The World’s Most Romantic Hotels for Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Hill

Check into a palazzo on Venice’s Grand Canal, rose-filled villa with a view of the Atlas Mountains, or hideaway in California’s verdant wine country. These are the world’s most romantic hotels for Valentine’s Day. Galle Face Hotel, Colombo Sri Lanka Colombo’s legendary grande dame, Galle Face Hotel, combines its heritage and classic elegance with unmistakable Sri Lankan character, a touch […]

Roberta Naas on Mother-of-Pearl Watch Dials

By Elite Traveler

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. Shimmering mother-of-pearl watch dials are among the most beautiful on the market. Now, top brands elevate the precious material by carving, etching, painting and gem setting these delicate dials. Mother-of-pearl’s incredible luster and sheen have made it a feminine choice for watch dials since the early 1900s. Then, designers […]

Super Bowl 2019: A VIP Guide to Atlanta

The Super Bowl has become one of the largest annual events for the VIP and a fleet of private jets are expected to touch down in Atlanta ahead of its 53rd incarnation on February 3 2019. This year’s event will be contested by the seemingly ever-present New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams, who make their first Super Bowl appearance […]

The Elite Luxury Guide to Patagonia

By Elite Traveler

By Chris Moss This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. Patagonia, a vast triangle of wilderness straddling southern Argentina and Chile, is beguiling, breathtaking—and can seem overwhelming. Fly over the central steppe and the impression is one of emptiness, aridity — a windswept wasteland. Historic estancias (ranches) provide cozy, characterful lodgings and a window on the […]

Elite Review: &Beyond Benguerra Island, Mozambique

By Lauren Hill

From above, the Bazaruto Archipelago is a spectacle of vivid turquoise ocean and shimmering sandbars, dotted with barely touched islands and flashes of pink flamingos. As you arrive at &Beyond Benguerra Island by helicopter, this mesmerizing sight is your first impression. Benguerra is the second largest of six islands in the protected Bazaruto Archipelago, which lies just off the coast […]

Ultimate Burns Night Celebrations in London 2019

By Alex Martin

Burns Night, celebrated on January 25 to commemorate Scottish poet Robert Burns, is the perfect excuse to sample Scotland’s finest produce such as Scotch whisky and haggis. Here, Elite Traveler presents a guide to the ultimate Burns Night celebrations in London. Holborn Dining Room To celebrate Burns Night, Holborn Dining Room will be hosting an exclusive supper created especially by […]

Spa of the Week: The Spa at Montage Deer Valley

By Emma Reynolds

A chic winter getaway is made even more luxurious when you have a Tk spa to retreat to after a day’s worth of skiing on powdery runs. Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah offers a soothing reprieve to relieve sore muscles. The spa recently rolled out its indigenous spa treatments for this year that fuse organic ingredients with indulgent […]

Five of the Best Scotch Whiskies For Burns Night

The world appears to have an insatiable thirst for the best Scotch Whiskies and there is no better time to sample Scotland’s finest export than on Burns Night. Held on January 25 in celebration of iconic Scottish poet Robert Burns, the Burns Night Supper is a celebration of the country’s heritage and culture. Naturally, Burns Night has become the perfect […]

The Most Impressive SUVs on the Road

By Alexandra Cheney

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. Utility vehicles continue to gain momentum as the world’s favored family car, so automobile manufacturers remain resolute in diversifying the sector. A trio of first drives demonstrate the breadth and depth of possibility; from impressive off-road capabilities to bespoke refinements, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar and Bentley are on a mission to […]

Cocktail of the Week: Burns Night Whisky Cocktails

By Lauren Hill

The Bard at The London Edition 40ml Chivas 12 15ml Rhubarb bitters 15ml Cynar Amaro Maraschino cherry to garnish To create this Burns Night whisky cocktail, simply combine all the ingredients, stir and strain into a cocktail glass, then garnish with the maraschino cherry. Lobby Bar at The London Edition will be serving three special Chivas whisky-based cocktails in the […]