Author Archives: The Cloister

The Global Marketplace Making Luxury Yacht Travel More Accessible Without Compromising On Exclusivity

When it comes to luxury travel, there’s nothing quite like exploring the world by yacht. Combining extravagance with exploration to offer an unrivalled sense of freedom, taking to the high seas while enjoying breath-taking views and sun-soaked destinations from the comfort of your own private deck is a special experience that is becoming increasingly favoured […]

The Definitive Guide to the 5 Best Resorts in Maldives

As the world gradually returns to normalcy and borders reopen, an international vacation now sounds more like a plan than just a dream. With luxury travel taking the lead in assuaging safety and hygiene concerns, island destinations such as Maldives have surged in popularity in recent times. With its one island-one resort concept, near-perfect temperatures and dry climate, […]

English Manor Next Door to Prince Charles’s Gloucestershire Estate Lists for £7.5 Million

For wealthy home buyers looking to rub elbows with royalty, a vast and historic country estate nestled in the heart of the English countryside next door to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, has come to the market asking for offers over £7.5 million (US$10.3 million). The 117-acre spread is near Tetbury […]

The Perfect Don’t-Have-to-Think-About-It Vacation with Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts unveiled Reconnect and Rediscover experiences designed with couples in mind. Four Seasons city hotels throughout the Americas are offering unique experiences, curated itineraries, special access and best-in-class accommodations for the ultimate urban getaway. Although many of these offers are created for couples, many can be equally enjoyed by friends reconnecting after […]

A 10,416-Square-Foot Home in Miami’s Posh Bay Point Neighborhood Sells for $11 Million

A 10,416-square-foot Miami home that once belonged to Cuban-American musician Willy Chirino sold last week for $11 million. Located in the city’s tony neighborhood of Bay Point, the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home features floor-to-ceiling windows, manicured grounds and 94 feet of water frontage, according to the listing with Dina Goldentayer and Sylvia Chamorro of Douglas […]

Mayfair Club Annabel’s Breathtaking Rainforest Facade Is Back To Save The Amazon

he private member’s club that we all covet from afar (because who can actually get inside?) underwent quite the makeover last year when it hosted a ‘Rainforest Month’. The Mayfair venue was dressed from head to toe in tropical decorations, dazzling passersby with green foliage and giant parrots. Now, the beautiful rainforest-inspired facade is back […]

Spook-tacular Hotel Rooms to Discover This Halloween

Fall is almost here and for many people, this season is synonymous with Halloween. To celebrate the spookiest time of the year and to spend the 31st of October in the most classic way possible, plan ahead and book one of the otherworldly accommodations at The Roxbury at Stratton Falls. With their over-the-top thematic décor, nothing […]

Central London Home Sales Returned to Strength in August

London’s prime property market is back to business and seemingly unaffected by the looming end of a significant transfer tax break, according to data released Wednesday in the U.K. by Knight Frank.  On June 30, the stamp duty holiday—a tax-saving measure introduced last summer—went from scrapping the transfer tax on the first £500,000 (US$689,175) of a home […]

Bugatti Fine-Tunes Few-Off Centodieci Hyper Sports Car

Bugatti‘s Centodieci hyper sports car has successfully completed wind tunnel tests to check the airflow on and around the vehicle at a variety of speeds and control the high-performance system’s brake cooling. The wind tunnel envelops the elegant bodywork at up to 300 km/h before slipping off at the rear. A 9,300 PS engine drives an eight-meter […]

Punta Mita, Mexico, Is Having Its Day in the Sun

On the Pacific coastline of Mexico’s Nayarit state lies a small, upscale resort community with a fast-growing population. Punta Mita’s dreamy beach-and-jungle setting with plenty to see and do has drawn increasing numbers of remote workers, including many entrepreneurs, in recent years.  Punta Mita is a 1,500-acre private peninsula and a gated, high-end retreat with […]