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It’s not just the breathtaking alpine landscapes that are attracting visitors to Andermatt Swiss Alp’s golf course, but also its…

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In the first of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai…

summer in the alps

As well as making it a world-class ski resort, the development of the Swiss village of Andermatt has from the…

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High in St Moritz, the grandest hotel in the Alps has just been revitalised. There’s nowhere better to take the…

country hotel

Why should I go now? Bluebells, blossom, and undulating greenness rolling into the distance. So long as the weather plays…

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Andermatt Swiss Alps is the hottest destination in Switzerland right now. The sustainable ski/golf/mountain living resort in the mountains in…

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The Garden Room at the Lanesborough hotel is one of the world’s most glamorous cocktail destinations. Darius Sanai celebrates the…

Two of our favourite mountain restaurants have just received Michelin stars. You can’t get in there right now because of…

alpine resort

The little-known area of Drei Zinnen, in the German-speaking Italian Dolomites, offers a cultural, culinary and slopeside experience like no…

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Olivier Jolivet has sat at the helm of COMO Group since 2017. He oversees the COMO Hotels and Resorts portfolio…

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In the final edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai enjoys the Parisian elegance and ease…

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In the third edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief returns to Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel…

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In the second of our four part luxury travels view column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the elegant alpine charm…

Artistic, playful and utterly spoiling, The Alpina Gstaad may just be the best hotel anywhere in Europe. So why don’t…

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In the first of our four part luxury travel views column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai recalls the breathtaking views and…

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October is not usually known as a ski month. But at the Andermatt Swiss Alps development, you can cruise the…

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The transformation of the village of Andermatt in the Swiss Alps into a place for permanent residence or seasonal getaways…

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The Gainsborough Bath Spa is located in the heart of the historic city of Bath, but it’s no ordinary city…

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Luxury travel company Fish&Pips began by focusing on alpine holidays before expanding into the Mediterranean and more recently, the UK…

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Why should I go now? The last few years haven’t been easy for Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. Following the hotel’s…

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Two new apartment buildings in the Swiss village of Andermatt offer the calm and luxury of contemporary Alpine living. LUX…

outdoor restaurant

Ahead of the re-opening of Monte-Carlo Beach hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant Elsa, we speak to newly appointed Head Chef Benoît Witz…

Country hotel

A couple of unspoilt Cotswolds rural idylls from the 14th and 17th centuries, a rare luxury hotel in Champagne with…

Landscape photography

LUX takes a journey from Alsace-Lorraine to Lake Constance, through a historic, beautiful, tranquil and gastronomic part of France and…

Luxury lakeside hotel

St Moritz is well known as the winter playground of Europe’s rich and aristocratic. But don’t dismiss the resort, and…

alpine village

In recent years, the tiny Swiss village of Andermatt has been establishing itself as one of the world’s most desirable…

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Antony Sheriff has transformed the fortunes of Bernard Arnault’s yachtmaker Princess, creating boats that are stylish, in demand and environmentally…

Ocean safari

Keith Rose-Innes is an environmentalist and globally renowned fly-fisherman. Having first travelled to the Seychelles as a fly-fishing guide, he…

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Climate change is creating challenges for mountain resorts the world over. In Switzerland, a new luxury resort is leading the…

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Erdem Moralıoğlu’s flagship store is in Mayfair, but the heart of this designer to the stars is in hip east…

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Our editor-in-chief reflects on travels to some of the world’s great hotels, old and new, across Europe and Asia Brenners…

Lighthouse villa with views over sea

The Thinking Traveller is a villa rental company that offers exclusive access to some of the most desirable properties in…

Mountainscape of peaks and glacier

Zermatt, in Switzerland, has mountain views and activities that are the stuff of legend. It also has the highest altitude…

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Flavio Briatore has never stood still. From Formula One racing, to a nightclub empire, to high-end restaurants, he has transformed…

Entranceway to a beautiful whitewashed building

Lady Carole Bamford, the founder of Daylesford Organic, beauty brand Bamford and numerous charitable foundations including Nila House gives us…

Lion walking across wild plains

Traveljar designs luxurious travel itineraries tailored to guests’ interests and led by industry experts such as scientists, Olympic medalists and…

Countryside landscape with river

The recent opening of the spectacular Chais Monnet country hotel in Cognac has put southwest France on the touring map….

