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Omega George Clooney Buzz Aldrin


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 wat...

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...
Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, California, USA

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...

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 Sant...
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, ...
Walled Off Hotel

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 ...

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, brainchi...
Ozen by Atmosphere Over-water suite, Maldives

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, l...
Hanoi, Vietnam

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 journe...
Love and Paint Mondrian London

Mondrian London:
Love and paint

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 Riv...
Shangri-La at The Shard, London, UK

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 ...
Warhol American Flag

Visit London:
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 inaugur...
Belmond Napasai

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

ME Sitges Terramar:
Summer in Sitges

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 ...
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 Christma...
Tales of Thread

Tales of Thread:
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

Berlutti x Krug:
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...
Luggage Freedom courtesy of 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 wo...
Linen trousers ISSUE; Orion Rosé watch by NOMOS GLASHUTTE; 14 year old alligator duffle bag CO-KO

Suited and booted:
Send him packing

With the season's travel essentials packed, you're in a for a holiday in style. And really, would you want to have it any other way? The TUMI Tegra-Lite...
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...
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 ...
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 experien...
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...
Grey Matters, super yacht available for rent with 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 an...
Frette Bedlinen is arguable the world's best kept hotel secret

Frette Hotel:
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 t...
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:
Original experiences

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

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 ...
Nixon Descender Watch

About time:
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 t...
Bill Peach Air Cruising

Bill Peach:
Air cruising

Bill Peach has launched their ultimate private jet cruise, charting passage through ancient cultures. The pioneer of luxury air-cruising has launched a trul...
KLM Viktor and Rolf

KLM x Viktor & Rolf:
Taking flight

You’ve got to love the Dutch. Whilst other airlines team up with international luxury houses, KLM picks home-grown, contemporary, queer&nbs...
Palm reading at the Rambagh Palace

Rambagh Palace:
Star struck

The future is in your hands, well, your palms at the Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, India. The hotel has its own in-house palace palm reader&n...