THE PENINSULA HOTEL PARIS TO OPEN AUGUST 1

THE PENINSULA HOTEL PARIS TO OPEN AUGUST 1

Authentic Parisian charm with modern style

After several months of renovation and construction, Peninsula Hotels, the Hong Kong-based luxury brand, enters Europe for the first time, with its 10th location scheduled to open in Paris this August.

The hotel will be situated in the heart of the 16th Arrondissement near the Arc de Triomphe and Avenue des Champs-Élysées in a late-19th-century classic French-style building that first opened in 1908 as the Hotel Majestic.

Peninsula Paris will feature 200 rooms and suites spread over 7 floors, a lavish lobby, outdoor terrace, a bar, a Chinese restaurant, a second roof-top fine dining restaurant with views of the Arc de Triomphe, a cigar lounge, an indoor swimming pool and a Spa covering 1,800sqm with 6 treatment rooms, 2 VIP suites and a fitness centre. Six luxury stores will occupy the ground-floor of the hotel.

STAR CLIPPER AND THE STAR FLYER

STAR CLIPPER AND THE STAR FLYER

Stars of the Sea

Star Clipper and Star Flyer are modern cruise ships, created for luxury-loving passengers. They are both 360 feet long and each carries just 170 guests in pampered comfort.

Star Flyer contains two pools on the Sun Deck and intimate piano bar which is available for evening entertainment. It like traveling on a private yacht. All cabins are outfitted with marble-lined bathrooms with showers, double or twin beds that can be converted to queen-size beds, a television with in-house video and direct dial telephone.
Star Clipper is a true clipper ship, reflecting her proud heritage in every inch of the polished brass and gleaming brightwork that graces her decks and superstructure.

Book yours today and discover a new way to see the world in style.

HISTORIC CALIFORNIA BEACH VILLA ROCKLEDGE SEEKS $30 MILLION

HISTORIC CALIFORNIA BEACH VILLA ROCKLEDGE SEEKS $30 MILLION

This stunning cliff side property above the ocean in Laguna Beach, California, can be yours

Construction on the home started in 1918, and it is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built by Frank Miller for his wife Marion.

From the house, stairs lead down to the 120-foot-long sandy beach. Living space include a separate building with six “villas”, each with separate entrance.
The estate itself has more than 8,000 square feet of space, 12 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. The main house still has some of its original hardwood floors, exposed wood beams and doors, as well as some 12 working fireplaces. It also has a saltwater pool accessible from home. There are also two garages and four car ports.

BONHAMS TO AUCTION 40 ICONIC MERCEDES THIS JULY

BONHAMS TO AUCTION 40 ICONIC MERCEDES THIS JULY

New partnership between Bonhams and Mercedes

“We share an idea with Bonhams. Both of us stand for unique and authentic vehicles,” said Michael Bock, Head of Mercedes-Benz Classic at Daimler AG.

On 12 July 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart, some of the most remarkable Mercedes-Benz models in the German car manufacturer’s history will go on the auction block. The Mercedes-Benz Museum contains over 1,500 artefacts, including 160 cars, in a 16,500 square meter exhibition space.

The complete sales catalog is not yet available. Including a 1909 Mercedes with 35hp, just a few cars have been announced. This antique model is expected to draw between $660,000 to $935,000 at auction.

On the highway with Hellcat- X132 Hellcat Combat

On the highway with Hellcat- X132 Hellcat Combat

She rode like she looked: Tough, lean, fast and true. In the mid 2012 the Hellcat Combat Prototype No. 001 came to life with the average top speed of 172.211mph.

Beside the amazing army looking design that will blow you away, this beast has a lot more to offer.
Like the 4.75 gallon fuel cell, and a V-Tvin engine that pimps out 160lb-ft of torque and 160 horsepower. Combat optimized 5- speed transmission, and weights 490 lbs.

This amazing Hellcat comes in Combat matte green color with personalized graphics, and it is a part of a limited edition of 36. And the best part is that one can be yours for $73,500. ($24.000 pre-payment required)

Honda is making a luxury jet – HondaJet

Honda is making a luxury jet – HondaJet

Advanced technology and almost a decade of work has been put into this jet, that is going to be on sale in 2015.

