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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


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Luxury
4-minute read

The world’s ultimate… transformative retreats

From sweat ceremonies in Costa Rica to sub-zero surfing in Iceland, these boundary-breaking escapes offer a truly restorative journey

Shopping
2-minute read

The edit: luxury watches

Ten masterful timepieces from horology houses around the world

UK & Ireland
3-minute read

A love letter to British food

BA partner and beloved British chef Tom Kerridge rhapsodises about kale and fish and chips

Travel Stories
3-minute read

The connoisseur: Marc Topiol

The CEO of Sotogrande, Andalucia, sits down with High Life to discuss his travel habits, history and hopes

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Inspiration
3-minute read

Five luxury wilderness escapes

Explore beyond the cities and tourist staples and reconnect with nature in 2021 with our ultimate outdoor excursions

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

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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