A Long Weekend in the Hamptons

By Emma Reynolds

For New Yorkers, the Hamptons is the ultimate getaway from the city’s sweltering summer heat. Just 90 minutes outside of Manhattan, it is arguably the most famous part of Long Island, and is home to cute towns, endless stretches of white-sand beaches, lush forests hiding private, shingle-style mansions, quaint cafes and boutiques, alfresco restaurants and see-and-be-scene beach clubs. The New […]

The Best Everyday Drinking Whiskies

By Emma Reynolds

Not every whisky lovers wants to sip on their most expensive expressions, typically reserved for special occasions and celebrations. Stock your bar with top-shelf whisky that won’t look out of place next to your most coveted bottles and you won’t feel guilty pouring yourself a dram of after work. Read on for the best everyday drinking whiskies. Jack Daniels No […]

An Exclusive Look at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park recently underwent a multi-million dollar refurbishment. We took a look inside to see what’s new at this lauded hotel. Standing majestically in London’s affluent Knightsbridge area, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is hard to miss. The red-brick facade overlooks leafy Hyde Park on one side and is directly opposite Harvey Nichols on the other. It originally […]

Four Luxury Women’s Skeleton Watches For 2019

By Kristen Shirley

To best show off the miniature machine on your wrist, look to a skeleton watch. These timepieces do not have dials, so the mechanics are on full display. Watchmakers remove as much metal as possible from a movement, allowing you to admire the inner workings of your timepiece. The most talented do more than just remove metal: They perfectly finish […]

The Best Luxury Rooftop Bars in NYC

By Emma Reynolds

Summer is upon us, and in New York, that means one thing: rooftops. Take advantage of the warm weather with a cocktail atop a sexy rooftop bar in the city that never sleeps. Read on for the best rooftop bars in NYC in 2019. Ophelia Ophelia, The Grand Terrace at 3 Mitchell Place, on the 26th floor is part of […]

The Best Luxury River Cruises

By Emma Reynolds

For those who think ocean cruises are the only option, there are plenty of luxury river cruises that allow you to explore smaller cities along rivers such as the Nile, Danube and Rhine. Oftentimes, the ships are far smaller meaning that there are less people onboard and more intimate experiences to be had. Read on for the best luxury cruises […]

The Best Animal Jewelry

By Emma Reynolds

Animals have long been a source of inspiration for jewelers, immortalizing some of our favorite creatures made from gold and diamonds for our wrists, necks and ears. Some jewelry houses, such as Cartier, are even linked to a specific animal. Elite Traveler presents the best animal jewelry right now. Cartier Panthère de Cartier Bracelet, $35,000 Whether it’s a panther’s face created on […]

Spa of the Week: Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

By Kristen Shirley

There are dozens of perfect places to relax in Hawaii, but it’s difficult to imagine a more tranquil spot than Hualalai Spa at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. A lush, tropical oasis sprawls over the grounds, offering traditional and wellness-oriented therapies and treatments in intimate outdoor spa hales (traditional wooden structures). Be sure to arrive early to allow yourself time to […]

Explore Alaska via Pelorus’s Private Yacht

By Emma Reynolds

Alaska should be on every adventure traveler’s bucket list: It’s one of the final American frontiers, full of wildlife, open space, mountains and glaciers. Through experiential travel and yacht expedition specialist company, Pelorus, you can explore the wilds of Alaska aboard a private expedition yacht as part of its custom exclusive wildlife viewing expedition. Through your custom itinerary you and […]

Lexus All-Star Chef Classic Returns For Sixth Year

By Emma Reynolds

Returning for its sixth year to Los Angeles, the Lexus All-Star Classic hosts some of the world’s best chefs through interactive, multi-course dinners and exciting experiences. Sponsored by Lexus and LA Live, the four-day festival welcomes Lexus owners, car aficionados and culinary connoisseurs to enjoy many multi-course dinners and a chance to speak with their favorite chefs. The festival is hosted […]