Five modern technologies for the bedroom

Aug 11, 2016 8:22:52 AM

 

“Though sleep is called our best friend, it is a friend who often keeps us waiting,” said author Jules Verne whose adrenaline pumping, story-telling of high adventure read just before going to bed may not have helped the insomniac.

Not even Mr Verne with such a healthy imagination would have dreamed of the technology available today for the most used room in the house.


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Topics: Technology, Luxury

Livin’ La Vida Loca – living in Monaco

Jul 27, 2016 10:23:24 AM

 

For $240 million you can purchase the most sought after penthouse suite in the world, as recently named by the New York Post.

And by living in the top floor, palatial luxury of the Odeon Tower, you would also be living in the most sought after destination on planet earth –Monaco.


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Topics: Luxury Destination

Top five celebrity homes selling this year

Jul 11, 2016 8:12:46 AM

 

Not so long ago, the status of “celebrity” would only be attributed to royalty. Today, thanks to mass and social media people are dubbed as “celebrity” for many different reasons, whether it be an ability to hit a small white ball, like Tiger Woods, vividly portray a character like Johnny Depp, or … just because … in the case of Kim Kardashian.

The homes of those celebrities who earn considerable income are constantly in the spotlight, many members of the public incredibly curious as to how “the other half live”.

So many of these homes resemble palaces that even the richest of monarchs in the past could imagine possible. Take a look behind the paparazzi curtain at a small selection of recent celebrity homes on the market.


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Topics: Luxury Property

Seven top Australian luxury locations

Jul 1, 2016 3:10:31 PM

Australia is not only the world’s sixth largest country, the sheer size of its natural attractions and landmarks makes choosing top luxury destinations truly daunting.


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Topics: Luxury Property Selection

Bathroom technology making waves

Jun 15, 2016 9:07:56 AM

 The sound of flowing water and lure of time alone, makes the bathroom a unique room of any home, a combination of utility and potential luxury without demands.

It’s the must-use room in the house, with the average person spending around 30 minutes a day in the bathroom, with women a little more likely to extend that stay to an hour.

As one of the only places which presents a chance of a few moments of solitude, silence and reflection, there’s good reason to make this room as welcoming and comfortable as possible – the intention of the following technology-based products.


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Topics: Luxury Property, Design

Wanted: more exuberant adjectives

Jun 9, 2016 6:48:42 AM

 

“Drinking beautifully. Lovely chocolate almond gravel minerality with cherry strawberry fruit hidden in the background. Moves on to reveal vegetal papery tannins. Succulent, full and long.”


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Topics: Lifestyle, Luxury Property

Time for a parade of stylish men's time pieces

May 25, 2016 10:09:15 AM

Telling the time can be a personal experience.

Your tool of choice for determining the hour/minute/second is your constant companion, always at hand, always working and tightly bound on your wrist; as close as your skin.


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Topics: Luxury Property, Luxury Property Selection

Five luxury island holiday destinations

Apr 29, 2016 8:50:57 AM

 

When Daniel Defoe first published Robinson Crusoe in 1719, the idea of spending an extended period on a distant island, without any outside contact, sparked shock, dismay and centuries of book sales.

Almost 300 years later, the idea of an island getaway has taken on a completely different mystique.


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What $US3 million buys at Luxury Property Selection

Apr 23, 2016 9:30:00 AM

While $3 million may not buy you a penthouse in Manhattan, NY, there are unique, impressive properties available for discerning buyers looking in less populous or popular regions.


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Topics: Luxury Property

Top kitchen technology in 2016

Apr 21, 2016 1:00:00 PM

The day is approaching, when by merely talking to a kitchen appliance, we can whip up a three-course meal automatically without lifting a finger.


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Topics: Kitchen Technology