A typical day at North Island might involve tracking a rare Seychelles white-eye bird through the jungle, following a sea turtle
At nearly 3,000 acres, Laucala Island is by far the largest private island featured in these pages.
Sir Richard Branson’s original resort, the 27-year-old Necker Island, experienced a setback just a month after the Virgin mogul’
Hannah "Shotgun" Makepeace would not recognize her namesake today.
Villa La Cassinella is technically not a private island.
At some point in the 16th century,piratesweary from pillaging and plundering took a break on Frégate Island, a 740-acre haven so
If private islands have a downside, it is that they are at times too private—cut off from the communities and cultures
During construction at Song Saa Private Island, Melita Hunter sent fishing boats on daily excursions through the Gulf of Thailan
At Musha Cay and the Islands of Copperfield Bay—700 acres spread across 11 private Bahamian islands that illusionist David Coppe
It has been said that you do not need a wristwatch in the modern age—unless you need to know what time it is somewhere else.
1965 Lamborghini 3500 GTZ
London’s 45 Park Lane, home of the Playboy Club casino during the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s, has been recast as the Dorchester Colle
Amid the spectacle and dazzle of the 2,200-room, $1.9 billion Galaxy Macau’s grand opening in September, an exclusive enclave de
The best way to see Vancouver is from the back of Jim Dudley’s Bentley Continental Flying Spur.
Good news for America’s children and vertically challenged who are going to ride shotgun in the Pagani Huayra: You will be able
An unadorned hog seems to scream for a few trinkets, and many Harley-Davidson customers respond by spending thousands of extra d
While summering in London in 1992, 19-year-old Francis Sultana paid a visit to David Gill’s furniture gallery in South Kensingto
Paris has waited a long time for Thierry Marx.
Valmont consultant agnès teffaud stares intently at what appear to be aerial photographs of a barren desert landscape.
Carnivorous plants, Disney cartoons, hallucinogenic drugs—the inspirations behind Victoire de Castellane’s jewelry designs are a
Across the Douro River from the medieval heart of Porto, the Vila Nova de Gaia neighborhood houses a dozen warehouse-like port l
Véronique Drouhin knew she had discovered a special place when, in July 1987, she first crested the remote Oregon hillside that
Photography by Benjamin Benschneider
Photography by Lisa Charles Watson. Styling by Charles W. Bumgardner.
Alex Wilcox is no stranger to innovation.
"It is inconceivable that a man with my professional background and experience would not jump into it," says Hublot technical di
Tales of the search for those raw materials that make possible the objects of beauty included in this month’s jewelry features (
When he founded the Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Co.
In his 1978 top-40 hit "Life’s Been Good," Joe Walsh sang about his Maserati doing 185 mph (and about losing his license as a result of driving that fast). The boast was as dubious as the rock star’s run for president two years later.
Former fire-breathing street performer Guy Laliberté transformed the age-old circus with Cirque du Soleil, the imaginative and a