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January 8, 2017
Montréal Museum of Fine Arts
In conjunction with celebrations for Montréal’s 375th anniversary, the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts has inaugurated the massive $25 million Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace. With the addition of this 53,000-square-foot facility, the MMFA now occupies nearly 575,000 square feet, making it Quebec’s largest museum.
January 1, 2017
ski slope
When you’re eager to hit the slopes, you don’t want to have to first spend hours in a car or on an airliner. Here are a few top ski-in, ski-out destinations that offer easy access via private jet:
December 13, 2016
vineyard
At the end of last year, English sparkling wines came of age when they beat some of champagne’s best-known names—including Pol Roger, Taittinger, and Veuve Clicquot—in a blind tasting.
November 30, 2016
BJT editor Jeff Burger’s newly published Lennon on Lennon: Conversations with John Lennon anthologizes some of the artist’s most illuminating interviews.
November 30, 2016
colorful sky
FOR THE BUSINESS JET TRAVELER
October 31, 2016
Lisbon's Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT).
The Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT), an ultra-modern structure in Lisbon’s Belem district, opened October 5 with an exhibition by contemporary French artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster.
October 30, 2016
Joe Sharkey, with Emilia Clarke, on the set of Above Suspicion. PHOTO: DON DAMP
Emilia Clarke looked at me with those big green eyes, touched my arm, and said, “I would not be here if it weren’t for you.” I recounted this encounter to my daughter, Caroline, in an email. “The Mother of Dragons said that to you?” she replied. “Dad, that’s the coolest thing I’ve ever heard about you!”
October 9, 2016
Now you can soar over the dunes in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, just as Orville and Wilbur did more than a century ago, aboard an exact reproduction of their 1902 glider.
Want to experience the excitement of the Wright brothers’ first experimental flights? Now you can soar over the dunes in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, just as Orville and Wilbur did more than a century ago, aboard an exact reproduction of their 1902 glider. The museum-quality replica is one of just a few in existence and the only one available for public use.
September 22, 2016
At the Furama Villas & Spa Ubud, Bali executive chef, Wayan Sugata, begins his teaching at the local market. PHOTO: FURAMA VILLAS & SPA UBUD, BALI
If you love to cook, why not combine a vacation with a culinary-arts class at your hotel? Here’s a look at some current offerings:
September 11, 2016
The Sunshine Kids
BJT readers—who represent one of the highest-net-worth magazine audiences anywhere—clearly have the means to contribute to a better world. To help you do that, we’re spotlighting one -deserving organization per issue.

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