Art Basel to Heat Up Miami’s December Arts Scene

If art is one of your many loves, you must know about Art Basel – instrumental in connecting artists and galleries around the world with collectors. Happening in Miami on December 1-2, you might want to attend to get an inkling of what’s on the cutting edge in the world

Expect the Unexpected in Miami in January

The winter months are some of the best to head to the electrified city of Miami. There are many things going on that are sure to grab your attention. Miami is replete with pockets of exclusive and uncommon neighborhoods that should really be explored. These districts have their own, individual

Explore the Great Barrier Reef Up Close and Personal on Private Lizard Island

Lizard Island is unlike anywhere else on the planet. The resort sits on more than 2,500 acres of Australia national parkland and in fact, it literally sits on the Great Barrier Reef. A vacation here offers untold natural privacy and breathtaking beauty beyond measure. Lizard Island was declared a

De-Stress on a South Pacific Private Island

Let LVH do its magic and help you to disappear for a while in paradise Some elite travelers are going all out and opting for supreme privacy and luxury by choosing to vacation on a private island. In fact, according to recent statistics, the demand for private island journeys are

What to Pack for a Private Island Vacation

A remote island vacation can be one of the most relaxing and liberating experiences. Just sitting and being in all the untouched beauty of nature – wind in your hair, the sunshine on your face, the lapping of turquoise waves on powder white shores – can indeed be the medicine needed for

The Finest Fall Dining Experiences in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is an exclusive community on the French Riviera that has been a summer vacation hotspot for the well-heeled dating back to the late 1800s. Its nickname – peninsula of billionaires – comes from the many historic properties owned by the ultra-wealthy. The gorgeous, quaint, and exclusive coastal community, known for its

The Benefits of Visiting Cannes and St. Tropez in the Fall

The French Riviera is among the most visited places on the planet. It’s full of charm, romance, fresh sea breezes, ultimate dining and shopping experiences and a landslide of things to see and do. Most elite travelers choose to visit these places during the height of the tourist season

Thanksgiving in the Glitz and Glamor of Los Angeles

Los Angeles has it all: picturesque beaches, thrilling theme parks, museums, art galleries, sports teams, high-end shopping, just to name a few. If your idea of an ideal Thanksgiving is spending it in the sun amid swaying palm trees, you might wish to consider The City of Angels. There are

A Festive Thanksgiving Celebration in the Heart of the Hamptons

The Hamptons is a favorite getaway spot for urbanites of New York and it’s a mere 90 minutes by car. Here, you can spend time just relaxing, breathing in the fresh, salty air of the ocean and exploring all this little corner of paradise has to offer. The Hamptons

Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple This Thanksgiving

New York City is a destination that merits a visit any time of year, however, it becomes even more exciting during the festive months of November and December. The city that never sleeps is all dolled up in November for the yuletide season to come, so spending Thanksgiving in Manhattan

Experience the Captivating Yoga Culture of Bali and Koh Samui

The merits of yoga have been studied scientifically over the last several years and the verdict on this ancient practice is not only does yoga make the body physically stronger and more flexible, but it also improves mental health, soothes the spirit and relieves stress. The World Health Organization (WHO)

The Rising Popularity of Luxury Wellness Vacations

One of the goals of a getaway for you may be about feeling disconnected from your everyday life and to reconnect with your true self – body, mind and soul. It’s about clearing away the cobwebs and connecting with everything your chosen destination has to offer so you can return

Getting to the Heart of Wellness in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is truly unrivaled for its natural beauty. The landscapes are eye candy for nature lovers, with snow-capped mountains and alpine forests leading the way to a glistening freshwater lake. The area is a sought-after vacation destination, enjoyed by millions at all times of the year. Composed of North

Why You Will Love Paris Even More in the Fall

October in Paris. Sitting at a café sipping on an espresso, watching people strolling by; brightly-colored falling leaves floating on wisps of cool autumn air. It’s a glorious time to visit the City of Light – peaceful and settling, uninterrupted by crowds of tourists. And it is so very beautiful

What to Expect at the First Ever Art Basel Paris

Paris+ par Art Basel stages contemporary art fair in the Grand PalaisArt Basel will make its debut in Paris next month from October 20-23. The show replaces Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain (FIAC) – an international art event that had been held in the City of Light since 1974. Formally stamped Paris+

A Taste of Africa’s Eclectic Cuisine

The African continent is the second largest landmass on earth and is home to hundreds of different cultural and ethnic groups. Consequently, the cuisine is a mish-mash of those cultures and genuinely delicious. Common to most of the continent are meals with little meat, plenty of whole grains and beans,

