Sleeping in London: hotel Baglioni, Kensington

Even if most of in London living Italians live in Chelsea, has the Italian luxury hotel chain chosen the prestigious Kensington as location for their boutique hotel. Kensington is now, when the young royal couple lives there, becoming even more aristocratical and Baglioni, which embodies the Italian charm and glamour, is taking good care in … Continue reading

The Luxury Solar Floating Resort by Michele Puzzolante

SFR(Solar Floating Resort) designed by Michele Puzzolante is a unique hospitality concept, part habitation, part yacht and part submarine, totally self-sufficient energy generator, non-polluting and in unison with its natural surroundings. SFR has been designed like a luxury yacht and a luxury hotel suite, with a fully submerged observation bulb because the majority of people are fascinated by … Continue reading

Virgin America: The affordable luxury skies

It’s a truism – not to mention a first world problem – to say that once you’ve experienced first class air travel, you’ll never want to turn right on an airplane ever again. Unfortunately, as habits go, paying for upgraded travel makes heroin look cost-effective – costing somewhere in the order of $1,000 an hour … Continue reading

Louis Vuitton’s first Batch of La Belle Jardiniere Honey

    Back in the summer of 2009, Louis Vuitton installed three bee hives on the roofs of its headquarters in Paris. This year marks their first harvest and they have bottled and packaged them to send to select “friends and family” of the House. Louis Vuitton’s love for honey is not new; they have experimented with installations around the sweet … Continue reading

TAG Heuer Gulf Meridiist

Gulf Oil teamed up with TAG Heuer in order to create the stylish Gulf Meridiist cell phone, inspired by Steve McQueen’s character in the 1971 film “Le Mans,” Michael Delaney. The luxury mobile phone features black body finishes, with PVD surface treatment for a scratch-less silhouette. Limited to 400 pieces only with Gulf’s famous corporate racing colours … Continue reading

Best of 2010: Hotel openings

This year has seen some high profile luxury properties opening around the world. Here, a roundup of the best. Resorts World Sentosa Singapore, January 2010 This was the first of Singapore’s massive “integrated resorts” to open, boasting four hotels, a casino and a Universal Studios theme park. Andaz Wall Street New York, USA, January 2010 … Continue reading

Pavé – the first and only liqueur distilled with diamonds

Pavé is the first and only liqueur distilled with diamonds enabling filtration to 1.0 microns – conventional filters, on the other hand, only filter within a range between 30.0 and 15.0 microns. This fine, high-grade diamond dust makes this possible, removing even the most minute particles and impurities from the distillate. The sophisticated process gives … Continue reading

Some of the most stunning hotels

Some hotels are much more than just a place to rest your head – they are catwalks for the wealthy, the glamorous and the successful; places where the international jet set take a break, where high-powered business deals are struck and also sources of inspiration for writers such as Thomas Mann and Marcel Proust. The … Continue reading