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The quest for an endless summer has become more exclusive now that waves can be chased by chopper thanks to the new Heli-Surfing Tour from Tropicsurf and Four Seasons Resorts Bali . The first of its...
For an industry so steeped in tradition, watchmaking is certainly no stranger to fads. And like high frequency movements and silicon components before them, sapphire cases are the dernier cri for...
Like all great Italian art, the recent additions to Aprilia’s already impressive gallery of high-performance motorcycles are imbued with the coveted combination of raw power and compelling design...
Have a need for speed? So do we. This month, our editors share their flights of fancy for all things fast and furious, from a souped-up Shelby to Switzerland’s mighty ski slopes. See all 10 of their...
For many around the world the observation of afternoon tea is a vital part of the day. It is a time to put away the phone, ignore the incoming emails, and simply sit back, breathe, and connect with...
Christopher Columbus needs no introduction. In 1492, the intrepid explorer, who set out to find a westward route to Asia, made history when he discovered the New World instead. On January 30, an...
There’s nothing quite like a big German sedan to empower its driver. Made for the autobahn’s triple-digit speeds, the BMW M760Li xDrive is just such a car. It sets a new bar for the marque and puts...
With a focus on innovation through accessories, furniture, and lighting, Tom Dixon is a British brand that knows how to keep design fresh and interesting. For years the design house has been at the...
As paradise’s private investigator, actor Tom Selleck’s character Thomas Magnum seemed to attract bikinis and bullets with equal ease in Magnum P.I. , the 1980s hit detective drama based in Hawaii...
For the past 30 years, the Bocuse d’Or , named after legendary French chef Paul Bocuse, has represented the epitome of gastronomy. The Olympics of cooking, the intense two-day competition happens...
The historical architecture that wraps around the bustling Chicago neighborhood of West Loop has gifted its residents with an impeccable atmosphere dripping in old-world flavor. In recent years, such...
From the very first moment actress Jane Fonda walked into the modern manse on Carla Ridge in Beverly Hills, Calif., she fell head over heels in love with it. “I took one look at this house and I knew...
At 39, David Chang has already accomplished what many chefs can only dream of. Born and raised in Virginia by Korean immigrants, the ambitious epicure attended the French Culinary Institute and...
A knockout in both appearance and performance, a 2011 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport formerly owned by Floyd Mayweather Jr. entered the ring at Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Annual Scottsdale Auction in...
The first-generation Ford Bronco (1966 to 1977) has always been cool in an under-the-radar way. Built as a simple and utilitarian competitor to the Jeep CJ5 and the International Harvester Scout,...
Boasting fast and fully fanged performance, Shelby American’s 50th Anniversary Super Snake was unleashed in the Arizona desert January 19 at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction. The cobra-like coupe...
In the waning days of 2016, there was much speculation about what to expect at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) watch show in Geneva. Most of last year’s releases tended towards...
Since it opened in 2012, New York’s Flatiron Room has established itself as a mecca for whisky aficionados. Its dark, elegant interior provides an ideal space to sample the deep and well-curated...
Until recently you would rarely find this whisky bottled separately, as most of the distillery’s production has been channeled into Dewar’s blends. But now there is a new emphasis on the...
There is some ambiguity about the original intent of the old adage, “eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die,” but the commonly held modern interpretation holds that it is a good idea to enjoy...
A knockout in both appearance and performance, a 2011 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport, formerly owned by Floyd Mayweather Jr. is entering the ring tomorrow at Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Annual Scottsdale...
Luxury menswear giant Ermenegildo Zegna has stepped firmly into the future of the fashion industry with its latest collection. Fifteen looks from the January 13 runway show in Milan—the first under...
During the course of the United States’ 240 years as a nation, it has had 44 presidents, each creating a lasting imprint on the country while adding to the cumulative legacy of the position and its...
Walter Lange , one of the giants of the modern watch industry, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 92. The great-grandson of A. Lange & Söhne founder Ferdinand Adolph Lange, he was instrumental...
With all due respect to JFK and Millard Fillmore, President Barak Obama just might qualify as one of our hippest leaders to ever hold the office. He sealed the deal at the White House Super Bowl...
The BMW 5 Series has been completely redesigned for 2017—an evolutionary makeover that yields enhanced looks and new in-car technology. Now in its seventh generation, the new 5 Series (on sale...
For more than 30 years, Sundance Film Festival has set up camp in Park City, Utah, a quaint, snow-dusted town that resembles the inside of a snow globe come January. An indie alternative to flashier...
For gourmands looking to participate in an unforgettable gastronomic experience, Twin Farms in Vermont is offering a new Chef’s Table experience: a multi-course, farm-driven meal with executive chef...
On January 20, 2017, the 45th president of the United States will be sworn in to office as part of the country’s peaceful (well, mostly) transition of power—an event celebrated with bipartisan pomp,...
Founded in 1994 by Italian businessman Luca Bassani, Monaco-based Wally Yachts produces eye-catching, impeccably designed sailing and motor yachts. The cutting-edge company’s impressive portfolio...

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