Live the Wildlife on an Exclusive African Safari

Black Panther Safaris provides luxury safaris for elite travelers By Diane Ujfalussy Barton Lions, elephants, cheetahs and other untold numbers of teeming wildlife wandering in their natural habitats in terrain unlike any other on the planet. This is the reality of experiencing the adventure, excitement and, indeed, prestige, of an

Fine Sunset Dining in 4 Luxe Locations

Glorious sunset dining in Hawaii, Tulum, Whistler, and the Amalfi Coast There is something that elevates a fine dining experience to another level entirely and that’s enjoying an exemplary meal while the sun slowly sinks below the horizon. It’s magical and enchanting watching the sky burst into flames

On the Hunt for Hawaii’s Most Uniquely Delicious Cocktails

Mix and mingle with the best drinks on your next luxury vacation in HawaiiHawaii is a land of mystery, magic and unparalleled beauty. This exotic tropical paradise is anything but ordinary. Many elite travelers choose Hawaii over and over as their go-to place to relax and unwind. What could possibly

LVH Talks with a Master Crafter of Exclusive Cocktails

Srdjan Mirkovic’s insightful opinions on the bar industry and crafting unique cocktailsBy Diane Ujfalussy Barton Long gone are the days when mixing a cocktail meant throwing some vodka in a glass, adding some OJ and calling it a Screwdriver. These days, bartending – or mixology by which it is often

Traverse 8 Wonders of New Zealand’s South Island

New Zealand’s South Island has some of the most magnificent natural landscapes you are likely to see anywhere. It’s like all the world’s beauty is contained in one area – from glacial valleys, fiords, wildlife, incredible wineries and breathtaking star-filled skies. You could choose to stay in one

7 Wonderful Experiences in the Mystical, Magical Maldives

Many travelers have the Maldives on their bucket lists. If you have daydreamed about living a lavish life on a faraway tropical island and choose the Maldives for your vacation getaway, you have made the right decision. This primarily Muslim country is made up of 1,192 islands stretching a

Drink in the Thought of Wine as an Investment

There are some people who buy wine as an investment. It gives them the opportunity of combining two things they love. Knowing something about the types of vintages may make investing more enjoyable and intriguing. Plus, building a wine cellar can be terrifically exciting, especially knowing that the global demand

4 Hard-Hitters of Wine Production

There are several places in the world that produce amazing wines. There are four among them that stand out for turning out some of the best vintages. Tuscany, Napa Sonoma, the Loire Valley and Provence are the areas we are highlighting to give you an inkling on what’s available

Love Red Wine? So Does Your Heart!

So many wine connoisseurs just love to uncork a bottle of their favorite red, sit among friends and talk about life. These are some of the best moments and if your heart goes pitter patter with every sip, there might be an even deeper reason than simply spending time in

8 Cool, Unique Places to Visit in NYC with Children

Children’s education entails much more than learning in classrooms. Giving them a taste of the world does wonders for their imaginations. Seeing and experiencing new things enthralls most children, so imagine what a place like New York City could awaken in those burgeoning minds! The Big Apple is a

6 Exclusive Must-Have Gadgets

There are a number of unique products on the market which would be great to have in your collection – just because they’re pretty cool and because who wouldn’t appreciate having some bragging rights owning these exclusive gadgets? These aren’t your run-of-the-mill products like the latest cell phone

Casa de Campo – the Caribbean’s Blue Diamond

A peek into some of what Casa de Campo has to offerIf the word “exclusive” is used to describe a particular travel destination it would most certainly have to be Casa de Campo on the southeastern shores of the Dominican Republic. This 7,000 acres of paradise in Romana is

Set Sail for the 2022 Monaco Yacht Show

Monaco is one of the most deliciously gorgeous destinations in the world. It has been a favorite playground for the wealthy for years and is the epitome of style and class. The Principality of Monaco – a microstate on the epic French Riviera – is the ultimate luxury destination and a mecca

Be a Superyacht Owner with the Coolest Toy Box

Owning a superyacht is a mark of prestige and of success. It tells the world you have made it. You can sail the seven seas and ride the waves and with all the modern water toys available today, you can also be the one with the most amazing toy (or

Taking in the Magic of Monaco

6 Things to see and do in the principality Monaco has a well-earned reputation for being one of the planet’s most glamorous and exciting destinations. Try Your Luck To get up close and personal with the James Bond-esque vibe, you must head the Casino de Monte-Carlo. Decked out in

