Five Stories of This $53 Million Los Angeles Hacienda Are Underground [VIDEO]

When Hacienda de la Paz listed for $53 million in 2013, the Los Angeles Times ran a significant feature, as did news outlets as far afield as London’s Daily Mail. ABC News’ Good Morning America dubbed the 51,000-square-foot estate the “Underground Mansion” for its stunning subterranean amenities.


This year the nine-bedroom, 8-acre compound is back on the market for the same incredible price. In Rolling Hills, a gated city on Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles, the home techn…

Top 10 High-End Watches Unveiled at SIHH [SLIDESHOW]

Known for its plush setting, exclusive invite list, and top-of-the-line timepieces, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is the high-end watch industry’s annual coming-out party. Held in Geneva from January 18 through 22, this year’s show played host to 24 prestige watchmakers—from power brands Cartier and IWC to independents MB&F and Kari Voutilainen—who took the occasion to woo an adoring community of retailers, collectors, and watch writers. Highlighted were tourbillons, skeletons galore, and a surprisi…

Top 10 Winter Backcountry Essentials for the Perfect Powder Day [SLIDESHOW]

    Every powder hound on a pilgrimage to find untracked snow knows to expect the unexpected. Having the right equipment is often the leveraging factor between an enjoyable day in the wilderness and dire, unpleasant circumstances. From the perfect pair of poles and skis and warmth for the extremities to a life-saving avalanche airbag and beacon, these 10 winter backcountry essentials found on Robb Gear will have you prepared and protected off-piste.

    Four Must-Have Tuxedos with a Twist [SLIDESHOW]

    Perfect for Oscars parties, Valentine’s Day dinners, or any black-tie celebration, tuxedos are a wardrobe staple for debonair men. While iconic black tuxedos will never go out of style, this season the fashion industry presented plenty of playful alternatives. A modern gentleman wanting to push the boundaries of conventional fashion can find inspiration in these four tuxedos with a twist, each of which is sure to set them apart from everyone else in the room.

    Follow the Footsteps of Alexander the Great and Marco Polo—But on a Private Jet

    The ancient Asian continent was held together by the Silk Road—an intricate tapestry of vast trade routes that connected China and Central Asia with Western civilizations like Persia and Syria. Today’s travelers can follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, Marco Polo, and others who trekked the trails as they embark on a bespoke, 19-day Silk Road itinerary offered by Presidential Private Jet. The customizable journey offers an in-depth look at the ancient wonders of China, Uzbekistan, and Turkey.

    The Best Hotels in Muscat, Oman, for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup [SLIDESHOW]

    This February, the Sultanate of Oman will become the first Middle Eastern country to host the legendary sailing race that dates to 1851. Muscat, located in the northeast portion of the country on the Gulf of Oman, is the first of five cities around the world hosting the 2016 World Series races. The World Series races act as a sort of regular season leading up to the America’s Cup championship race in Bermuda. The two-day event, taking place February 27 and 28, serves as a point-scoring event for t…

    This 94-Foot Italian Yacht May Be the Greenest of Its Kind

    With a sleek profile and long forefoot, Save the Sea, the new Amer 94 by Italy’s Permare Group, looked like other planing superyachts at the 2015 Cannes Yachting Festival where it was launched. But the go-fast superyacht kept a “secret” that differentiated it from any other yacht in its class: three Volvo Penta 1200s connected to Volvo IPS drives. Although the 94 footer is not the first yacht under 100 feet to have the IPS pod system (that honor goes to a U.S.-built Lazarra eight years ago), the Italian supery…