Planning a Luxury Vacation in Seattle

Planning a Luxury Vacation in Seattle

Seattle is a city of endless possibilities. Although nestled amongst some of the most stunning scenery and mountains, the city offers all the convenience and modern comforts you can imagine. There is something for everyone from fine dining, luxury accommodation, culture and art, to quirky shopping, sports, outdoor adventures and a bustling nightlife. While there is something for everyone in the Emerald City and plenty to fill multiple trips, it’s a particularly popular destination for travellers looking for luxury from their vacation. If you’re planning a trip to Seattle and looking for ways to make it extra special, here are some suggestions for where to stay, where to eat and what to do during your stay. Where to Stay Four Seasons This 5-star hotel combines modern comforts and a central location with luxury and relaxation. The modern rooms and finished to an incredibly high standard with floor to ceiling windows…

5 Tips to Protect Your Luxury Yacht From Thieves

5 Tips to Protect Your Luxury Yacht From Thieves

You wouldn’t think that a luxury yacht could be stolen, would you? It can happen, though. As a yacht owner, you need to protect the yacht itself in addition to everything valuable aboard. Thieves might not be able to think of how they’d hide a 60-foot-or-larger ocean vessel, but those same crooks would certainty know what to do with the jet skis, personal electronics and other costly items they might find. The heist of the Change in Latitude yacht from its berth in Dania Beach, Florida, back in 2015 stands as proof that a yacht can, in fact, get stolen. Ultimately, the $700,000 Ocean Alexander Pilothouse yacht was recovered. Yet clearly, you wouldn’t want anyone to as much as “borrow” your yacht or any attendant possessions, particularly given any damage that might be done. Here are five tips for protecting your yacht. 1. Dock your yacht securely The majority of luxury…

Game of Thrones Season 8 – The TV Series Of All Superlatives

Game of Thrones Season 8 – The TV Series Of All Superlatives

Season finale Game of Thrones just started and the HBO series is establishing itself as the world record series at all levels. Here are some key numbers you might not know that translates the high level of performance of this season 8. Game of Thrones becomes the TV series of all superlatives. Here is why. Game of Thrones Season 8: A Huge Budget When the world discovered Game of Thrones back in season 1, the average budget per episode was USD $6 million, which was already a lot. When HBO released season 6, the total budget per episode was at USD $10 million. The final six episodes of the series will cost around USD $15 million apiece to produce. With 6 episodes, the total production budget for this final season will be of USD $90 million. TV series production became a high budget game. While Game of Thrones reaches the…

Five Reasons To Buy Your Luxury Watch Pre-owned

Five Reasons To Buy Your Luxury Watch Pre-owned

You could buy a pre-owned watch from the year you were born, the year you got married, or even a retired color or unique style that speaks to you. Discover the excitement of the hunt for that unusual, rare watch find, with the idea that you will have a one-of-a-kind timepiece gracing your arm. Here are 5 reasons to buy your luxury watch pre-owned 1)   Choice Remember that watch you really wanted when you were a teenager, but couldn’t afford? There is a good chance you can find it in the pre-owned market, probably for a reasonable price. The pre-owned watch market is full of rare and discontinued models for smart shoppers looking for bargains. For example, bag this Cartier Roadster for a pretty decent price. From Rolex models studded with precious gems to watches made decades before you were born, the pre-owned luxury watch market offers loads of choice….

The Best Temples to See in Vietnam

The Best Temples to See in Vietnam

There are many reasons why so many people come to Vietnam each year. This is a truly incredible place with an enormous amount to see and do for every type of visitor. Arguably, the best aspect of Vietnam is exploring the breathtaking temples which give you a glimpse into the country’s fascinating ancient past. Here are a few of the best temples to visit during your trip here: Tran Quoc Pagoda Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest temples in Vietnam dating back to the 6th century. The main pagoda reaches 15 metres high with the surrounding structures including a fascinating museum, an incense burning house and more to explore. Temple of Literature Founded in 1070, this Confucian temple contains the very first university in Vietnam and it is one of the most famous temples in the country. There are 5 impressive courtyards to explore and a great place…

