It’s Monterey Car Week, where some of the most expensive and exclusive cars ever made are displayed and auctioned off. It’s the perfect event to see automotive legends—and it’s practically begging for a heist. Here’s how you theoretically could pull it off. [Editor’s note: Obviously, we don’t condone or encourage illicit activities, like stealing, pirating and heisting. This is purely for shits and giggles. The organizers of the Pebble Beach Concurs didn’t respond to multiple requests for comment. We can’t fathom why.] I suppose the very best thing you could say about Monterey Car Week is that it’s the one time a year where everything that’s worth stealing is gathered on one peninsula that’s about 30 square miles big. You have your Ferraris. You have your Bugattis. You have assorted other cars so expensive you didn’t even realize they were cars. Looking for a Siata and a Cisitalia rubbing shoulders? Look … [Read more...] about How to Heist Millions of Dollars in Cars at Pebble Beach: A Step-By-Step Guide
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Deux bêtes de concours prochainement à la vente... Une Packard Twelve de 1934, distinguée lors du célèbre Concours d'Elegance de Pebble Beach en 2013, sera intégrée à la vente RM Sotheby's qui se tiendra en Californie les 24 et 25 août prochains. Lire aussi: Le Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este en 119 photos éblouissantes Citroën star du prochain concours d'élégance de Pebble Beach Deux Mercedes 300 SL stockées depuis 50 ans bientôt aux enchères Organisée au Conference Center de Monterey, en Californie, la vente RM Sotheby's accueillera ainsi cette véritable bête de concours, qui sera présentée aux côtés d'un autre modèle plutôt illustre, à savoir une Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Roadster de 1927 qui fut notamment la propriété de la star de cinéma Rudolph Valentino.Ces deux voitures font partie de la collection de … [Read more...] about Une Packard de 1934 distinguée à Pebble Beach va être vendue aux enchères
It was a long, cold, dark and at times snowy winter in the UK, but – for a time at least – the sun is out and is set to blaze gloriously for the next few weeks. And what better way to celebrate springtime than with a trip to one of the best beaches in the UK, some of which are among the most scenic spots in the country? Trip Advisor has ranked the top beaches in the UK, Europe and the world for 2018, with Bournemouth Beach proclaimed number one domestically and fifth in Europe overall. Here’s the full list and why they gained their place at the top of a very sandy (though occasionally pebbly) pile. Bournemouth Beach, Bournemouth, Dorset With 11 miles of golden sand running from Hengistbury Head to Sandbanks, Bournemouth Beach is also feted for nearby attractions including the secluded Fisherman’s Walk and Oceanarium. The beach also hosts Bournemouth Air Festival each year. … [Read more...] about The UK’s 10 best beaches
You can't beat a day beside the seaside whatever age you are. Many of us have vivid childhood memories of trips to the coast, from old fishing villages and bustling ports, to deck chairs and long piers, oh and of course let's not forget tucking into a fish and chip lunch. The south east of England is home to many beaches from traditional seaside resorts such as Eastbourne and Margate, to the golden sands at Bournemouth and the hidden treasure that is West Wittering. So, in no particular order, we have put together a list of some of our favourite beaches you can easily reach within Surrey and north-east Hampshire. 1. Bournemouth Pier, Dorset With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all – a vast variety of shops, restaurants and holiday accommodation, seafront hotels, quality B&Bs, a buzzing nightlife and endless countryside with beautiful award winning gardens and water sports galore. Beach type: Sand Facilities: … [Read more...] about Where are the nearest beaches to Surrey?
Stars of Food, Wine, and Music Perform at Pebble Beach Food & Wine The best music festivals entice us to see all sorts of performers, from established rock stars to up-and-coming acoustic geniuses. The same can be said about premier food and wine festivals, where guitars are replaced with ganache and malbecs take the place of microphones. The Monterey Peninsula has hosted several of the most memorable extravaganzas in pop music history, at which Jimi Hendrix and BB King cemented their status as legends. Like the finest festivals of any genre, the 11th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine event features marquee names and stars in the making, in addition to outstanding sommeliers and a chorus of fabulous wineries. Step inside the posters and take a closer look at some of the stars performing April 5–8 when the concert transforms into a cornucopia. With 100 chefs performing at PBFW, it’s hard to decide who gets top billing, though Daniel Boulud is a likely candidate. … [Read more...] about Stars of Food, Wine, and Music Perform at Pebble Beach Food & Wine