I had the pleasure of taking my friend from the UK on a trip up Vancouver Island with the destination of Tofino in our sights. While I call this island home, many flock here for our beautiful landscape that is made up of rain forests,...

The Burj Al Arab in Dubai is known for being one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, if not the most. They now are offering gold iPads for guests which really puts them over the top. While a lot of the world, myself...

Mobile commerce has come a long way but I never would have expected a $500,000 USD transaction coming from an iPhone. Well the good folks at PrivateFly.com had this happen recently and I think that's insanely cool. The affluent nerd is a rising trend and...

One of Europe’s best kept secrets, protected by UNESCO heritage designation and fiercely guarded from further development, the eight Aeolian Islands off the toe of Italy are home to stylish but discreet small seaside hotels, incredible seafood, and, of course, some of the world’s most...

I've been spending my winter months in the beautiful Riviera Maya, (purely for Luxury Branded research, of course) with the local cuisine being my top highlight. My timing was perfect too, as I found myself in Playa del Carmen for the second annual Cancun-Riviera Maya...