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A Holiday in Menorca

  Guest Post by Mary Robertson What a pleasure for my husband Jim and me to visit Menorca and drop in on the life Susan Unger has made for herself there.  I first met Susan on Menorca 20 years ago … Continue reading

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Modern Classics

In a world of fast (and disposable) fashion that values trends over quality, one company has decided to do things differently. Sabah shoes produce quality leather slip-ons in limited quantities, and are the perfect, bright outfit maker for city dwellers. … Continue reading

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S’Olivera Chronicles: The Calm Before the Storm

A few years ago, Susan commissioned Regan Bice to give S’Olivera a contemporary relevance while retaining its original soul and spirit. The solution was to adapt the interior so that the very essence of emptiness revealed its purity. To take … Continue reading

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Doors & Details

One of my favorite pastimes when traveling — and sometimes in my own home town of Barcelona — is taking photos of details, colors and textures and turning them into collages. I try to capture the beauty of things that … Continue reading

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The Element of Water

On these cold winter days when a hot bath or a cup of tea aren’t enough to warm up, a trip to a day spa seems like the optimal way to revive the body and the spirit. The times I’ve … Continue reading

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Chromatic Textures

We recently got back from a month-long voyage around Vietnam and Thailand, where the new smells, tastes, colors, noises and customs filled and stimulated our five senses. Below is a small compilation of images from Vietnam that try to capture … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Wishing you all a very happy New Year from Thailand! I hope it comes filled with love and health for all, and many more BiniChic places and moments! Ona & Jacopo Photo Credit : Benya Hegenbarth

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Japanese Indigo

Sometimes, the connection one feels towards a culture foreign to one’s own is uncanny. Especially if you’ve never visited the country, certainly don’t understand the language, and are not especially knowledgeable about its history and culture. Yet, the connection and … Continue reading

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S’Olivera – History, Part I

S’Olivera is the name of our home on the Menorcan countryside. In catalan it means the olive tree. Funny, because in Menorca, the olives are tiny and almost wild. But I like the idea of the house being named for … Continue reading

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