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The luxury of learning: Why studying as a mature student has more advantages than you think

For many of us, learning is consigned to our university years; that mentally draining yet equally thrilling period of time in our lives before we entered the real world of work. But for some, the desire...

With the festive season now just around the corner and only ten weeks to go until Christmas Day, it’s time to put some thought into your seasonal gift list. No, we don’t mean for yourself, but for...

Luxury gifts range from the show-stopping (£50,000 diamond encrusted Rolex watch) to the bizarre ($1,470,600 diamante fountain pen). And it doesn’t stop there; with Christmas just around the corner,...

Poker is one of the most played card game across the globe. It is a game that involves a combination of strategy, fun and skills. At almost any get together, someone has a deck of cards and the night ends...

In Britain, tradition is important. Events and activities from centuries gone by are still upheld to this day, with the masses of British public and tourists enjoying the likes of the trooping the colour,...

A lot of people wish to live a luxurious life. It’s incredible to be able to travel to the most far-off destinations, wear the latest designer clothes, and of course, have everything you need and more....

Men are notoriously difficult to buy for. The safe fallback of smelly soaps, bath oils and scented candles for the women in your life, fail to elicit the same response when gifted to your boyfriend. His...

Disney will always hold wonderful memories for me. It takes me back to holidaying with my family when I was a little girl. I still remember being awestruck at the razzmatazz, the magic, the fireworks,...

Whether it’s a small private affair or the talk of the season, the majority of couples planning a wedding typically desire a luxurious celebration that will be worth remembering — regardless of the...

So you’ve chosen the perfect ring, popped the big question and got the answer you were looking for, and no sooner have you announced your impending nuptials to friends and family than the preparations...

Nothing says success in life quite like reaching that point where you can afford to take an extended period of time off. Spending your days jet-setting, travelling the world and seeing those sights you’ve...

With champagne on tap, five-star catering and a good dose of adrenaline to boot, it’s fair to say that an extravagant day at the races makes for a thrilling experience for all – but have you ever paused...

From the glitz and glamour of the casino to the adrenaline of the bingo hall, there’s something about the gaming environment that most of us just love – and, when there’s a chance to walk away with...

Interior office design is in a phase of transformation. The revolution is driven by technological innovations and a mountain of evidence that reveals the pitfalls of open-plan offices. Many office designs...

The art market can be quite complex and is unregulated, so it is crucial to get the right advice when considering buying or investing in art. With this in mind, we spoke to Ty Murphy, an international...

There are few moments in life that are quite as special as your wedding day, and when you’ve splurged on that dream designer dress and fairytale venue, the chances are that you’ll want to capture it...

Sometimes, if you are really lucky, divine inspiration strikes and the perfect gift idea for a loved one is revealed. For the rest of us mere mortals, finding a present not only worthy of your nearest...

Whilst we all like to enjoy moments of splendour and comfort, the perfect luxury experience typically varies according to personal preference. Thankfully, the UK is overflowing with awe-inspiring options...

It does not take a genius to understand that the global sports betting market is one of the leading commercial forces behind the competitions and teams we love to watch. A cursory glance at any popular...

How much spare cash do the people of the world’s wealthiest countries have after everything is paid — and what, exactly, do they do with it, apart from hoarding piles of money in the bank, and...

Trends are constantly changing and seem to be becoming more and more quirky. From practicing yoga in a sauna to people taking pictures of themselves lying down on famous monuments and back round to finishing...

Living a luxurious lifestyle is something many of us aspire to. Research suggests an upgraded lifestyle is responsible for strong emotional responses, including an increased sense of self-worth, boosts...

Thinking of moving stateside in 2019? Or perhaps you’re already a regular resident across the pond? Either way, if you’re looking for a change of scenery then with its easy walkability, a burgeoning...

One of the greatest ways to embrace and celebrate the UK is to attend county shows. These are always fantastic events which can bring together the local community and allow you to enjoy a wide range of...

Words by Sam Allcock When you vape, you deserve the best. It’s 2019 – we’re respecting ourselves this year. That means not messing around with low-quality, poor tasting e-liquids. And that’s...

Luxury Lifestyle Magazine has teamed up with raw and natural pet food expert, True Instinct, to give away a tasty prize to five lucky winners and their four-legged friends this summer. Up for grabs is...

It is many a young child’s dream to own a horse or pony and you might have found yourself in the perfect position to be able to provide one for yours. It may not necessarily be for a child, it could...

If you are an avid reader of Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, it is likely that you, like us, have expensive and luxurious taste. You’re in good company. However, having luxurious and elite taste is expensive....

Boss & Co, today, is London’s oldest Gunmaker and has been in continuous operation since 1812. From its inception, Boss has been known for ‘Builders of Best Guns Only’ and has long been renowned...

Words by Irene Caswell A new exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, marks 500 years since the Renaissance Master’s death. Featuring more than 200 original works...

June is just around the corner, and with it comes the next special occasion of the year. This time, it’s Father’s Day – which means it’s time to start putting some thought into that special gift. A...

The freedom of living as an expat can be tempting, and with many more countries embracing the global citizen lifestyle and opening up positions to international workers, the world really is becoming your...

If you read us regularly, you’ll know that Luxury Lifestyle Magazine takes more than a passing interest in horse racing. From investing in your own racehorse, to cheering on your picks from some of the...

What connects 4 miles, 374 yards or 6.8km to 16 minutes and 19 seconds? Answer – The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. That’s the fastest time in which the famous Putney to Mortlake rowing race between...

From brothers to mothers, best friends to partners, most of us have a special person in our lives who deserves to be treated when their birthday rolls around – and what better way to say thank you to...

Words by Tash Bazika It’s almost Valentine’s Day—that time of year to show your sweetheart how much you love them. If you’re considering reaching for the chocolates and roses, you may want to think...

People could be fooled into thinking that bingo is a game that only everyday and normal folk play. In the past, most would have seen the game as a pastime which was enjoyed by mainly the elderly at bingo...

You can’t beat the glamour of a day at the races – especially if you’ve gone all out and splashed out on your own private box, with privileged views of the on-track action. With the 2019 horse racing...

When you think of going to university, often what springs to mind is a life live on a shoe-string, with cheap packets of noodles and beans, Primark shopping and a bus pass the extent of your expenses....

A UK-based online marketplace dubbed ‘Amazon for millionaires’ has launched, offering the world’s super-rich the chance to buy the finest luxury items across all categories, all on a single website. The...

In an age of easy travel, more and more people are meeting their partners abroad before coming to settle in the UK. The term holiday romance isn’t just a two week love story any more, and more of an...