Our Luxury Calendar provides a comprehensive overview of the top events unfolding around the world every month. Some are micro-luxuries (like a really good book) and others are on a grand, epic scale. Personally, if schedules and money were no object, and we could do anything we’d like, here are our top picks for the best luxury events and experiences in the world in December 2020. Consider it your luxury calendar of the can’t-miss events in fashion, art, music, sports, travel and culinary arts in this month of November.
As Veteran’s Day – or Armistice, Remembrance or Poppy Day – approaches on November 11, it can sometimes be difficult to slow down and take the time to honor the spirit of the day. It’s in the middle of the long stretch of the holiday season, with plans to make, errands to run and shopping to do. Generally not a time of the year that’s conductive to reflection and remembrance of loss. And yet. Making the time to do so honors not just those lost to war – it reminds us of the heavy burden being borne by some of our fellow citizens each and every day, right now. How can we make space for a sober tribute – no matter how quiet and private – on Veteran’s Day this year? We can visit a memorial or a museum. We can read a poem or a book. Or we can watch an iconic film. Our resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 1o best war movies to watch on Veteran’s Day …
With COVID-19 sadly resurging as winter arrives, lots of families are wondering what to do with kids right now that’s fun and safe, especially in the realm of the arts and culture. Whether its rediscovering the simple joys of the drive-in or taking a Thanksgiving weekend away, apple picking or pumpkin picking, there are more options than you might imagine for family fun. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has addressed the pressing issue of how to have fun and safe family adventures right now with a list of the best outdoor family activities for this COVID 19 pandemic era.
Looking for the perfect gift for someone who really loves Paris, and all things French? Perhaps someone who’s hooked on Emily in Paris and looking to keep that buzz going? For the Francophiles on your luxury gift list, we’ve got more than a dozen ideas to help get you started. Our correspondent Jeanette Settembre has curated our ultimate luxury holiday gift guide for Francophiles, with the best gifts and brands from France, for those who love Paris and all things French. If they cannot travel to France this year, you can help bring the joie de vivre home to them.
One of the silver linings of this New Normal in the era of the coronavirus pandemic is the return of the drive-in movie theater. Families, couples and film buffs alike have rediscovered the simple joys of the drive-in. So, where are the best drive-in theaters to visit right now? Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best drive-in movie theaters and outdoor film screenings to have on your list to visit right now, whether its for a family outing, a date night, or your own personal film festival.