Travel + Leisure magazine’s list of Best Sandwiches in the world ranges from the Vietnamese banh mi sandwich, to a hand-massaged Wagyu beef sandwich.
With an astonishing asking price of US$21.1 million, this Tokyo pad is the most expensive one-room apartment in the world.
A Chinese businessman paid $38,000 for a rare golden snapper Thursday in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong, a leading fish trader said.
Fom the I Love Dogs La Collection de Bijoux, Amour Amour is the world’s most expensive dog collar with the price tag of $3.2 million.
Hong Kong is now the most expensive place to take office space, according to the latest figures from Knight Frank. Hong Kong’s prime office space, which includes the city’s bustling Central district, was renting for as much as a monthly HK$1,046 (US$135) per square meter last year, a growth of 28%. By contrast, growth in … Continued
Nations Luxury Transportation, LLC, has agreed to acquire the domain name PrivateJet.com from Don’t Look Media Group for $30.18 million in cash and stock. Nations Luxury Transportation’s goal is to deliver the most efficient platform to facilitate worldwide chartering, aircraft acquisitions, and the selling of private jets. By the end of 2012, it is expected … Continued
A 124-day luxury cruise trip has been unveiled by Six Star Cruises which includes a flight in a private jet, caviar and Dom Perignon. The luxurious cruise departs in Los Angeles, US, and visits 28 countries including New Zealand, Malaysia and the Maldives. Guests will be picked up from their home by helicopter and transferred … Continued
A hand-crafted Faberge chocolate egg will vie to become the world’s most expensive non-jewelled chocolate egg sold at auction next month. Britain’s best chocolatier Willam Curley is creating the giant egg using materials such as expensive Tuscan Amedei dark chocolate and Japanese Wasabi chocolate. The auctioneers hope to break the current Guinness World Record price … Continued
For the first time in at least two decades of reporting the worldwide cost of living survey Zurich sits atop the ranking as the world’s most expensive city. An index swing of 34 percentage points pushed the Swiss city up 4 places compared to last year to overtake Tokyo which remains in 2nd place. Geneva, … Continued
A Chinese shipping magnate has paid a world record-high $328,000 for a Dutch pigeon, according to PIPA, an international pigeon auction house. The buyer of the most-expensive pigeon on record, PIPA said, is Hu Zhen Yu, who runs a shipbuilding company in China. He bought the bird for breeding rather than racing in China, where … Continued
DougieDog, a Frankfurter outfit in Vancouver, Canada is offering what is now the world’s most expensive hot dog: the $100 ‘Dragon Dog.’ The Dragon Dog is made with a bratwurst infused with hundred-year-old Louis XIII cognac, which costs more than $2,000 a bottle. Other ingredients include Kobe beef seared in olive and truffle oil, fresh … Continued
The price tag for One World Trade Center, the signature skyscraper under construction at Ground Zero in New York, has risen to more than $3.8 billion. According to WSJ, the price tag for the building has shot up $700m from the latest public estimate, making it the world’s most expensive new office tower. Once completed, … Continued
An astonishing golden outfit made from the silk of spiders has gone on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. It took more than four years to make the four-metre-long hand-woven textile from the silk of 1.2million female golden orb spiders, native to Madagascar. It was made by Englishman Simon Peers and American Nicholas Godley, both … Continued
A United Kingdom-based company called Superlative Luxury has created an eco-friendly t-shirt priced at $400,000. The t-shirt is made of 100% organic cotton and the manufacturing process uses only renewable energy, such as wind and solar, reducing the carbon footprint by 90%. The t-shirt features a spherical pattern created from 16 one-carat diamonds; half of … Continued
Chinese entrepreneur An Yanshi is convinced he has found the key ingredient to produce the world’s most expensive tea — panda poo. An has purchased 11 tonnes of excrement from a panda breeding centre to fertilise a tea crop in the mountains of Sichuan province, home to the black and white bears. He will harvest … Continued
The Peninsula Hong Kong is offering you the opportunity to soar high above Hong Kong’s spectacular skyline in a helicopter after enjoying a Champagne breakfast. Guests can enjoy breakfast and Champagne in The China Clipper, the hotel’s aviation-themed lounge, following an eight-minute helicopter tour. You will be able to observe Central’s magnificent skyscrapers through the … Continued
HYT represents a new concept in watchmaking — HYT stands for “Hydro Mechanical Horologists” and the brand will be dedicated to producing watches that not only contain liquid in them but use the liquid for a functional purpose. HYT claims 7 pending patents for various aspects of the H1, further underscoring the new ground that … Continued
First look of Versace’s Spring Summer 2012 ad campaign starring Gisele Bundchen and Ryan Barrett climbing into an abandoned pool. Photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott shot the images in the Californian desert surrounded by dry grass and cacti, under a striking blue light.
Black Astrum today launch the Signature Card range of bespoke diamond encrusted business cards, targeting ultra high net worth individuals across the world. A full set of cards can contain in excess of 30 carats. The average selling price per card is around the £1000 mark, sold in sets of 25, 50 and 100 cards. “The … Continued
A deep-pocketed restaurateur shelled out nearly $750,000 for a tuna at Japan’s Tsukiji fish market on Thursday, smashing the record price for a single bluefin. The 269-kilogramme fish stood at an eye-popping 56.49 million yen ($736,500) when the hammer came down in the first auction of the year. The figure dwarfs the previous high of … Continued