Trending Now – February 2015

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Art Smart

London, England

Interested in contemporary art? Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London is hosting a short course – “Introduction to Contemporary Art: 2000-2015” - February to March 17. This 6 week series provides insights into the ideologies and techniques of contemporary art. Stay at Kit Kemp’s new, design-centric apartment-come-hotel, One Denman Place which opens in February.

Exclusive Rhino Rescue Adventure Safari

Botswana, Africa

This is the experience of a lifetime. Travel with Great Plains Conservation, Emmy-Award winning National Geographic filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert as they film African rhinos. This ambitious safari offers hands-on rhino interaction and the unique opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking project designed to counter the threat of poaching.

Use Your Miles. Fly Luxury Class

Absolute Air

Absolute Air has helped clients secure $18,000 tickets for less than 100,000 points. From 1-on-1 consultations to private aviation, Absolute Air provides un-Google-able service. Begin defining your luxury air experience with Absolute Air.

St Valentine’s Grand Masquerade Ball

Venice, Italy

January 31-February 17, 2015. Let love bloom at the St Valentine’s Masquerade Ball, an elaborate affair set in a private Venetian palace overlooking the Grand Canal, with romantic views of the most beautiful “highway” in the world.

Morocco Meander

Marrakesh, Morocco

This is no ordinary Marrakesh hotel, but a stylishly modern private palace with a breathtaking, palm-lined pool. The 14th-century Moorish architecture, with acres of Persian gardens, evoke Arabian Nights dreams.

Thrilling Workouts


Be inspired by off-the-radar workouts in our favorite destinations. Let’s just say going to the gym will never be the same after you’ve run the Great Wall of China, visited a Japanese sumo stable or paraglided over an uninhabited Mozambique island.

Enchanting Eco-Chic Retreat

Bali, Indonesia

Sustainability-savvy travelers in search of authentic and atmospheric experiences will applaud Bambuh Indah - a distinctive boutique hotel curated by jewelry designers John and Cynthia Hardy. Antique Javanese houses suspended over a natural pool with views over rice paddy terraces and distant volcanoes set the scene for this extraordinary retreat near Ubud. Rustic yet refined decor comes with eco-credentials and modern touches. See why Eat Pray Love! with Julia Roberts was filmed here.

Rio Carnival

Rio de Janiero, Brazil

February 13-17, 2015. Each year Rio De Janiero hosts the world’s most famous Carnival! Go in February to find out why this vibrant city and raucous celebration are world renowned.

Caribbean Crush

Cap Juluca, Anguilla

Anguilla’s award winning resort, Cap Juluca is where celebrities go when they need a beach-chic retreat. The stunning setting, fabulous design and gracious service make this one of the world’s best beach hotels.

Boho Beach Town

Bahia Vik, Uruguay

Recently named 2014’s Most Interesting Man in the World by Forbes magazine, billionaire Alex Vik has put Bahia Vik firmly on the map with the opening of his latest luxury hotel in Uruguay. The beachside bungalows have it all: art, sleek design, and acres of natural sand dunes by the sea. What’s more, Vik has partnered with New York’s The Shack Yoga to host yoga and meditation retreats.

Treehouse Dining In Thailand

Koh Kood, Thailand

An unrivaled combination of luxury, environmental design and unforgettable experiences await you at Six Senses, Koh Kood Thailand. Treehouse dining overlooking pristine seas and ancient rainforest takes fine food to new heights and offers an idyllic escape from the urban jungle.

California Dreaming

Napa Valley, California

Napa Valley wine country beckons. A gorgeous hotel with Michelin-star cuisine and arguably the best pool and spa on the West Coast. Period. Barn-inspired studios with views over valley hills and loaner bikes for winery touring create a sanctuary feel.