Spider on lake in countryside

Hotels have long housed art collections, and now many are opening their own gallery spaces alongside art-focused programmes to offer…

Mountainside city at night

Why should I book now? Thinking of booking a spring break? There are few places more lovely than the Caucasus…

Luxurious lounge with artwork

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Plaza Premium Group is one of the world’s leading premium airport services companies. The group provides…

High altitude restaurants on ski slopes

Two of Europe’s highest restaurants have opened amid contemporary chic architecture, high above Andermatt, Switzerland Hold onto your chopsticks. A…

Luxury dining experience in wilderness with monkey running across

Why should I go now? Thanks to stricter wildlife policies, India’s population of endangered Bengal tigers has increased by 33…

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Anne-Sophie Pic’s London restaurant La Dame de Pic has already been awarded two Michelin stars for its innovative French cuisine,…

Contemporary building sitting on ski slope

Last weekend saw the opening of two new restaurant concepts at the Gütsch-Express mountain station in the Swiss ski resort…

Exterior of an alpine hotel in winter

Why should I go now? While many Swiss resorts suffer from “deep valley” syndrome in midwinter, with the sun hidden…

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LUX columnist and Abercrombie & Kent founder Geoffrey Kent reveals his hottest destinations for the new year plus top tips…

Luxurious interiors of a beach villa bedroom

Due to open in 2021, One&Only Kéa Island is a luxury resort offering private residences on the little-known Cycladic island…

Panoramic image of alpine scene

Looking for the perfect early-season ski break? Crans-Montana has it all, from sunny slopes to spectacular views across the Swiss…

Cosy hotel bar lounge area with fireplace

Located just two hours from Paris, Deauville has long been a chic weekend destination for Parisians and now with the…

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Due to open in 2022, Half Moon Bay Antigua is set to offer luxury hotel accommodation and private beach-front residences…

Luxurious beach swimming pool

The Tongsai Bay is a family-owned luxury resort on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. Set amidst acres of…

Luxurious rooftop terrace of a hotel suite

Mandarin Oriental Geneva is now home to one of the biggest and most luxurious suites in the city Spanning 325…

First class aeroplane seat

British Airways has had a hard time from business travellers, some of it justified. But LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai rediscovered…

Snowy mountain village of St Mortiz

With snow already falling in the Swiss Alps, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai looks forward to another first-class ski season in…

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London might seem spoilt for hotels, but if you’re looking for small-scale, intimate luxury its not so easy to find…

Luxury hotel on peninsula at sunset

Why should I go now? Still dreaming of that perfect glass of chilled Puligny-Montrachet at sunset on the beach? Keep…

Luxury cruise ship on the ocean at sunset

Luxury cruise brand Oceania Cruises is in the midst of multi-million dollar project, which will see the refurbishment of their…

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Jahid Fazal-Karim joined Jetcraft in 2008, and has since transformed the company from a primarily US-based organisation to a global…

Guggenheim museum Bilbao at night

This month, our columnist and Abercrombie & Kent’s founder Geoffrey Kent focuses in on Spain’s diverse offering of cultural itineraries…

Cliffside hotel with view of the ocean

Sophie Caulcutt is the co-founder of luxury travel and fashion concierge company Voyager Club, which connects travellers with unique hotels,…

Gorilla with a baby in the forest

One&Only Gorilla’s Nest is the luxury brand’s second resort to open in Rwanda, offering guests the opportunity to trek after…

Grand facade of luxury five star hotel

Earlier this month, the opening of the Fullerton Hotel Sydney marked the Singapore-based brand’s first expansion overseas. LUX takes a…

Children celebrating Holi festival in India

This month, Geoffrey Kent, founder and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, reports on his industry’s move towards sustainability and why…

Glamorous woman lounging by exotic pool

Launching our new insider guide feature, Italian designer Alberta Ferretti reveals her favourite spots in her hometown Cattolica – as…

