Archives - 26 May 2011, Thursday

  • Olympic fever: 8 things to do on a luxury Summer break in London

    aluxurytravelblog.com 26 May '11, 12am

    With the Olympics coming to London next year there will be thousands more visitors than usual in an already busy city throughout the Summer. As well as the sports fans, competitors and accompanying family and friends, there will also be dignitaries, government officials, leaders of in...

  • 4 unforgettable beach honeymoon activities

    aluxurytravelblog.com 26 May '11, 12pm

    Your honeymoon can and should be the holiday of a lifetime. Even if it isn’t the first holiday you’ve taken with your new spouse, it is still your first as a married couple, which is certainly just cause for celebration and a bit of extravagance. You’ll want to remember it forever, an...

  • Illegal Golf Courses In China Flourish | LUXUO Luxury Blog: China in 2004 issued a ban on the building of new go...

    Illegal Golf Courses In China Flourish

    luxuo.com 26 May '11, 7pm

    China seems to be caught in a conundrum. While the country has over the past decade actively encouraged the rapid rise of its middle class, it now seems quite unsure of how to handle the trappings that go with their newfound wealth. First the hammer came down on billboards advertising...

  • The top 3 luxury resorts in the Caribbean for couples

    aluxurytravelblog.com 26 May '11, 11am

    For most, the Caribbean evokes images of picture perfect white sand beaches, palm trees swaying in the wind and warm turquoise waters. Now couple that imagery with an idyllic luxury resort and you’ve got yourself the recipe for an exquisite vacation. It’s truly no question the Caribbe...

  • Beauty Myths Revealed: "Old Wives Tales"...little bits of beauty advice passed down from our mothers and grandmo...

    Beauty Myths Revealed

    justluxe.com 26 May '11, 9pm

    "Old Wives Tales"...little bits of beauty advice passed down from our mothers and grandmothers for generations. If you combine these tales with other false, modern day tips, you have a swirling conversation of misinformed beauty advice . Read on to learn which commonly shared tips are...

  • in Greece

    aluxurytravelblog.com 26 May '11, 11pm

    Have you been to Greece? If not, sit back and listen to visitors from all over the world as they tell you what it is like to travel to Greece courtesy of a series of ‘You in Greece’ testimonials. For more information, see

  • Ravella at Lake Las Vegas: Luxury Hotel and Resort Right Off the Strip: Unlike its behemoth cousins, Ravella off...

    Ravella at Lake Las Vegas: Luxury Hotel & Resort Right Off the Strip

    justluxe.com 26 May '11, 6pm

    Guests can lose themselves in golf (the Southshore course was designed by Jack Nicklaus), boating on the largest privately-owned lake in the U.S., and on miles of hiking and jogging trails. The fitness center and 30,000-square-foot spa provide for further indulgence. Both Ravella and ...

  • Hip Hotelier Andre Balazs Launches StndAir: He dated Uma Thurman, appeared in ads for Louis Vuitton, made the In...

    Hip Hotelier Andre Balazs Launches StndAir

    justluxe.com 26 May '11, 6pm

    He dated Uma Thurman, appeared in a Louis Vuitton campaign, made the International Best Dressed List and brought the famed Chateau Marmont back to life. Now hip hotelier Andre Balazs has launched his own airline, StndAIR. For now the fleet consists of a single seaplane, but if we know...

  • Royal Caribbean tentatively embraces singles cruises | LUXUO

    Royal Caribbean tentatively embraces singles cruises

    luxuo.com 26 May '11, 11pm

    Royal Caribbean is to become the latest cruise line to add single cabins to its ships, according to reports from the US. USA Today reports that the cruise line , which operates the world’s largest passenger vessels, will install its first single cabins on Radiance of the Seas, which i...

  • Pleasantly surprised by the Paris Las Vegas Hotel

    aluxurytravelblog.com 26 May '11, 10pm

    It was deja vu all over again. We had visited Paris in November and now here we were at the Paris Hotel in Vegas , marveling at the fact that the Eiffel Tower looked exactly like the one we had just seen, albeit a trifle smaller. My expectations were honestly pretty low when it came t...

  • day of simple luxury at Tassajara

    aluxurytravelblog.com 26 May '11, 11pm

    “Simple luxury”: it sounds like a contradiction in terms. And yet, luxury comes in myriad forms, each wholly interpreted by the individual. For some perhaps it’s an exceptionally soft bed; a gastronomic feast; or merely the perfect day spent with the family. On my own travels simple l...

