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Virgin Atlantic Sleep Guides

VIRGIN ATLANTIC: YOU ARE WHAT YOU SLEEP

As a frequent traveller, there is one thing on board a flight that I need. I'm not really fussed about the quality of food, or the selection of movies, or how o...
Omega George Clooney Buzz Aldrin

STARMEN

In the ultimate feat of travel, Buzz Aldrin stepped on the lunar surface in 1969, wearing an OMEGA Speedmaster Professional, carving a unique place for the watc...

MARRIOTT: CLEAN SLEEPING

You've heard of clean-eating, but how about clean-sleeping? To be honest, I need a bit of both at this moment in time as we hurtle towards deadline for what is ...
Belmond Andean Explorer

BELMOND: ANDEAN EXPLORER

Last week, the inaugural journey of Belmond's Andean Explorer, South America's first luxury sleeper train took flight (for want of a better word!). I'm excited ...
Globcoin

GLOBCOIN: TRAVEL SAVVY

When I ask OutThere travellers what some of their biggest challenges are when they travel, 'currency exchange' comes up a lot. Constantly fluctuating rates, not...
Mermaid Fitness Hotel del Coronado California

HOTEL DEL CORONADO: MERMAN FITNESS

San Diego's Hotel del Coronado is a retro enthusiasts dream-come-true. Not only is it the setting of one of my all time favourite classics, Marilyn Monroe's Som...
Ulusaba South Africa Virgin Limited Edition

VIRGIN LIMITED EDITION: EARTH HOUR

Last week, the world 'celebrated' Earth Hour, the global event (or self-billed 'movement') that has for the last 10 years achieved massive environmental impact ...

BUENOS AIRES: CARLOS JAUREGUI STATION

Earlier this week, the city of Buenos Aires opened the newly named Carlos Jaúregui Subte station on the city's underground railway network. Previously the Santa...
Design Hotels Book

DESIGN HOTELS: THE BOOK

As much as we love travel, we also love great design. Design Hotels, the collection of luxury, design-led properties publishes a stunning directory each year, a...
Walled Off Hotel

BANKSY: THE WALLED OFF HOTEL

The art of travel just got street. Despite his elusiveness, Banksy has never been one to shy away from causing a stir. In a bold new statement, provocateur Bri...

NOBU HOTELS: LONDON CALLING

Starting today, the long awaited Nobu Shoreditch in London will take bookings, with its opening date allegedly set for June 2017. The Nobu brand, brainchild of ...
Ozen Maldives Water Suite

OZEN BY ATMOSPHERE: WATER SUITE

I'm always keeping an eye out for the most luxurious of resort experiences, and this week, something caught my eye that I just had to share. The new private, lu...
Meadow Lane Estate

onefinestay: Collections

The Hamptons have long been the escape of New York's rich and famous, but with that very reputation it has been on lock-down for visitors keen to experience wha...

VIETNAM AIRLINES x LSO: CLASSIC BRITISH

Not that you'd ever need an excuse to visit Vietnam – from North to South, even the bits in the middle are among the most experiential and awe-inspiring journey...
Love and Paint Mondrian London

LOVE AND PAINT: MONDRIAN LONDON

Love is in the air – or in this case in our hair – at the Mondrian London. A surprise awaited us in our sumptuous suite at this luxury property on London's Rive...
Anantara King's Cup Elephant Polo

ANANTARA KING’S CUP

You may have heard of the super-exclusive Queen’s Cup polo tournament, but the Anantara King’s Cup is an entirely different polo event where elephants take the ...
Shangri-la London

FOXY ROMEO

During our recent stay at the towering Shangri-la at the Shard in London, we found a cute little plush-toy fox in our room. The story goes, that back while t...

PACK YOUR TRUNKS

This swimwear shoot was photographed at the exquisite Marmara Park Avenue. Photography by ANGUS MALCOLM Styling by UWERN JONG Image above: From left: T...
Warhol American Flag

THE US INVADES LONDON

Perhaps it's too soon for this attention-grabbing headline, but don't worry – this is something positive coming out of America in the wake of the Trump inaugura...
Belmond Napasai

BELMOND: THE LIST

This year I had the honour of asking to serve on Belmond's inaugural LGBT advisory board, among some real industry heavy-weights, to help them shape the future ...
ME Terramar Sitges opens 2017

SUMMER IN SITGES: ME SITGES TERRAMAR

Sitges has long been an OutThere playground. Known as the St. Tropez of Spain, it's no surprise that all this fabulousness would attract the discerning man of d...
B&O Bang & Olufsen launches new h9 Beoplay Headphones

