The Falkensteiner Iadera, Croatia

I can’t say that I’ve ever put the words ‘five-star’, ‘Eastern block’ and ‘music festival’ in the same sentence before, or had even dreamt I’d need to. Except maybe for an absurd drunken word game at an awkward social gathering. But such was the beauty of my most recent assignment, an eclectic collection of both…
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New Ferrari 799 Mugello

During the last 20 years the car industry has seen an injection of SUVs from marques that, before, had spent their time honing sports cars and family cars. If you wanted a luxury 4×4 there was really only one place to look: the Range Rover. It still tops my sought after list. However, a gap…
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Put It in Neutral: Geneva Motor Show 2012

Geneva. It’s clean, it’s neat, it’s somewhat quaint and understated. It is then the least likely city to host what’s probably Europe’s (and arguably the world’s) leading car show. However, for a week every March, that’s what happens in the several acres of Geneva’s Palexpo exhibition hall. This year, the buzz words have been iPhone…
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Of Noble Design: LUSSO 16 Cover Shoot

Near Buckingham Palace, London, the LUSSO team check in to one of the best boutique hotel’s in town, “41”.   Photographer Lars Hansen and stylist Tilly Hardy shoot the men’s style and accessories shoot for the 16th edition of LUSSO magazine.
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Sani Resort, Greece

I am not a number. I am a free man. Suggestions of The Prisoner may not be the most flattering comparison for a holiday destination but: a) that was my first reaction on seeing the sprawling, orange-toned  “private village” of the Sani Resort; and b) five minutes into the stay, you realise you’re anything but…
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Amazing-Mini-Super-Jumbo

Already popular within the United Arab Emirates, it was only a matter of time before Europe got a taste of the Embraer Lineage 1000. Given the spec of the machine, it also won’t be long before you see several more. This first has been brought in by Hangar8 for its charter fleet and it’s a…
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The Sky’s The Limit: 80 Columbus Circle, New York

When playing Fantasy Real Estate, we tend to put together a portfolio based around favourite cities and ideal locations. Anything with a beach front will do in The Hamptons. Our London home will be in Barnsbury: classic, spacious, accessible and most importantly, not Notting Hill. For warmth and ironic cheer we’ll have a little holiday…
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Egerton House Hotel, Knightsbridge

Everyone used to talk posh. My father, a black taxi driver, used to answer the phone using the most received of pronunciation, as was the done thing in the days of four digit numbers and mechanical exchanges. ‘Seex, tooo, fwoar, fiyyve,’ he would intone as if manning the candlestick in a Wodehouse novel, and, on…
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A Weekend in Marbella

A weekend in Marbella. It’s a simple concept but one that could, according to tourist guides or rumour, go one of two ways.  There’s the British tourist’s Marbella which, while not as vomity as Torremelinos et al, or as ripped to the proverbial as Ibiza, still suggests Northerners spilling out of too small outfits and…
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Ghost Busters: The Phantom Series II

“Perfection.” That was the ideal that Sir Henry Royce urged his employees to strive towards. In contradiction to the notion that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”, Sir Henry also implored his staff, in a vague Hey Jude-esque style, “to take the best that exists and make it better”.  It’s a pretty good principle…
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