Features - Luxe
Restaurants where you’d be loco to go local
London is crackers for Indian curry and New York has a new take on Italian, while Melbourne clamours for Cantonese. Whether it’s historical connections binding one country with another cuisine, or a trailblazing new chef making their own mark, try something completely different in a known destination. Greg Sunning reveals three great restaurants on our network that outdo the cuisine of their host country.
marine - Silver Fast
At 77m, Silver Fast is the world’s largest and fastest aluminium motor yacht with conventional propulsion.
Articles - Luxe
Lighting the way
With an engine from a Lamborghini and lasers for headlights, the new Audi R8 isn’t your typical supercar. But is it too smart for its own good?
Smiths Beach Resort, Western Australia
Set within a national park between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin, this contemporary beach resort is a restful sanctuary for couples and families.
Ett Hem, Stockholm
Ett Hem is a stylish 12-room hotel situated in Stockholm’s smart embassy quarter of Östermalm in Sköldungagatan, a 10-minute walk from the city centre.
Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels
Encircling the historical heart of Doha, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels is a collection of nine luxurious five-star hotels steeped in timeless Qatari hospitality.
Four standout destination spas
Fancy a getaway for some serious pampering and self-evaluation? These four destinations are sure to offer a luxurious respite from the daily grind.
Famous chefs at work
For those who like to witness a chef’s artistry, the modern penchant for open kitchens is a real boon. It’s also reassuring to know that the named chef on the door is actually working their magic in the kitchen rather than shooting their next TV show. While there are no guarantees, we bring you three restaurants from around our network where you’re more than likely to have a famous chef cook your meal.
Six jetlag-busting remedies
The root cause of jetlag is the disruption of our body’s natural sleep/wake cycle. Along with plenty of sunshine during your destination’s waking hours and pitch dark (not even a nightlight) during sleeping hours, here are a few jet-lag remedies that truly work.
The Reverie Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The newly opened Reverie Saigon has set the bar for luxury in the Vietnamese urban hub as high as its lofty roost on the 27th to the 39th floors of the city’s famed Times Square skyscraper.
A concise guide to packing light
Curated by a frequent traveller intent on never checking in luggage, here are some compact products to always take on a trip.