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.
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!
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.
Topics: Luxury Property
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.
Topics: luxury features
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.
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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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.
Super-styled décor and intelligent interior living zones are just part of the luxury lifestyle equation. No matter how much you love the inside of your premium residence, eventually you’ll need to head outside to the real world, to fresh air and sunshine – to the great outdoors. When you do, there’s no need to let your standards drop. Architects, designers and technophiles love creating brilliant features to make your inside-outside lifestyle seamlessly luxurious.
This round-up assembles six superb exterior features that respond to the luxury home owner’s desire to be discerning about every aspect of both the interior and exterior of their residence.
There has always been a powerful connection between luxury lifestyles and collecting art. Why not? Well-chosen original art is the finishing touch to exceptional architecture and décor. Mass-produced works simply don’t level up to the lofty aesthetic standards of high net worth buyers.
Nothing says luxury lifestyle like a swimming pool. Gliding through crystal clear water is restorative, healing, splendid exercise and much more. Who doesn’t feel an improved sense of wellbeing around water, whether it’s thundering ocean, flowing river, still lake or manmade lagoon? You don’t even have to dive in to feel the benefits – simply being near water is relaxing for most of us.
It’s no wonder the world’s top luxury resorts invest in creating amazing pool environments to entice and excite their guests. What defines the world’s most amazing pools? Is it location, size, colour or a combination of factors? This global edit of astonishing swimming pools gathers the beautiful, the vast and the unexpected.