South America

Old world

A new vintage

Bessie Recep Antiques are finding a home among modern pieces as a fresh breed of buyers seek the best of both worlds.

Powerboats

Pure pleasure seekers

Sunseeker Predator 64.

David Lockwood Sleek lines, plenty of grunt ... what's not to like about a five-star cruiser?

Jet-set style

Taste of the high life

hotel

High-end fashion hotels are mushrooming as growing numbers of luxury travellers seek a taste of the glamour and indulgence that only stardom used to bring.

Tour drop

Economic downturn puts freeze on Antarctic tourism

Emperor penguins near the Dumont d Urville base, Antarctica.

The economic downturn has frozen enthusiasm to travel to the Antarctic, with tourism operators reporting a sharp downturn in bookings.