Find Out What To Wear In St.Tropez: 2019 Summer Guide

Find Out What To Wear In St.Tropez: 2019 Summer Guide

Let us guide be your guide for what to wear in St. Tropez 2019 – Look and feel the part this summer. The Cote D’Azur has long been a jet-set destination, and this is perhaps why a classic style has always been in favour here. Yet while it may look majestic, St. Tropez fashion is a lot more attainable than you may think. The key to achieving that effortless French Riviera style is to plan your outfits so they do all the work for you. Here are five looks to bring that coveted je ne sais quoi to your holiday wardrobe, taking you from day to night, from beach to bar, from Les Parcs de Saint Tropez to Les Caves du Roy. Here’s what to wear in St. Tropez in summer 2019 Relaxing Sunbathe in a stylish one-piece. This is a sophisticated choice in a place where everyone shows up…

Five Reasons To Say No To A Smart Meter

Five Reasons To Say No To A Smart Meter

Hailed as technology’s answer to high home energy bills, smart meters are installed in nearly seven million homes in the UK, with every household set to be offered one by 2020. Unfortunately, in addition to being fraught with problems, smart meters have not been the budget saviour they were promised to be. Here are 5 reasons to say no to a smart meter. 1- Smart meters compromise security and privacy Hacking issues arose almost immediately when the smart meter installation effort was announced. Security experts still warn that smart meters can become infected with viruses, spreading it around other devices in your home. Still other experts call out concerns of hacking, warning that the device could be used by terrorists. Of further concern, there are no privacy laws protecting the data on your energy consumption or how the information can be used. 2- Smart meters don’t work in low-signal areas…

Luxury Travel: Getting The Most Out Of Every Experience

Luxury Travel: Getting The Most Out Of Every Experience

For some, when they travel, they will want the finer things in life. This means finding the best locations, top destinations, unforgettable scenery, delicious food, and the finest souvenirs. For travelers to make sure they make the most out of their travel experience, there will be plenty to consider ahead of time, so that the time spent away is not wasted. Cultivating a travel experience to remember is more possible than ever before, thanks to advancements in technology, communication, and the way we connect with the world. Those looking for a luxury travel experience, in particular, can benefit from these advancements, as this article will highlight. Making Use Of Technology Technology is ever-evolving, and the way it can enrich and enhance day to day life is apparent in the lifestyle choices we make every day. However, some may not consider how this technology can impact a traveling experience, and for…

Baselworld 2019: Claude Meylan Revisits The World Of Car Racing

Baselworld 2019: Claude Meylan Revisits The World Of Car Racing

Claude Meylan is a proud company based in Vallée de Joux, a location dedicated to watchmaking. The roots of Claude Meylan is its major inspiration. The Swissness spirit gathers a tremendous amount of cultural references and Claude Meylan uses this heritage to tell stories of tomorrow. During Baselworld 2019, Claude Meylan revealed a new theme, inspired by the world of vintage car racing: LAC MOTORITIES. With “MOTORITIES”, CLAUDE MEYLAN creates new sculptures of time. Associating Claude Meylan’s know-how with a very appealing theme, MOTORITIES revisits the world of vintage car racing and each detail is a piece of art. The first striking element is the smallest hand-wound openwork movement available to date. There is a superposition of cut-out and colored sculptures that illustrate the particular moments of historical races. Claude Meylan further innovates and superimposes cut-out dials that creates a three-dimensional effect and an intriguing depth. Between them, spaces open…

Everything You Wanted To Know About Mechanical Watches And Never Dared To Ask

Everything You Wanted To Know About Mechanical Watches And Never Dared To Ask

Since Quartz watches and lately Connected watches slammed the market, people got more and more interested in mechanical watches. They represent state of the art watchmaking and like a car, a mechanical watch would be worthless without its engine, called movement. Many people see how it looks like but do not have a clear understanding on how this works. The aim of this article is to provide you with a general understanding of the mechanical watch principles. So probably you will finally have the answers to your questions. Manual vs Automatic, What Does It Means? Very often you see the denomination of Manual or Automatic watch. This refers to how the watch gets its power to work. If it is a manual watch, it means you need to use the crown to wind it up, at least once a day or once every 2 days if you wish to maintain…

Tag Heuer 2019 Baselworld Reveal: Connected Modular 45 Golf Edition & Autavia Isograph line