A SOUND GIFT

Someone asked me today what I wanted for Christmas, that "what do you buy a world traveller with everything," question. I love the festivities of Christmas, but...
Peninsula and Crystal Air Cruises

THE PENINSULA HOTELS X CRYSTAL AIRCRUISES

Here at OutThere, we are huge fans of The Peninsula Hotels. Having visited every single Peninsula across the world and having had the opportunity to experience ...
Tales Of Thread, Rebecca Fordham

SLEEPING BEAUTY

A fellow OutThere traveller once told me that his one constant when he's on the road, to remind him of home, is a set of his favourite pyjamas. For someone who ...
Berlutti pour Krug bag

BUBBLES IN THE BAG

There are two things sure to catch my eye. Leather goods, particularly those aimed at the jet-set; and champagne. Call me fabulous, but I'm easily persuaded by ...
Ralph Lauren Timepiece

TRAVELLING SUAVE

Travel accessories that every suave gentleman should be carrying as personal effects when they travel. Ralph Lauren Slim Classique watch in white gold. www.ral...
Luggage Freedom courtesy of AirPortr

AIRPORTR: TRAVEL TRANSFORMATION

At all levels, the notion of luxurious living is really about accessing convenience. And I'm loving that my own international gateways to the world, London Heat...
Tumi

SEND HIM PACKING

The TUMI Tegra-Lite™ attaché – well thought through, sleek, protective carrier made from thermoplastics used in NASCAR racecars and  armour for NFL players. ...
W Bali Sounds Suite

W HOTELS: SOUND SUITES

There is one place where you'd be excused for having some banging music pumping from your hotel suite – in fact, I found that it is actively encouraged at the W...
Pillow talk at the peninsula Bangkok

PENINSULA BANGKOK: PILLOW TALK

Continuing in the theme of truly unrivalled, intimate service, The Peninsula, Bangkok, Thailand goes as far as to give you some silky smooth pillow talk. The e...
Frank at Storm London, photographed by Matthew Shave

TUMI: GIVE ME STRENGTH

Tumi’s Tegra-lite™ range of suitcases and travel accessories are made from the same materials used in the body armour of American footballers. I’m tired of w...
Shanghai Opera

PENINSULA SHANGHAI: THE ACADEMY

The Peninsula Academy offers a new program designed to deliver cultural experiences in each Peninsula location. We just loved our Peninsula Academy experienc...
Emerald Life Launches Travel Insurance

EMERALD LIFE: TRAVELLING UNDER COVER

I’ll take the risk of sounding naive, as there is a lesson to be learnt here. But there was a time that I was one of those people… the kind that travelled the w...
Louis Vuitton Stationery

LOUIS VUITTON: WORTH WRITING HOME ABOUT

Here’s something to write home about and make your peers green with envy – on your very own, personalised, monogram med Louis Vuitton stationery, no less. Loui...
Grey Matters, super yacht available for rent with SuperYachtsMonaco

SUPERYACHTSMONACO: GREY MATTERS

So it's Friday before the Spring (it's officially here, although you wouldn't know it from the snow and hail over the past week) Bank Holiday here in the UK and...
Frette Bedlinen is arguable the world's best kept hotel secret

WHAT LIES BENEATH?

I love my sleep, and jet-lag can be a bitch, especially if you're on the go all the time. But one of the best nights sleep I've ever had on my travels was at th...
Virgin Limited Edition, Necker Island

VIRGIN LIMITED EDITION: FANTASY ISLAND

Sample a slice of the billionaire lifestyle at Sir Richard Branson’s collection of paradises. Whilst Sir Richard is off chasing galactic dreams, he’s opened ...
Nobis Hotel Stockholm

DESIGN HOTELS X SPG: ORGINAL EXPERIENCES

Last night, the collection of beautiful, design-inspired luxury hotels, Design Hotels announced their collaboration with Starwood Preferred Guest and their Orig...

STRIKE A POSE

Stunning swimwear that'll catch their eye. Photography: Jacobus Snyman Styling: Uwern Jong Creative Direction: Martin Perry Model: Olivier at Nevs Her...

SWEDEN: YOU’RE WELCOME

As some of you may know, I have the distinct honour of being LGBT travel ambassador to Sweden in the UK. So this is a little bit of a shameless plug for a new c...
Nixon Descender Watch

THREE TO WATCH

Today is a good watch-news day, with three of our favourite, accessible brands releasing news on exciting new timepieces today – pieces that every discerning tr...
Image of Hong Kong from Fan Ho Hong Kong, Yesterday

HONG KONG, YESTERDAY

We love the spell-binding work of photographer Fan Ho, who captured street-life in Hong Kong in the 1950’s to dramatic and breath-taking effect. The latest e...