City Guides: Cape Town

Plan your visit to the 2014 World Design Capital with our tips for South Africa's Mother City

Cradled by a striking 360-degree panorama of a horseshoe-shaped mountain range and the sparkling sea, Cape Town is one of the most majestic metropolises on Earth. But the city’s magnetism goes beyond its obvious visual appeal, and this year South Africa’s Mother City is being internationally recognized for its forward-thinking inhabitants. Cape Town has been selected as the 2014 World Design Capital thanks to a …

Passport to the World

Since 1962 luxury travel experience company Abercrombie & Kent has led adventure-prone individuals on expeditions, safaris and cruises around the world. And for their latest trip, A&K has teamed up with Flexjet for a trip around the world, literally. You and a select group of friends or family will experience seven landmark destinations—from a traditional tea ceremony in Tokyo to a private tour of Le …

The Oasis Clubhouse

South America's stylish travel site adds social utility with a Buenos Aires flagship

With both attuned expats and locals on the ground, boutique hospitality company Oasis Collections is doing the necessary footwork to create a highly selective portfolio of attractive properties around South America. The Airbnb-like service evolved in 2009 as way of offering discerning travelers a plethora of luxurious digs, all safely approved by a like-minded team helmed by American entrepreneur Parker Stanberry. Oasis has since distinguished …