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The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

The 13 Best Restaurants in Dubai

By Lauren Hill

When it comes to where to eat, in Dubai, the restaurants offerings are almost too exotic to imagine. Dubai’s best restaurants serve virtually every national cuisine from around the world, appealing to  including many specializing in Dubai’s own Arabic delights. While there is yet to be a Michelin-starred restaurant in Dubai, the city compensates for its lack of guide by importing […]

Guide to Venice

By Nick Levine

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. The city of Venice conjures up a constellation of colorful, dreamlike images for any sanguine traveler. It is a place bursting with art, history, music and romance, where visitors relish majestic architecture, glorious churches and unrivaled food. The uniqueness of the turquoise lagoon remains a fascination for travelers, who […]

The 11 Best Restaurants in Stockholm

By Will Grice

Stockholm offers the culinary connoisseur a surprising variety of traditional and modern cuisine. Fresh ingredients have always been native to Swedish cuisine and seafood is a special delicacy in Stockholm, where its impossible to ignore the fruits of the Baltic Sea. This section features a collection of award-winning, popular and astonishing restaurants. Take your pick. Ekstedt With no traditional ovens […]

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Spa of the Week: The Spa at Culloden

By Olivia Cuccaro

There’s something magical about Belfast during the holiday season, and spending it in a Gothic mansion perched within the Northern Ireland woodlands makes it all the more enchanting. Stroll through the charming Christmas markets in the city center, cozy up by the fireplace with a cup of tea (or an Irish whiskey cocktail), then set time aside for some seasonal […]

The Best Luxury Hotel Stays for the Holidays

Embrace the festive period by celebrating the holidays with the hearty seasonal cuisine, sparkling decorations and exclusive events offered by each of these luxury hotels. Claridge’s London Claridge’s is celebrated for its afternoon tea and the festive offering is considered particularly special. Throughout the holidays, this afternoon tea service comes complete with Claridge’s famous Christmas pudding, of which only 150 […]

Where to Spend Winter Solstice

Celebrated across the globe, winter solstice marks the beginning of longer daylight hours, bringing with it the optimism that spring is on the horizon. As the sun rises and sets on December 21st, pay a visit to the northern hemisphere’s most significant winter solstice settings. Cambodia Like many ancient sacred sites, the Unesco World Heritage temples of Angkor Wat are […]

A Winter Escape in the Canary Islands

With a warm climate year-round and captivating landscape of mountains, forest and coast, the Canary Islands prove particularly appealing in the winter months. Pay a visit to the islands at this time to make the most of their outdoor lifestyle. Dolphin and Whale Watching Set out from Tenerife’s coast on a luxury sailing yacht to encounter pilot whales and dolphins […]

National Geographic Releases Inspirational Book of Timeless Journeys

By Lauren Hill

Just in time for the holidays, National Geographic has launched its latest coffee table book Timeless Journeys taking inspiration from the extraordinary destinations ventured to on National Geographic Expeditions. Bringing together 50 destinations everyone should see once in their lifetime, this book both inspires and informs through the words of great travel writers—with the foreword written by National Geographic Expeditions […]

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 […]

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 […]