• Liquid Assets

    Liquid Assets

    By Sigrid McCandles Water, revitalizing and life-giving, our most precious resource. It ripples within each of us. When we immerse our bodies in a hot bath we celebrate a time-honored... Read More

  • Bella Cucina Goes inside out

    Bella Cucina Goes inside out

    By Sigrid McCandles And suddenly…it’s summer! Time to fire up the grill and get cooking outdoors! The concept of a summer kitchen is as old as time and makes a... Read More

  • Venice, Italy

    Venice, Italy

    Isola di San Clemente The perfect backdrop for romance   By Caroline Tapp-McDougall Step back in time, into a glamorous, refurbished 15th century monastery that’s wrapped by lush private gardens... Read More

  • Potent, all Powerful and Polished

    Potent, all Powerful and Polished

    A BMW 7 Series on steroids. Preposterous? Not when Alpina’s red-hot tech marries BMW’s punctilious elegance. By Helmut Dostal For more than 50 years, Alpina has got under the hood... Read More

  • Perfect Holiday Pairings

    Perfect Holiday Pairings

    Matching delicious drinks with ideal glasses By Sebastien Centner Sebastien's suggestions This time of year we attend countless cocktail parties. Set yours apart and channel your inner mixologist with some... Read More

  • The 2017 Volvo S90

    The 2017 Volvo S90

    A safe bet! By Helmut Dostal To top off the company’s successful year, the latest addition to the 90 Series from Volvo, the much anticipated S90, arrived on our shores... Read More

  • Boldly Chicago

    Boldly Chicago

    An artful juxtaposition of warm natural elements and state-of-the-art high tech, the Dana Hotel is a dramatic backdrop for our design-full weekend. Boutique intimacy and attentive service meet laid-back luxe... Read More

  • This Cat is no Pussy

    This Cat is no Pussy

    In an industry that is constantly chasing the latest design and technological innovation, there is something to be said about staying the course. By Helmut Dostal It’s the best yet! Not... Read More

  • Notes From France

    Notes From France

    The Fragile Equilibrium of  Peace   By Keith Edwards Touring the Battlefields of Northern France What was Private William Johnstone Milne thinking as he crouched in one of the dank, muddy tunnels near Vimy... Read More

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental

    2017 Lincoln Continental

    Classy and Confident In 1917, a man by the name of Henry Leland founded the Lincoln brand and named it after the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln (who... Read More

  • The Meandering Epicurist

    The Meandering Epicurist

    Montreal: Ville de Chocolat I remember the day I discovered that chocolate isn’t one of the food groups—it was a great disappointment. Fortunately, Montreal didn’t get that memo. And what better... Read More

  • Defying the status quo

    Defying the status quo

    Marcel Wanders shares his perspective Dashing Dutch design superstar Marcel Wanders is a product and interior designer who first drew international recognition for his knotted chair in 1996. Today, Wanders... Read More

  • St. Andrews, Scotland

    St. Andrews, Scotland

    Fit for a King By Rick Young Sorry, Old Tom Morris. Apologies to you as well, Allan Robertson, Young Tom and golf’s founding fathers with deep ties to Scotland’s Kingdom... Read More

  • Thailand


    From Trang to Bangkok From blissful beaches and stunning dive sites to funky frog-head tuk-tuks By Helmut Dostal   A kingdom like no other Visitors to Thailand often choose a... Read More

  • Australia's Gold Coast

    Australia's Gold Coast

    Brizzie or bust... Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia. Known as Brizzie to the locals, it’s not only the capital of Queensland, the ‘Sunshine State,’ but famous for more... Read More

  • The Land of Fire and Ice

    The Land of Fire and Ice

    Iceland is light and darkness, a country of opposites and contrasts. It is home to some of the world’s largest glaciers and active volcanoes and the longest summer days anywhere.... Read More

  • Dolce vita Duo

    Dolce vita Duo

    Villa San Michele, Florence As I arrive at Belmond Villa San Michele, high in the wooded Tuscan hills above Florence, I am confronted by the stunning juxtaposition of past and... Read More

  • Bella cucina gets friends together

    Bella cucina gets friends together

    By Sigrid McCandles What is it about the kitchen that draws everyone in? Once designed solely for utility, the kitchen has become the gathering place of the home. There’s plenty... Read More

  • Backyard Bytes

    Backyard Bytes

    By Marc Saltzman The "right tech" can help you enjoy even more fun in the sun. Summer is now in full swing, which likely translates into more time in the Great... Read More

  • Favourite Things

    Favourite Things

    Ready, set, jet Imagine ordering a jet as you would order a taxi. New apps are making it a reality from London to Dubai and, hopefully, coming to Canada soon.... Read More

  • "Connected" Car Technology

    "Connected" Car Technology

    Futuristic features that are powering the latest vehicles By Marc Saltzman If you think blind-spot sensors and rear cameras are the epitome of in-vehicle technology, just wait until you climb behind... Read More

  • I'd Rather Be Skiing

    I'd Rather Be Skiing

    It’s here in the French Alps that European big mountain purists come to enjoy spring skiing at its finest. By Caroline Tapp-McDougall Perched at 1,600 feet in the mountains and... Read More

  • Langdon Hall, Cambridge

    Langdon Hall, Cambridge

    Out Langdon Hall's Kitchen Window... Executive Chef Jason Bangerter doesn’t have to look far to find the inspired wild produce and seasonal ingredients he needs to perfect his purposeful dishes.... Read More

  • Fall For These Wines

    Fall For These Wines

    As cooler temperatures set in, we look to heartier fare and wines. Change your wine wardrobe with these cozy sippers. By Natalie MacLean Domaine Latour-Giraud Les Narvaux Chardonnay 2013, Meursault,... Read More

  • One&Only Palmilla

    One&Only Palmilla

    The legend continues A stay at the venerable One&Only Palmilla is now even more coveted. By Caroline Tapp-McDougall Here, on the tip of the Baja Peninsula where the Sea of... Read More

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