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Touring Croatia in a Continental GTC

Touring Croatia in a Continental GTC

The appreciation of visiting Bentley at its factory in Crewe is one thing. Flying over the Adriatic Sea to get to Pula, Croatia to experience and drive their new 2012 Continental GTC is another. Not long ago this country was engaged in a fierce war. It was all too surreal, since I had just recently […]

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Bentley Factory Tour: Crewe, England

Bentley Factory Tour: Crewe, England

It’s a typical day at the factory in Crewe where illustrious automobiles are manicured, engineered and styled with an artistic sensibility and hand-built temperament. Please, make yourself comfortable with the word “bespoke,” a form of intelligent individualization programming for the manifestation of anything from form-fitting suits to eye-opening car manufacturing processes. Visually internalize it, and […]

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Maserati GranTurismo Tour: Boston to NY in Search of the Old Post Road

Maserati GranTurismo Tour: Boston to NY in Search of the Old Post Road

In the early days there was the Pequot Trail, the Nashaway road and the Mohawk trail: paths traced by the passage of Native American tribes of the Northeast on their migration routes. These were faltering and fragmented trails which Mother Nature and the elements could modify at their pleasure. Then came the European settlers, whose […]

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Stick with One Airline: Life “is” Greener on the Other Side

Stick with One Airline: Life “is” Greener on the Other Side

We all have dreams of lying beachside along the Caribbean or Mediterranean Seas while the sun roasts our skin and Mojitos quench our thirst. A cool breeze and a great novel wouldn’t hurt either. Or maybe the destination is business related and requires you to attend a car show in Tokyo or a fashion show […]

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Stylish Suite Getaway from Amsterdam’s Hotel De L’Europe

Stylish Suite Getaway from Amsterdam’s Hotel De L’Europe

The new Dutch Masters Wing opened March 2010, and is an all-suite annex of 23 uniquely appointed, spacious loft-like quarters each with a different yet exacting replica painting from the nearby Rijksmuseum National Gallery, showcased by oversized “thumbnail” detail paintings (measuring 2m x 3m) in the suite’s living and bedrooms. The city’s top local architect/interior […]

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Rolls-Royce Factory Tour: A Jolly Good Day in Goodwood

Rolls-Royce Factory Tour: A Jolly Good Day in Goodwood

Every quest has a beginning. For the owner of a Rolls-Royce it begins in Goodwood, England in the southern region of the country. Here is where the new environmental-friendly factory and corporate headquarters combo for the British automaker were built just five years ago. Here is where dreams come true for individuals blessed with inconceivable […]

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Touring Scotland in a Bentley Mulsanne: Quintessential Imagery

Touring Scotland in a Bentley Mulsanne: Quintessential Imagery

  “I’ll make the place famous,” a young conquistador once alleged regarding his intentions to rule the kingdom. Well, such a place does exist. The infamous Loch Ness in Scotland’s Highlands decidedly drew our attention to the province’s salient landscapes, romantic ruins, historical monster myths and conspicuous castles where we studied, rested, dined and danced. […]

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