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There was a time, before the stress of modern day air travel ,when a journey by passenger train—specifically, in the pampered luxury of a Pullman car—was the most relaxing and civilized way to get...
Launched in July, Regent’s Seven Seas Explorer is a massive 732-foot cruise ship that will ferry guests around the globe in ultimate luxury. One of the ship’s finest features is the Regent Suite, a 4...
For those who love fine mezcal, sampling micro-batch versions of this Mexican spirit typically means a trip to Oaxaca’s La Mezcaloteca. Founded 6 years ago by Silvia Philion and Marco Ochoa, this...
Classic tricks for avoiding jet lag—from vitamin C to decidedly stronger substances—rarely work as planned. But there’s new hope for time-zone-traversing travelers, as commercial airlines roll out...
Not too many years ago, Nicaragua was third in line—after the Dominican Republic and Honduras—in terms of cigar consumption in the United States. Recently, however, it leapfrogged over Honduras to...
McLaren organizes its cars into three classes: Ultimate Series (P1, P1 GTR), Super Series (650S, 675LT), and Sports Series (570S, 570GT). And while the Ultimate Series may be sold out, the England-...
While yachts and jets are fine for long trips, a jaunt to the mainland or a hop downtown often requires something as luxurious but quicker. This is where private executive helicopters come in. Given...
Family Jewel A maxim in the California wine industry recommends that those seeking to make a small fortune in viticulture start with a large one. Michael Stewart, a Texas entrepreneur, fulfilled this...
To further demonstrate the capabilities of the R8 V10 Plus, Audi hosted a second day of driving, at Florida’s Daytona International Speedway. There, in January, the R8 LMS (the racing version of the...
Amsterdam’s Bibi van der Velden may soon have more fans stateside. For Bibi van der Velden, jewelry clearly is much more than just precious metals and gemstones. During her frequent travels, the...
On August 30, connoisseurs of haute horology will be able to view several of the world’s finest examples of the craft as Patek Philippe and Robb Report collaborate on a live webcast presentation of...
Set along Zimbabwe’s Zambezi River, just 24 miles above the world’s largest waterfall, andBeyond Matetsi Private Game Reserve (which comprises the Matetsi River Lodge and Matetsi River House)...
The Opening Ceremonies are almost upon us and enthusiasm for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio is reaching its climax as the world comes together to support and cheer on our finest athletes. As in...
Originally built in 1986 for the World, European, and German touring car championship racing, the BMW M3’s high performance revolutionized the automotive industry, making the M3 as iconic a sports...
The rolling hills of Tuscany could not be a more fitting place to experience the 2017 Aston Martin DB11 (starting at about $212,000). It’s not the delightful roads or the colorful culture—there’s...
Oregon Oeuvre Many prestigious European wine houses have expanded their portfolios to include projects in the New World that express their individual philosophies in different soils. Maison Louis...
These 10 exquisite hotel vistas from around the world fall nothing short of spectacular.
Located near the Bay Bridge in bustling San Francisco, the Harrison is a high-rise condominium showcasing 298 elegant new units. Overlooking the San Francisco Bay and skyline, the 49-story building...
This month, all eyes turn to Rio to watch elite athletes perform at their best: The tiny gymnast who turns backflips above a narrow balance beam. The sprinter who rockets off the starting blocks. The...
The second-generation Audi R8 V10 Plus strikes the right notes on the Blue Ridge Mountain roads and the Daytona racetrack. “My heart! My heart!” Vince Neil shrieked as the new Audi R8 V10 Plus moved...
Riva Yacht’s new designs are blowing the competition out of the water. In addition to a sleek Fiat car , which is available since July, the shipbuilder has a trifecta of eye-catching yachts planned.
Suites are on the rise. Thanks to factors like an increase in multigenerational travel and the modern traveler’s desire for residential-style spaces, many luxury hotels around the world are upping...
Femininity and athleticism share the field of focus for the new Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW Lady . The first women’s watch in the Swiss manufacture’s Grande Seconde SW series (a more sport-specific...
New for 2016, French travel operator Safrans du Monde is offering a 22-day, all-inclusive tour around the world, from November 19 through December 10. Starting in Paris, passengers will board a...
About a year ago, Erin Michos, MD, a cardiologist and marathoner, thought she was making all the right moves to stave off heart disease. In addition to eating a healthy diet, the 42-year-old...
Snow-white beaches and viridescent hills comprise the dual-island nation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Fifteen new tropical villas (part of Four Seasons Resort Estates Nevis, West Indies ) are spread...
The fourth example from the Cerri Cantieri Navali (CCN) 102’ Flyingsport line (recently launched in Italy’s Marina di Carrara ) will make its world debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September...
On Friday, August 19, collectors and enthusiasts will flock to celebrate The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering , at the lush Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, Calif. Among this year’s collection of more...
Mahnaz Ispahani Bartos, once active as an expert in foreign affairs, now specializes in gems, and her Mahnaz Collection ( mahnazcollection.com ; available at Barneys New York, barneys .com ) is a...

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