Staff Journalist/Luxury Lifestyle Expert | JustLuxe
Surfing the Perfect Arctic Wave
The meaning of luxury is expanding as time evolves; and the most recent shift has consumers craving experiential travel versus material possessions. They’re looking to see pink Dolphins on an ...
Above And Below The Arctic Circle: The Bright Flavors of Norway
It was our third time in Norway, and on this trip, unlike the others, we tasted the meaning of culinary contrast. On this trip we spent time in Oslo, south, and in Tromsø and the Lofoten ...
The Suite Life: The Presidential and Ritz-Carlton Suites in San Francisco
Traveling up Stockton Street in San Francisco, there’s building after building, all beautiful and historic. And then there's the Ritz-Carlton. It is a massive, white, seven ionic-columned, ...
New Luxury Narratives at the 2016 Financial Times Business Of Luxury Summit
Because we have reported on many luxury conferences in the past, our expectations of this one, the Financial Times Business Of Luxury Summit, were in the luxury business-as-usual mode. Yet the theme ...
The World's Largest Viking Ship Sets Sail for America
The world’s largest Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre sails from Norway to America, beginning April 24. The vessel sets sail from its homeport of Haugesund, Norway and will cross ...
The Panama Papers Leak: Shell Companies & Art As Commodity
In January we discussed new findings about shell companies, and how these businesses were purchasing extremely high-end real estate, often in New York, Florida and Los Angeles. And basically...
Of History And Mystery: 72 Hours On Florida's Historic Coast
The only reason I took this 72 hour — three day trip to Florida’s Historic Coast was that I had never been there before, although I had been to Miami and Orlando, many times. I found...
The Suite Life: Sky Villas, ARIA Las Vegas
After experiencing many suites, villas and luxury destination club residences, I have developed a philosophy about these temporary living spaces. The goal of many luxury resorts is to imitate the ...
Players Championship Offers Small Number of New VIP Players Club Tickets
The Players Championship on the PGA Tour boasts a purse of $10 million (18 percent of which goes to the winner), making it the highest prize fund of any golf tournament. Last year’s event saw an...
About Susan Kime
Susan Kime's career combines publishing, journalism and editing. She was the Destination Club/Fractional Update Editor for Elite Traveler, and senior club news correspondent for The Robb Report's Vacation Homes. Her work has been published in Stratos, Luxury Living, European CEO, The London Telegraph, Caviar Affair, ARDA Developments, and Luxist/AOL. She was the Editor-in-Chief of Travel Connoisseur, a high end magazine with a focus on the evolution of the private residence and destination club industries, until its closure. In 2009, Susan served as the Content Editor for FraxFinder.com, writing travel club guides, and all forms of Destination Club, Private Residence Club and high end fractional news. She was also the Senior Lifestyle Journalist for Luxist.com. She was chosen as one of the five best luxury journalists of 2011 by the website LuxuryHub.com. Susan lives in Logan, Utah with her husband and Beagles.