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Two years ago, racecar driver DANNY THOMPSON piloted Challenger 2 at Bonneville and exceeded the speed his father achieved...
Say good-bye to the bulky briefcase: Trim, lightweight models are all that’s needed to accommodate today’s ultrathin laptops and compact handheld devices. Men’s luxury brands, in particular, are on...
A custom-made neon sign proclaiming “Chocolate is art” graces the entrance of Compartes Chocolatier in Brentwood, Calif., playfully referencing the motto of an iconic chocolate shop once frequented...
The new Ferrari GTC4Lusso will debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in March. Ferrari has not yet announced pricing or release date. The four-seat, four-wheel-drive sport sedan can accelerate...
Last year, Six Senses Spa—at the Alpina Gstaad , 56-room hotel in the Swiss Alps—launched a sleep program so popular the spa decided to bring it back for another year. Two yoga practices are combined...
Brown University biology professor KENNETH MILLER is renowned as an eloquent advocate for the theory of evolution, but he didn’t have an opportunity to visit the Galápagos Islands until...
An Italian designer’s custom skis pair high performance with panache. For the former competitive downhiller Alessandro Marchi, designing skis is like making a gourmet meal. “It all starts in the...
For many, the epitome of luxury is the ability to jet set around the globe on a moment’s notice—without the crowds and claustrophobic seating. For those who want to break new ground in the travel...
Chicago’s dining scene has been dominated in recent times mostly by chef Grant Achatz and his modernist restaurant Alinea. In the last few years, however, other extraordinary dining rooms have...
Lightweight and streamlined, the following six boats (ranging in price from $88,600 to $1.5 million) are under 50 feet and make for a chic way to get back and forth between a superyacht and the shore...
Now that Super Bowl 50 is over and the perceived value of the Denver Broncos is at its prime, all of us at RobbReport.com wondered how those gridiron gladiators stack up globally when it comes to net...
The entrepreneur SHEILA JOHNSON, who is the founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts and has ownership stakes in three professional sports teams, was visiting Rwanda eight years ago...
After releasing the Heliconia piano last year (bedecked with heliconia flowers originally designed by René Lalique’s granddaughter in 1992) the French crystal maker has again partnered with renowned...
McMullen 1932 Ford Roadster Henry Ford may have been a visionary, but there is no way he could have foreseen the enduring allure of his company’s workaday 1932 Roadster, which went out of production...
Forty years ago, the results of a wine competition in Paris shook the industry to its core. In an unexpected turn of events, wines from Napa Valley, Calif., placed first above their French...
Chicago is the third of six cities hosting preliminary races this year for Louis Vuitton’s 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda. When visiting this June, stay in one of Robb Report ’s four favorite hotels.
This year, Chinese New Year falls on February 8, kicking off a 15-day festival in which Chinese communities around the world will celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Fire Monkey . Every year...
Park Lane Ala Moana —a new residential development overlooking the turquoise waters and powdery beaches of Honolulu—went on sale last year with its 217 condominiums ($2.7 million to more than $28...
In this month’s cover story, Jimmy ­Kimmel remarks that he has led a “buckety” life (see “The 2016 Bucket List,” page 88). Though this felicitous phrase likely applies to many of our readers, we all...
Among luxury connoisseurs, the name Cartier is likely to conjure images of sumptuous jewels and classic 20th-century wristwatch designs, à la the iconic Santos and Tank models. But until recently,...
Bringing more power to the people, the new Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S integrate the brand’s latest performance innovations while giving a numerical nod to the marque’s history. The...
This March, a full solar eclipse will enthrall stargazers around the globe. Visible only from certain parts of the Pacific Ocean, the majestic celestial show will be best glimpsed from Wayag Island...
<< Back to the 2016 Bucket List Author BEN MEZRICH wrote about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s crackerjack card-counting team for his book Bringing Down the House , which was made...
Flying halfway across the world for a business meeting or whisking loved ones away for spontaneous adventures has never been easier—and with the best, most expensive jets on the market, you can do so...
After watching the best sailing yachts in the world battle it out in their pursuit of the America’s Cup trophy (commonly called the “Auld Mug”), indulge in the best cuisine New York City has to offer...
Couple’ spa treatments top the list of romantic indulgences this month. Fine-tune your harmony with one of these couples’ suites or sweet treatments.
Winston Churchill once stated, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give”—a truism that suggests those who participated in the 2016 Naples Winter Wine Festival in Naples, Fla...
Palmer, Nicklaus, Player, and Trevino join forces to create the Greenbrier’s newest course. High on a mountaintop in West Virginia last October, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Lee...
The lithe and fast 570S, the first of McLaren’s new Sports Series models, shows that even the brand’s lower tier is a lofty position. The Algarve International Circuit in Portimão, Portugal, is a 2.9...
The term resort wear typically brings to mind women’s long, flowing dresses; loose wide-legged pants; and bold, colorful prints. That is, until now. Wanting to cater to the active males who frequent...

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