Atlantic Escape: A Luxury Guide To The Azores

Nine vividly beautiful islands undeniably distinct from one another, yet all equally painterly in their landscapes, make up the pieces of the North Atlantic jigsaw puzzle that is the Azores. The Portuguese archipelago (located between Lisbon and, perhaps rather unexpectedly, New York) is a place where nature is virtuously unspoilt, and crowds remain relatively few. […]

Nine-Bedroom Historic English Home Owned by an Interior Designer Asks £4 Million

A resplendent and centuries-old English estate that sits grandly at the end of a sweeping, tree-lined driveway in the rural village of Shaw, in Wiltshire, has come to the market. Shaw House, as it’s known, was listed at the end of December for £4 million (US$5.4 million) with estate agency Savills. Built in 1711 by […]

Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective Created an Array of Extraordinary Cars in 2020

Almost every Rolls-Royce motor car created last year was tailored by its Bespoke Collective – a team of engineers, designers and craftspeople based at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England. Faced with the challenges of 2020, clients invested time and creativity in unique commissions, creating personal items of longevity. The ‘Dusk in Tokyo Collection’ pays tribute […]

This Private Island Resort Is the Best for an Epic Stay

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, which has been recently named Best for an Epic Stay in the World by AFAR, introduced its Extended Stay program. Created to support the trend of extended stays (10 or more nights), the Extended Stay program provides an array of complimentary services and amenities, based on length of stay. Extended Stay […]

The WHY200 Is the First Wally Hybrid Yacht

Wally revealed the WHY200 motor yacht, developed by the visionary team headed by chief designer Luca Bassani, and Ferretti Group’s Engineering Department. The futuristic-looking 27-meter yacht measures 200 gross tons and features naval architecture from Laurent Giles NA and interior design created by A. Vallicelli & C Studio. The WHY200 offers more than 200 square meters (2,153 square feet) […]

Cruise Ship Review: Saga Cruises, Spirit of Discovery – Baltic Myths And Legends

Over its 15 days the Myths and Legends of the Baltic Cruise took in Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia and Denmark, The route is pretty much par for the course in the Baltic – Spirit of Discovery, however, is anything but ordinary. Saga’s new Spirit of Discovery is aimed at 50-somethings (with partners aged 40 years […]

New Listings Can’t Keep Up With Insatiable U.S. Housing Demand, Driving Price Growth

Demand from U.S. home buyers outstripped supply in December, helping drive the median sale price up 13% year-over-year to $334,300, according to new data from Redfin on Thursday. Cold weather and the onset of the holiday season did little to take the heat out of home sales last month, with buyers signing contracts faster than […]

3 virtual tours of Venice in all her romantic glory – “La Serenissima”

It’s been a turbulent time for Venice in the last year. This charming holiday hotspot much loved for its romantic gondolas, compelling culture and historical architecture attracted tourists in droves for years. Overtourism took its toll stealing some of the local allure and the city was looking for ways to trim the tourist numbers. This […]