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Calvinist missionaries from Europe nearly wiped out surfing in the 19th century, when they forced...
It is likely that no one has ever whispered, in the manner of Bergman to Bogie, “We will always...
Standing largely as he left it more than 30 years ago, J. Paul Getty’s former home in Italy...
Some eight decades ago, when Long Island’s Gold Coast glittered like one of Daisy Buchanan’s...
Robert Goldstein, president of the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, lives for his watches. More...
Chris Dickson, helmsman of the BMW Oracle America’s Cup team, keeps his hands steady on the carbon-...
Near the end of a day full of speeches by scientists, entrepreneurs, and government officials...
"Out of control at or below 10,000 feet: Eject.” Of all the warnings and cautions contained in the...
Bentley’s Continental GT Convertible is much more than the third of the company’s triplets. The car...
Three-quarters of a century after Ford installed a V-8 engine in its 1932 Roadster, a car that the...
In a covert gesture of affection in 1935, Wallis Simpson gave platinum cuff links bearing the...
Before saying yes to Suzanne Lovell last fall, Sam Kasten had turned down many offers from other...
When Tony Stone encounters a tea caddy—a decorative container that can fit in both hands and was...
PROVING THEIR METAL First we had the Bugatti Veyron watch from Parmigiani—coinciding with the...
Contrary to the recent, rampant speculation circulating in Internet chat rooms, Leonardo da Vinci...
As the world’s largest sloop, the 247-foot-long Mirabella V tends to draw attention to herself. In...
Those who charter Christina O join a roster of passengers who have included John F. Kennedy, the...
We had a large group of friends who wanted to be together on a Caribbean cruise, but we also wanted...
A vessel the caliber of Charlatan is an anomaly in the South Pacific, which, unlike the Caribbean,...
Atop a nameless mountain in western British Columbia, surrounded by a cloud and struggling to keep...
Adam Katz, the genial, effusive founder of the New York–based aircraft charter operation Talon Air...
You settle into a mini-suite, secluded by privacy barriers and flanked by mahogany-trimmed consoles...
On California’s Monterey coast, in a cavernous building constructed out of reclaimed barn wood,...
In jewelry, color is usually expressed in gems or enamel, which can be too heavy and fragile,” says...
Zino Davidoff no doubt would have enjoyed smoking the meaty and spicy cigars that his namesake...
As morning breaks, the blast from an avalanche-control charge serves as reveille. A few minutes...
Keeping the Faith The first-draft itinerary for TCS Expe­ditions’ Great Faiths 2007 trip, which...
On a cloudless March morning in Egypt, several hundred men and women mill about the dusty Giza...
On March 29, representatives from several destination clubs gathered in Las Vegas to begin...
In the year and a half since Steve Berkowitz became a member of Quintess, the 47-year-old Micro­...

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