Be a Shooting Star: Instagrammable Spots in Corfu and Marbella

Taking magical photos ensures marvelous memoriesIdyllic Corfu and magical Marbella – two places on the planet where you can grab your camera or your phone’s camera and snap the most incredible photos – magazine-worthy pics soaked in vibrant colors, mystery and magnificence. The beautiful terrain of Corfu runs deep. This mythical

Dive into These 4 Magical Mediterranean Destinations

On your travel radar: Corfu, Ibiza, Marbella and MykonosThe glorious Mediterranean! Sea breezes, sunshine for days and nights as sweet as the exotic blooms that paint the landscape. The Mediterranean is absolutely bewitching – dramatic culture you can see, touch and smell. Towns are steeped in crusader history and dotted among

After Sunset Excitement in Ibiza and Mykonos

Sizzling nightclub experiences There are two major destinations in the world that revelers love – Ibiza and Mykonos. Both have reputations for being party destinations and deservedly so. Ibiza’s nightlife is unparalleled. No two nights need be the same. You can be like a kid in a candy shop when

Sizzling Spas to Heat Up Your Relationship

Fort Lauderdale and Santa Barbara Top-Rated Spas for CouplesStress is simply a fact of life. It may also affect relationships from time to time. Couples need to unplug from the fast-paced world every once in a while to get away from it all and reconnect with themselves and with each

Tap into the Romance of Palm Springs and Miami

When two people are in love, magic can happen anywhere. However, there are particular places conducive to elevating romance. There are two such places on each coast of the United States that leave you awash in that giddy feeling of spending time with the one you love – Palm Springs and

Kaizen, a Dazzling Vision Come to Life

Kris Halliday’s Modern Mansion on the Malibu Coast by Diane Barton As a child growing up in Australia’s outback, the last thing Kris Halliday was thinking about was that someday he would move to North America. Children live in the moment and Kris was too busy being a

Precious Family ‘Ohana’ Moments the Hawaiian Way

Family or “ohana,” is extremely important in Hawaii. Children are welcomed to the islands to experience all they have to offer – especially in Oahu and Kauai – two islands best known for being very child-friendly. Each has something special to offer for cherished family moments. Oahu has a good blend of

Let the ‘City of Light’ Illuminate Your Travels

Ah, Paris! The city of romance, brimming with history, class, fashion, culture and sophistication. Paris, “The City of Light,” beckons walks along the Seine; sitting in a café sipping an espresso watching lovers strolling hand in hand; locals with bags brimming with market delights; fashionistas walking in their Chanel outfits

Getting into the Space of Zero-G

“It was a strange lightness, a drifting feeling. Zero gravity. I understood that everything that once seemed solid and immovable might just float away. And that this was a truth of life, not an illusion in the grieving mind of a child. Everything that is hard and heavy in your

The Wondrous Côte d’Azur

7 Reasons the French Riviera is Such a Unique Destination A-listers have called the French Riviera their favorite playground since the 19th century. The Côte d’Azur, as the French call it, is as charming as ever and still one of the places heralded by elite travelers. There has never

Life is Shore Great at These 7 Oahu Beaches

With about 112 miles of coastline, Oahu beaches are diverse with something for everyone. There are many great beaches for swimming, snorkeling, surfing, scuba diving, windsurfing, kayaking and relaxing. These seven marvelous beaches have much to offer and there is sure to be one to suit your beach aspirations: Waikiki

5 Fantastic Outdoor Family Adventures in Jackson Hole

Outdoor enthusiasts would be in their elements visiting Jackson Hole, Wyoming. More than 60 species of mammals, 100 species of birds and a half-dozen game fish live in the Jackson Hole/Yellowstone area. Most notable are big game such as elk, moose, bison, deer, antelope, mountain lion, grizzly and black

8 Awesome Lake Tahoe Outdoor Activities to Share with Your Dad

More than 78% of Lake Tahoe’s surrounding area is public land. This includes miles of beaches, an assortment of hiking trails, a host of world-class singletracks for biking, great beaches for swimming and watersports (kayaking, paddleboarding, wakeboarding, to name a few) boating, exploring, and some really exciting cliff jumping.