Hilltop luxury villa hotel surrounded by forest

Why should I go now? Tuscany is always beautiful, but especially so when basking in firey Autumnal hues, the ground…

Luxurious beach side resort

LUX steps into a different universe of tranquillity, colour and cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton Abama resort in Tenerife, a short…

Elephant walking through plains

Philanthropists have long played a huge role in wildlife conservation, but now a more holistic approach is needed in a…

Interiors of a contemporary concert hall

In Andermatt, the sound of music soars beautifully from a remarkable newly opened concert hall. Laura Archer discovers how the…

Luxurious outdoor deck at safari lodge

Nobody wants to go where everyone else has been. Creating a holiday that eschews the well-trodden tourist trail requires knowledge,…

Luxurious hotel bedroom with four poster bed

Why should I go now? The English countryside is at its most beautiful in the final few weeks of summer;…

Polo players mid match with sticks raised

This weekend Hublot’s high altitude polo tournament returns to the Swiss resort of Gstaad Gstaad annually plays host to the…

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The Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo camper van provides a luxurious and hassle-free alternative to camping, as Digital Editor Millie Walton discovered…

City of zermatt with the matterhorn mountain in the distance

Summertime in the Alps is exhilarating and inspiring. The sun (usually) shines, the air is clear, temperatures aren’t too sweltering…

Facade of a hotel at night lit with a purple sunset behind

Why should I go now? July is the month the city of Nice, capital of the French riviera, comes alive….

Woman walking bare foot along the beach

Abercrombie & Kent founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent discusses how a new generation of consumers are influencing brands How…

Luxury hotel interiors of a drawing room with painted walls and soft furnishings

Since he created it in 1996, Sir Rocco Forte has grown his eponymous luxury hotel group to include multiple properties…

Dinner table laid out with champagne bottles and antique plates

This week, Ruinart opens the doors to a one bedroom luxury hotel concept created in collaboration with fashion designer Jonathan…

Close up photograph of a gorilla's face

Abercrombie & Kent’s Founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent tells us his six top safari destinations from Brazil’s wetlands to…

Luxury mansion building with manicured gardens and an outdoor swimming pool

Why should I go now? Long, bright days, undulating fields of wild flowers and balmy evenings. Tuscany is beautiful all…

hotel bar restaurant with view over New York City

President of Lightstone Mitchell Hochberg has put his stamp on New York with multiple real-estate developments, including luxury residences 130…

Base camp of mount everest with mountains in the background

Expeditions to the remote and barely explored corners of the planet are not for everybody, but with the help of…

Nighttime view of ski resort village St Moritz

St Moritz, in Switzerland’s Engadin, is an Alpine paradise in winter, with some of Europe’s best hotels for your skiing…

Baha Mar Rosewood luxury resort

There has never been a better time to luxuriate in the Bahamas, as Jenny Southan finds out at the new…

Grand terrace of a pink mansion house with umbrellas and lots of greenery

Rome has a lot to offer the modern traveller beyond classical ruins, and at the heart of this burgeoning contemporary…

Andermatt Swiss Alpine village in summertime

Andermatt is rapidly becoming one of Switzerland’s best year-round Alpine destinations. Already famed for its winter sports, the resort is…

Entrance to grand country home through a flower garden

The Michelin-starred Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons restaurant, run by chef Raymond Blanc, is at the forefront of the culinary…

Architectural render of a public space and contemporary apartment buildings

The new One Monte-Carlo development could just be the swankiest place in the world for you to hang out with…

Luxury hotel cottage rooms made from red clay with cactus trees in the foreground

Why should I go now? Most people go to the Greek islands in summer, but springtime is a far more…

Contemporary architectural steel work on the facade of a glass building

A new kind of luxury hotel in Cognac sets new standards of comfort, cuisine and architecture for those exploring the…

Horizontal Falls in Talbot Bay, The Kimberley, Australia

Fresh from an expedition to the South Pole, Abercrombie & Kent Founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent is planning his…

Luxury hotel skyscraper building against a blue sky

Hong Kong’s brand-new Rosewood Hotel is a triumph of taste and style, says Darius Sanai It was the party to…

