Top Banner
destinations
Article Image - Aman to That
The world of hotels could easily be categorised as BA (Before Aman) and AA (After Aman). With its pioneering strategy of creating stunning hotels in far-flung locations with limited rooms at high rates – discreetly advertised just by word-of-mouth – Aman resorts have forever changed Hoteldom.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - Sail Away
There can surely be no better way to cruise Cambodia and Vietnam than aboard the newly launched Aqua Mekong, a luxury boutique cruise ship that promises to take well-heeled adventurers far from the tourist traps.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - Art Attack
Known simply as Room, Sir Antony Gormley’s monumental sculpture is both an interactive artwork and a luxury suite at London’s new Beaumont hotel. It’s a daring undertaking both for the artist, who has never created an enclosed, functional composition with a real living space inside, and the hotel, which is owned by the restaurateurs and first time hoteliers, Corbin & King.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - Rare Old Time
Since 1998, the Goodwood Revival has been a brilliant annual extravaganza of motorhead nostalgia. Presented with an invitation to attend the three-day festival, there was no way we could resist the allure of revelling in such a romantic time capsule.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - Paradise Found
Just when you thought the Maldives couldn’t get any better, along comes the Velaa Private Island. It may have been named after the sea turtles that have lived here for generations but there’s nothing slow about this place.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - Making History
George Gershwin may have written ‘An American in Paris’ while staying at the original incarnation of this hotel in 1928 but fast-forward to today and you’ll find the new Peninsula Paris sings a very different tune – one that will resonate greatly with the world’s most discerning travellers.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - High and Mighty
Even if it’s just an hour and a half’s drive from Zurich, or two from Milan, Andermatt used to be somewhere you’d think time had stopped. Not anymore. Egyptian developer Samih Sawiris is turning it into a high-end global village, set to rival Europe’s best ski resorts. And it all began with a Chedi.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - It’s a Wild Thing
Almost everyone dreams of an African safari but it’s hard deciding where to go with a vast continent of options. There are the classics in the East, namely Kenya and Tanzania. There’s also the now hipper-than-thou Botswana. But if you’re looking for superlatives then head to South Africa and specifically, the Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - Sea of Serenity
Nestled in the gently undulating hills overlooking the dramatic coastline of Vinh Hy, the new Amano’i is not just a secluded getaway, it’s another compelling reason why you should visit Vietnam.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Article Image - French Connection
Shopping in Milan usually means a stay at the Four Seasons, Bvlgari or Armani. Now, there’s another option. The Palazzo Parigi may not have a familiar name but it brings international flavour to a fine local product.
    TWITTER     FACEBOOK     GOOGLE+     PINTEREST
Email
Link
Right Pane Banner1
your picks
Filmmaker Alejandro Landes’ glorious contemporary home in Miami, on the shores of Biscayne Bay, is as captivating as a cinematic masterpiece.
Seemingly overnight, Jim Chapman has become one of the Internet’s most popular stars. Good looks and his never-ending enthusiasm for daily life have put him on a short list of males dominating the social media sphere.
Featuring walls that slide in and out of the building, Modulofts by Fouad Samara Architects are a novel solution to the age-old problem of making the most of a limited space.
Right Pane Banner2
Right Pane Banner4