Author: Jillian Tangen

Silence is the latest in luxury wellness travel

The cacophony and intrusiveness of modern life and technology have made a stretch of  uninterrupted silence into a luxury good. Hard to find, but achievable if you have sufficient financial resources. In luxury wellness travel, silence is the latest trend in mindfulness. Where are the best places and spas to go for a silent vacation? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has found 10 retreats where you can experience the joy of silence.

the best restaurants in luxury retail in the world

Can a restaurant in a luxury retail store ever live up to the best standalone fine dining establishments in the world? We decided to find out. In our ongoing series, Retail Restaurants, we go in search of the best restaurants in luxury retail stores in New York, London, Paris and other cities. In this edition, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up the 10 best places to eat in luxury retail stores the world over right now.

The Best Bakeries in the World for a Luxurious Cake

What are the best bakeries in the world for a luxurious cake? Whether for a wedding, special birthday, or just an everyday luxury, a gorgeous delicious cake is an instant mood boost. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up a list of the best cake bakeries in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong and more. Forks in the air! It’s time to eat cake like a boss.

Did you know a Nordic Easter involves Crime Solving?

Easter is approaching, and with it come some unusual traditions around the world. For example, did you know a Nordic Easter involves crime solving? In Norway, it’s a beloved annual holiday activity. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen fills us in on the Easter Crime and the dark joy of Nordic Noir. And recommends the books and films to join in the fun of Nordic Easter crime fiction. Dark chocolate goes rather well with all of them, by the way. Watch your back, bunnies.

luxury lessons: what you need to know about hudson yards

The long-awaited opening of the ultra-luxurious development in New York City, Hudson Yards, is finally here. In our ongoing series, Luxury Lessons, we’ve got the run-down on everything you need to know about this dazzling new addition to the luxury landscape in Manhattan. Shopping, restaurants, art and more. Consider this a West Side Story about a dazzling new level of luxury.