Features - Luxe
For the 20 years it’s been in production, Subaru’s WRX has made itself an icon. And in STI-guise, it has further cemented its legendary status – there isn’t another vehicle that has offered so much ability, so much tuning potential, so much fun, and been so reliable for such a low price. And while there’s no disputing the car’s brilliance, as the WRX STI hit the second-hand market, massive stereos and huge exhaust pipes seemed to become synonymous with the ‘Rex’.
M by Montcalm, London
The first high-end hotel in London’s Tech City offers a touch of modern luxury to your stay.
Articles - Luxe
Five fitness trends for the new year
There is a clear distinction between a fitness trend and a fad. Developing gradually and changing the way people behave over a period of time defines lasting trends in the world of fitness. Here are some of the top winners keeping people healthy in 2016.
Coffee houses to put a spring in your step
From timeless classics to modern independent coffee houses, there’s more than one way to enjoy your coffee, but all of them celebrate one of the world’s oldest and most complex drinks in style. For an experience where interior design, artistry, service, and quality combine, look no further than coffee. Greg Sunning reveals three great spots on our network where enjoying a coffee becomes a sublime experience.
Does the world really need another sports car? Mercedes-Benz’s performance offshoot thinks so. With permission to create a machine to tackle the Porsche 911 head on, AMG offers up the Mercedes-AMG GT S, a wide-hipped coupe, with distinctive swoopy curves and a long bonnet with rearward cab. It’s vaguely reminiscent of early Ferrari coupes in its styling, but what makes this car different is what’s under that long bonnet.
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel brings together cultural heritage and modern art in a unique concept property at the centre of the ever-chic Shanghai Bund.
Dining at The Pearl-Qatar
From the popular American diner Chocolate Bar, to the soon-to-be-launched Urban Jazz Kitchen, dining options at The Pearl-Qatar in Doha promise a varied culinary experience.
Five natural immunity boosters
You’ve just got off a long flight: you’re exhausted, your throat is feeling scratchy, and you know a cold is waiting to spoil your trip. Sound familiar? Here are five immunity-boosting remedies to avoid this all-too-familiar scenario.
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.
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?