The Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square’s new residences: luxury living in the nucleus of British history
To the 19th-Century mariner, the Royal Observatory in Greenwich was the focal point not just of London, but of the entire world. Britain’s road signs deem a plaque on Trafalgar Square to be the capital’s traditional dead centre, but army cartographers recently calculated that London’s “geographic centroid” is 900 metres away, in a spot now […]
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Life through a lens: the Mexican villa that encapsulates La Dolce Vita as neatly as any European hotspot
It may be one of the greatest travesties in photographic history that Slim Aarons – who, in the post-war decades, captured the private lives of the jet set’s leisurely exploits in sun-soaked locales such as Monte Carlo, Capri, Ibiza and Palm Beach – never got to point his lens towards Cuixmala, a 25,000 acre string of […]
Expect the unexpected at these six alternative abodes, like the canvas-clad jungle tent in Bali or a translucent glass igloo in Finland.
If Mykonos is the island of the 6,000 strong Greek Archipelago most suited to modern-day jet-setters, butterfly shaped Astypalea is for those who, like a regular visitor to these parts Gretta Garbo, are happier beating a less trodden path when escaping to the sun. On this blissfully private island, you have 19 pristine beaches from which to choose a secluded spot, […]
It’s a stat that raises eyebrows – especially among those who spend a great deal of time in those parts of the British capital where traversing pavements feels like driving a bus through an asteroid belt – but roughly 47 per cent of London is green space. And, among all the heaths and commons making […]
The words “Goodwood” and “Accommodation” employed in the same sentence can send shivers down the spines of people who like to make the most of the 12000-acre Sussex estate’s summer calendar – especially those who would rather experience epicurean pleasures and luxurious comfort between their time spent trackside or perusing the paddocks. Rather than pick […]
So few accessible adventure travel destinations—think relatively untouched places where ancient cultures and pristine nature still coexist in harmony—remain that feel truly authentic. But Canada’s Haida Gwaii, often described as the Galapagos of the North, ranks among them. And now, visitors to this remote, mist-shrouded archipelago off the northern coast of British Columbia can experience renowned Haida culture […]
Long a favorite corner of London’s intelligentsia, the city’s Bloomsbury district is in the midst of a fully 21st century renaissance. Iconic properties like the Bloomsbury Hotel (which reopened earlier this year) that once played host to neighborhood denizens ranging from Virginia Woolf to John Maynard Keynes have been painstakingly restored and redesigned for a fresh generation of […]
Everything about Black Tomato is over-the-top. The luxury travel outfitter has made a name for itself by pulling together expertly crafted (and sometimes seemingly impossible) bespoke itineraries that give clients insider access to some of the world’s farthest-flung destinations. This year alone, the always-innovative brand has launched programs that run the gamut from Into the Wild–style wilderness adventures to a luxe, […]