You don’t need a boat to hit the water for new shores. The Sea-Doo Explorer Pro 170 is designed for more than just frolicking on the lake; it’s built for long-distance travel with a powerful engine, Garmin GPS and unrivaled upgrades to make the journey as comfortable as it is exciting. Featuring a windshield, adjustable-height handlebars, knee padding for rough conditions and a seat contoured for all-day adventures, this ultimate personal watercraft makes for serious fun at sea. With seating for three, a multi cargo rack system and a watertight phone compartment with USB port, you won’t have to leave anything behind, wherever you’re headed. $16,799.
For a leisurely day on the water, capture all your favorite moments without fumbling for your phone with Ray-Ban Stories, the first smart glasses with dual HD cameras for capturing photos and video hands-free from your own eyes’ view. Even if you plan to live entirely in the moment and go photo-free, Ray-Ban Stories also provides Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free calling and messaging through WhatsApp and Messenger, plus access to your Spotify playlists so you won’t need headphones. They’re water-resistant but not waterproof, so don’t wear these in the water or while participating in splashy activities like jet skiing. Currently available in 28 variations across three styles, five colors and six lens options. From $299.
No day on the water is complete without the proper boat shoe. Sperry’s Gold Cup collection is crafted from full-grain leather uppers and lined with soft lambskin for the most luxurious feel combined with the structure and support of Sperry’s signature wet-dry traction technology. Sperry further elevates the iconic original boat shoe in its Handcrafted collection, offering premium leathers handsewn by Maine artisans and finished with a subtle red, white and blue stitch signifying their handcrafted, American origin. The Handcrafted collection is currently available in men’s sizes only. $375.
An understated mark of luxury and class today, the signet ring has been used to express identity for more than 5,000 years. London-based jeweler Rebus specializes in bespoke signet rings designed in private consultation for complete customization. It also offers a series of pre-designed talismans, including a new nautical collection. Ships, anchors, seahorses, octopuses and more comprise the seafaring symbology of this collection, but the boat and lighthouse design is ideal for travelers seeking to follow the light safely home again after each unforgettable journey. The Oxford 55 is available in single-mine origin yellow gold, ethically sourced in Mali. $2,540.
In time for peak travel season to Italy’s picturesque Amalfi Coast, the region will welcome its own airport as early as this July. Salerno Costa d’Amalfi Airport is not only undergoing renovations but it also plans to open as a commercial airport.
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After almost four years in the planning, design and reconstruction stages, Baillie Lodges’ flagship property, Southern Ocean Lodge on Australia’s Kangaroo Island, reopened late last year after the original hotel was razed during the summer of the 2019/2020 Kangaroo Island bushfires.
Two and a half hours beyond Ho Chi Minh City, via a newly constructed highway, Azerai Ke Ga Bay in Vietnam’s Binh Thuan province opens the gate to a corner of the country waiting to be discovered. The careful planning and sustainable development of Azerai Ke Ga Bay has already made a strong impression as an award-nominated and -winning pioneer of 5-star boutique hospitality in this emerging destination, drawing in an adventurous new generation of affluent international guests.
Known as one of the best airports in the world and voted Best Airport in the Middle East by Global Traveler readers, Hamad International Airport aims to set new standards for the airport industry that exceed the expectations of travelers through its facility.
Set your sights on Australia this year as Queensland prepares to welcome some neat hotels and experiences in 2024. In fact, it’s easier than ever to reach the region thanks to a new, non-stop American Airlines flight from Dallas (DFW) to Brisbane (BNE) beginning this October.
The first AJABU Cocktail and Spirits Festival, launching this March, was conceived with the goal of being a game-changing addition to the international culinary festival landscape and putting African-made spirits and food into the global gastronomy conversation. True to the meaning of ajabu (translating to wondrous or amazing), the two-tiered festival rolls out in Johannesburg March 10–13, and Cape Town March 13–18. At both locations, the talents of a new generation of African bartenders, spirits producers, restaurateurs, chefs and others will be on full display.
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Nobu Hotel Marrakech recently launched new and refreshed experiences for 2024. To kick off the new year, guests can find new spa treatments, wellness activities, a specially curated vegan menu and more.