Spa of the Week: The Spa at ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

By Emma Reynolds

Between late nights at the casino, days spent at one of the fabulous day clubs and indulgent meals, allow yourself some R&R at the AAA Five Diamond-rated ARIA Resort & Casino’s spa in Las Vegas. Within the 80,000-sq-ft spa, The Spa at ARIA has 62 treatment rooms and spans two floors making it one of the largest spas in Las […]

Craigellachie Whisky Announces Drawing For Pop-Up Whisky Experience

By Emma Reynolds

Craigellachie Single Malt Scotch Whisky from Speyside in the middle of Scotland is quite unusual compared to other whiskies from this region – while many are known for a fruity aroma and floral notes, Craigellachie is oily, waxy and robust. There are five expressions total in its portfolio: the 13 Years Old, 17 Years Old, 23 Years Old, 33 Years […]

Nobu Hotel Los Cabos Just Opened — And It’s Gorgeous

By Emma Reynolds

Just when you thought Los Cabos in Mexico’s selection of hotels couldn’t get any better, Nobu Hotel Los Cabos moves in. This April, the hotel, part of Nobu Hotels from famed chef Nobu Matsuhisa and actor Robert De Niro, is a beachfront resort that recently opened at the southernmost tip of the Baja Peninsula offering spectacular views over the azure […]

The Best Restaurants in Lyon with Andy Hayler

By Andy Hayler

At the end of the movie ‘Casablanca’, Humphrey Bogart’s character Rick says “We’ll always have Paris” to Ingrid Berman’s Ilsa. Paris may have the monopoly on romance in the media, but in France the true culinary heart of the country lies to the east of the country, in Lyon. As far back as 1935 the famous French food critic Curnonsky […]

Cocktail of the Week: Courvoisier Sherry Manhattan

By Emma Reynolds

Courvoisier Sherry Manhattan 2 oz Courvoisier Sherry Cask Cognac .75 oz Punt E Mes Vermouth 1 dash Angostura orange bitters 1 dash Angostura classic bitters To make, build in mixing glass, add ice, stir and strain into glass (coupe or Martini-style). Garnish with an orange swatch and serve.  To celebrate the launch of Courvoisier Cognac’s new Sherry Cask Finish, the […]

Mandarin Oriental London Emerges From Renovation

By Alex Martin

The new-look Mandarin Oriental London has been revealed ahead of its grand reopening on Monday following an extensive renovation that is reported to have cost £100million ($130m). The historic hotel was forced to close its doors last June following a huge fire, which broke out just a week after the most extensive renovation in its 115-year history had been completed. The […]

Graff Unveils the ‘Lesedi La Rona’ 302.37-Carat Emerald-Cut Diamond

By Emma Reynolds

The principle diamond from Graff’s record-breaking 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona rough diamond has finally been cut to reveal a massive 302.37-carat emerald-cut diamond, the largest emerald cut in the world. There are a few records broken surrounding this stone: First, the Lesedi La Rona is the largest diamond discovered in more than 100 years and the second largest ever found; […]

Natural Wonders: Jewelry Inspired by Nature’s Curves

By Kristen Shirley

Faceted gemstones and delicately cut diamonds will always have a place in your jewelry collection — but sometimes the most beautiful and intricate pieces are those inspired by the natural lines and curves of the Earth. From Coomi’s ancient Roman glass with its weathered patina — dating back to the 1st century AD — to Jorge Adeler’s marvelous citrine ring […]

The SE SPA Journey at Grand Velas Los Cabos

By Elite Traveler

SE SPA defines the junction where luxury joins serenity to create a world dedicated to one’s wellness and wellbeing.  From the moment guests arrive, they realize that it is time to slow down their breathing and allow themselves to be transported to a place where they are clearly the center of attention. Drenched in Mexican culture and inspired by the […]

The St. Regis Hong Kong is Officially Open

By Emma Reynolds

Located in the Wan Chai district, The St. Regis Hong Kong has officially opened its doors today in the vibrant city. Founded in New York City by John Jacob Astor IV more than a century ago, The St. Regis is planning to deliver its legacy of butler service and signature luxury to its first hotel in the city. The 27-story […]