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How to Enjoy “The good-good Life” in Baden-Baden

By Elite Traveler

Located in the Black Forest, Baden-Baden is the ideal destination for recharging batteries. This stylish international spa town ticks all the boxes: natural hot thermal springs and soothing spas, quality hotels, gourmet restaurants, tempting shops and great cultural offerings. All in a relaxing green environment, where everything is only an easy walk away. What makes this small but impressively cosmopolitan […]

The Best Wellness Retreats for 2020

By Samantha Coles

The festive season is for eating, drinking and being ever so merry. Catching up with loved ones, watching movies and (hopefully) switching off from work makes it the most wonderful time of the year. While there is certainly no reason to feel ashamed about enjoying yourself, the New Year is when most of us feel a little overindulged after one […]

Crystal Endeavor: The World’s Most Luxurious Expedition Yacht

By Emma Reynolds

Once she embarks on her inaugural journey in August 2020, Crystal Cruises’ groundbreaking new yacht, Crystal Endeavor, will be the most spacious, purpose-built, polar-class expedition yacht in the world, as well as the most luxurious ship with a Polar Code-designated ranking. She offers three types of voyages for up to 200 passengers: Remote Expeditions, which are active, expert-led voyages to […]

The Ultimate Private Jet Polo Package

By Samantha Coles

Polo fans rejoice — Waldorf Astoria has partnered with Empire Polo Club and Desert Jet to create the ultimate $40,000 polo package. Starting in Los Angeles on Friday 14th February, you and four guests will fly via private jet charter to Greater Palm Springs, California. Once on the ground, you’ll head to the Waldorf Beverly Hills. Right in the heart […]

Discovering the Scottish Gold Rush with Hamilton & Inches

By Samantha Coles

Just over an hour from Edinburgh, Scotland beneath the edge of The Trossachs National Park, a drill is currently tapping into a quartz vein in a glacial field to retrieve rare Scottish gold. The incredibly remote location, and the fact that the glacial field is moving, makes extracting the gold a tricky feat of engineering. But this costly and difficult […]

Experience Luxury South Africa with Completely Unique Safaris

By Emma Reynolds

As far as over-the-top luxury safaris go, few come close to Completely Unique Safaris’ Fine Wine, Art & Diamond Safari. On this eight-to-11-day journey, you will see rare wildlife in South Africa, get access to utterly private game reserves, savor vintage wine, and view and purchase rare art and diamonds. Your journey begins with three nights at Tswalu Tarkuni in […]

Inside the New Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé

By Becca Hensley

Picnicking on a blanket atop a grassy knoll shaded by trees, steps from a medieval wall, within sight of centuries-old, Greek-themed statues gifted by King Louis XV, guests at the newly opened Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé in France’s Loire Valley may lose perspective. So timeless are the rose and apple-blossom-scented gardens, so captivating the view of the white 18th-century Neoclassical […]

11 Cadogan Gardens Review: A Welcoming London Home

By Samantha Coles

11 Cadogan Gardens is the latest addition to Relais & Chateux — and the first and only London property included in the collection. The hotel is located in the affluent and bustling Chelsea neighborhood, yet is tucked away off Sloane Square and the red-brick facade is uniform with its residential neighbors. In fact, you might miss that it is a […]

Inside the New Four Seasons Los Cabos Resort

By Emma Reynolds

Once a private hideaway in the mid- to late-20th century for famous authors like John Steinbeck, and rock stars needing to escape, the East Cape region of Los Cabos is the next luxury destination for those seeking a quieter alternative to Cabo San Lucas. After years of development, the highly anticipated Four Seasons Los Cabos property is finally opening its […]

A Culinary Highland Adventure with Chef Tom Aikens

By Alex Martin

Chef Tom Aikens may be busy with the opening of his new restaurant Muse, but the Michelin-starred chef will cut time out of his busy schedule to host an ultra-exclusive culinary retreat in the Scottish Highlands this winter. Aikens, who makes his return to London’s fine dining scene after a five-year absence in January, heads north of the border in […]