8 Reasons Italy Should be Your Next Holiday Destination

Italy is one of the most popular places elite travelers choose to visit. Italian luxury travels can make some of the most cherished lifelong memories. La Dolce Vita: A sweet life full of beauty, pleasures, good music, fantastic food – it’s all a part of the Italian culture. If you

Why You Should Stay at a Private Island for Your Next Holiday

Can you imagine being shipwrecked on a desert island? Only on this island, you won’t have to build a hut to protect yourself from the elements or forage and fish for food. On these islands, you will find the most elegant and exclusive homes in the world where you

What Tennis Pros Go Through To Become the Best

Just like any other sport, tennis players devote monumental time to perfecting their game. It usually starts in childhood when they begin taking tennis lessons. If they have natural talent, so much the better. But kids have to love playing the game since the amount of time they’ll spend

St. Barths –The Billionaire’s Playground!

St. Barths is one of the most gorgeous Caribbean islands. While its official title is Collectivite territoriale de Saint-Barthelemy, the French, British, and Americans have created tweaks on nicknames for the island. US visitors prefer St. Barts, while those from France prefer St. Barth, and the British prefer St. Barths.

Manhattan Divine Dining of the First-Class Kind

Paris has held the crown of culinary excellence in the world for some time, but it better hold on tight because New York is primed on stealing that tiara from the City of Light. Exclusive restaurants are not just places to eat – they’re experiences that feed your spirit as

Gay Designers Who Changed the Face of Haute Couture

The high fashion world, for the most part, has been accepting of designers’ sexual orientations. Many gay fashion designers have felt at ease in the universe of fabric, sewing machines and towering, pencil-thin models. However, because of societal pressures of the era, some fashion masters such as Christian Dior and

5 Fabulous Patisseries in Paris

Ahhhh, Paris! The City of Light. Walks along the Seine, kisses at Saint Germain des Prés, walking hand-in-hand on the staircase of Montmartre, enjoying world famous coffee and decadent pastries at fantastic patisseries. There are so many reasons to just pack and leave for this incredible city. But we have

6 Major Marathons You’ll Want to Run To

Are the Abbott World Marathon Majors Calling Your Name? The goal of almost every long distance runner is to compete in the world’s most elite marathons – six races making up the Abbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM). These renowned races take place in Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London, New York and

French Riviera Day-Tripping in Yachting Style

Incredible Day Trips around the French Riviera by Boat The French Riviera is one of the most picture-perfect places on the planet. There is no more glamorous way of seeing the beautiful ports that line its sandy shores than on an opulent yacht. From the warm, salty air of the

Exquisite Experiences in Turks and Caicos

From breathtaking views to world-class adventures such as fishing, kitesurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, golf, and luxurious spa treatments, the beautiful island of Turks and Caicos provides a wide array of amazing experiences for an unforgettable trip. Water Activities The alluring turquoise waters of the Turks and Caicos Islands feature a

Shopping, Noshing and Artsy Pursuits in Miami’s Design District

Any connoisseur of high fashion and art knows the Miami Design District is one of the best places to look for the latest fashion offerings while getting a dose of delectable cuisine and artistic eye candy. The Miami Grand Prix may have pulled you to Miami for excitement in the

Miami’s 3 Best Dock and Dine Restaurants

There is nothing like docking your yacht next to a fine dining establishment after hours cruising in the sun, laughing and enjoying the company of family and friends, disembarking and completing a perfect day with a gastronomic feast and drinks. At the end of the evening, if you choose to

Add a Ferrari F50 to Your Collection for $4 Million

You have the chance to add a rarity to your collection of exclusive vehicles. There were only 349 Ferrari F50s produced and one of them – with a $4 million asking price – is looking for a new home. RM Sotheby's in Paris, the auction house consigned to sell the this F50,

Welcome Back, Coachella!

Chell makes a comeback after two years The mega event that is the unique blend of music and fashion is coming back after being in absentia for two years and everyone who is anyone has it marked on the calendar. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is set for

3 Exquisite Architectural Marvels of Antoni Gaudi

Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926) had a distinctive style rich in freedom of form, depth of color and texture. He worked exclusively in or near Barcelona, spending much of his career occupied with the construction of the Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family or Sagrada Familia. Working on it, he

4 of Spain’s Most Magnificent Beaches

Sun-kissed Spain is known for its beaches with sand so dazzling it’s like powdered crystal, water so blue it rivals a clear sky and travelers who make their way there specifically to take advantage of the climate and the magnificent shores. We have put together a list of some

5 World-Class Wines for Elite Wine Connoisseurs

There is so much to be said for opening a bottle of one of the world’s most exclusive wines, slowly letting the elixir run into a crystal glass and relishing every sip. Enjoying a rare, fine wine is paying a tribute to yourself and the chance to toast the

