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The Luxury Apartment On Wheels: Camping In Style In A 1930s Jungle Yacht

The Jungle Yacht was created for and used by Italian explorer Commander Attilio Gatti and his wife, who both traveled extensively to the African Congo as a deluxe apartment “for his 1937-1940 (his 10th) and 1947 (his 11th) expeditions” and “equipped them quite lavishly.” Continue reading »

Welcome To Burj Al Babas, The Luxury City Of Empty Castles

Deep in a provincial region of northwestern Turkey, it looks like a mirage – hundreds of luxury houses built in neat rows, their pointed towers somewhere between French chateau and Disney castle. Meant to provide luxurious accommodations for foreign buyers, the houses are however standing empty in what is anything but a fairytale for their investors. Continue reading »

Glamorous Vintage Camper Is Your Midcentury Dream Home On Wheels

A rare and fully restored ‘Holiday House Geographic’ midcentury trailer is for sale – and it offers a taste of modernist living on the open road. Only seven of the fibreglass caravans – designed by industrial engineer Chuck Pelly in 1962 with an original price tag of $8,500 – were ever made and only two thought to still exist. Continue reading »

Russian Oligarch Exclusive Car For Sale

A unique car is for sale on one of the Russian classifieds websites. As the story goes the car was custom made for a famous rich person who died three months before the car was delivered to him.

The car was named “Amulet”. According to the owner it had to have magic power to protect him. However it didn’t happen. In fact this was a Toyota Crown, but it is so heavily modified you can’t recognize it anymore. Continue reading »

“Moon Level Luxury At Down To Earth Rates”: Al Stovall’s 1960s Space Age Lodge In Anaheim, California

The Space Age Lodge in Anaheim, California, housed its first cadets in 1965. One of five cosmic-themed motels created by industrialist Al Stovall, the Space Age Lodge was partnered with the Inn of Tomorrow, the Cosmic Inn, The Galaxy, another Space Age Lodge (all in Anaheim) and the Space Age in Gila Bend, Arizona. This was “MOON LEVEL LUXURY” at “DOWN TO EARTH RATES.”

Let’s travel back in time to when 60s kitsch was out of this world. Continue reading »

This Couple Converts The Real Cold War Nuclear Missile Base Into The Luxury Airbnb


Thad Allton/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP Photo

Mathew Fulkerson and his wife Leigh Ann pose at their Subterra Airbnb located in a former underground missile silo base near Eskridge, Kansas, USA. Continue reading »

Moncler Releases A Line Of Luxury Puffer Jackets For Dogs

Moncler‘s signature padded coats are now re-designed for puppies in a new charming collection for the Fall/Winter 2017 season. Continue reading »

Architects Creates Super Luxury Residence On Top Of The Seaport Crane

THEKRANE is an aesthetic oasis amidst an industrial landscape on the edge of Nordhavn, one of the last harbours under renovation in Denmark’s capital. Continue reading »

Mercedes-Maybach Unveils The Super-Luxury Electric Car Of Tomorrow’s World

The Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet concept car looks very appropriate parked next to the open sea. Designers clearly looked to watercraft rather than cars for inspiration. Continue reading »

A Wrecked Luxury Car Built From Over 12,000 Reflective Steel Parts


Jordan Griska

Reflecting its surroundings with a splintered and imperfect view is Jordan Griska‘s 2016 sculpture Wreck, a non-functional model of a Mercedes Benz S550 made entirely from reflective stainless steel. Continue reading »

Luxury ‘Doomsday Bunker’ Will Allow 34 Super Rich Families To Survive The Apocalypse

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Blast door crane

What do you buy the billionaire that has everything? A one way ticket to life after Armageddon. Continue reading »

Luxury Hotel Creates ‘Shanty Town’ Slum for Superrich

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Guests at South Africa’s Emoya Luxury Hotel & Spa who tire of the usual upscale amenities can ditch those digs for a more down-to-earth experience at the hotel’s own “Shanty Town”. Continue reading »

Longcroft – Luxury Cat Hotel

An exclusive luxury all-suite hotel property featuring five-star service and fine gourmet dining has just opened in north of London. What makes this property uniquely exclusive is that prospective hotel guests are required to possess whiskers, claws and speak only the language of Meow and Mew. Indeed, the new Longcroft Hotel is for cats only. Continue reading »

Adastra – iPad-controlled Luxury Yacht

The capacity for guests is a total of 9, while 5 crew members can also cruise along. The guests enjoy modern suites, while lending a premium one as the master suite for the owner. The amenities are state of the art, and ergonomics focuses on high quality fabrication, and maximum use of the given space. Continue reading »

Palais Namaskar: Luxury Hotel & Spa in Marrakech

There are some places that are not easily described. Just as there are some experiences that are not easily compared. The luxury Palais Namaskar Marrakech hotel is both. Proudly standing amongst the gems of the Oetker Collection – a one-of-a-kind collection of masterpiece hotels – Palais Namaskar is also a member of the esteemed Leading Hotels of the World. Continue reading »

Olivia Wilde for Modern Luxury

In photographs by Indrani & Markus Klinko. Style by GK Reid. Continue reading »

Shakhti 360 Leti: Luxury Hotel in Himalayas

Shakti was founded by Jamshyd Sethna, whose love of the mountains began during his schooldays in Darjeeling and thereafter as a young tea planter in Upper Assam. A Parsi from Bombay, Jamshyd is one of India’s leading travel professionals and his travel experiences, love of food and art, combined with a passion for the Himalaya is the creative force behind the foundation and evolution of Shakti.

Early morning casts a pink glow over the snow-covered peaks; very soon the sun burns off the cool of the night. Energised by the crystalline air, you may already be out walking with your guide, through the ancient rhododendron forests. Or you may choose to linger over a long, slow breakfast. Continue reading »

Libyan Leader’s Life of Luxury Overrun by Rebels

A Libyan rebel fighter walks inside the house of Saif al-Islam, son of Libyan fugitive leader Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli. Normal life began returning to the Libyan capital Tripoli, almost a week after rebels swept into the city. (Ciro Fusco / EPA) Continue reading »