• A Journey to Wine Valhalla

    A Journey to Wine Valhalla

    Lions, baboons, sommeliers, oh my! Africa. Visions of Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn chugging through steamy jungles in the African Queen. Wild animals and pith-helmeted explorers, the winelands of the... Read More

  • Can Lightning Strike Twice?

    Can Lightning Strike Twice?

    By Caroline Tapp-McDougall French chef and restauranteur Joël Robuchon is often referred to as the Chef of the Century and, at 73, he continues to make his mark on the... Read More

  • Soaking in the Blue Lagoon

    Soaking in the Blue Lagoon

    By Caroline Tapp-McDougall Soaking in the Blue Lagoon Warmed by the Gulf Stream, Iceland enjoys a surprisingly mild, albeit damp climate, which manifests in cool summers and relatively temperate (for... Read More

  • Stunning Weddings in Full Bloom

    Stunning Weddings in Full Bloom

    –––––––     WEDDING MENU ––––––– Tomato gazpacho with edible pansy, radish micro greens & EVOO   Risotto alla Milanese with saffron strands, pecorino & micro basil  Lamb loin with oyster mushrooms,... Read More

  • Modern Design for a Traditional Home

    Modern Design for a Traditional Home

    By Jane Lockhart, BAAID When homeowners Danica and Derek were touring houses in search of a new home, they walked into the backyard of this Etobicoke property and fell instantly... Read More

  • Spa Diaries

    Spa Diaries

    By Wanda Love You’ve got to be kidding The health benefits of equine therapy are not unfamiliar at Full Circle Ranch in St. Thomas, Ontario, but the ranch has recently... Read More

  • Irish Eyes are Smiling

    Irish Eyes are Smiling

    By Rick Young A bronze statue of Payne Stewart (the colourful 11-time PGA Tour winner) welcomes golfers coming for a bucket-list experience at Waterville Golf Links—a round that will prove as... Read More

  • Boutique Ski Club Experience

    Boutique Ski Club Experience

    When the first snowfall of the season ignites your family’s excitement for crisp air and fresh powder, it just might be time to consider your winter weekend plans. First, look... Read More

  • Liquid Assets

    Liquid Assets

    Elegantly rippled The Tay is made from solid cast iron so it’s durable but sophisticated, with an elegant rippling plinth. Photo: Drummonds With the summer season upon us, a bathroom... Read More

  • A Taste of Guatemala

    A Taste of Guatemala

    By Caroline Tapp-McDougall Looking for a spot to paint the town red or hunker down and write a bestseller?  We’ve found it. A remote, private home turned charming boutique hotel... Read More

  • Porsche turns 70 in Style

    Porsche turns 70 in Style

    By Helmut Dostal Porsche turns 70 in style at the Concours d’Elegance Like fine wine, the iconic Porsche brand has aged well, steadily improving its already enviable image on both the... Read More

  • Bella Cucina

    Bella Cucina

    Les Plages This flooring has a material layer creating a slight relief-like effect that is subtly striped and tactile. Photo: Menton The summer weather is finally here so let’s make... Read More

  • Long Live the Queen...

    Long Live the Queen...

    And Her Guests It was a spring with royal events on our minds, so what better way to continue the celebrations than with a stay at Montreal’s iconic Fairmont Queen... Read More

  • Beautifully Simple Dishes

    Beautifully Simple Dishes

    From Test Kitchen to Wedding Reception Dinner –––––––     IN THE KITCHEN ––––––– Mushroom salad with miso barbecue sauce Poached cod with preserved lemon & Yukon gold potato Pappardelle... Read More

  • Porsche turns 70 at the Concours d’Elegance

    Porsche turns 70 at the Concours d’Elegance

    By Helmut Dostal Like fine wine, the iconic Porsche brand has aged well, steadily improving its already enviable image on both the roads and racetracks of the world. In celebration of... Read More

  • Fine, Finer, Finest

    Fine, Finer, Finest

    Bloor Street’s iconic tableware shop reimagines its future An hour before she pulled back the curtain on the stunning new William Ashley flagship store on Bloor Street’s Mink Mile, William... Read More

  • La Vieille Capitale

    La Vieille Capitale

    We’re having a party and there’s food! In 1759, when General Wolfe’s troops scrambled up the vertiginous cliffs to the Plains of Abraham, the poor performance of the opposing army,... Read More

  • The Queen of Taupe

    The Queen of Taupe

    By Shelley M. Black With more than 40 years at the forefront of the design industry, London-based Kelly Hoppen MBE is one of the most celebrated and sought-after interior designers in... Read More

  • Liquid Assets

    Liquid Assets

    Creative vision Striking, precise and rectangular, yet soft and flowing. Photo: Duravit Building the bathroom of your dreams is a little like putting together an outfit for a special occasion.... Read More

  • Favourite Things

    Favourite Things

    Make yourself comfortable Rest up and read on this limited-edition, 24-carat gold Bibliochaise. This unique piece was showcased as part of a landmark interactive contemporary seating exhibit at the magnificent... Read More

  • Favourite Things

    Favourite Things

    The Prosecco Van The Bubble Bros’s converted three-wheeled Piaggio Ape serves sparkling wine and signature Spritz cocktails at festivals and private events. Their little fleet of bubble wagons includes a... Read More

  • American Luxe

    American Luxe

    Lincoln pulls into the premium lane By Helmut Dostal What’s lost 200 pounds, is hell-bent on losing its old-man image and is strutting its stuff alongside its stylish European counterparts... Read More

  • The Smartest Home on the Block

    The Smartest Home on the Block

    Homes are getting smarter and connectivity has become an exciting cornerstone of innovation and convenience in our everyday lives. Today, thanks to wireless technology and innovative thinking, busy families and... Read More

  • We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

    We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

    By Marc Saltzman Summer is (finally) here, which probably means more time in the great outdoors, whether it’s a trip to a cottage or barbequing on the backyard deck. But... Read More

  • X Marks the Spot

    X Marks the Spot

    By Kylie MacKenzie Just inside the Princes’ Gates, the most visible and much awaited new addition to the Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Hotel X, Toronto, began to welcome its first guests... Read More

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