Alpine village of Andermatt in winter

The fairy-tale village of Andermatt is fast becoming one of Switzerland’s most desirable destinations with the recent opening of a…

A Rohingya refugee child in a camp in Bangladesh

Last year, 13-year-old Dagmar Rothschild travelled to Bangladesh to visit the Rohingya refugee camps with the non-profit organisation BRAC. Here…

Exterior of luxury ski hotel on the edge of a piste

Why should I go now? The snow in the French alps this season is sensational; the skiing is velvet-powder perfect…

Private tropical beach with sun loungers and palm trees

Baha Mar is the latest and most prestigious resort to open in the Bahamas. With three leading hotel brands and…

Explorer walking past base camp on a snowy landscape

At the age of 76, LUX contributor and founder of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent Geoffrey Kent is still…

Luxury apartment interiors decorated in neutral colours with wooden floors

LUX travelled to Monaco for the opening of One Monte-Carlo, the swankiest residential and retail development, in the most expensive…

the rolling mountains of the swiss engadine in summertime

Switzerland’s Engadine region has been the enchanted holiday home of the likes of Friedrich Nietzsche, Gerhard Richter and some of…

Velocity black branded truck in a desert facing sand dunes

In 2014, Zia Yusuf quit his job at Goldman Sachs and started an online, ultra-luxury concierge service with his school friend Alex Macdonald. The…

Skier on a run down into a valley

This winter sees the opening of a spectacular new ski region in Switzerland, with the completion of a link between…

Render of Avenue of the Stars ocean walk in Hong Kong

The Avenue of the Stars is the oceanside promenade in Asia’s most exciting city that has just been reworked as…

Luxury hotel complex on top of a hill overlooking Lake Lucerne in Swtizerland

At the new Bürgenstock resort in Switzerland, medical science meets luxury indulgence. Darius Sanai gets checked out at the spectacular retreat…

Ski slopes lit by lights at night in St. Mortiz

It’s been another winter of fantastic snowfall, and Darius Sanai is dreaming of his favourite location in the Alps, and…

White cliffs of dover with the channel stretching into a blue horizon

The DFDS ferry from Dover to Calais only takes 90 minutes, but with beautiful views, good food, and the comforts…

South african open air safari camp pictured at night

Why should I go now? Whilst the frost is settling over Europe, it’s summer in South Africa and the sun…

Luxury dining room with large windows into the gardens

First opened in 1946, Mediterranean restaurant Rampoldi is legendary in Monaco for hosting Hollywood icons such Princess Grace and Roger Moore….

Aerial shot of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Africa

Abercrombie & Kent founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent forecasts the hottest travel experiences and destinations for the coming year…

Ski resort hotel pictured at night with an indoor swimming pool and ice rink

Winter is here, and the world’s illuminati, glitterati and party-rati are agglomerating in mountain resorts, from Aspen to St Moritz,…

Luxury indoor swimming pool surrounded by plants inside a glass atrium

Grand Luxury is a curated hotel booking site and a concierge service through which clients can arrange exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime experiences….

Alpine village of Andermatt in winter

Up next in the exciting new development of Andermatt Swiss Alps? A state-of-the-art concert hall and artworks by a Swiss…

Whilst the sharing economy has made travelling more convenient and affordable, consumers need to be wary of companies that are…

Aerial image of Menaggio village on Lake Como, Italy

Emma Love discovers a slew of fresh restaurant openings and exciting events attracting a cool new crowd to one of…

Grand hotel entrance with british flag flying at the doorway, a car parked outside and lights glowing from the windows

Under the leadership of Alfred Pisani, Corinthia Hotels has grown from a single family-owned banquet hall in Malta to a…

Chais Monnet is a luxury country hotel in southwest France with striking contemporary architecture

Last week saw the official opening of the most swanky hotel in southwest France, by Anglo-Iranian entrepreneur Javad Marandi, owner…

Epic landscape of rugged mountains and lake with powdering white clouds in a blue sky

From jagged-peak mountain ranges to glacial lakes and towering valleys, LUX Editor-at-Large Gauhar Kapparova explores Tajikistan’s incredible landscapes – perfect…

