SEEKING SUMMER’S SIZZLE

Across the world you’ll find an array of amazing activities. Here, our own globetrotter Lance Avery Morgan recommends his hip and happening choices as the weather heats up.

PAPER & PENN

Master fashion photographer Irving Penn gets a 70-year career retrospective that is chock-full of his stylish haute masterpieces. Irving Penn: Centennial is on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through July 30.  At http://www.MetMuseum.org

AGE OF ACCESS

Critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker and photographer Lauren Greenfield has dedicated her career to exploring youth and beauty culture, the rise of conspicuous consumption, and the spread of global consumerism. Her artistic vision is collected in the new tome Lauren Greenfield: Generation Wealth. At http://www.Phaidon.com

HOW BAZAAR IT ALL IS

When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping in markets across the world and its myriad treasures that will astound you. In fact, each piece you can’t live without will make for the most interesting dinner party stories. Ask your concierge at your next destination for more information.

THE ME DECADE

The Good 70s exhibition explores the tongue-in-cheek, socially conscious work of conceptual artist and photographer Mike Mandel. It focuses on projects he made during what was, for him, an incredibly productive decade, including photographs, books, and a film, all made during the same period. At the San Francisco Museum of Art and http://www.SFMOMA.org

IT ALWAYS HAPPENS AT NED’S

The Ned Hotel is, hands down, the coolest hotel in all of London.  The bar scene? It’s where the young aristocracy gathers for Pimm’s and tomfoolery. Set in a former Art Deco bank near St. Paul’s Cathedral, it’s a must-stay. At http://www.TheNed.com

MAKE MINE A SCOTCH

Exciting things are happening in Scotland. Whether you’re looking for stunning landscapes, historic royal luxury, or scotch and traditional hunting, you can find it all in the Highlands. The Killiehuntly Lodge is bringing back the classic Scottish traditions with a contemporary twist of luxury. At http://www.Killiehuntly.scot