The Life of Luxury Blog

Searching for Lobster on the Maine Coast

This first hand account of delicious fresh lobster rolls made my mouth water as I surfed the internet for airfares to Boston’s Logan International Airport. The Maine coast is well known as the ultimate mecca of lobster...

Pricey Private Jets

What does a billionaire do when having a private jet becomes so affordable that mere millionaires can swing the cost? Obviously, he trades up.  Too many private jets to choose from. Maybe to a...

Giorgio Armani Goes Cyber

A recent interview with fashion legend Giorgio Armani didn’t take place in person. It happened in the virtual 3-D world of  “Second Life”. It’s an online emporium of the concept store on Milan’s Via Manzoni...

New-Money Millionaires Flood Luxury Market

The merchandise is eye-popping, the prices astronomical and the clientele, not exactly old money. Millionaires are being created like no other time in history. Now a growing number of self-made millionaires are changing the...

Audi’s Done It Again – $115,000 Car

When Seal gestured toward the new Audi R8′s carbon-fiber midsection stripe, he yells “Just look at this!” Audi has done it again. Seal continues, “It gives the car a unique identity, it highlights that...

Al Oerter Leaves Us, But His Records Won’t

The gentle giant Al Oerter died from heart failure at the age of 71. Along with sprinter Carl Lewis, Al Oerter is the only other athlete to win the same track & field event...

The Silent Man Passes – Marcel Marceau

The wonderful performer – Marcel Marceau, was known around the world for his 1947 portrayal creation of Bip, the sad, white-faced clown in a striped jumper and a battered silk opera hat. Marcel Marceau,...

Drink Up Now, Be Hungry Later

Glasses of juice may go down more easily and more quickly than bowls of fruit, but if you drink them, beware. Your body is less likely to register the calories they contain, and you...

World’s Most Expensive Tasting Menus

For restaurant guests who can afford them, tasting menus offer a chance to experience the range of a chef’s repertoire and kitchen skills–both creative and technical–without having to think too hard. While some of...