Aerial skyline shot of Milan's Porta Nuova district at sunset

Born in Brazil to Greek parents, travel and culture enthusiast and Instagram influencer Tamara (@tkloves) has lived in Italy and…

Close up photograph of a black gorilla's face in the wild

Abercrombie & Kent’s Founder and CEO, and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent has visited 148 countries, racking up a total of 17…

Luxury outdoor restaurant with round tables and potted trees

Why should I go now? Any number of reasons: visiting Fashion Week; dropping by some dealers ahead of next month’s…

Bürgenstock is the most ambitious resort development in European history, a spectacular complex of luxury hotels, spas, contemporary restaurants and…

Rooftop restaurant with tables laid ready for dining and views of the sea and a fort in the distance

Most luxury travellers know that the most beautiful corners of Ibiza are in the North, far away from the strip…

Giraffe stands by tree in Africa against an orange sunset

Founder and CEO of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, and regular LUX columnist, Geoffrey Kent began his career by…

Aerial shot of luxury swimming pool surrounded by wooden decking and cabanas

Why should I go now? Speak to Monaco residents and they may tell you that August isn’t the ideal time…

large gorilla sits at edge of river looking into the distance surrounded by lush jungle

In his latest column, Abercrombie & Kent Founder Geoffrey Kent considers the difficulties of discovering new destinations and crossing frontiers…

Close up image of swimming pool with white sun umbrellas reflected in the water and the ocean in the distance

Club Dauphin at Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat by Four Seasons feels more like a private island than one of the most…

Grand restaurant interiors with plush leather arm chairs, white table cloths and open kitchen

Why should I go now? Summer is hot and steamy in Hong Kong and traditionally a stopover in this most…

Chewton Glen hotel main house pictured in the summer light

Why should I go now? English summers: you can’t beat them. Especially when you’re staying in a luxury treehouse, overhanging…

polo players in action on the field

British Polo Day’s unique approach to an international, invitation only, global polo platform has cemented the brand as one of…

lone traveller stands on the top of stones overlooking mountains

After years of exploring the remotest corners of the globe, Geoffrey Kent has perfected the art of being prepared. Here…

curved Georgian building with columns and lawn scattered with yellow leaves

English country house hotels are wonderful, but it can be a challenge to get to them from the capital; and…

Herd of Zebra with heads leaning on each other's necks

Joss Kent is a born adventurer. Son of LUX columnist and Abercrombie & Kent CEO Geoffrey Kent, Joss left behind…

a thin road winding up a lush green mountain with a cloudy sky

The St Gotthard, Oberalp and Furka are three of the most spectacular mountain passes in Europe. And the new Holiday…

Luxury hotel bedroom with huge double bed, gold wall and plush linens

Why should I go now? One of the fastest growing capitals in the world, Oslo is in the midst of…

tropical luxury island resort

It’s surprising how often ‘luxury’ hotels get even the simple things wrong and lose precious booking revenue because of some…

picturesque setting for dinner by the poolside at a luxury villa

This month sees the latest edition of the annual Auction Napa Valley, one of the most lavish and interesting events…

striking architecture of a hotel in the snow set against a forest

The wintersports season may feel a long way away, but you need to book now to get a room at…

Massai warriors in red traditional dress jumping behind a fire in the African bush

Luxury travel is evolving, but who’s driving the change? Millennials, says Abercrombie & Kent Founder Geoffrey Kent. Welcome to the…

Luxury hotel pool area on the edge of Lake Geneva

Why should I go now? Switzerland’s lowland lake district has cast off its winter shroud of snow and ice, the…

black and white image of a herd of elephants drinking from a watering hole

A holiday is not simply a time for rest and relaxation, it’s also about discovery and education, says Abercrombie &…

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Paris is by no means a new luxury destination – the international city of love is home to the world’s…

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Why should I go now? Spring sounds good in theory, but in much of the northern hemisphere it means grey…

For centuries, Chamonix has been the prime alpine resort for those seeking adventure luxury travel with a heady mix of…

In his latest column for LUX, Geoffrey Kent, founder of leading luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, discusses the growing…

five star hotel in the Swiss alpine village of Andermatt

Deep within the Swiss Alps, tucked between Zermatt and St. Moritz, lies what is perhaps the most ambitious little town…

