Casual is the New Smart - Looking smart in the office is so yesterday. The fashion world has deemed that casual dress code is currently en vogue, with autumn/winter 2014 looks set to be all about sweatpants and trainers. We talk to some of German fashion's movers and shakers to find out how come the style police have switched their suits for sneakers. The Best Pastry Chef in the World - Jordi Roca was recently voted world's best patissier by Britain's "Restaurant" magazine. We went to visit him in Girona in northeastern Spain at his "El Celler de Can Roca" to check out his deserts. We also visit him at his ice cream parlor "Rocambolesc". Partying at the Cannes Film Festival - We check out the party scene at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival where 18 films were in competition. Where celebrities enjoy nonstop partying for eleven days and nights. We interview stars like Sharon Stone, Antonio Banderas and Naomi Watts. The Katowice Street Art Festival - We visit Katowice, in southern Poland, where we explore its fourth annual Street Art Festival which features, for example, the works of Spanish artists Escif and Aryz whose hen artwork has become a sort of symbol for the festival. Included is a also a visit to a museum that tells the story of the role of graffiti in Poland. Gardner's Paradise: Leeds Castle - We visit one of Britain's most spectacular parks and gardens, Leeds Castle in southern England. Considered by many to be one of the most impressive castles in the world, it was Anglo-American heiress Lady Baillie who turned the 9th century stronghold into a gardener's paradise.
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Episode #1023 / Length: 26 minutes