Tag Heuer 2019 Baselworld Reveal: Connected Modular 45 Golf Edition & Autavia Isograph line

Baselworld 2019 is already pulsing in the heart of Basel in Switzerland. Tag Heuer just revealed two main novelties that will for sure make a lot of noise in the press and in the mind of the Swiss brand fans. The first one is the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 Golf Edition and the second project is the Autavia new line. Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 Golf Edition: hitting the greens from June 2019 Combining cutting edge technology and passion for golf, the Swiss avant-garde watchmaker is offering a new service for the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, with the TAG Heuer Golf app and watch. “The TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Golf Edition was developed specifically for golfers. Every aspect of the connected watch and app has been designed to enhance the player’s experience from design to function. Outside the green, the watch is a stylish accessory, offering cutting-edge…

Baselworld 2019: What should you expect from this year’s edition?

Baselworld 2019: What should you expect from this year’s edition?

Baselworld 2019 is starting and after a chaotic year with the announcement of Swatch group exit among other brands, it is a new dawn for the Basel watch event. While there are high expectations from this year’s edition, everybody is talking about Baselworld 2020 and the joint forces with SIHH. It might be the starting point of a true “Swiss Watch week”. The fair wishes to introduce new concepts in order to allow: Building a strong global watch community reaching new audiences allowing the discovery of new technologies catering to the needs of a new generation connecting the entire industry Baselworld is one of the world’s foremost show for watches, jewellery, precious stones and related industries. It interconnects the industry’s top brands (including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chopard, TAG Heuer, Hublot and Breitling), the most influential media and the world’s most important buyers. Baselworld is an exclusive platform on which the…

Vitamins & Supplements 101: What You Need to Know

Vitamins & Supplements 101: What You Need to Know

Do you take vitamins and supplements? If you do, you are not alone. Millions of Americans take or have taken supplements and vitamins. And it’s no wonder why. These health aids provide a range of benefits. Whether you are taking supplements to add nutrients to your diet or calcium and vitamin D for bone health, there are a few things you should know.  Who Needs Supplements and Vitamins Most people don’t need to supplement their diets. It’s true. If you are a generally healthy person and consume a wide range of foods including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, legumes, fish, and lean meats, you likely do not need to supplement your diet. Why? All of these foods provide valuable nutrients. After all, The Dietary Guidelines for Americans states that nutritional needs should be met through your diet. But there are some exceptions. Women who are pregnant can benefit from prenatal…

How Your Car Can Define Your Lifestyle

How Your Car Can Define Your Lifestyle

Does your lifestyle define your car, or does your car define your lifestyle? It can go either way and when you’re looking at new luxury cars, you’re taking control of your lifestyle (for the better). There’s a reason what we drive has always been a symbol of who we are and what we value. Sometimes people even make a point to meet someone where they can see what they drive in order to judge them—a car can tell you a lot about a person, including what they can afford. Is it fair to judge a person by their vehicle? Maybe not, but it regularly happens. This isn’t true just for luxury car owners, either. If someone drives a Prius or an old muscle car that’s been carefully restored, you already have some pre-judgments about them, and you’re likely spot on. A car can tell you something about a person’s morals…

Byredo Rose Of No Man’s Land  – Selflessness And Compassion

Byredo Rose Of No Man’s Land – Selflessness And Compassion

Every season, Byredo surprises us with very interesting creations. By not being a conventional beauty and fashion accessories brand, it excels in the matter of originality and creativity. Each product has a strong and deep foundation that allows Byredo to develop amazing lines with a rich meaning. Nothing is done by chance. Here is one of their latest beauty line called Rose of No Man’s Land. A beautiful story about selflessness and compassion. Byredo Rose of No Man’s Land Collection: Beauty within. With Byredo and the creative mind of Ben Gorham, there is always a story behind the story. The Rose of No Man’s Land collection is a very beautiful range of beauty products, going from fragrances to body product references. 7.5ML Perfume Oil 50ML Eau de Parfum 100ML Eau de Parfum 75ML Hair Perfume 225ML Body Wash 225ML Body Lotion 200ML Body Cream 30ML Hand Cream Moved by this…

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