Scarface villa

Rent ‘Scarface’ villa for the holiday

The iconic Californian villa where Brian de Palma shot Scarface is available to rent, for $10,000 a week or $30,000 a month.

Ashford Castle hotel

Luxury Irish hotel sells for half 2007 price

A luxury Irish hotel made famous in the classic John Wayne movie “The Quiet Man” went on sale on Wednesday for half the price paid for it five years ago.

Melody Key Private island

Private islands for rent around the world

Around the world, a few owners are renting out their islands for vacationers who want to spend a luxury holiday in a private haven. Here is a selection of the best spots around the world.

bruce lee home

Bruce Lee’s Hong Kong home to go on sale

Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Hong Kong will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon failed.

Taj Mahal

Dubai to build Taj Mahal replica

A replica of India’s world-famous Taj Mahal, four times the size of the original, is to be built in Dubai as what is to be billed as the world’s grandest wedding venue.

Banyan Tree Lijiang

Banyan Tree to develop luxury homes in China

Singapore-based luxury resort chain Banyan Tree will develop its first luxury residential property in China, in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province.

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