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Around St James's

Take two

Walking into a second home should feel like, well, home. But how does the design brief for that second home in the sun differ from your main property?

Sail into the sunset

Experience authentic Kerala from the comfort of the luxury Oberoi Vrinda cruiser which offers delicious food, cultural trips and impeccable service.

A place in the sun

So you want to buy property overseas? We show you some of the dos and don’ts of buying that second luxury home in the sun.

Icelandic retreat

Escape from the madding crowd at The Retreat at The Blue Lagoon in Iceland where you can bathe in warm blue waters, enjoy the luxury spa and dine in style.

Awards sponsors

With just two weeks to go to the glittering presentation of the Community Awards of Mayfair & St James’s, the headline sponsors tell us why they have chosen to support the awards.

Visas made easy

Get your visa wrong and you could miss your whole trip. New firm Viselio simplifies the process and even fills out those tedious forms for you.

Sail of the century

Sailor Sir Ben Ainslie has 5 Olympic medals but one prize has escaped him – the America’s Cup. Now he is determined to make history and win it for the UK.

Island treasure

The Indian Ocean offers everything from sustainable luxury in the Maldives to adventurous honeymoons in Mauritius and private islands in the Seychelles.

Global gourmet guide

Top chefs of Mayfair and St James’s tell us their favourite restaurants to visit across the world from New York to Venice.

Sir Ranulph’s reads

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the explorer and author, shares the five fascinating books which shaped his life and his adventures.

Crème de la crème

It’s called the most exclusive hideaway on the planet. The Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, on the French Riviera, is preparing to celebrate its 150th anniversary.

Private jet set

There is no end to the range of one-of-a-kind experiences you can get on a private jet, from cultural trips for children to globe-trotting wine tours.