Around the Web: Kate Moss in Ritzy Couture at Closing-soon Ritz Paris, Tilda Swinton in Thailand and Sand Art in San Francisco

- Joy Pecknold, Passport blog editor

Pour yourself a scotch whilst still at the office (it’s only fitting since Mad Men returns this weekend) and click through our weekly roundup of web stories.

The Ritz Paris will close its doors this summer for renovations and won’t reopen until 2014. In light of the denouement, Kate Moss lounged about the hotel in haute couture. – Vogue

Derek Blasberg documents the first ever Film on the Rocks festival in Thailand. The guest list (Tilda Swinton, Jefferson Hack, Haider Ackermann, Waris Ahluwalia, Chloe Sevigny, Tom Sachs) was as glittery as the setting (Six Senses Yao Noi). – NOWMANIFEST

The most temporary of temporary art exhibits, San Francisco artist Andreas Amador makes stunning sand drawings during full moons. – Colossal

Former White House press secretary Dana Perino’s hotel pet peeves are our pet peeves. – USA Today Hotel Check-in

To Britain, or not to Britain, that is not a question when there’s the eight months of the World Shakespeare Festival to attend (oh, and the Summer Olympics, that too). – BBC Travel

Season five of Mad Men premieres this weekend. Commence “Draping” in a hotel lobby near you (at The Pierre, a popular spot in the AMC show, would be perfect). – Hotel Chatter

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