The market for wireless noise-cancelling headphones exploded in recent years, and this model from Sony has taken the world by storm. Sound quality, build quality and design are all top-notch, and there are touch controls on the right earcup. The 30 hours of battery life is impressive compared to rivals, and USB-C compatibility makes for rapid charging when it does run out of charge. If you’ve not embraced the wireless audio revolution yet, this offers a seriously good place to start. $229.99.
ONEPLUS 7 PRO 5G
Android fans will love this quality smartphone from OnePro, which boasts a highly regarded 6.7-inch Liquid AMOLED display and a triple camera system for great visual performance. It’s also 5G-ready, which means you will be able to connect to mobile internet at blistering speeds as the new system rolls out. With up to 12GB of RAM, 256GB internal storage and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip, the 7 Pro will handle everything you throw at it, and fast-charging technology means the 4,000 mAh battery will keep you powered up. From $669.
Whether you like an espresso, a latte macchiato or anything in between, the Jura S8 coffee machine will whip one up on demand. Use the touchscreen to select your drink or access the accompanying app to place your order from afar. You can adjust the bean grinder to suit your preferences, and a professionalgrade milk frother adds a final flourish. The S8 boasts a beautiful design, too, and makes a real conversation piece. $2,999.
SAMSUNG Q90 QLED
A beast of a display that builds on the considerable success of the Q9FN, the Q90 has been named among the best TVs ever made. The picture quality, nothing less than superb, and a number of innovations result in amazing detail and good viewing angles. Choose from 65-, 75- and 82-inch versions; the sharp design means the Q90 will look good in any home. It’s slightly deeper than some rivals, but that enables top audio performance thanks to four speakers, two subwoofers and a built-in amplifier. From $3,499.
Situated deep within the Scottish Highlands, just steps from many lakes and mountains, lies 57 Nord. This collection of two design-led boutique hideaways blends the region’s Norse-Gael heritage by incorporating Scottish craftsmanship, modern Scandinavian design and panoramic views into both structures.
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Oslo’s Art Deco connections just grew stronger with the opening of Sommerro, housed within a historic building in the city’s West End neighborhood of Frogner. The structure itself was once the location of the city’s original electrical company, Oslo Lysverker. The conversion to urban, luxury lodging features 231 guestrooms, 56 residences, seven restaurant and bar options, and meeting and event spaces for up to 150 people. There’s also a 100-seat gilded theater and expansive wellness space, including a full-service gym and Oslo’s first, year-round rooftop pool, sauna and terrace.
Key West International Airport recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of its $100 million expansion. Roman Gastesi, administrator, Monroe County; Richard Strickland, director of airports; and others attended the ceremony and outlined details of the Concourse A terminal expansion project.
Adventure tour operator Explore Worldwide recently conducted a study to find the most underrated travel experiences around the world. The operator analyzed more than 350 lesser-known destinations and experiences across more than 130 countries, ranking them based on how high its Trip Advisor score fared against how many people actually reviewed the activity and how many Google searches the experience received.
Lodging and hospitality company Angama announced the November 2023 opening of Angama Amboseli, an intimate, 10-suite lodge set in Kenya’s private, 5,700-acre Kimana Sanctuary, against the iconic backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro, located just across the border in Tanzania.
Experience the beauty of Alaska and save 60 percent off cruise fares on your second and fourth guests. Plus, drinks, WiFi and tips are all included.
There is nothing better than the gift of travel. Instead of giving your loved ones material items, give them an experience they will never forget. This year, Emerald Cruises offers excellent Black Friday deals on Europe and Southeast Asia river cruises, as well as on the latest collection of luxury ocean yacht sailings on Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara.