Elite Traveler Winter 2021

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New York JIMMY CHIN Climber, photographer, filmmaker


Digital writer

Originally from Scotland, Emma Al-Mousawi joined the Elite Traveler team in 2020. In this issue, she has been discovering some of the world’s top suites — a dream task for the travel enthusiast. Passionate about sustainability and all things dining-related, when Emma’s not at her desk you can find her reviewing some of the newest and most innovative restaurants. elitetraveler.com p88

If there’s one person who knows about pushing limits, it's Jimmy Chin. The professional alpine climber, photographer and filmmaker speaks to Roberta Naas about his fascinating career and close calls — he survived a class-4 avalanche in the Grand Tetons. According to Chin, “when you are a climber, the finiteness of life is always present.” jimmychin.com p76

England MIRIAM CAIN Author, editor

Monaco KIM AYLING Senior writer

There is nothing quite like escaping daily life and spending time at sea, and what better way to do so than with a unique vessel. Miriam Cain’s debut book, Yachts: The Impossible Collection , is a stunning coffee-table book that dives into the world's most important yachts. Published by Assouline, the tome examines boats from antique wooden ships of 1851 to the luxurious megayachts of today. In this issue, Miriam writes about J Craft and its Swedish boat-building heritage. assouline.com p50

In this issue of Elite Traveler , Kim Ayling

writes about the world’s best suites. Her favorite in the list? Alcova Tiepolo at Aman Grand Canal Venice. When she’s not penning the words that you will often see on elitetraveler.com, she can be found sipping negronis and eating pasta at London's Cin Cin Fitzrovia, escaping the city to swim in the sea, or curling up with a good book — she’s currently reading Saltwater: A Novel by Jessica Andrews. elitetraveler.com p88

Image Chris Figenshau

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