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Occupying a restored masseria – farmhouse – on a quiet street in the historic town of Lecce, Puglia, La Fiermontina…

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When it comes to contemporary art, Petworth in West Sussex isn’t a destination that immediately springs to mind, but with…

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The second half of our journey through Tuscany takes us to Dievole, a luxurious wine resort in the heart of…

hilltop hotel in vineyards

Staying at two wine estates at opposite ends of the region, LUX experiences fine wines, history, cuisine and the spiritual…

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

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High in the Swiss Alps, LUX indulges in a gastronomic tour like no other, all under the auspices of one…

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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…

country hotel

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

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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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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Tomorrow, Hive restaurant officially opens its doors on the third floor of Selfridges with a creative honey-based menu For thousands…

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

afternoon tea

Earlier this month, Aqua Shard in partnership with the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s charity GOSH launched a Peter Pan…

sushi plates

Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers the culinary delights of Italian Japanese restaurant Sumosan Twiga An Italian Japanese restaurant in London does…

fine dining restaurant

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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When chef Rainer Becker opened the first Zuma restaurant in Knightsbridge in 2002, it set a new benchmark for informal…

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Novikov, the famed Mayfair restaurant, is now offering perfectly prepared cuisine from its Asian and Italian kitchens, delivered to your…

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…

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…

luxury dining

With restaurants still closed across the UK, One Fine Dine offers an easy and creative alternative to enjoying a fine…

Restaurant dining

With 21 Michelin stars to his name, Alain Ducasse is one of the world’s most decorated chefs. Over the course…

Interiors of restaurant bar

Wiltons first opened its doors in Mayfair 1742, offering a menu focused on fresh British produce. Whilst the restaurant remains…

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…

Grand dinner in palace

The Palace of Versailles hosted one of its most opulent evenings since the times of Louis XVI, as the owners…

Mountainside city at night

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

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…

White dessert with layers of pastry

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…

Sculpture of a head standing on a counter in a kitchen

Last Wednesday evening the doors of Gaggenau’s Mayfair showroom were locked for a private party hosted by LUX with an…

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 it’s not so easy to find…

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…

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…

Two men sniffing a glass of white wine in a restaurant

Marc Almert was recently named Best Sommelier in the World at the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) championships in…

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…

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…

A sommelier in the act of pouring wine into a table of glasses

More than sheer knowledge of wine, it takes dexterity, impeccable service and the ability to inspire the diner to be…

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…

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…

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….

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…

Open restaurant kitchen with window showing chefs preparing food

Michelin-starred chef Ollie Dabbous’ latest restaurant Hide is one of the hottest openings in London this year. A joint venture…

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…

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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…

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…

Tin boxes of shortbread from superchef Thomas Keller's restaurant

Ever since legendary chef Thomas Keller opened his restaurant The French Laundry in California’s Napa Valley more than twenty years…

Interiors of Michelin-starred Esszimmer restaurant in Munich

LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai was recently invited to a private tasting of Italy’s greatest wine, in a spectacular location. Masseto…

The Anam Vietnam hotel

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

Sake No Hana Sakura celebrations

Mayfair’s Sake No Hana restaurant by the Hakkasan Group celebrates the Japanese ‘sakura’ season with an installation of intertwining cherry…

Garden maki sushi

Sushi Shop is a ground-breaking global sushi chain, combining takeaway casual, fine-dining quality, experimental cuisine, and collaborations with some of…

Presiding over a global restaurant empire, spanning Bahrain to Boston, Wolfgang Puck is one of the world’s most celebrated chefs….