Hotels & Lifestyle

The High Life

Award-winning wines, Michelin star cuisine and luxury hair and spa treatments. Rebecca Howe rounds up the leading business and first class offerings from today’s leading airlines in FOUR’s International Travel Supplement…

Before take off One of the finest examples of airport lounges is the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at HeathrowTerminal 3. Met with a long bar, restaurant, hair salon, spa and The Lodge & Observation Deck,Virgin’s Clubhouse offers ample space to relax and work before your flight. Dining includescomplimentary food and drinks, including breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea, a continental platterand an à la carte menu, with an excellent...

August 07, 2014

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Luxury Layover | Anthea Gray

Anthea Gray of Anthea’s Home Store — a new online boutique offering interior enthusiasts beautifully curated furnishings for the home — tells FOUR about her perfect weekend…

I would wake up in… Tangalle, a laid-back village on Sri Lanka’s south coast. I would stay at… The Last House, a boutique hotel designed by Geoffrey Bawa — Sri Lanka’s most famous architect — and furnished in a mix of contemporary and antique style. I would rent the whole house (it only has six bedrooms) and take my extended family with me. Breakfast would be... String hoppers, sambals, fish curry and exotic fresh...

July 27, 2014

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Luxury Gadgets

Stylish, smart and at the cutting edge of technology, we give you some of the must-have gadgets right now. Exclusively from FOUR’s Luxury International Supplement…

GARIA MONACO 2+2 (STREET LEGAL AND NON-STREET LEGAL) Sporty, dynamic and inspired by the world’s most coveted cars, the latest edition to the Gariacollection, the Garia Monaco 2+2, challenges all current golf cart conventions. With a drive trainbuilt by an Italian company that also produces Ducati gearboxes, aluminium profiles made bythe same company that supplies aluminium profiles to Aston Martin, Jaguar and Volvo, luxuryfeatures...

July 26, 2014

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A Moment in Horological History

Ariel Adams reveals why the tourbillon movement still reigns supreme in the world of watches. As seen in FOUR International’s Luxury supplement…

An open window on the dial of a high-end luxury watch contains aspinning and beating mechanism called a tourbillon. In French, theterm means ‘whirlwind’, and on the wrist the watch industry wouldhave you believe it means money and prestige. The tourbillon isdifficult to assemble as well as a vestige of another age, and watchcollectors find them difficult to resist. We live in a post-mechanical watch world where somehow mechanical...

July 23, 2014

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