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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.

The Best Cocktails for National Rum Day

By Emma Reynolds

Love it or hate it, rum is having a resurgence, appearing at restaurants and on cocktail menus more than ever before.  Elite Traveler has rounded up the best rum-based cocktails for National Rum Day (today!) that you can easily make at home or get at your favorite bar. Three Hour Tour Cecconi’s Dumbo 1 part Banks 5 Rum 1 part Martini Bianco […]

Grey Goose Brings The Surf Lodge to Brooklyn

By Emma Reynolds

Easterners know that the Hamptons is one of the buzziest summer getaways – a place where you trade cars honking for birds chirping and pavement for sand. Whether you’re staying in East Hampton, Water Mill, Sag Harbor or Montauk, you must make a stop to one of the chicest hotels and social hotspots: The Surf Lodge. Those lucky enough to […]

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia is Officially Open

By Emma Reynolds

Four Seasons Hotel is no stranger to Philadelphia — the brand has operated in the city for decades in Logan Square. A few years ago, that location closed and moved just down the street within the brand-new build, the Comcast Center, Philadelphia’s now-tallest building that houses a shiny new Four Seasons on the uppermost floors. Comcast’s offices are below. On August […]

Cocktail of the Week: Aloha Old Fashioned, Wynn Las Vegas

By Emma Reynolds

Aloha Old Fashioned, Tower Suite Bar at Wynn Las Vegas 1.5 oz Bacardi Gran Reserva 10 Year Rum 1 oz Giffard Pineapple Liqueur 0.5 oz Smith & Cross Navy Strength Rum 0.25 oz Lustau East India Sherry Barspoon of Fernet Branca 3-4 dashes of Angostura Aromatic itters Dehydrated pineapple chip Purple orchid To make, pour all ingredients over a large […]

Take Three: Remarkable Fine Scotch Whiskies

By Emma Reynolds

Elite Traveler takes a closer look at three fine Scotch whiskies from some of Scotland’s legendary distilleries. Gordon & MacPhail 1948 from Glen Grant Distillery Gordon & MacPhail curates rare single malt whiskies from more than 100 distilleries around the globe. This 70-year-old single malt, filled on June 11, 1948 and stored at Scotland’s Glen Grant Distillery, was the perfect […]

Cocktail of the Week: Baccarat Hotel New York’s $5,000 Cocktail

By Emma Reynolds

Last Word, Baccarat Hotel New York 1 oz Nolet’s Gin Reserve 1 oz 1920s green chartreuse .75 oz cherry oak aged maraschino liqueur 2.5 oz beluga cocktail caviar pearls 1 oz lime juice Chef Gabriel Kreuther’s gold Amarena cherry and saffron garnish You might be thinking: How can the Last Word cocktail served exclusively at the Baccarat Hotel New York […]

Where to Celebrate International Beer Day

By Emma Reynolds

Celebrated in hundreds of cities around the globe, International Beer Day brings together beer fans to sip on a cold glass of their favorite brew. The day takes place internationally on the first Friday in August – this year, it’s August 2. For the ultimate beer celebration, head to Kohanaiki in Kona, Hawaii. The invitation-only private residential club is one […]

The World’s First Wine Club in the Sky with VistaJet

By Emma Reynolds

Like many great ideas, VistaJet CEO Thomas Flohr’s VistaJet Wine Program was conjured up over a glass of, well, wine. “I am a wine lover and a fair amount of my friends, who are clients, are wine lovers. When we traveled together, we discovered that the taste differs in the sky [and] on the ground,” Flohr tells Elite Traveler in […]

A Guide to Savile Row: History and Style

By Emma Reynolds

The final say on trends starts and ends on Savile Row — it’s here, after all, that Henry Poole & Co invented the tuxedo. Many make the pilgrimage to the cobblestone-laden street in London’s West End neighborhood in search of the perfect bespoke suit. History of Savile Row Bespoke tailoring harkens back to the 17th Century when highly skilled craftsmen […]

Spa of the Week: The Spa at Coworth Park

By Emma Reynolds

Just 45 minutes from Central London, Coworth Park in Ascot, UK is a splendid countryside retreat offering complete serenity in a posh setting. The pastoral grounds cover 240 acres filled with flowers, rolling hills and grand homes. The 70-room-and-suite property also has plenty of on-site excursions including country pursuits, a tranquil lake for activities, equestrian activities, two professional polo fields, […]