England

Raising the Bar

The Athenaeum Hotel enhances its famous whisky collection with a blend all its own.  Located on Piccadilly just below street level in Mayfair’s Athenaeum Hotel, the Whisky Bar gives the impression of being sophisticated but not stuffy. With its warm paneling and intimate arrangements of furniture, the space more closely resembles a private study than […]

Private Access

Typically, Richard Branson’s Necker Island must be reserved in its entirety for one group. Later this month, however, the 74-acre private-island resort will host a seven-day Celebration Week package, in which all of the property’s 15 authentic Balinese-style rooms can be booked individually. Accommodations include the six one-bedroom Bali Houses, three of which offer sweeping […]

Off the Wall

For nearly 70 years, Farrow & Ball has been creating water-based paints from its rural outpost in South West England. For its newest collection of wallpaper, which launches later this month, Farrow & Ball implemented traditional block and trough printing methods to transfer shades of their artisanal, VOC-free paint (ink is more standardly used) onto […]

Glenfiddich’s Dream Whisky

In 1887 William Grant fulfilled a lifelong dream by filling his first cask of Glenfiddich whisky, which has since become one of the best-selling single malts in the world. To celebrate the 125th anniversary of that first cask, Glenfiddich has released Cask of Dreams single malt ($99), a limited edition only available in the United […]

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