Waldhaus Sils five star swiss hotel rising up from the trees in front of the snowy mountains in Winter

The Waldhaus Sils sits on a rock amid a forest in the heart of the Engadine, Switzerland’s legendary high mountain…

Balenciaga's envelope dress changed the shape of women's fashion

As the official London Fashion Week hotel, The May Fair has played host to some of the greatest names in…

Dramatic mountainous landscape of Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, South America

Geoffrey Kent, Abercrombie & Kent’s chairman and founder, spends around 270 days on the road every year. In this month’s…

LUX's featured luxury destination Davos, Switzerland

Why should I go there now? The Belvédère is the hotel for top dignitaries at the World Economic Forum in…

Exterior view of the contemporary architecture of Ritz Carlton Almaty

Why should I go now? It’s mid-winter in Kazakhstan, a spectacular time to see the biggest and most historic city…

Hotel of the month, luxury chalet in Zermatt, Switzerland

It has snowed already in the Alps. Time to book a week at Chalet Banja, our favourite property in Switzerland’s most…

autumn leaves at country hotel on the edge of windsor park, Coworth Park

Why should I go now? Golden leaves, bright frosty mornings, log fires, long evenings – autumnal English country landscapes are hard…

Desert polo in Jaisalmer Indian desert

Geoffrey Kent is a pioneer of luxury travel and the founder of the multi-award winning Abercrombie & Kent global travel…

boat cruise

Beyond Kerala’s humid, bustling cities lies a subtropical maze of secret waterways and verdant rice paddies. LUX discovers the singular…

Architect and designer Bill Bensley has designed over 200 luxury hotels across the world

Bill Bensley is the go-to designer for one-of-a-kind luxury hotels. The Bangkok-based architect has masterminded over 200 properties in 30-plus…

Penguins in Antartica against backdrop of ice glacier

Geoffrey Kent is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, one of the world’s most respected luxury travel companies….

A landscape scene of summer in the Swiss alps

A short blast in a vintage Ferrari from the crowds of the Côte d’Azur, the two most prestigious villages in…

Luxury country hotel Stapleford Park in the county of Leicestershire

Stapleford Park is a historic manor house hotel set in stunning parkland two hours north of London. But it is…

Buckland Manor luxury hotel owned by Andrew Brownsword

In an era of parallel entrepreneurs, who start several businesses at once, Andrew Brownsword is a serial entrepreneur, in two…

luxury hotel ME in Ibiza

Why should I go now? The summer family crowds have left the island and the weather is perfect, and less…

Elephant camp Four Seasons golden triangle

Digital Editor Millie Walton steps into a nostalgic world of romance at the Four Seasons Tented Camp in the Golden…

Priya Paul, one of India’s most prominent entrepreneurs, is chairperson of the design conscious, luxury five-star boutique hotel group ‘The…

The Anam Vietnam hotel

Why should I go now? Monsoon season is one of the most beautiful times to go to Vietnam. The landscape…

Chiang Mai hotel

Chiang Mai is fast becoming Asia’s most appealing tourist destination with its verdant scenery, glorious temples, thriving arts scene and…

The Excelsior hotel Hong Kong

Luxury hotels are not all about marble bathrooms and art in the corridors: without perfect service and functionality, a luxury…

Himalayas Nepal

Since the devasting 2015 earthquake, Nepal has slowly been rebuilding itself as a travel destination. Until now, visitors tended to…

Four Seasons moscow spa

Why should I go now? Moscow in summer is vibrant, unexpected. In the warm, dry, continental sun, the city’s streets…

Glenburn Tea Estate himalayas

The Himalayas are one of the few corners of the earth that remain unconquerable by humans. Many of the world’s…

Hotel Byblos and its nightclub Les Caves du Roy are French Riviera legends, hosting celebrities, old wealth, young Bohemians and…

bangkok luxury hotel

Why should I go now? Thousands of tourists flock to Thailand every year to take part in intensive wellness and…

Above Zermatt, Switzerland’s most spectacular mountain village and home to the Matterhorn, high-altitude restaurants like Chez Vrony combine tradition with…

