Cocktail of the Week: The St. Regis 75

By Lauren Hill

The St. Regis 75, The St. Regis Deer Valley 5 oz. Alpine St. Regis Barrel Select Gin 25 oz. Alpine Preserve liqueur 251/4 oz. simple syrup 5 oz. fresh lemon juice Dry sparkling wine (to top) Lemon peel swath (to garnish) To begin, combine the Barrel Select Gin, Alpine Preserve, simple syrup and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Add […]

Elite Review: Aldrovandi Villa Borghese, Rome

By Lauren Hill

Positioned at the heart of Rome’s prestigious Pinciano neighborhood, Aldrovandi Villa Borghese acts as a leafy retreat from the busy streets and piazzas of the city. As well as being within strolling distance of the sprawling greenery of the Borghese Gardens, it is a short shuttle ride away from the city’s iconic landmarks including the Spanish Steps and breathtaking Trevi […]

Jet across China on this New Aman Expedition

By Lauren Hill

The Asia luxury travel specialist Remote Lands has just announced a new private jet expedition that’s been created in collaboration with Aman Resorts. Taking place in September, 2019, the itinerary will take 24 guests on an extraordinary journey across China. Jet between the Aman Resorts in Beijing, Hangzhou, Lijiang and Shanghai, and touch down for days trips in Xian, Chengdu […]

VistaJet Launches Adventures in the Sky

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Traveling with children can be challenging. They’re most likely hyperexcited about going on a trip and in need of entertainment, whereas you’re looking to relax or catch up on paperwork. Nannies do their best to keep them amused, but options can be limited when you’re 40,000ft in the air. […]

The New Art and Design Festival Spanning Tokyo

By Lauren Hill

Next month, the celebration of design, art and craftsmanship, DesignArt Tokyo, will return for its second year with more than 80 venues across the city taking part. Running from 19th to 28th October, 2018, this 10-day festival will give a unique insight into the latest design, art, fashion, technology and food creations in Japan’s creative culture. Drawing attention to items […]

Nearly Nude: Monochrome Outfits for the Fall

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Elegant, monochrome outfits in shades of beige and cream help you transition into fall’s cooler weather. Complete the look with a nude bag and an architectural gold cuff. Loewe cape trenchcoat, $3,250, Loewe in Miami Design District, +1 305 576 7601,

Where to go for the Fall Wine Harvest

By Lauren Hill

Immerse yourself in the landscape, cuisine and celebrations of fall’s grape harvest by setting out for these flourishing wine regions and some of their most inviting wine-focused hotels. Domaine de Manville, Provence FRANCE With as many as nine different wine appellations, this is a region that’s noted for the diversity of its wine as well as the beauty of its […]

The November Auction of Bella Fortuna Estate

Originally listed at $39 million, Bella Fortuna located at 534 Bontona Ave. in Fort Lauderdale’s exclusive Las Olas Isles, is an award-winning, private trophy estate presiding over a rare, elevated peninsula with 750 feet of waterfront. With architectural design by Jeffrey Smith and interior design by Bunny Williams, this newly-constructed, Palm-Beach-inspired, classic Venetian masterpiece is adorned with intricate craftsmanship and […]

Heckfield Place Launches The Assembly Cultural Experiences

By Lauren Hill

Following a number of years of extensive renovation, the Georgian Hampshire estate Heckfield Place opened as a luxury hotel at the start of September. Now you stay within the country house’s 400 acres of farmland, ancient heather, orchards and woodland while indulging in the epicurean cuisine of chef Skye Gyngell and treatments of Little Bothy Spa. But the latest announcement […]

Wild Kingdom: Animal-Inspired Jewelry

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Animal-inspired jewels take you on a journey across Africa’s rolling savannas, into the South African bush or to the wilderness in Australia. Rich yellow gold, detailed enamel and lacquer, and a host of earth-toned gemstones create lifelike, miniature pieces of art celebrating the diversity of wildlife. Van Cleef & […]