Maserati GranCabrio MC – Gorgeous By Default

A first rain drop reflects the serious intentions of the dark clouds above me, I don’t even blink. Okay maybe I increase the throttle input on the cross-drilled aluminium pedal. Pure physics, certainly not quan...

Porsche 911 Targa – Our Review

Southern Italy gets intensely sunshine-y as summer approaches, to the point where a balder guy like me needs to be careful. This was an open-top test drive to end all, so there would be no hiding the noggin. 30...

Oneliferally – The Battle Of The Super Car Race

A certain corner in London’s Mayfair district is particularly dense with Bentley 6 1/2 liter engine coaches. And we are talking about a district that sums as the most expensive area on a Monopoly game chart. No...

981 Porsche Cayman – Boxster GTS The Drive

Why has Porsche AG since 2005 seemed reluctant to address the clear beauty and greater potential of the Cayman? The Typ 981 Boxster is fine on its own island now as a more serious little sunny convertible and c...

McLaren P1 – England’s Million Euro Hybrid Rocket

They’re all sold. If you sometimes get angry over tests of cars with sheiks and cigar-chomping industrialists for clients, all I can say to get me out of your doghouse this time is that they’re all sold anyway....

Audi S1 Quattro – The Quick Spin Review

In 2010, Audi leapt into the tiny premium fray – in all their markets but the United States, Canada, and China – with the A1 range which rides on the same version of the small-car architecture as used under the...

Switzerland – Waldhaus in Sils

Very few hotels in Switzerland and perhaps even in Europe have as impressive a history and as many original and unusual features as the Waldhaus in Sils. That is why it has attracted writers, musicians and scie...

The Capra Hotel In Saas Fee Switzerland

Set amidst the highest mountains in the Alps with snow virtually lying around even in summers, predictions for this new establishment could not have been better. Valley carves deep into the glacier territory an...

Cortina Italy – Polo In The Snow

Whatever the sky was offering on that exact day, was a weather forecast par excellence. But the merciless nature of rain drops was cut by a telephone call from the hotel reception. Exciting news travelled almos...

Lago di Como Italy – Bentley Mulsanne Review

The narrow flat would have perfectly reflected the snow caped mountains surrounding an unusual palm tree setting. Yet the property on the lake shore is too majestic for many a boats not to curiously peek at the...

Courchevel France – Luxury Hotel Le Saint Roch

An unconventionally short, uphill landing strip requires an additional certificate in a pilot’s upbringing. Only top gun are allowed to land amidst the apogee of the Alps, almost two kilometres above the surfac...