The Ultimate Yacht for Entertaining: Princess S78

By Lauren Hill

A manufacturer that’s known for craftsmanship, innovation and engineering pedigree, Princess Yachts has now created the ultimate yacht for entertaining. Through a collaboration with NAIM Audio, the world renowned creator of audio visual systems, the all new Princess S78 features what’s said to be the most high-tech music system on any superyacht on the market. Now considered the flagship of the […]

The Menswear Designers Finding Inspiration in Travel

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the Elite Traveler Luxury Escapes Edition 2017/2018. From Costa Rica to South Korea, designers have pulled inspiration from pieces as varied as metallic woven bracelets and indigenous patterns. Nepal Shamballa Leading the charge in the men’s jewelry world, and providing a very persuasive argument, co-founder and creative director of Shamballa mads Kornerup lives and perfectly epitomizes the […]

Aqua Shard Creates Vintage Cocktail Collection

By Lauren Hill

The panoramic restaurant and bar Aqua Shard on the London landmark’s 31st floor is among the city’s most celebrated venues for cocktails with a view over the skyline at sunset and as the city lights up at night. Now the sumptuous bar with three-story high windows is paying homage to the Club Cocktails that first appeared at the beginning of […]

Cocktail of the Week: National Margarita Day

By Olivia Cuccaro

Break out the blenders, shakers and limes — it’s time to celebrate National Margarita Day. The original recipe of tequila, triple sec and lime juice leaves plenty of room for interpretive mixology, and we’ve rounded up everything from wine-infused margaritas to margaritas with extra spice. Whether you prefer yours frozen or on the rocks, with tequila or with mezcal, these […]

The Chefs to Watch in Tokyo Right Now

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

Tokyo has long overtaken Paris as the culinary capital of the world. Collectively the city holds over 300 Michelin stars (that’s three times more than New York), so while the choice of places to eat has never been better in Tokyo, one question that has always lingered over the city’s fine-dining scene is how sustainable it all is? While many […]

Watches & Wonders Takes Over Miami Design District

By Olivia Cuccaro

This past weekend, Miami was a hotspot for three of our favorite things here at Elite Traveler: watches, cars and yachts. In partnership with Miami Design District Associates (MDDA), the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) debuted Watches & Wonders, the inaugural stateside event joining 21 of the world’s leading timepiece manufacturers, alongside the Miami Design District Concours and the […]

Match Your Jewelry’s Stone to Your Vacation

By Kristen Shirley

Deciding which jewelry to bring on vacation is always a dilemma. It’s difficult to find the perfect statement piece that is also casual enough to blend in wherever you end up. Our recommendation is to pick distinctive earrings in a brightly colored stone and keep the rest of your look simple. And if you can match the stone’s origin to […]

Marking the 10th Anniversary of Ateliers deMonaco

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Ateliers deMonaco, whose launch was the culmination of Fredérique Constant head watchmaker Pim Koeslag and CEO Peter Stas’s lifelong dream of creating a minute repeater. The brand focuses exclusively on high horology, blending Monaco’s enduring glamour with Swiss precision. In 10 short […]

Four Irresistible Cocktails to Travel For

By Olivia Cuccaro

This story originally appeared in the Elite Traveler Luxury Escapes Edition 2017/2018. Whether lazing on the beach listening to lapping waves or tucked away by the fireplace, the right cocktail can turn a great moment into a perfect one. When the flavors evoke the destination itself and the mixologist uses local ingredients, it adds to the sense of place and creates a […]

Chef Thomas Keller Has a New Caviar Company

By Olivia Cuccaro

As if seven Michelin stars, consistent recognition by the James Beard Foundation, cookbooks and a chocolate company weren’t enough, revered chef Thomas Keller has added another venture to his long list of achievements: caviar. Meaning ‘royal egg’ in Latin, Regiis Ova caviar is hand selected from high-quality sturgeon farms in the US, South America and Asia. Working directly with farms around […]