Category Archives: Luxury

Do You Want EU Residency? Try Malta

EU Residency

Having EU residency opens a number of doors, including getting an EU passport which makes global travel easy and can save you both time and money by not having to apply for travel Visa’s.

If you are looking for residency in a European Union member country, then I suggest you look at Continue reading Do You Want EU Residency? Try Malta

Tired of your Biz Jet?

Do you need a private jet that has more range, speed and space?

Look no further than the Global 7000 from Bombardier Aerospace, the newest model from the company responsible for famed business jet names such a LearJet, Challenger and Global Express.

With capacity to carry up to 19 passengers, a maximum range of 7,900 NM (14,630 Km) and a top speed of Mach 0.9, is this the ultimate business jet.

The Global 7000 is powered by two General Electric Passport 20 turbofan engines that produce 16,500 lb of thrust, each, yet it is super efficient.

Pilots have state of the art technology at their disposal, with the cockpit being fit all the latest avionic’s.

The aircraft cabin is divided into four sections or “living spaces” as Bombardier puts it, these spaces include a dedicated stateroom, a dining room, office space and crew room.

Jaguar’s C-X75 Select Few to Come with Turbine Engines

When initially announced Jaguar planned to use turbine engines to power their new supercar the C-X75 four electric engines. Jaguar decided to put our dreams to rest after they decided to put the turbine engines on hold while they completed additional research and development on the new power plants.

However  we just got news that a select few of the 250 C-X75’s to be produced will actually ship with the two turbine engines Continue reading Jaguar’s C-X75 Select Few to Come with Turbine Engines

Looking for a island getaway then look no further than Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Maldives

Opened in May 2011, this brand new resort is the epitome of luxury.  This is the ideal getaway from the hustle and bustle of every day life, the hotel is situated on it’s own island called Meradhoo Island and caters for all types of travelers from families, honeymooners, romantic getaways, couple as well as groups . Continue reading Looking for a island getaway then look no further than Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Maldives

Sabi Sabi Luxury Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Sabi Sabi Game Reserve is situated in the south western section of the famous Kruger National Park, Sabi Sabi has become one of the

most luxurious Safari destinations the world over.
Each lodge team is able to offer a wide range of additional service to enhance every visit and exceed all expectations. Whether it’s an indulgent spa treatment, unforgettable wedding party, romantic getaway or extravagant themed dinner our experienced team is on hand to oversee every detail.Sabi Sabi  consists of four separate lodges, all of which offer a complete and luxurious five star stay together an African experience. With up to 5 star ratings on Trip Advisor any stay at Sabi Sabi will be amazing.

There is no better place to Safari as the Kruger National Park which has over 517 species of Birds, 114 species of reptile, it also boasts the big five (lion, African elephant Continue reading Sabi Sabi Luxury Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Cessna Citation 10 Takes to the skies for it’s first flight

Cessna’s new Citation 10 business jet took the to the skies for the its first test flight on Tuesday, 17th January 2012.  The test flight went smoothly with they performed a variety of tests on the aircraft systems.

The Citation 10 is an upgraded version Cessna’s popular Citation X. It features improved engines, new Garmin avionics and comes  standard with winglets.

Citation 10 is set to come standard with Garmin’s new G5000 integrated flight deck system which is the first touchscreen glass flight deck designed for Part 25 business jets.

Performance

Citation Ten
Maximum Cruise Speed 527 ktas
Maximum Range  1 3,245 nm
Takeoff Distance (S.L., ISA, MTOW)  2 5,140 ft
Landing Distance (S.L., ISA, MLW) 3,430 ft
Maximum Operating Altitude 51,000 ft

 

 

$1.48 million Fountain Pen

The Aurora Diamante has a solid platinum barrel that has been adorned with 30 carats of diamonds, the nib is made from 18 carat gold which you can rhodium treated, this is a create place to personalize the pen to your own taste.

Aurora only makes one of these pens a year, so you can be sure that a purchase would be super exclusive.

Founded in 1919, Aurora is one of the oldest pen manufactures, there factory is base in Turin,  Italy.

Elizabeth Taylor’s Diamond Fetches $8.8 Million

The diamond formaly known as the Krupp diamond, originally belonged to the Krupp family but was later sold on auction to Richard Burton  in 1968 and givento Elizabeth Taylor. Burton  paid $305,000.

This precious stone was renamed as the ‘Elizabeth Taylor’ diamond. The stone weighs 33.19 carat’s, it’s an emerald cut stone, it is almost perfectly colorless D and has very slight inclusion (VS1).

Elizabeth Taylor wore this diamond which was mount on a ring almost everyday.

On the 16th December, 2011 the diamond was sold for $8,818,500 on auction to a private collector from Asia.