New & Noteworthy

I stood in my kitchen one Sunday night, a bourbon Manhattan in hand, staring at a lump of ground beef in a bowl on the counter and wracking my brain trying to think of something to do with it beyond...
Before becoming a polarizing politico, Donald John Trump was dividing and conquering the entrepreneurial landscape with passionate aplomb. And while his financial forays into the world of mail-order...
Not only is Philadelphia home to national monuments like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, but the vibrant city is now also the location of AKA’s new luxury residence tower, University City at...
On July 17, the historic Peking to Paris Motor Challenge came to a close in the City of Light. Originally staged in 1907, the legendary 8,500-mile race—which begins at the Great Wall and winds...
Careful to respect Gleneagles Hotel ’s stunning Scottish architecture and charming scenery, the new owner (London-based developer Ennismore) is funding an ongoing multimillion-dollar renovation. The...
Let’s put to rest the myth that summertime is exclusively for frozen drinks and chilled rosé. Seasonal drinking is fun—that first daiquiri or mojito after Memorial Day can be seen as a reward for...
The first midsize Cessna Citation Latitude business jet ($16.25 million) joins the NetJets fleet, raising the bar for fractional aviation travel by offering passengers large-cabin amenities for a...
Launched in early April, the 164-foot Ouranos— the first yacht in Admiral’s new C Force 50 series— holds the prestigious honor of having the lowest noise and vibration levels of any yacht ever...
Mist-covered ponds, arched bridges, and traditional Chinese buildings with swooped-edge gables grace the 1.6-acre grounds of Taohuayuan —also known as the One Billion Luxury Garden Home, thanks to...
Per gifting tradition, 10th anniversaries warrant diamonds, so it makes sense that The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman celebrated its decade in service by opening the crown jewel of hotel suites...
With a history as rich and evocative as the Bay Area itself, the 1905 Italianate-style Cow Hollow mansion at 2820 Scott Street in San Francisco is packed with character and steeped in old-world...
England’s iconic Admiralty Arch —a Grade I–listed historic building located in one of London’s most desirable districts—will soon be transformed into a 100-bedroom hotel. Built in 1910 as a monument...
Overwater bungalows, a staple of the South Pacific, have made their way to Mexico for the first time ever. El Dorado Maroma , an adults-only resort in Riviera Maya, has added 30 of the thatched-roof...
Hospitality and horsepower pair perfectly as Waldorf Astoria and Lamborghini have partnered for the latest round of Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences through 2017. Guests of the luxury hotelier...
The Dominican Republic produces the majority of the world’s premium cigars , far outpacing Nicaragua, Honduras, and Cuba. In fact, a great many Dominican cigars are made with tobaccos that were...
Summer—the season to refresh, explore, and make new memories. Whether its hunting for truffles and bird-watching in the Great Smoky Mountains, herding cattle through the valleys of Montana, or taking...
High above one of the best beaches in Phuket, Thailand, sit 15 sky palaces. Priced from about $8 million, the over 18,000-square-foot homes are both an extension of Anantara Layan Phuket Resort and...
Aircelle , a new electro-luminescent technology that can display logos or custom messages on the exterior of business jets, is now fully approved and ready for the market. “The limit is your...
First discovered in 1987 in the eastern Brazilian state of Paraíba, the vibrant green to blue-green Paraíba tourmaline contains copper (distinguishing it from other tourmalines) and is among the...
Distillers are blasting spirits into space, or anchoring them to the ocean floor, in their extreme quest for flavor. It could be a plot from a science fiction movie: Vials of experimental whisky...
Known as phonographs, gramophones, record players, or turntables, the altar of the dark vinyl disc has enjoyed a popular revival in recent years. However, for audiophiles, vinyl records have remained...
Using the Range Rover SVAutobiography platform, Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicles Operations has developed a limited-edition Range Rover in partnership with Holland & Holland, the British...
The first marque to view the automobile as art, Bugatti has created an unmatched portfolio of brilliant brushstrokes since its inception in 1909. From hand-hewn, horse-drawn carriages to the world’s...
Soon discerning duffers can cruise the links in luxury with the new Mercedes-Benz Style Edition Garia Golf Car announced July 14. The collaborative cart was developed by the renowned marque’s...
Any fan of rare roadsters will lose their top over the 1970 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 convertible, which will be available at Russo and Steele’s 16th annual Monterey Collector Automobile Auction held...
This September, you and a guest can join an intimate group of whisky aficionados to taste one of the world’s rarest single malts during an extraordinary five-day, whisky-focused trip to Scotland ...
A record-setter returns to the limelight as a 1963 Ferrari 330 Le Mans Berlinetta (LMB) is being offered in a private treaty sale by Rick Cole Auctions. Prospective new owners will be able to preview...
Most people hear the word cacha ç a and immediately think of caipirinhas. After all, it’s the only way most Americans have ever tried cachaça, Brazil’s national spirit. Cachaça is the third-biggest-...
Humbly and traditionally, France’s quiet northern region is reasserting itself as a one-of-a-kind escape. It is just after sunrise, and all of Normandy appears to be fast asleep as I wander through...
At the Biltmore Estate’s Land Rover driving school, you can pay attention or pay the consequences. For close to an hour, each diesel-powered Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 in our four-vehicle caravan had...

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