small, on her sustainability standards and her royal admirers. When did you know you wanted to start a jewellery line based on ethical consumption?…
  • An Interview with Wellness Expert Ricardo Barbato

  • By
  • Posted 3 months ago

  • As the leading wellness expert on the upcoming Mykonos Wellness Experience, Ricardo Barbato will be working with all guests on a variety of fitness and health activities at the beautiful ALEGRIA Estate, including Hatha Flow yoga, running and body-weight exercises and meditat…
  • Mastering Modern Wellness – An Interview with Paris Angelika

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Founder and CEO of Premium Wellness, Paris Angelika has mastered the art of modern wellness. Providing fitness and wellbeing retreats to a global audience, Paris has found the magic formula, mixing exercise and wellness with the beautiful cultural experiences that the island…
  • Food Trend, Glorious Food Trend

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  • Posted 1 week ago

  • Aren’t we lucky? The UK has one of the most dynamic food industries in the world – and it’s all on our doorstep. Whether we choose to cook for ourselves, eat out, eat in, go to the big cities, roam across our countryside – everywhere we go there will be someone doing…
  • Your Conscious Future Awaits – Sustainability in Business

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • At any one time I am lucky enough to be working with a wide range of companies helping them with their growth, planning innovation initiatives and developing their creative and financial trajectories. Over the last couple of years, there has been an additional dimension to f…
  • How Wellness can Transform your Business

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • We spend a vast majority of our time during our adult lives at work. If you were to take time out to add these hours up you might be quite startled by your resulting figure – if not a little horrified! Work certainly challenges and inspires most of us but are we as hap…
  • Is Your Business Fit For Social Media?

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  • Posted 3 months ago

  • Erica’s new book ‘Simple Tips, Smart Ideas : Build a Bigger, Better Business’ is out now.  Full of her usual easy-to-use advice, lots of case studies, quick tips, diagrams and innovative ways to think about growing your business – its 288 full colour pages will help…
  • A Taste of South India in London – Ooty Review

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Tucked away in the heart of Marylebone is a fine dining establishment that brings the flavours of South India to London. Ooty is the more well-known name of the heavenly hill station called Udagamandalam in the state of Tamil Nadu. Taking inspiration from the idyllic town, f…
  • Down London’s Rabbit Hole – Dear Alice Review

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • When you enter the inconspicuous grey-green double doors of LIBRARY in central London, there is no telling what awaits. Hidden behind a tiny book shop front is the private members club LIBRARY, above brand new speakeasy Dear Alice. The Sybarite visited this Alice in Wonderla…
  • The Top 10 Restaurants for Al Fresco Dining in London

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • Now that the clouds are parting and the birds are singing, Londoners are donning the SPF and making their way out into the sunshine. From secret courtyards to a rosé terrace, we can’t think of a better excuse to go daytime drinking whilst lounging in the sun. Sybarite foo…
  • Lightning in a Bottle – El Rayo Tequila Review

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  • Posted 2 months ago

  • When I first came across El Rayo Tequila, I was struck by the gorgeous design and branding. I decided to dig deeper and discovered that the duo behind it, Tom and Jack, had a great story to tell about why they decided to launch this new premium brand of tequila. Tom tells me…
  • The Ultimate Luxury Gifts for Him This Christmas

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  • Posted 8 months ago

  • Men are notoriously difficult to buy anything for, let alone Christmas presents. At some point in their lives they stop wishing for a lengthy list of toys and start to claim that they “don’t need anything”. This dreaded statement makes shopping for a dad, a husban…
  • The Latest in Ski-Tech and Wellness

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  • Posted 8 months ago

  • Over the past couple of years, innovative technologies and creative methods of augmenting wellness have completely altered the sporting world, and the ski scene is no different. With the aim to enhance physical performance and encourage mental wellbeing, tech and wellness pr…
  • Luxury Luggage with Personal Travel Assistance by Horizn Go

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  • Posted 10 months ago

  • Berlin-based luggage brand Horizn Studios has just made your weekend trips away a lot easier. The sleek Model M Cabin Case is the perfect size for cabin luggage with a spacious interior and a fold-able laundry bag to ease with packing on the way back. The TSA approved lock …
  • sketch London Unveils New Interactive Online Experience

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  • Posted 10 months ago

  • Those who are familiar with the magical and intriguing world of sketch London will know that any visit to the Mayfair venue is bound to be far from ordinary. As one of the most Instagrammed places in the world, sketch has built it’s brand on striking interiors, mysteri…
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  • Allow Your Skin Some Luxury This Summer

