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Emma Reynolds

Emma Reynolds

Emma is the assistant luxury editor at Elite Traveler who writes about luxury lifestyle for both print and digital. She writes about travel, men's fashion, aviation, cruising, wine + spirits, real estate and more.

Cocktail of the Week: International Champagne Day

By Emma Reynolds

There’s nothing quite as exquisite as a crisp glass of bubbly champagne, and (like everything else) there’s now an entire day dedicated to this effervescent spirit. At Elite Traveler, we think that International Champagne Day should be celebrated all weekend, which is why we we’re highlighting one of the most elevated experiences you can have to celebrate the global day. In […]

The Record-breaking Bombardier Global 7500 Takes Flight

By Emma Reynolds

To date, Bombardier’s Global 7500 aircraft has the most superlatives of any business-class jet: At just over 54ft, it is the longest; it is the industry’s only purpose-built jet with four fully customizable living spaces, making it the largest; and, perhaps most important, it’s the fastest, reaching speeds up to 710mph with a range up to 7,700nm. The jet broke […]

Cocktail of the Week: Secret Garden, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

By Emma Reynolds

Secret Garden at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul Top glass: 100ml orange juice 50ml Hennessy VS 20ml honey 1ml Disaronno liqueur Bottom glass: 200ml hot water 2 dried orange slices 2.5g dried rose leaves 2.5g rose hip To make the Secret Garden cocktail, first stir all ingredients into a fishbowl-shaped container that will be the bottom glass. Then, in a mixing glass […]

Travel Diaries: Garrett Leight & Elena Doukas of Mr Leight

By Emma Reynolds

In our ongoing Travel Diaries series, Elite Traveler speaks with designers, style icons and gurus in their respective fields on their must-have travel items when trotting the globe. Garrett Leight, Founder of Garrett Leight California Optical (GLCO) & Elena Doukas, Head Product Designer at GLCO and Mr Leight Los Angeles Los Angeles-native Garrett Leight is no stranger to the eyewear […]

Cocktail of the Week for National Vodka Day

By Emma Reynolds

Belvedere Vodka’s Smogóry Forest Remember The Grain 1.5 oz Belvedere Smogóry Forest 20ml Heering Cherry Liqueur 10ml sweet vermouth 2 dashes absinthe 2 dashes chocolate bitters To make, stir all ingredients over ice cubs in a mixing glass and strain into a chilled glass over a large ice cube. It’s not often that ‘terroir’ and ‘vodka’ are in the same […]

VistaJet Launches Program for Bespoke Travel Experiences

By Emma Reynolds

Global private-aviation company, VistaJet, recently debuted its latest experience, VistaJet World, which offers its members global travel experiences ranging from scientific discovery to exploring ancient cities to going behind-the-scenes of the world’s most exclusive wineries, in partnership with like-minded travel experts. In 2016, the company established a Private Office, which allows its clientele to create bespoke journeys the moment the […]

Muzo Emerald Colombia’s Spectacular Heritage Collection

By Emma Reynolds

Some of the world’s most beautiful emeralds come from Colombia, and emeralds mined from the Muzo mine are no exception. Muzo regularly collaborates with some of the world’s top designers, including Dana Bronfman, Kimberly Mcdonald, Daniela Villegas, Marina B and Adina Reyter, to name a few. For Muzo’s new Heritage Collection, which launched this year, the company worked with the […]

Spa of the Week: The Spa at Carillon Miami

By Emma Reynolds

Carillon Miami pairs luxury suites with the best in wellness at its Miami-based resort. Its spa, The Spa at Carillon Miami, is the largest spa and wellness on the Eastern Seaboard, meaning that it provides a host of treatment options, from relaxation services to results-driven skincare and body treatments to nutrition and fitness programming. The 70,000-sq-ft Spa at Carillon Miami […]

Cocktail of the Week: National Coffee Day

By Emma Reynolds

Cayman Pick Me Up, The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman Coconut Diplomatico Flor de Cana Spresso Espresso Vanilla While National Coffee Day certainly gives you an excuse to treat yourself to your favorite latte, The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman wants to celebrate the famous bean in a delicious, chilled cocktail. Even if you won’t be at the Caribbean resort, celebrate the holiday this […]

Journey From South Africa to Antarctica in One Amazing Trip

By Emma Reynolds

No longer the exclusive domain of polar explorers and scientists, Antarctica is now one of the world’s most desirable travel destinations. Discover the uncharted Antarctic Circle and the wilds of South Africa this November on the one-off, 11-day journey: Adventure to the South. Hosted by White Desert, the only travel company that flies into the interior of Antarctica, and Singita, […]