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Luxury

Welcome to the very best of the world of travel. Discover hand-picked experiences, beautiful objects of desire and insights from luxury tastemakers around the world


Stylish black and silver wrist watch
Shopping
2-minute read

Christmas gift guide

To celebrate the end of a challenging year, spoil your loved ones this festive season with our pick of luxury offerings

Aerial view of a deluxe villa at paradise on earth resort in the Maldives
Inspiration
3-minute read

The world’s ultimate… desert islands

Desert island devotee Alastair Bonnett picks his top secluded spots from around the world

Philip Blackwell leaning on a ladder in a library
Luxury
3-minute read

The connoisseur: Philip Blackwell

The Ultimate Library founder talks to High Life about his favourite holiday souvenirs and why Transylvania is underrated

Panerai Submersible Mike Horn edition
Shopping
2-minute read

The edit: upcycled luxury

Recycled products no longer mean hemp and hairshirts, as our pick of luxury brands so eminently proves

Mountains and forest covered in snow with a large hotel in the middle
Inspiration
3-minute read

The world’s ultimate… luxury ski lodges

Snow, ski and spa: the most luxurious lodges around the world

A woman sits in a wooden hot tub overlooking the jungle at The Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand
Inspiration
4-minute read

The world’s ultimate... bathrooms

Why stop at a room with a view, when you could indulge in a bathtub with an Instagram-worthy view? 

Jean-Christophe Babin poses before an ancient white church on Rome's Spanish Steps
Luxury
4-minute read

The connoisseur: Jean-Christophe Babin

The luxury brand CEO chats to High Life about Buddhism, books and backpacking

An image of a luxury resort from above with blue sea and a beach
Inspiration
4-minute read

The world’s ultimate… escapes for social distancing

Leave the pressures of modern life far behind for the blissful solitude of holidays that are a world apart