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  • Posted 7 days ago

  •   With the weather finally hotting up, make sure you keep your skin hydrated with The Sybarite’s top luxury facial products for an extra summer glow.    Rodin Luxury Face Cream Founded by Linda Rodin, a former stylist and fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, thi…
  • Inanch London – A Hair Salon With a Touch Of Class

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  •   For my latest cut and blow dry, I headed to London’s renowned salon Inanch. Set up by the award-winning hairdresser Inanch Emir and her husband Joe, the small yet stylish salon sits on Great Portland Street in London’s exclusive Fitzrovia, nestled among fine-dinin…
  • The Best in Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty

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  • Posted 4 months ago

  • Vegan and cruelty-free beauty is grabbing everyone’s attention. But why? For people who are looking to live a healthier lifestyle, vegan and cruelty-free products allow them to extend their lifestyle pledge into other areas of their lives. These products also omit the…
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed at Windsor Palace

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  • Posted 1 year ago

  • On this royal wedding day, The Sybarite sends it’s congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they are pronounced husband and wife, and we welcome a new member into the British royal family. Meghan was escorted down the aisle of St George’s Chapel by he…
  • The Bite Size News: Cinco de Mayo and guilt free chocolate

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  • Posted 1 year ago

  • In this edition of bite size news, we compile the hottest luxury lifestyle news just for you, including Cinco de mayo celebrations, lifestyle boutique openings and the release of a brand new guilt-free chocolate. Cinco de Mayo weekend at Corazon From Friday 4th to Monday 7th…
  • Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby boy

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  • Posted 1 year ago

  • Congratulations are in order for Prince William and Kate Middleton as they welcome their third child, a royal baby boy, who is now fifth in line to the throne. Weighing 8lbs 7oz, the prince was born at 11:01 UK time, and whilst we haven’t had a statement on his name ye…
  • Experience Lisbon Like a Local with LX GUEST

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  • Posted 7 months ago

  • Lisbon; a highly popular getaway destination for its culture, food, sight-seeing and accessibility. Those who would rather explore Lisbon in comfort and true local style would be wise to experience a unique VIP service that will not only look after you but provide whatever i…
  • Barefoot Luxury – Caribbean Superyacht Charter

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  • Posted 7 months ago

  • Once a pastime exclusively of the super-rich, superyacht charter is becoming evermore accessible and growing in popularity with groups of friends and families who’ll share a larger vessel, and the cost, to experience the indulgent luxury and total freedom afforded by this …
  • The 91st Academy Awards Round-Up

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • The 91st Academy Awards was a showstopper of celebrations of fantastic filmmaking, wacky outfits and amazing achievements. Read on to find out the winners, the best dressed and some of the best bits! The Winners Best Actress Olivia Coleman won Best Actress for her leading ro…
  • Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams Review

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  • Posted 5 months ago

  • Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams opened on 2 February and is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition about the house of Dior ever staged in the UK. The show offers an in-depth and wide ranging study of unique couture garments, spanning over 70 years from 1947 to the …
  • Inanch London – A Hair Salon With a Touch Of Class

  • By
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

  •   For my latest cut and blow dry, I headed to London’s renowned salon Inanch. Set up by the award-winning hairdresser Inanch Emir and her husband Joe, the small yet stylish salon sits on Great Portland Street in London’s exclusive Fitzrovia, nestled among fine-dinin…
  • Fairmont Royal York Review

  • By
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Located in downtown Toronto, the Fairmont Royal York is a five-star luxury hotel that has been around since 1929 making it one of the oldest hotels in the city. Featuring an extraordinary façade, the property itself was once considered the tallest building not just in Toron…
  • Luxury in the Medina of Marrakech – Riad Timila Review

  • By
  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Despite the hustle and bustle of the Marrakech medina, luxury residence Riad Timila encapsulates its guests within its calm and welcoming atmosphere. The restored Moroccan house has six en-suite rooms, a rooftop terrace, a hammam, a media room, and a dining area. As the riad…
  • Santorini Traditionalism – Ikies Hotel Review

  • By
  • Posted 1 month ago

  • Plato’s account of Atlantis; “rocks of white, black and red were extracted from the hills and used to construct a great island city” holds a striking resemblance to the whitewashed abodes, cobalt-domed churches, and the black and red sand beaches which mark the isle of…