Alessandro Tomé has a Columbus moment when he visits the Caribbean for the first time in 10 years and discovers a new world of sunkissed loveliness.
By the mid-1960s he was one of five living billionaires, the others being HL Hunt, Howard Hughes, John Paul Getty, and Daniel K Ludwig. When he died in 1978 he was reckoned to be the second richest man in America after Ludwig (a shipping magnate).
Its vast and vastly expensive but in other ways the Carnegie Abbey Club is refrshingly relaxed and unconventional, says Daisy Prince
Ivan Lindsay on the emerging class of ravenously art-hungry Russian collectors for whom money is no object and objects just cost money.
Gambling is the last thing Russias high-end casino-goers want to do – they’re really only there to see and be seen, says Andrei Navrozov.