Lucire: Volante


Reno: the coolest little city in the world

Jody Miller hits the trail for a reinvented Reno that exceeds expectations and surprises with sophisticated elements
photographed by the author and Elyse Glickman


Los Angeles on a plate

It’s prime-time for the ultimate primer to Los Angeles’ buzziest and busiest restaurants, from the San Fernando Valley to the South Bay, report Elyse Glickman and Derek Poirier
photographed by the authors


Under the spell of the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands make for the perfect honeymoon escape, as Alex Barrow discovers
photographed by the author


Making excuses on the road in Madagascar

George Rush has had a long-time fascination for Madagascar, finally venturing there to discover the nature and culture of the isolated island nation
photographed by the author


Finding the finest in Firenze and Milano

Stanley Moss is impressed with two of Italy’s finest, steeped in history and professionalism: in Firenze, the Hotel Brunelleschi, where ‘No’ does not exist in the property’s vocabulary; and in Milano, the Hotel Baglioni Carlton, with its dependable service and impeccable location
photographed by Paula Sweet
from issue 36 of


Artistic licence in Paris

Stanley Moss looks at three of Paris’s most fashionable hotels, with themes ranging from Leonardo da Vinci to the plays of Sascha Guitry
photographed by Paula Sweet
from issue 36 of


Finding New York’s international cuisine

New York City has always been a melting pot of different cultures, but finding those among its eateries hasn’t always been easy. Lola Cristall, usually resident in Paris, does the hard yards and picks the Big Apple’s international flavours


Church Road does Tom McDonald proud again

Church Road’s 2013 Tom vintages, named for the late wine pioneer Tom McDonald, are the best the winery has ever produced, says Jack Yan, who samples them at the luxury Wharekauhau Lodge in Wairarapa, New Zealand
tasting photographs by Carmen Bird, other photographs by the author


New meets old in Morocco

In our spring travel series, Stanley Moss looks at locations that successfully blend new and old, with his first stops treasured finds in the Atlas Mountains, Marrakech and Essaouira
photographed by Paula Sweet


Shanghai: beauty and the Bund

US west coast editor Elyse Glickman and correspondent Derek J. Poirier compile this handy guide to Shanghai, one of the world’s great urban destinations, balancing high fashion and street chic, luxury and history
photographed by the authors


Green India

Stanley Moss discovers that ecotourism need not be the ego-driven affair that it has become in some circles. Keeping it pure, he visits Chhatra Sagar, Sarai at Toria and Samode Safari Village in India
photographed by Paula Sweet
from issue 35 of Lucire


California’s spice roads

While San Francisco is one of America’s great food cities, there are many more discoveries awaiting adventurous eaters in Silicon Valley and the highways that lead to the Bay, report Leyla Messian and Elyse Glickman
photographed by Elyse Glickman


Paris’s personal touch

Paris has always been known for its exuberance and classy surroundings, writes Lola Cristall. She shares two of her recent favourites


Epic western

Discover an America you never knew existed with a road trip winding around Arizona. Leyla Messian discovers there really is “gold in them red hills”!
photographed by Elyse Glickman


Letter from Vicenza

Stanley Moss, who calls Vicenza home, strolls around a town that is blissfully left alone by tourists, thriving on its authenticity and fashionable touches
principal photography by Paula Sweet
additional images courtesy Adolfo Courrier
Cento Rasoi photographed by the author


There’s no business like chef business

US west coast editor Elyse Glickman and contributor Derek Poirier dish out the delicious, the disappointing and the decadence of Taste of LA, southern California’s hip antidote to hoity-toity food and wine affairs
photographed by the authors



Lucire: LivingLetter from Seattle
Stanley Moss heads to Seattle, Washington, to visit some old favourites, as well as a whole new market sector that has popped up with the decriminalization of recreational marijuana
photographed by the author


Surf city, Costa Rica

Seeking to make waves? Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, is where the surfing cognoscenti venture, says travel editor Stanley Moss
photographed by the author


Found horizon: the hidden gems of Belo Horizonte

Rio de Janeiro may have its sexy beach scene, soaring mountains, glamorous fashion and the 2016 Summer Olympics, but Belo Horizonte boasts a surprising cultural heart and soul, writes Elyse Glickman
photographed by the author and by Rachel Weil


So close, and yet so far

What would you take to a desert island if you knew you would be there for a while? Chances are Villa del Palmar probably has those necessities of choice, and a lot more, reports Elyse Glickman
photographed by the author


North by northwest

US west coast editor Elyse Glickman explores the environs of Kelowna, British Columbia’s foodie boomtown, the Okanagan wine country, and what’s new and noteworthy in Vancouver
photographed by the author


Surviving the Nepal earthquake: a first-hand account

A Lucire exclusive Kayla Newhouse, who was in Kathmandu when the 2015 Nepal earthquake struck, recounts in the first of a two-part story how she was one of the lucky ones, enjoying relative comfort as a foreign survivor and experiencing the kindness of the Nepalese
photographed by Hilmi Hacaloğlu/Creative Commons


Bordeaux: tradition is always in fashion

While the city of Bordeaux is evolving into a fashionable food and wine destination, its wine country retains time-honoured tradition with style and substance, reports Elyse Glickman
photographed by the author and Franck Colas


The pornographer and the Palestinian

Stanley Moss gives his impressions of the 2015 ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival
photographed by the author


Nayarit, naturally!

Sophistication, salsa and serenity make Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Resort the perfect Pacific México girls’ weekend escape, writes Leyla Messian
some photographs by Elyse Glickman


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