Luxury Travel

A Weekend in Dubai

It may seem like a small city nestled neatly on the Persian Gulf coast, but since stumbling on a rich oil reserve in 1966, Dubai’s presence on the world stage has been anything but. Home to the tallest building in the world (the Burj Khalifa, at 828 metres); the world’s only seven-star hyper-luxury hotel (the Burj Al Arab); and internationally recognised for its gleaming skyline, this young Emirati state’s ostentatious display of wealth and ‘bigger-and-better-than-you’...

The World’s Most Versatile Aircraft

Ask any successful person what their biggest luxury is and almost all will respond with the same answer, time. You may well be reading this whilst sitting on a European flight seat, having gone through a lengthy process from arrival at the airport, check-in queues and bag drop, interminable snaking lines to get through security and then had to scramble to your departure gate. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of flying privately, this may...

Boat Sharing – a New Trend Among Boat Owners

By Adrian Walker  Boat sharing is a new trend within the yachting industry. Boat owners who participate in this hope to travel to new destinations and have authentic experiences that otherwise would have been cost prohibitive. Therefore, it becomes affordable to travel and live like a local. Boat sharing or swapping means that private boat owners can make their typically underutilised asset available for sharing with other boat owners. There are no rental costs involved...

Villa Spalletti Trivelli

Rome offers some of the most desirable and extraordinary travel experiences the world has to offer. The Villa Spalletti Trivelli proves itself to be no exception. An elegant, early 20th-century villa owned by an Italian aristocratic family, Rome’s Villa Spalletti Trivelli is an opulent and intimate hideaway just steps away from the iconic Trevi Fountain. Two plush garden suites are located in the building across from Villa Spalletti Trivelli, connected via the villa’s garden. Each features a double bedroom, two...
The Palazzo Tornabuoni

Luxury TravelThe Palazzo Tornabuoni

Florence is one of those rare places where the past and present live side by side. The cobblestone piazzas, bell towers, fortresses and palaces of the Renaissance are now home to a contemporary international style. In the same streets that nurtured the genius of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, new Florentine artisans, designers and artists continue to impress the world with their ravishing creations. At Palazzo Tornabuoni beauty is seamlessly interwoven in thirty-eight elegant residences...
Exploring Lake Como

Luxury TravelExploring Lake Como

Lake Como, one of the main tourist hotspots on the Italian peninsula, has a wide variety of artistic and cultural gems to explore. Main attractions Lake Como has been a choice retreat for wealthy people and aristocrats since well before modern times—from historic buildings and basilicas to gardens and museums, this destination offers visitors many artistic and cultural gems. Admire the impressive collection of historic bikes at the Moto Guzzi Museum, explore the historic Villa...
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