  • JetLev-Flyer: Extreme Water Toy Takes Off: The JetLev-Flyer is a wet-and-wild toy that is adding new waves of ex...

    JetLev-Flyer: Extreme Water Toy Takes Off

    justluxe.com 26 May '11, 9pm

    The JetLev-Flyer is a wet-and-wild toy that is adding new waves of excitement at marinas around the world. The German-based manufacturer, MS Watersports, announced that its extraordinarily unique recreational gadget , and yacht toy, has dealerships in Central Asia, Berlin, France, Mon...

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  • Air hostesses showcase their deadly kung fu moves

    aluxurytravelblog.com 26 May '11, 4pm

    Air stewardesses at Hong Kong Airlines are being trained in Wing Chun, a deadly martial art that can reputedly knock an aggressor out cold in a matter of seconds. It’s not clear whether it’s mostly PR hype or designed to be a legitimate safety exercise but it’s a kind of kung fu that ...

  • SeaFair 2011: Fine Art Exhibition and Luxury Yacht in One

    SeaFair 2011: Fine Art Exhibition and Luxury Yacht in One

    justluxe.com 26 May '11, 3am

    fair circuit in the past few years has been greatly enhanced by SeaFair, a waterborne exhibition yacht designed by Luiz de Basto and custom-constructed for a $40 million price tag. SeaFair travels the shoreline bringing singular exhibits, priceless collections and VIP events to dozens...

  • In the Limelight: Piaget at Cannes: This year's Cannes Film Festival, fine films aside, is also the prime venue

    In the Limelight: Piaget at Cannes

    luxury-insider.com 26 May '11, 2am

    This year's Cannes Film Festival, fine films aside, is also the prime venue for people-watchers to admire the most luminous congregation of jewels and beautiful celebrities. Piaget took the opportunity to showcase their latest high jewelry, the appropriately named Limelight collection...

  • ギュっと抱きしめたい!ワイシャツから生まれた素朴なテディベア

    jp.luxist.com 26 May '11, 4pm

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  • LeMay-America's Car Museum: A Look at the 1927 LaSalle 303 Roadster: While the LeMay-America's Car Museum is not...

    LeMay-America's Car Museum: A Look at the 1927 LaSalle 303 Roadster

    justluxe.com 26 May '11, 6pm

    While the LeMay-America's Car Museum is not slated to open until May 2012, one of its classic automobiles recently competed in Italy's 2011 Mille Miglia - a road rally for vintage vehicles earlier this month. The museum's 1927 LaSalle 303 Roadster placed 325th in a field of 376. The a...

  • Blinged Out Maybach 62S Saloon Dazzles Cannes

    Blinged Out Maybach 62S Saloon Dazzles Cannes

    luxury-insider.com 26 May '11, 2am

    The German luxury car maker Maybach, in collaboration with Swiss fine jeweler de Grisogono, unveiled a 62S Saloon encrusted with diamonds to an elite gathering of around 1.000 guests from the international jet set, film and music industry. Marking the launch of a joint Maybach individ...

  • Thrills & Spills: The Inaugural BAY Challenge

    Thrills & Spills: The Inaugural BAY Challenge

    luxury-insider.com 26 May '11, 2am

    Last week, the inaugural BAY Challenge saw 16 regional teams of three-crew members competing in high performance Laser Bahias in a match race at the Marina Bay. A highlight of this year’s Boat Asia show, the race was chockfull of tense moments and near-misses for the teams, with Team ...

  • Boucheron Welcomes Hongkong Land with a Bang

    Boucheron Welcomes Hongkong Land with a Bang

    luxury-insider.com 26 May '11, 2am

    Boucheron marked its debut at Hongkong Land with a glitter n’ glam VIP soiree on 13th May at their boutique at the Mandarin Oriental. A-listers in attendance included Crystal Choi, Karson Choi, Anna Yau, Xuan Mu, Jonathan Young, Margery Au and Sue Lynn Hwa.

  • Darphin Paris: The Art of Skincare: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or as one luxury skincare brand believ...

    Darphin Paris: The Art of Skincare

    justluxe.com 26 May '11, 2am

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or as one luxury skincare brand believes, emanates from the inner balance and harmony of the body, mind and soul. For more than 70 years, Darphin Paris has been a leader among the health and beauty community, transcending the practice of skincare ...