THE ALLURE OF

FASCINATION

To live the InterContinental® life means to have a passion for travel and a fascination for discovering new places. In this episode, you will discover three new things: a hidden story from the past, a different way of experiencing the present, and an idea of how fascination is formed in the first place. Altogether, you will experience a variety of ways that fascination enriches our lives.

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FASCINATION

NEW VIEW, NEW VISION

When facing the world, why limit yourself to only one view? Join renowned singer, actor and director Alec Su, in taking on a new perspective, 88 meters below the horizon. Discover limitless possibilities in the architectural miracle that is InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, a unique milestone for the InterContinental brand.

FASCINATION

A WORLD OF LUXURY RIGHT BENEATH OUR FEET

Historian Donald Miller tells a true story from InterContinental New York Barclay’s past: an underground city from the 1930s where guests once strolled, shopped, and met friends in beautiful, subterranean passageways.

LISTEN TO DONALD’S IMAGINATIVE RETELLING OF A SECRET AND LUXURIOUS NYC PAST

FASCINATION

CENTRAL PARK BY EVERY SENSE BUT SIGHT

Take a walk through New York’s famous Central Park with an unlikely guide: Frank Senior, a New York City native who is a renowned jazz musician and Central Park connoisseur, and also has been blind since birth.

HEAR FRANK’S FULL FASCINATING PERSPECTIVE ON HOW WE PERCEIVE THE WORLD

FASCINATION

ON THE ORIGINS OF FASCINATION

Join bestselling author Julie Klam in the InterContinental New York Barclay’s Gin Parlour for an inspiring conversation about fascination – where it comes from, how it works, and what our interests in the world mean.

HEAR FROM JULIE AS WE EXPLORE A PASSION FOR FASCINATION

“Whatever you’re fascinated by, whatever you’re curious about, gives you information about yourself.”

– Julie Klam

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May 10, 2019

New View, New Vision

  When facing the world, why limit yourself to only one view? Join renowned singer, actor and director Alec Su, in taking on a new perspective, 88 meters below the…
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April 16, 2019

Jakarta’s Perfect Food Gains a Global Reach

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April 12, 2019

At the hearth of the matter: French Polynesia’s traditional Ahima’a oven

For Hinano Murphy, memories of home cooking will always be tinged with the sweet smell of tinged ironwood, the hot steam of banana leaves and the crispy, crunchy umami of…
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August 14, 2018

A World of Luxury Right Beneath Our Feet

  Historian Donald Miller tells a true story from InterContinental New York Barclay’s past: an underground city from the 1930s where guests once strolled, shopped, and met friends in beautiful,…
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August 13, 2018

Central Park By Every Sense But Sight

  Take a walk through New York’s famous Central Park with an unlikely guide: Frank Senior, a New York City native who is a renowned jazz musician and Central Park…
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March 2, 2018

With Your Own Eyes: Europe’s Most Inspiring Views (and Why You Should Stop Photographing Them)

Great views make for the best memories: 5 of Europe's very best vantage points, and how to best remember them.
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December 20, 2017

Halong Bay, Vietnam – A Perfect Fusion of Rock, Water and Sky

Halong is a place of contrasts — remote forested limestone ridges and lonely towering pinnacles.

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