A mega-yacht rumored to cost $400 million and be owned by Jeff Bezos was spotted off the coast of Turkey in photos circulating on Twitter.
The “Flying Fox” yacht was reported to anchor off Datça, a popular tourist destination in Turkey, in early July, but it was unclear whether Bezos was aboard.
Photos of a mega-yacht anchored off the coast of Turkey began circulating on Twitter Saturday, with rumors that the vessel belonged to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and was worth $400 million.
Turkish media first reported that the yacht was anchored off the coast of Datça, a popular tourist destination in Turkey, on July 9. Original tweets claiming that the yacht belongs to Bezos have since been deleted, along with the original photo, but screenshots continue to circulate on social media.
Source: A $400 million yacht rumored to be owned by Jeff Bezos called the ‘Flying Fox’ was spotted off the coast of Turkey
There’s a reason the novel The Talented Mr. Ripley occurs on the Amalfi Coast and that the film adaptation was filmed in Positano. The entire storyhinges upon the prodigal (and privileged) son who refuses to return home to “subways and taxis and starched collars and a nine-to five job,” preferring to stay within the endless summer of the Amalfi Coast: “It isn’t as much fun as sailing a boat in old clothes and being answerable to nobody.”
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So many of us love to travel that the thought of sitting in coach for a few hours is the least of our problems — we’re just excited to be going somewhere new! But for celebrities, the idea of sitting in coach is unfathomable. Not only are celebrities constantly used to the star treatment, but sitting in an area with—dare I say—commoners would be too much to bare.
Just think about all of the people taking pictures of them and watching everything they do. As soon as that seatbelt sign goes off, you know fans of the star will be going up to them, asking for pictures and autographs.
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From a French chateau to an entire private island take a look at some of Airbnb’s most luxurious rentals.
Luxury travel is booming. Virtuoso, a network of luxury travel advisors, saw $26.4 billion in sales in 2018, an 11% increase from 2017, according to Skift. Exploring new destinations, crossing off bucket-list items, seeking authentic experiences and rest and relaxation are among the top reasons big spenders are traveling this year, according to a recent Virtuoso trends report.
So what can you get for your money? From a beachfront home with a private butler to a nine-bedroom mansion in Bel Air, home to A-list celebrities, here are six over-the-top rentals from Airbnb Luxe, the homeshare company’s new luxury rental extension.
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From boutique hotels with private beach access to grand properties with views of the Adriatic, the best luxury hotels in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
It’s not hard to find luxury in the Croatian resort town of Dubrovnik. Situated on the edge of the Adriatic sea on the southernmost tip of Croatia, Dubrovnik attracts vacationers—particularly Game of Thronesfans longing to see King’s Landing locations—with a combination of a warm climate, beautiful medieval setting and fantastic access to the Dalmatian coast.
Not all luxury properties are created equally though, especially in this town where so much revolves around beach life, the historic walled city and the attractions within. Here are the best luxury hotels with access to both the tourist hotspots and the fantastic Adriatic coast.
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