Barack and Michelle Obama, along with their two daughters, are taking a luxury vacation to Indonesia – where the former president lived in the 1960s. The Obamas checked into The Royal Villa at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan where freestanding villas come with a private pool and a spacious sun terrace overlooking the lush rice fields surrounding the Ayung River.
This week the Ritz-Carlton Hotel revealed plans for its luxury cruise line, with three ships aimed to set sea starting in late 2019. Somewhere between a private superyacht and a small ocean liner, these ships will accommodate the “the 1% of global travelers,” according to Bloomberg.
Chicago is the city that gave the world the skyscraper, and its architectural, cultural and culinary ambition continues to soar. This is the second biggest business, financial and cultural centre in the US – after New York – and one of the country’s music capitals, with a proliferation of jazz, blues and gospel clubs.