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Known for building some of the world’s largest superyachts, German shipyard Lürssen will present the 238-foot Coral Ocean (formerly Coral Island ) this season at the Monaco Yacht Show, just in time...
I first read Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice as a freshman in high school, and I was instantly hooked. Each of the characters leapt off the page: the playful and lively Elizabeth, the sweet and...
The latest fitness tracker to wrap the wrist is also the first to measure body composition. The new InBody Band ($180) calculates the wearer’s lean muscle and fat mass, metrics that may be more...
Do not be fooled by the seemingly low-tech aspect of Technogym’s new nonmotorized treadmill, the SkillMill. Despite being powered by the user’s own might, this piece of home gym equipment is still...
Tequila Herradura is famous for not rushing spirits into the bottle. The Mexican distiller originated the reposado classification in 1974 and extra añejo in 1995. It even ages its blanco for 45 days...
Six sporting ways to take your holiday to new heights.
Based in Turkey, Alen Yacht has gained a reputation for making innovative, highly customizable ships. The shipbuilder’s recent endeavor, the Alen 55 Shuttle , is a 55-foot, semi-customizable yacht...
Famed for its fortitude at being fast, the 1960 Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record Car “La Principessa” may require staying power from interested collectors bidding at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach...
Sun care gets a boost from technology this summer at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills with its new poolside, full-body sunscreen spray cabana. After selecting the correct height and SPF...
The Sisley-Paris Spa opened its first stateside location in the glamorous Carlyle hotel, a treasured New York destination that draws locals and visitors alike for its celebrated Bemelmans Bar and...
The simple act of smoking a cigar becomes high entertainment in Las Vegas, home to some of the country’s most dramatic cigar lounges. The latest on the scene, the Montecristo Cigar Bar (...
Since its founding in 1863, London’s Arts Club ( theartsclub.co.uk ) has served as a meeting place for many of the world’s creative thinkers, from Charles Dickens (who helped form the organization)...
Starting in the heart of Palermo, Italy, the restyled 2017 Maserati Quattroporte gobbles up the 62 miles of Sicily’s northwestern coast standing between it and Erice, roaring like an infuriated...
The Macallan has been whisky collectors’ brand of choice for decades; the distillery has released so many rare and limited-edition bottlings that it’s hard to believe any treasures still remain. But...
These trendy kitchen fixtures are exquisite finishing touches for the modern home.
While summer is baking the Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in Africa, making it the ideal time to embark on an unforgettable safari. From a mobile camp in Tanzania to over-the-top villa-style tents...
Soon to serve up a sensational new stage for the US Open, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the architectural team at Rossetti have collaborated on a $550 million enhancement to the...
For decades, many Americans who professed to take their wine drinking seriously reacted with indignation or disgust on being presented a glass of rosé. This prejudice against pink wine probably harks...
In 1962, Richard Burton purchased a Mexican casita for his flame and Cleopatra costar Elizabeth Taylor. Last December, the lovers’ hilltop hideaway overlooking Puerto Vallarta reopened as Casa...
The Benromach distillery was built on the outskirts of the ancient town of Forres in 1898, during one of the high points in Scotch whisky-making. Over the years, the distillery went through a...
In a nation where fruit is a luxury item, a recent auction in Japan saw 30 Ruby Roman grapes sell for $10,900 or roughly $360 per grape. Known for their sweetness (each grape must have a sugar...
Why Go: A colony of artists came to Laguna Beach at the turn of the 20th century, fixing to paint its seaside vistas. By the 1920s, Hollywood captured the area’s beauty on film and sent its movie...
The futuristic technology found in science-fiction novels is becoming an inevitable reality, and with the newly announced Rolls-Royce autonomous ships , the British manufacturer is shaping the future...
Bring the spa home with these exquisite and inviting baths.
Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870, the renowned High West Distillery is offering whiskey enthusiasts membership in an exclusive new club. Since 2009, High West has grown into an...
While the Ferrari 348 and Lamborghini Diablo certainly define early '90s supercar performance in the eyes of many, for many members of PlayStation Generation, it's the Acura NSX that stands alone. It...
Anguilla’s Shoal Bay East finally has a hotel worthy of its pristine setting. Opened in February, the 6-acre Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa ( zemibeach.com ) is the first luxury property on the...
An upgrade to the model-year 2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed ( bentleymotors.com ) has increased the horsepower of the brand’s fastest (206 mph) production car to 633 and the torque to 620 ft lbs...
With a deep red color that mirrors fire and evokes passion, the ruby is a powerfully emotive gem. Its name comes from the Latin word “ruber,” meaning red, and in Sanskrit it is referred to as “king...
Launched on June 4, the Mangusta Oceano 42 is the Italian shipyard’s first trideck steel displacement yacht in the Long Range line. Similar in style to the Mangusta Moonraker , the sleek and spacious...

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