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June 27, 2016


Belmond announces South America’s first luxury sleeper train

The Belmond Andean Explorer in Peru will be South America’s first luxury sleeper train, and is expected to cover terrains like none other. One of the highest train journeys on earth will start its journey in May 2017. The route will include some natural treasures on its routes, and passengers can choose one of four journeys. Cabins are all en-suite, meals are locally sourced and there is an open deck - plus a bar with cocktail chairs.


June 23, 2016


3 Highlights of Art Basel 2016

Touted as the “Olympics of the art world”, the Art Basel has come a long way since being founded by three Swiss gallery owners and is now one of the most internationally-recognized art fairs in the world, with sister events that now also take place in Miami and Hong Kong.

The site-specific sector  welcomed 19 artworks under the curation of Basel native Samuel Leuenberger this year.

The Bâloise Art Prize
Two emerging contemporary artists from the Statement section did not only had their works exhibited in solo shows around Europe but also receive more than $30,000 in this prestigious art accolade.

Anticipated Showings
Celebrated American performance artist Alison Knowles  proved age isn’t a limit with her interactive piece “Make a Salad”.

Source: Luxuo

June 21, 2016


Porto Montenegro Yacht Club Announces Expansion

It only makes sense that, with its sight set on expanding its reach in the world of luxury yachting, Port Montenegro Yacht Club provides guests with additional amenities. The club now houses a Sports Club, Tennis Club, 64m outdoor infinity pool and outdoor dining space, adding to its current line-up for members.

Thanks to the expansion, the club is now regarded as one of the Mediterranean’s elite yacht clubs. Designed by Richard Hywel Evans and first opened in 2006, the main building still stands out for its architectural design. Today, it boasts a newly refurbished private Members Lounge that was created with the help of MHZ of Paris. The lounge even comes with a view of the waterfront as well as the new infinity pool and restaurant.

Source: Luxuo

June 16, 2016


Louvre Abu Dhabi Set to Open

The opening date of the Louvre Abu Dhabi is looming and the team behind the project is moving towards completing the structure. The structure uses a water system that is derived from ancient Arabian engineering, allowing water to flow between the enclosed galleries and outer areas of the museum. Amongst the works that will be on display, are several loans from some of France’s grand museums such as the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay and the Palace of Versailles. It will be part of a 30-year collaboration costing one billion euros. The opening of the museum will be followed by the Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.


June 12, 2016


Art of Living by Aston Martin

British luxury brand Aston Martin introduces Art of Living, an opportunity to experience the company’s legendary reputation for cutting-edge technology, iconic design and exceptional craftsmanship across a portfolio of the finest artisan products and truly bespoke experiences. The next extraordinary Art of Living by Aston Martin experience will take place at the world’s most thrilling endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. During an exciting three-day Fast Track Adventure at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, from 17 to 19 June 2016, guests will have the chance to immerse themselves in the heart of the action as the Aston Martin Racing team fights for glory. Beat the crowds by helicoptering into the circuit each day from the private chateau and meet the team’s racing drivers, before taking some of the best seats in the house for the big race.


June 09, 2016


Ritz Paris Finally Opens

Of his inevitable end, Ernest Hemingway once wrote, "When I dream of afterlife in heaven, the action always takes place in the Paris Ritz." Luckily for patrons of all sorts, the famous hotel is reopened after four years of renovations. They created the unique movie to celebrate this grand day. Have a look inside:

Source: cntraveler

June 07, 2016


Yves Saint Laurent Museum To Open In Marrakech

Morocco was a big inspiration to the work of legendary late French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. Now a new museum in Marrakech will be dedicated to his archives. The new Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech will house a selection from the Fondation Pierre Bergé, Yves Saint Laurent’s personal collection, which comprises 5,000 items of clothing, 15,000 haute couture accessories, as well as thousands of sketches and objects, all currently archived in Paris.


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