Ultra Swank - Retro Adventures

jet set

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The classic car race between Roger Moore and Tony Curtis in the first episode of ultra cool TV-series The Persuaders. Moore in a Aston Martin and Curtis in a Ferrari, they race from the airport in Nice to the casino in Monte Carlo while the song ‘Gotta Get Away‘ by Jackie Trent and Tony Hatch sets the perfect jet set mood. This scene really defines...

Retro Airline and Air Hostess Flight Bags

From online shops Retro-Jet and Airlines Originals comes these lovely retro airline and air hostess flight bags straight out from a relaxing intercontinental flight in the 1960s. Although reproductions, they look like the real deal and they won’t set you back like the Marc Jacobs designer Pan Am bags that arrived not too long ago. Both shops carries both bigger travel bags and smaller for...

The Cocktail Nation Podcast

The Cocktail Nation

The Saint
The Cocktail Nation on June 18th, 2017

Podcast #453: The Saint

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The classic intro from the movie The Italian Job (1969) starring Sir Michael Caine and Noel Coward. The character is cruising a Lamborghini Miura through the Italian alps down to the city of Turino while Matt Monro is singing On Days Like These. So dreamy. So perfect. Wishing I was there right now. Check out this website for a complete list of all the filming...

Space Age Lounge Volume 3 – Love at First Flight

As hinted in a previous post, here is my latest custom made compilation. The theme for this one is jet travel in the late 60s / early 70s – which basically means lots of delicious strings, brass and funky bass lines in every form. This is the kind of music you would listen to when jet-setting around the globe first class in a Boeing 747....

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