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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


The world’s ultimate… hotel staircases

Move over swimming-pool selfies. For Instagram-winning holiday pics, there’s only one true hotspot: the hotel staircase 

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The edit: wellness at home

Bring the spa home this month with our selection of professional wellness products for personal use

Health and wellness

Five new wellness treatments to try this year

These luxurious, tried-and-trusted therapies will leave you refreshed and revitalised

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The connoisseur: Jenny Packham

The British fashion designer shares the trips that have inspired her 

Travel Stories
3-minute read

The connoisseur: Mark Kelly

PLP Architecture partner Mark Kelly talks to High Life about all things travel, from his dream cities to how to switch off on holiday

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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

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