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Why Don’t You…
Enjoy hand-mixed cocktails and tasty bites at The Cooper Lounge in Denver Union Station or Death & Co Denver in The Ramble Hotel. Discover some of Denver’s must-try restaurants, including Tavernetta, Rioja, Mercantile Dining & Provision, Guard & Grac
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Going To Extremes
I’m on a snowmobile cruising at about 80 kilometres per hour over sea ice. The cold is taking a savage toll on the exposed parts of my face, but I’m more worried about losing sight of my fast-moving companions than maintaining any semblance of comfor
Signature Luxury Travel & Style3 min readFashion & Beauty
Lust Haves
Simple and sensual, the jewellery of Fernando Jorge represents the best of Brazilian design. The designer splits his time between London and São Paulo, and combines traditional materials with modern style. Parallel is a sculptural collection, exempli
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Cultural Crossroad
We squint as we tip-toe single-file behind the small beacon of torchlight that leads us to our seats. A long, formidable cry penetrates the darkness, and then a single flaming torch emerges, illuminating the face of a young man wearing only a loin cl
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Journeys To Wellness
Abercrombie & Kent is already an expert at curating thoughtful itineraries with a luxurious bent, but focusing on wellness brings a rejuvenating new dimension to the tour operator’s journeys through Kenya, Peru, India and Southeast Asia. Limited to a
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Azure-blue waters, glorious sunsets and uncompromising opulence – the Maldives needs no introduction. But its newest private-island hideaway is something out of the ordinary. Kate Powell speaks with Joali’s Area Director of Sales and Marketing, Alan
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Driving The Future
It wasn’t that long ago that driverless cars seemed like an esoteric experiment for bored tech giants. In the last five years, we have seen automation advance from an engineering curiosity to a feature already in use on our roads. The changes awaitin
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Mice To Meet You
Thanks to skyrocketing improvements to infrastructure, security and quality of service over the past few years, Latin America has become a major player in the world’s MICE space. The region is made all the more appealing by the vast amount of attract
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The Festival Spirit
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | TBC February 2020 It’s the world’s most famous party, an overwhelming display of sequins, feathers and, of course, non-stop samba dancers. Walk outside and you’ll be immersed in four days of parades and block parties taking p
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Highflyer
Boeing has made a massive step into the supersonic future by partnering with Aerion to bring its AS2 12-passenger business jet to the public. The manufacturer’s investment will accelerate the development of technology and aircraft design to see tomor
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The Virtuoso Guide to PRIVATE ISLANDS
Nothing says ‘exclusivity’ quite like a private island retreat. We ask the experts – some of Australia’s most respected Virtuoso travel advisors – to recommend their top picks for seclusion, style and service. Private island resorts stand at the pinn
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Smooth Sailing
SeaDream Yacht Club is expanding its exclusive and ultra-luxury fleet with the launch of the new SeaDream Innovation in 2021. Bookings are now open for the yacht’s inaugural sailings, which will feature all seven continents and visit more than 200 po
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And The Winners Are…
Winner – Unique Accommodation Stay aboard this luxury houseboat on an overnight itinerary from Derby to see this awe-inspiring Kimberley wonder. Winner – Major Tourist Attractions Winner – Cultural Tourism Australian convict history comes alive at th
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Finding True North
After a month-long safari odyssey across Tanzania and Kenya in celebration of my mother’s 75th birthday, we were Seychelles-bound as our East African grand finale. Choppering the 30 kilometres from Mahé, we exchanged knowing glances as our pilot poin
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Sealed With A Kiss
It’s summer in Antarctica, and instead of grey skies and snowstorms, the icy continent dazzles. For those of us who have hiked to the summit of Danco Island, a 155-metre ascent where gentoo penguins nest on rocky outcrops, the world below glitters li
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A Place Of Rest
Our helicopter swoops to the right and we catch our first glimpse of Azura Quilalea Private Island. From the sky, we look down on an emerald islet edged with four white-sand beaches and Mozambique’s brilliant cobalt seas. Magnificent villas perch at
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The Theory Of Everything Galápagos
Red-chested frigate birds, supersized tortoises, blue-footed boobies, green turtles and golden iguanas are among the galaxy of wonderful creatures you’re almost certain to encounter – at very close quarters – around Ecuador’s remote Galápagos archipe
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Great Experiences On A Small Expedition Ship
HANSEATIC —inspiration— Unique design – inspired by nature. In the HANSEATIC inspiration cabins and suites, curved lines, natural colours and premium materials come together in a harmonious room concept that promises – and delivers – pure relaxation.
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Latin American Experiences
7 days, Patagonia, Chile To hike the ‘W trek’ through Patagonia’s awe-inspiring landscape is to encounter natural beauty at its most majestic. Torres del Paine National Park is a Biosphere Reserve of towering granite, turquoise lakes and wildlife spa
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Southern Exposure
“Dear John, Welcome to the end of the world.” As hotel greetings go, this ominous note is hard to beat, even if tongue-in-cheek. Yet it’s almost true, with the hotel, The Singular Patagonia, located towards the tip of South America and overlooking th
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We Drive Change Through Meaningful Travel
CRUISING with Hurtigruten is more than just experiencing a destination. At the heart of the MS Roald Amundsen, guests will find the ship’s innovative and unique Science Center. This custom-built multi-purpose area offers a haven for passengers to con
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A Natural High
At Ecolodge La Estancia, every room has the best view in the house. Perched on the highest slopes of Isla del Sol, the island revered by the Inca as the birthplace of the sun, each of the lodge’s 16 adobe cottages enjoys panoramic vistas across Lake
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Off The Charts
To walk the superyacht hotspots of Antibes, on the French Riviera, or Palma, in Spain’s Balearic Islands, is to realise that Australian accents are as prominent on superyachts as bare feet and vintage champagne. The Land Down Under is blessed with su
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Editor’s Letter
This issue we welcome Andrew Conway to our team as executive editor. Andrew is a colossal – and exciting – addition to the Signature team. He brings over 20 years of experience working on major newspapers and magazines, specialising in luxury and tra
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It Takes Two To Tango
He raises his eyebrows ever so slightly; she gives a subtle nod. Next minute, their bodies are entwined on the dance floor of a Buenos Aires milonga or dance hall. There’s a secret code when it comes to tango dancing, an exchange of expressions where
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Scents Of Autumn
The passion of Calvin Klein’s signature range is reignited with Eternity Flame, an Oriental his-and-hers duo linked by labdanum resin, a luxuriant ambergris-like aroma. RRP from $69 for 50mL Eau de Parfum The Nomade Eau de Parfum is now available as
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Contributors
Dan is an award-winning photographer, videographer and travel writer based in Western Australia. A passionate instructor, Dan often leads photographic training expeditions to remote and unique locations. He’s currently in production for the TV series
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The Mane Event
What is it about polo that sets the heart racing? Is it the power of the ponies, their manes flying in the wind, the thwack of the wooden mallets as they strike the ball, the handsome players, or the champagne flowing at divot-stomping time, perfecte
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