Elite Traveler Spring 2019


23 Object of desire

An eclectic bookshelf that bridges the gap between art and design

24 Motoring

We take Ferrari’s Portofino and GTC4Lusso T for a spin

26 Cruises

A polar expedition vessel and a voyage to the Galápagos combine nature and adventure


27 Aviation

Gulfstream takes the stress out of jet interiors with its state-of-the-art design showroom

28 Technology

Foldable gadgets are gaining momentum

30 Design

An underwater hotel inspires ocean-themed home decor


34 Men’s fashion

Sporty style and utilitarian fashion are on trend this season

36 Men’s watches

High-tech dive watches that are also perfect for everyday wear

38 Women’s fashion

Hot pink injects glamour into spring and elegant neutrals keep it cool

40 Women’s watches

Innovative and uncommon, we examine jump-hour watches

42 Jewelry

It’s all about natural elements with moonstone and organic gems

44 Destination style

Cartagena, Colombia is abuzz with vibrant architecture and colorful offerings

45 The voyager

Supermodel and philanthropist Doutzen Kroes talks her travel must-haves

46 Craftsmanship

We examine the skill that goes into Richard Mille’s RM 71-01 Automatic Tourbillon Talisman

48 Accessories

Travel-ready accessories for when adventure calls

52 Fashion

Take to the beaches of Grand Cayman in spring’s chicest looks


63 Henry Cookson
The founder of Cookson adventures and dedicated adventurer on creating unique experiences

64 Roberta Naas
We shine a light on the independent watch brands taking the industry by storm

65 Victor Vescovo
The adventurer and businessman embarks on the Five Deeps Expedition

66 Cory Richards

The photographer and mountaineer on becoming the face of Vacheron Constantin’s ‘One of not many’ campaign


70 Top 50 adventures

Get out of your comfort zone with our list of exceptional experiences

92 Top jets

No matter your family size, travel purpose or design requirements, we have the perfect aircraft for you


106 Top suites: off the beaten path
Out of the ordinary and far from the madding crowds: These are the suites to get away from it all

116 Destination guides

Enjoy cultural awakenings in Kyoto and Marrakech, or soak up the sun in Scottsdale and St Barths

126 New hotels
Kachi Lodge and Fingal are unusual new hotels for those seeking something a bit different

128 The hot list

Hiking in Peru, a family adventure in Oman or getting close to the action at a sailing regatta

132 Property highlights
It’s all about design in these chic residences across the world

136 Flight of fancy
Moon salutations under the light of the full moon in Bali

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