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.

The Most Exclusive Whisky Tasting in the World

By Emma Reynolds

This November, whisky lovers all over the world are getting a chance to try expressions of the rarest whisky line in the world, Ichiro’s Malt Card Series (from Japan’s Hanyu Distillery) and also get automatically inaugurated into an ultra-exclusive club, the Monochrome Joker Club. You can’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event. Hosted in Gothenburg, Sweden on November 1-3, you can experience […]

Travel Diaries: Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin

By Kristen Shirley

Eric Ripert, chef and co-owner of three-Michelin-starred restaurant Le Bernardin in New York, travels far and wide to find inspiration for his menu. Japan holds a special place in his heart, especially Kanazawa, a charming city in central Japan. Ripert says, “It’s a region that epitomizes the elegance, seasonality and local bounty of Japan. A meal here is not just […]

Dive for Diamonds: South Africa’s Ultimate Proposal

By Alex Martin

Whether on the stunning plains of the Kruger National Park or the summit of Table Mountain, South Africa has long been considered one of the ultimate proposal destinations. Now, that once-in-a-lifetime moment can be made even more special by private travel designer Niquesa Travel, who will take loving couples on a special diamond diving expedition to source a precious stone for […]

Marriott International Launches Luxury Property Rentals

By Emma Reynolds

With more people seeking private vacations and escapes that some hotels can’t deliver, Marriott International has taken it upon themselves with their unique network to provide the most luxurious vacation-home rentals for its diverse clientele in all price ranges with the launch of their new Homes & Villas by Marriott International.  Marriott International partners with property management companies in each […]

Equinox Hotel is Officially Open in New York City

By Emma Reynolds

Luxury fitness and gym company, Equinox, is once again pushing the boundaries with its first-ever Equinox Hotel in New York City’s Hudson Yards, which opened earlier this month. Equinox, which has gyms in the US, Canada and London, is synonymous with luxury: Each gym has state-of-the-art equipment, world-class trainer and wellness-focused luxury amenities (eucalyptus towels, anyone?). Its hotel follows this […]

Kudadoo Maldives Reveals New Yacht ‘Bella’

By Alex Martin

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island has purchased a state-of-the-art Princess F55 motor yacht to add to its growing list of experiences for guests. Named Bella, the yacht will allow adventurous guests to explore the Maldives in ultimate style. She is available to rent her for half a day, a full day or to undertake a multiple-night private excursion. Visitors wishing to […]

Ponant Announces Gastronomic Cruises with Relais & Châteaux

By Emma Reynolds

French cruise line Ponant has partnered with Relais & Châteaux to offer three gastronomic cruise itineraries for 2020 hosted by a Relais & Châteaux chef in Europe, Africa and Asia. Relais & Châteaux is one of the highest badges of excellence in the hospitality and culinary worlds, and the company takes tremendous pride in who it honors. In total, there […]

Pangkor Laut Resort Review: A Natural Paradise

By Alex Martin

As I walked into my ocean villa at Pangkor Laut Resort, the first thing that caught the eye was a guide to the island’s wildlife. It reassures me that the monitor lizards that roam the beaches pose no threat despite measuring up to five feet long. It also urges me to lock my door properly because monkeys have become adept […]

Inspirato Launches First-Ever Luxury Travel Subscription

By Emma Reynolds

You may have heard of Inspirato, a luxury hospitality company helping travelers book vacations through private destination clubs and hospitality partners. The company, which was founded in 2011, has a roster of luxury vacation homes, hotels and experiences all over the world that members can book. With more than 17,000 members, they know they will receive an unparalleled and consistent […]

The Rubens at The Palace Launches UK’s Most Expensive Tea

By Alex Martin

The Rubens at the Palace has taken inspiration from its regal position next to the home of the royal family by introducing the United Kingdom’s most expensive tea. Situated across the road from Buckingham Palace, the luxury London hotel already offers guests the chance to experience life as a royal with their Royal Afternoon Tea, served in a room that […]