Aprés Ski Aspen Style at These 3 Chic Venues

If you have decided Aspen is where it’s at for you for skiing this winter season, consider staying at the grand mountain sanctuary of  Villa Dominica near downtown Aspen and Snowmass Mountain and a number of exclusive après ski spots that will warm your body and soul after hours

5 Up Close and Personal Nature Experiences in Kauai

If skiing isn’t something you’re apt to do and you’d rather be lying on a pristine beach with the tropical wind tousling your hair, white sand between your toes and nothing in sight except vast, turquoise water, then the island of Kauai in Hawaii is where you

5 Reasons to Stay at a Castle on Your Next Vacation

Luxury travel is all about having the best and most unique experiences possible. So, of course your accommodations should reflect that goal. With that in mind, what could be more exclusive and magical than staying at a castle? If you need convincing about choosing such an ethereal place for your

Exclusive Craft Brews to Get Your Super Bowl Party Buzzing

Craft beer can be akin to fine wine or top whiskies. Many beer drinkers say craft beer has more flavor, more alcohol by volume and the variety is endless. There are craft breweries popping up everywhere and many of the best varieties are available in Los Angeles. California has a

5 Finest Beaches in Anguilla

Little Bay Beach, AnguillaAnguilla is the epitome of what a relaxing, exclusive getaway in the sun is all about. This Caribbean jewel has been consistently named one of the top sun destinations in the world and its pristine shores and crystalline azure blue waters are particularly enticing to discerning luxury

A Guide to a Luxurious Escape in Cape Town

A lot of travelers say that Cape Town is the world’s most naturally beautiful city. Ever wonder why? Plan your luxurious escape now.

Shopping Guide in the West's Luxury Oasis of Aspen, Colorado

The snow-capped mountains and the picturesque setting of the town of Aspen not only attracts skiers but also people with a stylistic fashion sense. In short: the rich and fabulous.

There’s So Much More to Whistler than Skiing

Even if you have made the decision to visit this stunning Whistler specifically for its slopes, there are other enjoyable and adventurous activities you and your family might want to take in. In addition, Whistler is also known as a party town and the nightlife scene is a healthy mix

7 Places for Tantalizing Fine Dining in Whistler

Whistler has no shortage of dining establishments and, in fact, it is a food connoisseur’s paradise in addition to being one of the best places in the world for outdoor activities in all seasons. This stunning Canadian resort town has nature’s adventure right on your doorstep. But, it

Have You Tried the World’s Best Caviar?

Caviar connoisseurs and VIPs usually seek out the finest caviar – the rarest and most expensive. Not only is elite caviar a thrill for the palate, it also comes with a host of positives. It can actually make you feel good. Studies have shown high doses of omega-3 fatty acids – caviar

A Fantastic Shopping Journey in London

There are some marvelous places around the globe for exclusive shopping and London happens to be a leader on the list. London is a shopper’s paradise offering everything a discerning buyer could possibly want. Here are some of the best areas and places to pick up something unique from

Take a Helicopter to Paris for a ‘City of Light’ Shopping Adventure

For a real, well-rounded injection of shopping therapy, you might want to spend some time in London and Paris while before or after ringing in the New Year at Belvoir Castle. Since the castle has a helipad, it’s easy to fly to Paris in less than about 90 minutes.

Wining, Dining and Playing in Leicestershire

Home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland and their five children, Belvoir Castle in the lush countryside of Leicestershire in the UK, is one of the most stunning examples of Regency architecture in the country. This particular castle is the fourth that has stood on the property, the first

Explore the Sun Valley Ski Scape

When you want to slow it down, loosen up and have a heart-to-heart chat with nature, the one of the best jewels for elite travelers is Sun Valley, in the heart of Idaho’s Rocky Mountains. The valley has transitioned from a sleepy gold rush town to one of the

Sail Down the Slopes Looking Your Most Stylish

You can certainly express your individual style on the ski slopes, so why not make heads turn? Of course, it’s most important to stay warm and dry, but why not add a little flair to your outfit and grab a couple of double-takes as you're skiing down the mountain?

Courchevel and Verbier: Exclusive Ski Meccas

There are some European destinations where skiing reigns supreme and two of them are Courchevel in France and Verbier in Switzerland. If you decide to visit either destination (or both) for skiing this winter, we have put together some information on each area you may find valuable during your stay!
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