Inspired Luxury, Inspired Experiences

July 2015

We all know that there is an art to whisky tasting, from the glass used to the debate of ice versus water, but now there is a new way to drink your whisky – from above. Switzerland has introduced its very first Whisky Trek, also the

There’s no denying that luxury resorts and spas are the way to go these days. Found in some of the most beautiful and relaxing locations in the world, luxury travel has become an extremely sought-after experience. Now Australia is being considered among some of the

Laucala Island resort is renowned for its luxury accommodation, service and wealth of leisure activities among sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and emerald mountains. On top of the opulence, Laucala Island is delighted to be welcoming prominent Australian chef, Shannon Bennett, as a special guest chef

The team at nel. restaurant is dedicated to ensuring its guests' events are fully organised; whether it’s a casual lunch with friends, a social corporate do or a cocktail soirée. Head Chef Nelly Robinson is renowned for the contemporary flair he incorporates into his dishes,

The first luxury rail experience of its kind is flourishing in Ireland. Belmond Grand Hibernian, due on the rails next year, has launched grand tours of Ireland, all from the comforts of this exquisite train. Don’t miss the sprawling Irish countryside, dramatic coasts and fascinating cities

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="15px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A muse for artists and a retreat for the aristocracy, Lake Como has enchanted visitors since the Romans holidayed at its shore. Charmed by sunny days, Italian hospitality and the lake’s jewelled tones, Cathy Wagstaff indulges in a taste of la dolce vita. An early morning mist swirls atop Lake

A combination of the divine spa menu and Rick Stein's signature seafood restaurant keeps Cathy Wagstaff returning to the elegant South Coast hospitality of Bannisters by the Sea. The scene is one of pure Australiana: deep ocean views, waves rolling against the rocks below, scraggly gums

Ile de Ré boasts as many hours of sunshine as the south of France, but it’s a world away from the lifestyle of the Côte d’Azur. Here, you’ll find small fishing boats rather than superyachts and bicycles instead of Ferraris. Nick Constance takes a peek at this

[youtube width="620px" height="400px"]9YrPK6VT5lE[/youtube] From Istanbul origins, Tarik Ediz is fast building esteem on the world stage. Each of his designs is effortlessly sultry, sensual and elegant, with his recent Couture Spring 2015 collection his most impressive yet. Most engineering students do not graduate with ambitions of becoming

Art is in the spotlight in Bangkok thanks to a new gallery inside one of the city’s poshest hotels. The man responsible? Martin Gerlier, Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit’s art advisor. Seasoned art advisor Gerlier used to travel the world, sourcing pieces for serious collectors of fine art. But