Norman Foster 40 Signature Series Yacht

Designed by renowned architect The impressive four-tiered design stems from Norman Foster's consideration of "such issues as quality and quantity of space, outdoor terraces, light and views" and allows for both the staff acomodations as well as room for 10 guests. Features like forward-looking views from all four decks, two balconies in the master suite and spacious rooms and saloons that take into account the …

Globe-Trotter x J. Crew Luggage

J. Crew has been making some surprisingly well-executed forays into the luxury market as of late and the latest such unexpected product is a collaboration with the British maker of hand-made traveling cases and trunks, Globe-Trotter. Though the New York-based clothier isn't the first to team up with Globe-Trotter (see the Conran shop's 2007 offering), their partnership goes further introducing a six-piece line of luggage …

Me No Speak

In preparation for an upcoming trip to Beijing, I was recently given a Me No Speak Language Companion. A twist on the traditional phrase book format and design, the Me No Speak book provides small illustrations labeled in both English and Chinese so that you can point to images when trying to communicate. This is especially effective when traveling to countries that use a different …