The Royal Suite

Why should I go now? Paris in the spring; summer fashions adorning the Parisiennes and their offspring and canines; do…

More and more luxury brands are pledging their commitment to protecting our planet by valuing environmental concerns as highly as their…

Nyhaven copenhagen

A young writer’s view on why Copenhagen makes such an impression; and her pick of six hip young Danes, talking…

Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

Why should I go? March sees the arrival of the international fine art circus and party known as Art Basel…

Delhi by Igor Ovsyannaykov

In the past, India’s heaving capital has been a fly-in, fly-out destination for most tourists, but with a booming art…

Matetsi River Lodge

Not far from the Victoria Falls, down dusty, winding tracks of thick red Saharan sand, hides one of the world’s…

Amsterdam bar, Sanders

From a five course interactive dining experience to hip burger joints and Dutch pancakes, Francesca Peaks discovers Amsterdam’s best gastronomic secrets

Ski season is in full swing, and there’s nothing like nestling around a dining table in your own apartment on the slopes, sipping at your own magnum of Brunello di Montlcino in privacy with your nearest and dearest, exchanging tales of the day’s adventures. However, until recently, the casual Alpine skier without the good fortune to own a home in St Moritz or Zermatt, would risk suffering for their hobby. In contrast to North America, ski apartments in Europe were patchy at best, cramped and devoid of service – and still expensive – at worst.

Rovos Rail in the Karoo settlement of Matjiesfontein

Journeying through desert, diamond fields and wine lands, South Africa’s luxurious vintage train line takes Digital Editor, Millie Walton from the country’s capital of Pretoria to Cape Town

artisan bakery in Stockholm

Stockholm is undergoing a quiet gastronomic revolution in an understated Swedish style. Francesca Peak selects the coolest places to taste crisp-bread, cinnamon buns, sushi, salad and reindeer.

Tuscany Wine Estate

Salvatore Ferragamo has been an Italian luxury legend ever since its footwear was adopted by Hollywood sirens in the 1920s. Recently, Ferruccio Ferragamo, son of the eponymous founder and currently president of the company, and his own son Salvatore, have ventured into the world of fine wine and hospitality (following in the footsteps of Ferruccio’s younger brother Massimo, who owns the Castiglion del Bosco wine estate and luxury hotel). As part of our Luxury Leaders series, Salvatore Ferragamo speaks to LUX about restoring the medieval Tuscan village of Il Borro, ponders luxury’s demand for authenticity, and reveals his favourite Italian dish.

The new CEO of Heesen Yachts, Arthur Brouwer has stepped up to the helm at an exciting time for the luxury brand. Following the launch of their biggest yacht to date, 70m Galactica Supernova at the Monaco Yacht Show, Arthur spoke to LUX, as part of our Luxury Leader series, about meeting the demands of the modern consumer, new technologies and sailing on the Amalfi coast

Cary Arms luxury hotel in Devon

Digital Editor, Millie Walton drives down to Devon to rediscover the charming imperfections of the English coastline from the cosy luxury of a cliff-side beach hut

Cocktail from East London bar Discount Suit Company

Czech beers, Bloody Marys, live jazz and padron peppers, East London’s gastronomic scene is more vibrant than ever. Digital Editor, Millie Walton picks some of her favourite spots for drinking and dining in the city’s trendiest neighbourhoods

In the five years since it opened, The Alpina Gstaad has become an iconic European hotel, featuring award-winning restaurants and…

The Maserati Suite interiors at Hotel de Paris

For a few months every year, a new luxury brand takes up residence in Suite 321 at Hotel de Paris. Most recently, Maserati has been handed the keys. Millie Walton takes the room for a test drive

Saut Hermes 2016

Hermès, maker of handbags and scarves to the world’s celebrities and super-rich, still celebrates its roots as a saddle-maker in…

Millie Walton takes to the skies with Bombardier to experience the high life of a billionaire

Speed and posing in Monte Carlo: Francesca Peak revels in the most glamorous destination on the F1 calendar, courtesy of Rolex

Two typical English country house hotels at the very top of their game can lead to two superb, yet quite…

