Articles Tagged ‘luxury travel’

Hard Days, Soft Nights in Peru

Hard Days, Soft Nights in Peru October 6, 2012 | Featured | Read More
We were in a remote valley in the Cordillera Vilcabamba, with no other people in sight. The sun’s last rays were lighting up the fluted snow-covered ridges of Salkantay in a soft pink, creating a stunning alpenglow effect on the highest peak in the range. Where exactly were we? High on a mountain ledge,...

New Mega Yacht is Out of Control – and Can be Operated by an iPad

New Mega Yacht is Out of Control – and Can be Operated by an iPad June 4, 2012 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Looking for a new yacht? Well, you might have to wait a bit longer for this £15 million one. It seems its current owner is pretty happy with it. And who wouldn’t be ecstatic with a yacht that took five years to build, and includes a hull built from glass and the ability to be controlled by an...

Private Jet + Back Porch = “Ultimate Luxury Travel”

Private Jet + Back Porch = “Ultimate Luxury Travel” May 20, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
BAE Systems and UK design consultancy Design Q attempted to take aviation design to new heights at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva earlier this month.  Wanting to make private jets more like luxury yachts, the partners unveiled a design for a private jet with a back...

Sands Casinos Opens World’s Second Most Expensive Casino in Singapore

Sands Casinos Opens World’s Second Most Expensive Casino in Singapore April 30, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Asia has been growing as a place where the monied can gamble away dollars in an expanding casino industry. Now the second largest gaming establishment in the world has opened in Singapore. It’s called the Marina Bay Sands, and it’s as striking for its distinct curved, yet modern architecture...