The NFL technology were applied to the design of the HondaJet to reduce aerodynamic drag.
That means that this engineering innovation contributes to some of the qualities as increased fuel efficiency and high cruising speed. That makes this aircraft a lightweight stricture with heavyweight performance.

Thanks to the light yet strong carbon fiber composite fuselage, there is an increased cabin space, better performance and of course greater fuel efficiency.
The Garmin® G3000 next-gen all glass avionics system makes the flight easier and intuition based, and it is also touchscreen.
The control is enchanced with the dual touchscreen controlers and the three 14-inch landscape high-resolution displays.

It is operated either as a single-pilot or dual-pilot and will be available at a price around $4.5million.

Eurocopter AS350 B3e

Eurocopter AS350 B3e

The helicopter that outclasses all the single engine helicopters out there. It excels in hot conditions, very high altitudes and an older version from 2005 broke records when it landed on the top of Mount Everest. In performance, safety, maintenance and many more fields it proved to be above most of the similar ones.

This modern machine introduced in late 2011, is powered with a new Turbomeca Arriel 2D engine and has a new generational dual digital engine control system, backed up with independent control system for automatic start-up sequences, and the most important a care-free engine handling.

It holds a powerful engine of 847 horsepower and a maximum cruising speed of 160.94mph, and is able to carry 5-6 passengers plus the pilot of course.

If you would like to own one, feel free to look into the helicopter section of our site.

Yacht with the heart of Rolls-Royce

Yacht with the heart of Rolls-Royce

With the inspiration found in the legendary Spitfire, this amazing super-yacht is powered by the same engine as the plane.

Aeroboat’s design is the product of the Claydon Reeves yacht specialists. With the amazing classy look comes the even more amazing power in a 27-liter V-12 piston engine, and it is detuned to 1,100 horsepower. Propelling the boat to 75-95 knots- around 86-109mph.

Equipped with aircraft-inspired controls and shock-mounted seats, and there will be made only 10 of these water-spitfires.
As the spokesman of Claydon Reeves said, on the launching in the flagship HR Owen Rolls-Royce showroom in London, : “It is perfect for anyone wanting to breakfast in St. Tropez, lunch in Antibes and dine at night in Monaco.”

One of these luxury yachts can be yours for about £3million.

Blancpain launches Villeret Perpetual Calendar

Blancpain launches Villeret Perpetual Calendar

The Villeret Perpetual Calendar is a new watch made to look amazing and keep you organized.
It has an exceptional self-winding movement that provides 8 days of power when fully wound.
Its mechanism measures 7.25mm in thickness but in those few millimeters holds amazing 379 individual components.

Thanks to Blancpain’s patent, the under-lug correctors, you can adjust the date and the moon-phase without a dedicated tool. The correctors are invisible while the watch is worn so they preserve the smooth lines of the design itself.

The design is obviously classy, with red gold as the main material, case diameter of 38mm, sapphire case-back with honeycomb motif oscillating weight and alligator leather strap.

This new model comes in a dedicated box that will keep the watch on time even when not in use.

Villeret Pertpetual Calendar is available for $44,500.

Etihad Airways $43k 3-Room Residence

Etihad Airways $43k 3-Room Residence

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has created the best place to be. You’ll feel like on the seventh cloud, an the point is, you will be.

It sure is the most amazing three-room residence, that is so much more than the first class that it would have a class of its own.

“The Residence” will be available only in the A380 aircraft, and it is said that it took five years to design and perfect the cabin.

There is only one residence in the whole plane, and it is located in the nose.

Designed for no more than two guests, it is literally a luxury apartment. The furniture is covered in leather, chilled cabinet for drinks, flat screen TV of 32inches, Egyptian cotton sheets in the bedroom, a choice of pillows, and not to forget, room service with personal in-flight butler and in-flight chef making five-star meals for you.

The bathroom is amazing as well, with the addition of exclusive products available only there.

Currently it is available for booking, and the flight from Abu Dhabi to London is going to cost you $43,000.