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Watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Style

By Sam Forsdick

The most popular sport in the world comes to the biggest country in the world as Russia hosts the FIFA 2018 World Cup. Kicking off on the 14th of June, this world cup promises to draw the globe’s attention to Russia and will be a month long celebration of soccer. We give a breakdown of the most exclusive places to […]

10 Minutes with Dan Hunter

By Sam Forsdick

Dan Hunter is not looking to emulate anyone else. He’s on his own path at Brae to serve quintessential Australian cuisine. In his quest to deliver the very best his native country has to offer, Hunter grows ingredients on-site, presenting them simply and elegantly. A fine-dining experience that’s based on seasonality and sustainability, the food served here makes the trip […]

The World’s Most Luxurious Camping Trips

By Sam Forsdick

Camping and luxury rarely go hand in hand; the idea of spending your nights without life’s little indulgences like Egyptian cotton sheets and king size beds can seem off putting. However this selection of retreats takes glamping to the next level, letting you ditch the camp mat for a four-poster. They allow exclusive access to unique and scenic places – […]

Luxury Escapes for St. Patrick’s Day

By Sam Forsdick

St. Patrick’s day has spread out from the emerald isles and is now established as a worldwide celebration of Irish heritage. Although the day is often associated with consuming copious amounts of Guinness there are more distinguished ways to spend it. Elite Traveler gets the craic on the best Irish retreats for St. Paddy’s day. Ashford Castle, County Mayo When […]

Oscar Nominated Films And Their Luxury Locations

By Sam Forsdick

Seeing the sun soaked scenery of Call Me By Your Name or the picturesque cobbled streets of The Danish Girl it is hard not to get the sudden urge to pack your bags and hop on a jet. To celebrate these cinematic masterpieces and their beautiful settings, Elite Traveler takes you on a globetrotting adventure to our favorite movie locations […]

Airbnb Launches Its First Luxury Service

By Sam Forsdick

Airbnb, the world’s biggest hotel chain, has announced that it will launch a new luxury level of the service called Beyond. The new service will provide high-end alternatives to the room-hosting and apartment lets that the website currently offers, and will allow customers to book into exclusive properties and exclusive travel experiences. Beyond promises to offer unique travel options including: […]

Why You Need To Visit Dubai Boat Show

By Sam Forsdick

If you want to see the latest offerings from the world’s best luxury yacht brands then Dubai Boat Show is the place to be. The Dubai Boat Show is set to take place between February 27th and March 3rd, and will feature top manufacturers including Ferratti, Oceanco and Sunseeker. Now in its 26th year, the show has established itself one […]

The World’s Most Expensive Spirits

By Sam Forsdick

The world’s very first spirit was originally distilled in 2nd Century India. The first bottle of distilled water was made by the mythical alchemist Zosimos of Panopolis during Byzantine Greece. Since then the world of alcohol has come quite a long way, with everywhere from the finest restaurants to humble bars taking in spirits, whether they serve them in cocktails, […]

Unveiling The World’s Most Expensive Vodka

By Sam Forsdick

The world’s most expensive vodka is set to go on display during a live-streaming event on February 16. The spectacular one of a kind bottle, named ‘The Eye of the Dragon’, is encrusted with 15 thousand diamonds and has an estimated value of $5.5 million. The majority of the cost comes from the bottle itself, which is made of hand […]