Review: McLaren P1

It takes a lot to impress racing driver Jonathan Summerton. He shares with us what its like in the driver’s seat of the McLaren P1.

Review: Point Yamu by COMO

We take a trip with our friends from Palace magazine to the scenic Point Yamu by COMO to learn more about the resort and villa development.

Guide: Caribbean Property 2015

Known as an investment destination for ultra rich, the Caribbean is opening doors to property investors while maintaining its highly regarded reputation.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

A luxury hotel in Turkey which once housed sultans from the Ottoman empire has knocked Parisian landmark Hotel Le Bristol from its perch to be named the best hotel in Europe.

Colosseum palace up for sale in Rome

A Renaissance palace grafted onto the top of an ancient Roman theatre is up for sale in Rome for €32 million ($42 million). Its asking price is thought to make it the most expensive property currently on sale in the Italian capital, and one of the most expensive in Europe. The 11,000 sq ft property has … Continued

Queen to rent out palace during London Olympics

Queen Elizabeth II has given her approval to rent out state apartments at St. James’s Palace as party venues during the 2012 London Olympics. Companies with long-standing ties to the royal family that hold royal warrants can now have a chance to throw a bash in the royal palace. The palace is in a prime … Continued

Mandarin Oriental opens in Paris

The Mandarin Oriental opened its doors in Paris on Tuesday, becoming the third top-end Asian hotel brand in less than a year to put out its shingle and woo rich visitors to the French capital. Newly built behind a 1930s facade, the eight-story property on fashionable Rue Saint Honore boasts 99 rooms and 39 suites … Continued

Paris’s ‘palace’ hotels – the winners and losers

The French government announced the eight recipients of its new ‘palace’ hotel rating May 5, dealing a blow to some of Paris’s most famous hotels. The ‘palace’ rating is an official designation above five stars awarded by the French tourism authorities — it’s designed to help travelers identify the cream of the country’s many swanky … Continued