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Il Palmetto is Nine-Figure Nirvana

The climate and geography of south Florida are, it should go without saying, about as different from the climate and geography of Switzerland as you can get. Yet that did not deter Swiss-born architect Maurice...

Residence VDB is Tasty Like Pommes Frites

If you want to live in a place that makes great Trappist beer, promotes meatless Thursdays and boasts Volvo’s second-oldest operating car factory, then the Belgian city of Ghent is your jam.  And just to...

Hatchet Caye is a Turn-Key Tropical Getaway

If you’ve watched more than a few episodes of Newhart and fancy yourself innkeeper material, but you prefer a tropical environment to the freeze-your-ass-off winters of Vermont, we have good news: Hatchet Caye Resort, a...




Le Belvedere is an Exemplary Bel Air Estate

In addition to being the father of smokeshow supermodel sister act Gigi and Bella Hadid, Mohamed Hadid is super, duper, Scrooge-McDuck-grade rich. The 68-year-old Jordanian-American of Palestinian descent started out by restoring and selling classic...


This Cape Town Estate is a Southern Charmer

While you might not immediately think of grand (and grandiose) mansions when you think of Cape Town, South Africa, the very-much-sub-equatorial metropolis is home to some rather ritzy neighborhoods. And one of those neighborhoods –...

Chateau V is Rocky Mountain High Class

You might not be able to buy the Biltmore Estate, but you can buy a large and lavish French style chateau situated in a slice of bucolic American woodland. Chateau V, located on 35 acres...