On the south side of an island off the coast of Africa, yet pleasingly accessible, the Ritz-Carlton Abama is one…

Once one of the most dangerous destinations on the globe, Colombia is in the midst of a renaissance. Millie Walton…

By Darius Sanai Editor in Chief Ozone at the Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong, the highest bar in the world,…

The Alps are at their most sublime when the sun is warm, the snow has given way to meadows, and…

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A ski-in, ski-out residence complete with Martini bar and pool sounds very Rocky Mountains, yet L’Amara is a spectacular addition…

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Sean Gerrity has a vision, which he is rapidly turning into reality. Through the American Prairie Reserve, of which he…

In a few months, Fort Canning in the heart of Singapore will be transformed into the first Asian outpost of…

Where is the best place to combine a proper luxury holiday, ancient, unknown temples and one of the most unique…

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Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital, Glasgow is its biggest city. Ahead of this year’s vote on independence, RJ MALONE explores what…

There’s a whole lot more to Bali than makeshift beach bars and hippy zone-outs. Make like a dude with ANDREA…

It’s the combination of history, hospitality and a superb location in the heart of South Kensington that makes Cranley Hotel…

Planning a holiday en famille? Kids and parents, know now that kids’ clubs are very 2013. Caroline Davies outlines eight…

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Roof Terrace – A state-of-the-art stage boasts elaborate pyrotechnics and laser shows The new Ushuaia Tower brings a whole new…

It may not have the adrenaline rush of free falling from an airplane but for our columnist there is nothing…

Jackson Hole or Hokkaido? Courchevel or St Moritz? None of the above, says Darius Sanai, rediscovering a childhood passion for…

Have your private, personal boat party — without having to fuss over the small things. ANDREA SEIFERT shows how There…

So you’ve done Morocco, burned through Bali, and Bhutan is just so yesterday. Take a tour with Caroline Davies of…

Technology fairs are not just about geeks comparing chips. A raft of collaborations between the art and science worlds means…

  Mayfair is so 2012. The future of London retail, art, cuisine, and trends, is east, on the grimy streets…

A couple of years after The Arts Club shook up London’s already buzzing members’ club scene, Hong Kong is getting…

For the conscientious chef, sustainability is more than just a fashionable catch phrase, as our columnist explains, it is both…

  SWEDEN IS CELEBRATING ITS OWN, UNIQUE GASTRONOMIC CULTURE LIKE NEVER BEFORE, AS Caroline Davies DISCOVERS ON A TOUR OF…

THERE ARE CHAMPAGNES, VINTAGE CHAMPAGNES, PRESTIGE CHAMPAGNES, AND, FOR A NUMBER OF CONNOISSEURS, THEN THERE IS KRUG. OUR COLUMNIST, HIMSELF…

Caroline Davies doesn’t care for beaches or spas when she’s on summer holiday. Perhaps foolishly, she mentioned to LUX’s editorial…

DARIUS SANAI’S Luxury travel views Where our Editor-in-Chief ponders culinary conundrums from his sojourns around the world Not so long…

Michelin stars are so twentieth century. Karys Webber rounds up 21 establishments around the world where you can have a…

FROM EARTHQUAKES TO UPRISINGS, FOR ONE PRIVATE JET COMPANY THE SKIES ARE NO LONGER THE SOLE DOMAIN OF ROCK STARS…

DEEP BLUE SKIES, PERFECT TEMPERATURES, NO TEEMING CROWDS, EXCELLENT CUISINE, CLEAN AIR, ENVELOPED BY NATURAL BEAUTY: WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE…

A green sanctuary at the edge of Thailand’s oldest rainforest offers the eco-conscious a place to feel good about feeling…

In which our Editor-in-Chief travels from a neo-Mongolian skyscraping culinary landmark in Hong Kong to a 17th century tithe barn…

Tasmania may be an unlikely location for a cutting edge art show, in a state-of-the-art museum space. But that’s exactly…

When your everyday car is a Rolls Royce Phantom and your back garden stretches over thousands of hectares, a drive…

Travelling to the earth’s wildest places has obsessed humans for centuries. The difference is that now, we can do it…