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Lauren Hill

Lauren Hill

After spending a number of years in Singapore and Japan, Lauren returned to London, where she became deputy editor at Hg2 travel publishers. She now writes about the world’s most incredible places for Elite Traveler. She has previously written for Esquire and Food & Travel, among other travel and lifestyle publications.

The Ultimate Yacht for Entertaining: Princess S78

By Lauren Hill

A manufacturer that’s known for craftsmanship, innovation and engineering pedigree, Princess Yachts has now created the ultimate yacht for entertaining. Through a collaboration with NAIM Audio, the world renowned creator of audio visual systems, the all new Princess S78 features what’s said to be the most high-tech music system on any superyacht on the market. Now considered the flagship of the […]

Aqua Shard Creates Vintage Cocktail Collection

By Lauren Hill

The panoramic restaurant and bar Aqua Shard on the London landmark’s 31st floor is among the city’s most celebrated venues for cocktails with a view over the skyline at sunset and as the city lights up at night. Now the sumptuous bar with three-story high windows is paying homage to the Club Cocktails that first appeared at the beginning of […]

SB Architects Completes First Desert-Inspired Home at Ascaya

By Lauren Hill

It’s in the foothills of the McCullough mountain range just outside Las Vegas that the luxury real estate development Ascaya is now coming to fruition. Owned by Hong Kong billionaire Henry Cheng, this development will first encompass six ‘inspiration homes’ – each designed by one of the country’s most progressive and esteemed architects who will interpret desert contemporary design in […]

The Biggest Hotel Transformations of 2018

By Lauren Hill

Each year brings with it a number of highly anticipated hotel openings and 2018 is certainly no exception. But among this year’s grand openings, it’s some of those making a return that stand out the most, with renovation projects and major upgrades that promise an even more luxurious stay. These are the biggest hotel transformations of 2018. Raffles Singapore SINGAPORE […]

Jaguar Relaunches Production of Legendary D-Type Race Car

By Lauren Hill

This week Jaguar announced the beginning of a new era for the iconic Jaguar D-type race car. More than 60 years after the last of these racing cars was built, Jaguar is restarting its production with 25 cars set to be hand-built at the Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Warwickshire, UK. When Jaguar set out to build the D-type […]

Luxury Escapes for Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Hill

Make this Valentine’s Day the most memorable yet by setting out on a journey to one of the world’s most romantic settings. From breath-taking grandeur in Patagonia to the exhilaration of Botswana’s environment and Paris’s timeless appeal, these are the most romantic luxury escapes for Valentine’s Day 2018. Romance in Patagonia The enormity of the pasture, forest, mountains and sky […]

The Hotel With Five Michelin Stars Championing Sustainable Cuisine

By Lauren Hill

Holding an impressive five Michelin stars between its three restaurants, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris is justifiably lauded for its cuisine. The first luxury hotel in Europe to have three different Michelin-starred restaurants, it is one of Paris’s great draws for gastronomes who want to experience the city’s fine dining scene. Now, the hotel is offering an even more […]

The World’s Most Romantic Restaurants

By Lauren Hill

We’ve delved into the dining scene of cities and extraordinarily scenic locations across the globe to bring you our selection of the world’s most romantic restaurants, each of which stands out for its ambiance and gastronomy. Lycabettus Restaurant SANTORINI, GREECE The Greek island that’s so often associated with romance, Santorini draws loved up couples from across the globe for its […]

Grand Velas Los Cabos Appoints Celebrated Mixologist

Mexico’s AAA Five Diamond resort Grand Velas Los Cabos has long been considered a privileged place to sip hand-crafted cocktails with a view over the ocean, but now the luxury hotel is elevating the experience guests have here by appointing the spirits expert Nestor Daniel Can Jones as its head mixologist. Drawing on more than 18 years of experience in […]

Ballot Opens for Rare Karuizawa 35-Year Japanese Whisky

By Lauren Hill

Today, the authentic Japanese spirits retailer dekantā announced the launch of its ballot for a rare Karuizawa 35-year whisky, of which only 150 bottles from the now closed distillery are available. As Karuizawa ceased production in 2000 and demand for Japanese whisky has steadily risen, this distillery’s whisky is particularly sought after. The ballot for the limited-edition bottles closes on […]