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The Elite Gstaad Palace Hotel

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By Boogie

Posted 3 Mar 2014 10:27 pm

The Swiss resort of Gstaad is as exclusive as it is difficult to pronounce, and has been attracting the rich and famous for decades. Whether it’s skiing in winter, or enjoying the Old World charm of the Alps in the summer, it is definitely a great destination year-round. One of the best places to stay at and enjoy this amazing resort is the Gstaad Palace Hotel. With its elegant and luxurious ambiance, the hotel is truly an elite establishment, fit to accommodate the any one of the many celebrities who frequently visit the Swiss village. Plus there’s an amazing view of the

Koenigsegg One:1 “Mega Car” to Be Unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

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By Boogie

Posted 3 Mar 2014 9:00 pm

Swedish manufacturer Koenigsegg is no stranger to breaking world records, and is set to break another one with the One:1, touted as the world’s fastest production car. An interesting feature of the One:1, already suggested in its name, is the fact that it has a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio, which means the 1,341 kg (2,956 lb) vehicle delivers ,1341hp, as well as 1,011 lb-ft of torque at 6,000 rpm – all of this from a V8 5.0-liter aluminium engine. All this power is transferred to the wheels through a dual-clutch 7-speed gearbox and an electronic differential, enabling the vehicle to go from naught

BMW Launches New High-End Bicycle Collection

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By Boogie

Posted 3 Mar 2014 8:01 pm

While BMW is renowned for making excellent cars and motorbikes, the German manufacturer has been known to bring the same high standards in quality and design to the production of its bicycles as well. Already at the third generation of bikes, BMW has released four new models as part of their 2014 collection. These high-end bikes are designed by DesignworksUSA (a subsidiary of the German company), with components created by leading manufacturers like Shimano and Suntour. The BMW Cruise Bike is the cheapest on offer at about $1300, and is ideal for city use. Then there’s the BMW Cruise M Bike, similar

Vacheron Constantin’s Fabulous Métiers D’Art Fabuleux Ornements Timepieces

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By Boogie

Posted 3 Mar 2014 7:22 pm

Métiers D’Art is a splendid collection by prestigious Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin, with lots of impressive pieces, each deserving attention. For now, we’ve decided to showcase four models that are sort of a ‘collection within a collection’, namely the four Fabuleux Ornements timepieces, designed to grace the wrists of the most elegant ladies. Sometimes seeing the inner workings of something takes some of the magic away, but this is certainly not the case here. The four watches we are talking about feature the 18k gold openworked Calibre 1003 movement, and it is undoubtedly a wonderful sight. In addition to this, the 10

Bringing Privacy Back: Meet Blackphone

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By Boogie

Posted 3 Mar 2014 5:54 pm

Communication privacy has been of the hottest issues in recent months, with all the information surfacing about different government wiretapping programs. In response to this, Spanish telephone manufacturer GeeksPhone has teamed up with American security company Silent Circle in order to create Blackphone, a smartphone that will allow people to feel safe about their communications again. Using a more secure version of the Android operating system called PrivatOS, Blackphone ensures the user’s communications, web browsing activities and whereabouts stay private. This means you can make and receive calls, send instant messages, download and upload files, as well as browse the internet safely,

Great Custom Private Jet Paint Job by French Design Company

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By Boogie

Posted 3 Mar 2014 12:17 pm

You’d think owning a private jet would already be quite a statement, but some what a little bit extra. And while lots of owners choose to customize their airplanes, most of the work is done to the interior, with very few actually opting to modify the outside appearance. This is why the work of French company Happy Design Studio is so eye-catching. The task was customizing a Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft. What the French design company came with was a fading, striped pattern, starting from the airplane’s tail and moving toward its front. Inspired by a ceramic tile detail taken from the

Panthera – A Powerful and Elegant Superyacht

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By Boogie

Posted 28 Feb 2014 10:31 pm

Benetti’s latest superyacht, the 47 meter Panthera is a sporty, modern ship, with the expected great emphasis on comfort. It is the second launch in the acclaimed Italian shipyard’s 500s series (after the Imagination, 2010), and was constructed at Benetti’s Livorno shipyard, in southern Italy. This powerful, fully aluminium-built vessel is also extremely comfortable, impressively stable and boasting low levels of noise and vibration even at her top speed of 24 knots. The owner wanted a stylish, modern ship, and the designers and engineers certainly delivered. This is obvious from the start, upon seeing Panthera’s spacious and elegant exterior decks, combining stunning

A More Sheltered Brazilian Experience – Pousada Estrela D’Água

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By Boogie

Posted 28 Feb 2014 9:35 pm

Pousada Estrela D’Água is a little piece of paradise on the Brazilian Atlantic coast. Sitting a stone’s throw from the ocean, the resort is a short distance to some of the main area’s main attractions, like Nativos Beach, Sao Joao Batista Church and Quadrado Square. It’s also just a 20-minute drive from Porto Seguro Airport. The resort gives off sort of a rustic vibe, yet is very comfortable and elegant. Contributing most to the natural, unspoiled atmosphere is the Atlantic Forest surrounding all 28 bungalows, ensuring guests have wonderful view of land as well as of the sea. The air-conditioned rooms come

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