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Beginning in the early 1960s, as the Aga Khan developed Porto Cervo, his reach extended along Costa...
“ Song soong ,” says a young mahout, urging an 8-foot-tall female to lift her leg off the ground...
Entry for one team—you and five other players—in the next King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, to...
In the English countryside, 30 miles south of London, an Arts and Crafts brick manor has been...
An intricately detailed model of an automobile or superyacht of your choice, crafted by British...
When neither east nor west is best, when matters on the Atlantic and the Pacific coasts demand...
“Frames are really the Cinderellas of the art world,” says Deborah Davis, author of the forthcoming...
During Napoléon Bonaparte’s reign, European furniture styles reflected his ambition and his ego...
A smoker’s definition of the perfect cigar will depend as much on the time of day as on his palate...
Finally—after years of design and R&D, missed deadlines, and revised timetables—very light jets...
Among the millions of tales concerning the Emerald Isle is the one about the Aer Lingus captain,...
John Winston, an artist who prefers to go by simply Winston, recently carved a 391-carat chunk of...
Exploring the factories of the most prominent Swiss watchmakers requires an invitation, but even if...
Even when abetted by the most advanced pearl-farming methods, an oyster’s chances of producing a...
Looking at the Richard Lange watch, the most prominent new timepiece from German maker A. Lange...
Like an art expert advising on the acquisition of a masterpiece, a jewelry consultant will educate...
The tiny Stephen Russell boutique on New York’s Upper East Side is a destination for those seeking...
Europeans of the 16th and 17th centuries prized amber as much for its oddity as for its beauty:...
The Hatteras 77 Convertible, which will debut in October at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat...
Air show pilot Michael Goulian has flown upside down thousands of times. This will be my first. I...
Gianni Versace Spa ( www.versace.com ) could make private aviation even more fashionable. The firm—...
In the very beginning, in the 1880s, while working independently and in separate workshops near...
Building on the legacy of a turn-of-the-19th-century watchmaker may seem limiting for a...
Jérôme Lambert, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 37-year-old CEO, understands that it will take more than his pet...
The 30-mile stretch between the firths of Forth and Tay in eastern Scotland is hallowed ground for...
I first saw the Dalat Palace Golf Club in 1994, when my newlywed Vietnamese wife and I cycled past...
The Sturdy Stone Mansion that serves Manfred Prüm’s family as both their home and the headquarters...
The rumble of construction equipment shatters the serenity of the rolling Tuscan hills at...
With the advent of the R10, the turbo-diesel-powered prototype that is dominating the international...
In 1949, a fellow named Molt Taylor, working in Longview, Wash., built a flying car. The vehicle,...

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