If you’re looking to launch a successful Kickstarter campaign the top Google search results will tell you that preparation and building pre-launch buzz is key, personal engagement and involvement with supporters is vital and, naturally, at the heart of it all there has to be a great idea.
Sitting down to write this, I’m ashamed to admit, I feel slightly torn. Because La Mirande is like nowhere else I’ve ever had the good fortune to stay. And a big part of me wants to keep it as my little secret, my little escape, a place almost too good to share.
You’re looking to buy your first ‘proper’ watch, a timepiece that can take you from work to work-out, casual evening in to serious dinner date out; a watch that can do it all. Your first mechanical watch should be the Essence Automatic Chronometer from Formex Swiss Watches; and here’s why …
We like the new custom superyacht from Royal Huisman, PURA. The clean futuristic lines are impressive, whether you pick a more classic look for the exterior cabin or the more high tech metal finish. You can also bespoke the interior completely to your tastes.
When I first got my hands on the Ford Mustang 5.0L V8 GT Convertible 10SP Automatic in Triple Yellow I took it round the track at Millbrook to see how it performed in test conditions. It was impressive on the bowl track, comfortable, steady and very powerful.
One of the classic races in solo ocean sailing – is set for a record entry this year as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.
The Corum Admiral 45 Skeleton watch divides opinion, the quality of the movement is there for all to see but the design is more challenging for the more conservative watch collector. This piece has gumption, it is daring both in its architectural overtones, its use of materials and colours.
Some of the greatest pleasures in travelling can be found in the smallest places, they are frequently neither crowded nor spoilt by tacky shops and too many eateries. Many have retained their integrity where tourists fit into the local culture rather than tourists dominating at every turn.
The new 65-foot Lexus yacht joins the LS saloon and LC coupé as the third Lexus flagship. Lexus LY 650 is the first production maritime expression of Lexus design language, L-finesse.
Pulling out on to a main Surrey road in the Ferrari 488 Spider could not be easier as everyone spots the car from a mile away and lets you out immediately.
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The Ferrari 488 Spider in Italian opaque white (or Bianco Italia Opaco) with the Nero (black) interior is refined, almost discreet for a hyper-car.
Recently, we worked with an engineering company in the Midlands who use additive manufacturing - 3D printing to you and me - extensively. One of the key applications for this, they explained, was to re-manufacture parts for classic cars when the originals are no longer available.
The new Bentley Continental GT has a 6 litre twin turbo W12 engine with 626 bhp and an eye popping top speed of 207 mph (you’ll need a long off road straight to hit that), accelerating 0-62 mph in 3.6 seconds, pleasant enough to dance effortlessly between cars in heavy traffic, or change lanes wi
A quick glance at my Formex watch confirms it's 8.15 in the morning as I approach the Beaumont Hotel in Mayfair, London. Six new Bentley Continental GT's shimmer in the morning sun, lined up in a perfect row on the pavement.