If you’re looking for a memorable luxury gift for someone special on your list this holiday season, consider gifts that will virtually transport them to one of their favorite places in the world. Especially this year, when travel restrictions due to COVID-19 have kept most of us grounded, a luxury holiday gift that reminds them of glorious times in London, Paris, New York, Italy, Japan or Scandinavia sounds perfect. Here’s our guide to the ultimate luxury gifts from some of everyone’s favorite places in the world.
Is someone on your luxury gift list a Japanophile – someone who loves Japan and its culture? Then why not get them a luxury gift from or about the country? We’ve got lots of ideas on what to buy for luxury gifts for anyone who loves or wants to know more about Japanese culture. Our ultimate luxury holiday gift guide for Japanophiles, with the best gifts and brands from Japan, for those who love Japanese food, art and culture.
Whether you’re planning a journey to celebrate National Poetry Month in April, or just a book worm who also loves traveling the world, you may (as we often do) find yourself in search of a luxury literary boutique hotel with a bibliophile’s sensibilities. Which made us wonder: what are the best luxury hotels in the world for book lovers? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the world’s best luxury literary hotels with a library and a focus on books, reading and story-telling as their sine qua non. Intrigued? Read on.
Is the approach of spring fueling your wanderlust? Yeah, us too. In addition to orchid shows and gorgeous gardens, the flowering of the cherry blossoms is a wonderful way to welcome in the new season. Here’s our curated list of the best places and luxury destinations in the world to see the spring cherry blossoms (sakura) this year.
Summer is just around the corner. Which means two weeks of watching the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralymphic Games in Tokyo, Japan! If you’re lucky enough to have tickets to go, or you’re planning a trip before The Games commence, what are the best luxury experiences to have ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has a curated a list of the best shopping and fine dining options, the luxury hotels of choice and what else to do – here’s what to see, and where to eat, shop and stay in luxury while visiting Tokyo, Japan on or before the 2020 Summer Olympics.