James Lawrence experiences the splendour of a luxury break in the Aeolian islands “Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” John Steinbeck’s eulogy to the most enchanting part of the Amalfi Coast couldContinue Reading

To get a true picture of everything Canada has to offer, then it is best seen by rail, says Barnaby Dracup From ultra-modern clean cities by the sea to beautiful mountain towns surrounded by snow-capped peaks, Canada embraces the most modern of societal trends, luxury living and natural wilderness – andContinue Reading

CALIBRE sits down for an intimate conversation with Brian Blessed to talk about his past, his present, and his future hopes for mankind  Calibre: Would you appear in Doctor Who again, if the chance arose?
 “Oh yes, I would love to play the Doctor, absolutely! A few years ago IContinue Reading

Duncan MacRae investigates the pros and cons of investing your money in a period property Would it not be lovely to live the life of a Lord or Lady, in a home where luxury oozes from every crenellation and class drips from the chandeliers? The UK certainly has its fairContinue Reading

Fly-fishing enthusiasts unite at the London Fly Fishing Fair! It’s just over two weeks until the Business Design Centre opens its doors to the capital’s first annual fly fishing event: The London Fly Fishing Fair. Founders John and Fergus Kelley look forward to welcoming fishing enthusiasts and newcomers from all overContinue Reading

Live your life to the fullest with these amazing vehicles and dazzling devices ASTON MARTIN DB11 Manufactured in the UK, the new Aston Martin DB 11 is a high-point in vehicle development from one of the most trusted luxury heritage brands this country has to offer. Every millimetre of theContinue Reading

Many factors must be examined when considering the alternative world of investment “Hard nose investors and passionate collectors make strange bedfellows. True collectors are not investment driven.” Telling words from Dominic Strickland of Michael German Antiques. “All clients”, he continued, “like to know their items are increasing in value. ButContinue Reading

Luxury cruising is one of the most effortless holiday experiences one could have The definition of luxury – that overused word beloved of marketeers – nonetheless does fit with the upmarket cruise industry: top brands deliver personalised service, exquisite gourmet food and first-class entertainment in the most sumptuous of surroundings.Continue Reading

When it comes to big boy’s toys, British will always be best There is only one kind of biker, the kind that rides bikes. It might sound obvious, but marketing directors and advertising agencies across the land would have you believe otherwise. For years sports bikers have refused to acknowledge cruiserContinue Reading