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The Best Winter Terraces and Pop-Ups in London

By Lauren Hill

With the winter months upon us, restaurants and bars across London are embracing the festive spirit by serving up hot cocktails and seasonal cuisine in cozy alpine inspired surroundings. We take a look at the best winter terraces and pop-ups in London for making the most of this enchanting time. Winter Bar Pop-Up with Moët & Chandon, Sky Garden Throughout […]

Nicolas Bos on Bringing Fairy Tales to Life

By Roberta Naas

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Holding the dual role of CEO and creative director of Van Cleef & Arpels, one of the world’s most respected jewelry and watch houses, is no easy feat, but as Roberta Naas discovers, Nicolas Bos does it with finesse. Incredibly passionate about jewelry, gemstones and craftsmanship, Nicolas Bos exudes […]

Jean Georges at The Connaught Review

By Nick Levine

The internationally renowned Michelin Chef, Jean Georges Vongerichten, opened his new restaurant in late summer at London’s iconic 5-star hotel, The Connaught. It is the latest addition to his French and Asian inspired cuisine empire, which now has restaurants all over the world including New York, Los Angeles, Dubai and Japan. His flagship eponymously named restaurant in New York is the […]

Guide to Longines Hong Kong International Races

A highlight of the global horse-racing calendar, the Longines Hong Kong International Races—an event that was founded back in 1988 and returns in 2017 for its 31st edition—marks the year’s final coming together of elite talent. Considered the Turf World Championships, the event’s four prestigious races bring together leading horses, jockeys, trainers and owners from across the globe to compete […]

Explore Magical Christmas Markets with Crystal River Cruises

From the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ comes an unrivaled new way to explore the legendary capitals and enchanting landscapes of Europe’s majestic rivers. Travel into the heart of Europe with Crystal River Cruises and treat yourself to Europe’s fabled Christmas Markets that carry the scent of mulled wine and gingerbread, or marvel at snow-dusted town squares aglow with […]

Jumeirah Vittaveli Unveils First Ice Rink in Maldives

By Lauren Hill

An ice rink isn’t normally a sight you’d expect to encounter in the Maldives but that’s exactly what you can now see at the luxury island resort Jumeirah Vittaveli. This December, the resort will be launching an eco-friendly winter wonderland for guests to revel in throughout the festive season. As well as marking a first for the idyllic region by […]

Guide to Los Cabos

By Becca Hensley This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Hemingway cast for prize marlin from the shores of Cabo San Lucas, back when the now rollicking port was a sleepy fishing hamlet. Today, it is equipped with more than 400 boat slips—many filled with yachts—and has become a bustling year-round vacation destination brimming with restaurants, […]

Spa of the Week: Spa Grande Grand Wailea

By Olivia Cuccaro

From hiking in dense rainforest for a glimpse of cascading waterfalls to snorkeling beside vibrant marine life, Maui has so much to explore. But just because the island is full of adventure at every turn of the Road to Hāna doesn’t mean there isn’t just as much opportunity to sit back and find your center. As the largest spa in […]

Elite Traveler’s Ultimate Gift Guide is Now Live

It’s that time of year again, and if you’re panicking about buying your dearest and nearest presents for the holiday season why not have a look at Elite Traveler’s Ultimate Gift Guide for inspiration? Having spent the year collating the best gifts, the Elite Traveler editors have compiled the best gifts to give this holiday season, regardless of whether you’re buying for a gourmand, […]

Rare & Beautiful: Enchanting Metals

By Manon Crespi

I’ve been intrigued lately by the unique way jewelry designers are using metal colorations in their fine jewelry collections. Some are forsaking traditional 18K gold altogether for stronger and lighter titanium, while others opt for ceramic and rhodium-plating to enhance 18K gold. The wonderfully creative and exquisite jewelry below showcases varying applications of all three materials. Neha Dani titanium and […]