Films and Festivity in the Floating City

Jul 27, 2017 2:29:44 PM

The world’s oldest, and perhaps most glamorous, film festival – the Venice Film Festival – takes place 29 August to 9 September 2017 on the picturesque Italian island Lido, set with the lagoon on one side and the waters of the Adriatic on the other.


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Topics: Luxury Property Selection, Luxury Destination, Luxury, europe, italy

Seven Insider Tips to Wimbledon

Jun 30, 2017 4:14:28 PM

Formally known as The Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, every July the tennis world turns its attention to the grass court tournament commonly referred to as Wimbledon. Planning a trip to England to witness tennis greatness? Read on for these seven inside tips.


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Topics: Luxury Destination

Luxury kitchen design trends 2017

May 2, 2017 9:17:16 AM

This year is all about going one step further with the trends we’ve grown to love in our kitchens in the recent past. As we find new ways to use popular materials, and designers start to look at kitchens in a whole new way when it comes to both form and function.


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Topics: Luxury, luxury features

No Borders – Citizen of the World

Mar 28, 2017 12:13:48 PM

Whilst it would be virtually unheard of 50 years ago, these days hearing that a friend may work in Singapore but live in Sydney is certainly no shock, and becoming more commonplace with the help of technology.


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Topics: Travel

Top Luxury Beach Holiday Destinations for 2017

Feb 23, 2017 5:45:21 AM

Thinking of a beach holiday or two over 2017? Then take a look at the some of the top luxury beach holiday destinations which have made our list as must-see destinations. Some may surprise you!


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Topics: Luxury Destination, Luxury

The Placid Playground of Phuket

Jan 26, 2017 6:08:15 AM

If you’ve ever dreamed of buying your own little slice of Phuket, now may be the best time. The luxury real estate market in Phuket is currently booming according to Luxury Property Specialist, Waller from Realty International Property.

 


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Topics: Luxury Property

Beauty and Snow – St Moritz once again plays host to the world’s pre-eminent Snow Polo World Cup.

Jan 16, 2017 9:55:12 AM

The world’s only high goal polo tournament played on snow, the Snow Polo World Cup kicks off on Friday 27 January, held over three days at Switzerland’s frozen lake of St. Moritz. The elite event, sponsored by some of the world’s premier brands, such as Cartier, Maserati, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel and Perrier Jouet, has attracted some notable attendees and VIPs since its establishment in 1985.


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Topics: luxury features

8 worldly wellness retreats to lock-in your new year resolutions.

Jan 11, 2017 7:41:37 AM

New year, new you. It’s time to follow through on your resolution for a healthier happier you in 2017. While your luxury home is a haven in its own right, there’s no better way to lock-in your wellbeing commitment than scheduling a week or two at one of these luxe-level retreats. Whether you’re seeking mountain magic, island bliss or serious health and fitness experiences, you’re bound to find a perfect oasis of resolution affirming leisure-time among these highly regarded contenders.


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Topics: Luxury Destination, luxury features

Feeling festive – how luxury home owners dial up amazing Christmas style.

Dec 13, 2016 6:38:49 AM

There’s no time of year as beautiful as Christmas. It’s the season of generosity, peace … and bling. The anything-goes holiday when you can go all out with décor choices. Colour palettes flip into greens, reds, purples and metallics. Trees come in from the cold to transform interiors. Festoons, garlands and lavish globes light up your world, inside and out. Where tinsel and fairy lights were once the mainstay, the benchmark for luxury lifestyle lovers is lofty. Luxury home owners like you love to embrace Christmas with style and flair, to create beautiful holiday-themed havens where your family and friends gather for festivities. High-end interiors call for something exceptional. Here’s a roundup of luxe styles and elements creating stunning Christmas experiences around the world.


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Topics: luxury features

Going places - the trends redefining luxury travel

Nov 23, 2016 8:02:26 AM

What’s your definition of a luxury holiday? Like all things in life, your perception is relative. What you consider the idyllic luxury getaway depends on your experience, your expectation and, of course, your personal style.

While travel trends come and go, the constants in the high-end market continue to be quality and craftsmanship. Operators who invest in superb design invariably get the bookings.

Whatever your chosen experience, you expect it to be best-in-breed. Ideally, it’s unique. Luxury travellers like you are prepared to pay a premium for distinctive, one-off opportunities. And, of course, seamless service characterises every element of the ultimate holiday experience.

Overlaying the givens are key trends driving you and your fellow high-end holiday-makers to discover new and exciting ways to escape the everyday.



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Topics: Luxury Destination, luxury features