Like Rowan Atkinson on his moped I drove the Subaru WRX STI “damn hard”, testing this much loved, iconic rally car on the Hill Track at Millbrook Proving Ground, around country lanes and cobbled streets in old English towns. At first I confess I was not a fan.
International eXcellence Yachting
"I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best." Oscar Wilde
"Next to excellence is the appreciation of it." William Makepeace Thackery
"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way" Martin Luther King Jr.
"I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end." Abraham Lincoln
"We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life." Steve Jobs
Bentley Motors, founded 10th July 1919, is entering its 100th year of creating the world’s most iconic Grand Tourers, and the British luxury brand is honouring decades of innovation, achievement and craftsmanship by releasing a short film ‘Together we are Extraordinary: The Story of Bentley Motor
There is a quiet revolution underway in the streets around us. Silent and efficient personal electric vehicles glide through the city, the choice of more and more people as a way of getting around.
Here’s why my new Formex watch made my (every) day: an unaltered customer review by Robert Block, California, USA, a software executive and passionate watch nerd…
SAP Extreme Sailing Team made history today in Cascais, Portugal, as they smashed the record for the fastest speed ever recorded in the 12 year history of the Extreme Sailing Series™.
My eyeballs shook so violently the natural reaction was to close them, but nothing was going to stop me seeing this extraordinary experience. At the same time I just thought thank goodness they are my own teeth otherwise I would have swallowed them. Mind you it took a couple of hours before the
Oriental Fashion Show Paris - The Jewel Of The East
It’s true that other regions in Italy are lusher, have taller mountains, more fertile valleys and a more temperate climate.
As a culinary destination Southern Africa is not only stimulating but offers some of the finest hotels, food and wine experiences going, in some of the most beautiful surroundings. The lovely Cape Dutch architecture, some dating back to the 1600s with their period charm set in what are essential
Capitalising on the ongoing British thirst for gin, OZEN by Atmosphere, the flagship luxury all‐inclusive resort from Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, has become the first resort in the Maldives to open a Gin Bar – aptly named Gin Is In.
After a busy week touring in the Rolls Royce Black Badge Dawn we decide to finish with a relaxing day at Stoke Park Spa with a massage and lunch.
Griff Rhys Jones is the star of Not the Nine o'Clock News, Smith & Jones and Three Men In a Boat and a legend in the comedy world.
The UK has seen the sixth consecutive year growth in revenue for the superyacht industry. The fall in the pound has helped, though a third of superyacht owners are actually based in the UK, the exchange rate means there is much more bang for your buck.
Dacre resignation provides no comfort to the victims of Daily Mail misconduct and alleged illegal newsgathering
Paul Dacre has announced his resignation as Editor of the Daily Mail. He will become chairman and editor-in-chief of Associated Newspapers.
The Alfa Romeo 4C is the car you run off with for a weekend, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is the one you marry, because you will never get that lucky again.
Santamaria Shirt Makers in Notting Hill Gate is the genteel place to have a bespoke shirt made to measure. At this lovely little boutique just off Pembridge Square Gardens you can create the ultimate shirt, choosing from a huge list of gorgeous fabrics and be fitted to perfection.
The Milan furniture fair is always an enjoyable feast of out-there work.
The Excellence Group recently organised a luxury event hosted by the prestigious Emsworth Polo Grounds to showcase Team Brit and their new Aston Martin Vantage V8, in which the team stormed to victory in their first ever GT4 race at Oulton Park on the 12th May.
It is always a pleasant surprise and refreshing to find an hotel that exceeds your expectations. The opening photograph on the Congham Hall website is, even if I am being a bit mean, rather reminiscent of a prep school. However, as we happily discovered, it hides the many charms and friendly ex
The term luxury sports watch might seem a bit of a misnomer at first. However, look more closely at this style of watch and when, where and by whom it has been worn and it becomes easy to appreciate its powerful classic appeal.
Majestic Rolls Royce Black Badge Dawn Drophead Review
It’s becoming more and more popular to travel with purpose, to explore somewhere for its history, culture or even professional training activities such as offered by The Campus in the luxury resort of Quinta Do Lago, Portugal.
The paradise of providence. That’s how I felt about Puglia in Spring. So fertile for its dry, hot climate. So uplifting with its masseria, the whitewashed farmhouses with their singular but solid shapes and spacious courtyards.
Great weather and varied leisure options keep expats satisfied with their life abroad. Greece, Portugal, Spain, Costa Rica, Uganda, South Africa, Malta, Mexico, Cyprus and Kenya are the countries with the best weather, according to more than 90 percent of expats living there.