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60 SECONDS WITH ANDREA BLACK

Belle “Luxury cruise lines have realised we want an experience that caters to our own interests both on shore and at sea,” says Andrea. “We don’t Visiting Le Corbusier’s ‘vertical garden city’ Unité d’Habitation in Marseille, France, was incredible, as was touring Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann’s buildings in Phnom Penh with a local architect. I am a big music fan, too, so a private visit to Elvis Presley’s mid-century Beverly Hills home, now used by The Future Perfect as gallery space, was a highlight. Music. When I travel I seek out vintage vinyl record stores and bring home a local release from way back. New Orleans and Stockholm. Sydney’s inner west. It has great music venues, breweries, Vietnamese restaurants and incredible Portuguese food at the Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club. The Amalfi Coast in June for a friend’s birthday. We’ll catch the local bus to Sorrento for a tour and lunch at Parco Dei Principi, the Gio Ponti-designed hotel. Leila Jeffreys’ bird photography, Tim Ross’s design and architecture talks and books, and pretty much any record that Daptone Records put out.

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