New & Noteworthy

Golf first came to Morocco in 1914, when Sultan Abdelaziz, who had ruled the country from 1894 to 1908, commissioned a pair of British golf architects, Henry Cotton and Frank Pennink, to design an 18...
The only way to get from Nicaragua’s capital of Managua to the town of Estelí, the production center of the country’s cigar industry, is to drive northward along the twisting, two-lane CA-1, the...
1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster. Shortly before the end of World War II, Standard Motor Co. acquired the Triumph brand in an attempt to compete with Jaguar, which had been purchasing engines from Standard...
No one who has seen Jack Nicklaus stand over a putt would ever doubt the deliberate and considered nature of his game. Beginning next spring at the Bear Mountain Resort ( www.bearmountain.ca ) on...
Ancient takes a contemporary twist at the Palms Place Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas. Here, the hotel’s 50,000-square-foot Drift Spa offers a modern, lavish—and coed—hammam (a Turkish bathhouse) that...
In May, whisky collectors took note of the fourth and final arrival of Black Bowmore single malt that arrived on American shores. The 42-year-old single malt, which derives from a single batch...
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has released renderings of its forthcoming “entry-level” model, code named RR4. The sedan is expected to revive one of the company’s bygone Silver monikers when it debuts in...
You may have never heard of the Badollet watch company, but the Geneva-based brand is more than 300 years old. It was maintained by one family until the 20th century, when Badollet dissolved in the...
Christian Dior entered the cell phone market not to lend the brand’s name to a gadget, but to bring a couture approach to an everyday device. The Diorphone is sold with a miniature version of same...
Quintess destination club has partnered for the first time with the Ritz-Carlton, offering five four-bedroom villas to members along the beach of West Caicos. Each of the five homes boasts 80 feet of...
The limited-edition Omas Marte fountain pen references man’s fascination with Mars. Made from rose gold and precious gems, the pen’s surface is a miniature map of the red planet, replete with craters...
Since launching his signature clothing house in Florence, Italy, in 1988, Michele Negri’s stylish, colorful yet classically tailored fashions have had a loyal American following. After 20 years in...
The City of Angels has been undergoing a culinary renaissance, with more and more restaurants cropping up showcasing daring new bar chefs. Among the inventive new establishments is Restaurant Kumo, a...
While Gulfstream’s corporate jets have long been popular for their range and comfort, they couldn’t keep up with the blazing close-to-supersonic speed of Cessna’s Citation X. But now, Gulfstream’s...
Trump International Hotel & Tower New York is offering an exclusive culinary course with famed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. This three-day experience will give two to four guests the...
The Italian boat company Riva pays homage to the Mille Miglia, the legendary classic car race, with a specially designed boat inspired by the vintage automobiles that compete in the race. The...
Old world meets new world in Pharrell Williams’ jewelry collection for Louis Vuitton. The stylish rapper and producer collaborated with Camille Miceli, Louis Vuitton’s jewelry designer, on limited-...
Designer extraordinaire Marc Newson has a knack for transforming mundane objects into stylish signature pieces. His latest design venture is a limited-edition collector’s magnum for Dom Perignon. The...
At the end of June, Art Astor, a California native and 50-year broadcasting veteran, will auction more than 250 cars from his private collection, which includes a 1940 Cadillac Series 75 formal sedan...
The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, is offering golf lovers the chance to learn from one of the most legendary players in the game, on the course that will play host to the 2014 Ryder Cup...
James de Givenchy for Taffin, the renowned jewelry designer who sells his one-of-a-kind creations exclusively from his by-appointment Fifth Avenue salon, unveiled a collection of signature men’s...
Andre Benjamin, also known as Andre 3000 from the hip-hop group OutKast, has always had a singular sense of style. His distinctive fashion approach even earned the Grammy-winning musician the title...
A 15th-century palace that was once home to the ruling families of Florence, Italy, has been restored to reveal 36 unique residences now available for purchase as part of the latest private residence...
If space travel for tourists seems like a far-fetched fantasy available for a small few who are willing to pay millions for the experience, EADS Astrium is making it a reality for a broader audience...
It is at the Plaza New York and the Wynn Las Vegas, Vertu’s two newest Stateside boutiques, that the British luxury mobile phone brand reveals the unique components that set its products apart from...
Groves of bamboo and myriad water walls along an indoor corridor welcome guests at the Ritz-Carlton Spa, Kapalua on Maui. The peaceful and purifying presence of water is the theme of the 17,500-...
Apsleys, the new restaurant that opened in London’s Lanesborough hotel, is a destination for wine connoisseurs. Its expansive wine cellar?featuring 500 celebrated Italian and French vintages?is open...
Two Italian style icons, automobile maker Ferrari and watchmaker Panerai have joined forces to create a collection bearing the distinctive elements that made both brands style makers in their...
Italian pen maker Tibaldi has teamed with Bentley Motors for a special-edition collection that pays homage to the venerable automaker. The Continental Collection features distinct details reflective...
The M/Y Sensation, Fraser Yacht’s newly finished 164-foot charter boat, is designed for luxury cruising. It features a vista lounge with two large semi-circular sofas and a grand piano, a spiral...

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