Satellite Headphones Aim to be the High Def Personal Audio System You Have to Have

Photos Credit: Blue Microphones Blue Microphonelatest product, Satellite, features a cutting-edge tech, high-quality audiophile experience that syncs wirelessly with your phone, to function as a “personal audio system.” Having a conversation has never sounded so good, becuase now you can do it in high def, with comfy headphones. According to John Maier, CEO of Blue, “Traditional noise-cancelling headphones use one pair of drivers for both audio and ANC, which compromises sound quality. Satellite uses separate, dedicated…

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Pushing the 2017 Cadillac XT5 Luxury Crossover to the Limits in Death Valley

Photo Credit: Cadillac There are certain things that are to be expected with a Cadillac SUV: interior detailing and state-of-the-art technology, a quiet cabin and stellar sound system, and of course, ease of drivability. After all, there is a reason why the brand is still synonymous with a certain type of easy luxury. But considering Cadillac has been steadily trying to rebrand its new and upcoming fleets as vehicles not solely for our grandparents, I wanted to…

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Dining Out in Scotland: Europe’s Next Great Food Destination

Photo Credit: Crossbasket Castle Haggis, kippers, black pudding, clootie dumplings…Scottish food has typically been rather rustic and the butt of jokes for centuries. It is a joke no longer, though. The little nation’s culinary credentials are on the rise; it now boasts 13 Michelin stars awarded to 12 restaurants scattered across the country, not just in the cities. Dynamic chefs are returning from stints abroad to rediscover the abundance of plants and herbs their forbears…

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#NotACrime: Street Artist ELLE Promotes Education Equality Through Public Murals

Photo Credit: Jill Weinlein I was invited to meet ELLE, a female graffiti and street artist turned muralist, while she was painting her latest masterpiece in the parking garage of the iconic Rock ‘n’ Roll hotel Sunset Marquis. As the future buses of rock stars pull into the hotel, they will be greeted by a striking piece of a young woman with the top of her head exploding, and multiple hands reaching out to grab as…

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Germany Luxury Brand Montblanc Launches the 1926 Heritage Collection

[embedded content] Germany luxury brand Montblanc has recently announced the launch of the 1926 Heritage Collection. Understanding the needs of the sophisticated traveler, the leather collection is a testament of exquisite craftsmanship. The vegetable-tanned leather creates a unique, yet refined vintage look, perfect for world traveler looking for style, durability, versatility and individuality. The unique process of vegetable tanning gives each piece its own distinct character. Enhancing the look, touch and smell of the leather,…

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Magnetic Estates: Calle Isabella, San Clemente, California

Photos Credit: Calle Isabella San Clemente is one of the more beautiful beach communities in Orange County, California.  It has a quiet history, as it remained virtually uninhabited until 1776, when Mission San Juan Capistrano was established by Father Junipero Serra. The mission is well known for the swallows that return the same day each year, March 19th. San Juan Capistrano is just a few miles north of San Clemente.  Also, the San Clemente beaches,…

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15 Must-Haves for the Luxe-Minded Glamper

Photo Credit: Oru Kayak Summer is here and camping season is in full swing. Whether you like to “rough it” with a few extra conveniences or go all-out glamping, there are all sorts of fun gadgets out there that every nature-lover will appreciate having on a trip to the great outdoors. Check out our list of just a few “essentials” you should consider taking on your next adventure. Oru Kayak makes origami-inspired, foldable kayaks that make…

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FOOD & WINE Classic In Aspen Kicks Off Summer In Style

Photo Credit: Carin von Berg The 35th annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen kicked off summer in style over Father’s Day weekend in scenic Aspen, Colorado. Celebrity chefs, celebrity guests, locals and international foodies gathered in beautiful downtown Aspen to experience culinary delights in the form of seminars, private parties, winemaker’s dinners, VIP luncheons and the always popular Grand Tasting Pavillion where vintners showcase their finest wines and spirits. Attracting more than 5,000 attendees…

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