The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

Bali’s New Luxury Surf Retreat COMO Echo Beach

By Lauren Jade Hill The creator of luxury retreats COMO Hotel & Resorts has announced the imminent opening of the latest addition to the collection, COMO Echo Beach on the south coast of Bali. Set to launch in February 2018, the new coastal resort will be the 14th luxury hotel in a portfolio that stretches across the globe, from Miami’s […]

Relais & Châteaux Announces New Additions to Collection

By Lauren Jade Hill Bringing together more than 550 restaurants and boutique hotels around the world, Relais & Châteaux strives to highlight each place that stands out for its atmosphere and setting, as well as its food and wine. Now the association is expanding its collection with the addition of 24 new properties. As each one takes pride in its […]

Cocktail of the Week: Rosewood DC Oaxacan Winter

By Olivia Cuccaro Oaxacan Winter at Rosewood Washington, DC .75 oz Del Maguey Vida mezcal .75 oz Cherry Heering liqueur .75 oz lemon juice .75 oz Aperol 2 dashes of orange bitters To create this cocktail of the week, combine Del Maguey Vida mezcal, Cherry Heering liqueur, lemon juice and Aperol in a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain over large […]

Alphonse Island and Cottar’s Safaris Offer New Travel Experience

By Lauren Jade Hill The Seychelles’ exclusive Alphonse Island resort has partnered up with luxury Maasai Mara safari camp Cottar’s Safari Service to create a new Bush and Beach experience, combining a week on a pristine Indian Ocean island with a stay on Kenya’s Maasai Mara game reserve. Giving guests the chance to go from the azure waters, coral reef […]

The Savoy’s American Bar Tops World’s 50 Best Bars 2017

By Lauren Jade Hill Last night the World’s 50 Best Bars were revealed at a lavish ceremony in London. Ranked by an Academy of over 500 industry experts from 50 countries, these annual awards are considered the definitive list of global drinking destinations, bringing together the bars that set themselves apart on a worldwide scale. For the first time, the […]

Northcote Announces Celebrity Chef Line-Up for Obsession 18

By Lauren Jade Hill The Obsession series began at luxury boutique hotel Northcote back in 2001 making it the first gastronomic event of its kind in Europe with chefs traveling from around the world to be a part of the culinary occasion. Now the chef line-up for Obsession 18 has been announced, revealing the culinary masters who’ll each be taking […]

Dessert by Nigel Haworth of Northcote

Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris Hosts Historic MoMA Showcase

By Lauren Jade Hill In its striking Frank Gehry-designed building in Paris, Fondation Louis Vuitton will be hosting an exhibition dedicated to New York’s Museum of Modern Art from October 11th, 2017 to March 5th, 2018. The exhibition Being Modern: MOMA in Paris will encompass more than 200 artworks from the MoMA collection, ranging from renowned masterpieces to less famous […]

Exclusive Resorts Expands European Collection

By Olivia Cuccaro We may have bid farewell to this summer, but it’s never too soon to start planning a vacation for the next one. Be sure that Europe is on your radar for the second half of 2018 as Exclusive Resorts adds 10 residences to its collection on the continent. Encompassing more than 400 luxury properties around the world, […]

Elite Review: Velaa Private Island, Maldives

By Lauren Jade Hill Velaa Private Island may be located in the Maldives’ remote Noonu Atoll but since it first opened in 2013 the exclusive resort has attracted worldwide attention, becoming a talking point for taking Maldivian luxury to another level. Now with the news of Velaa securing its own branded seaplane, the promise of a new Princess yacht, and […]

Spa of the Week: ITC Kaya Kalp

By Olivia Cuccaro While yoga and meditation have become standard offerings at just about any spa, where better to experience these centering activities than in their country of origin? For centuries, India has been a focal point in the wellness world, honing age-old relaxation practices for mental and physical wellbeing. Kaya Kalp — The Royal Spa at ITC Grand Bharat […]