Icons May 2020
Altitude Sickness: The Happy Valley Set
Originally featured in Issue 40 of The Rake, Nick Scott delves into the controversial lives (and deaths) of the Happy Valley set — a group of white, western expatriates who, between the 1920s and forties, turned a slice of Kenyan highlands into a hotbed of colonial debauchery.
Pleasure February 2020
The Rake's Guide to A Weekend in Paris
No matter how many times you’ve visited, a spontaneous trip to Paris is always a good idea. Here’s how to make the most of a weekend in the perennially alluring city of lights.
Pleasure December 2019
Taking the Piste: The Best Alpine Escapes
With ski season in full force, we present you with some of the best snowy weather retreats, guaranteed to take luxury to the next level.
Pleasure November 2019
Matt Hranek's Guide to Upstate New York
Long-time friend of The Rake and potentially the world’s most fervent enthusiast of the Negroni Matt Hranek reveals the top things to do in his home of upstate New York.
Pleasure October 2019
Sanctum of Style: Das Stue Berlin
Das Stue is a luxurious boutique hotel that celebrates Berlin’s dynamic spirit through a fusion of classic and contemporary style.
Pleasure August 2019
Islas Secas - Sustainable Panamanian Gold
Panama’s Islas Secas are as about as remote as luxury gets, but these islands are dialled into to eco-tourism…
Pleasure July 2019
Mandarin Oriental Bodrum: A Turkish Delight
Tucked away on the sparkling Turkish Riviera, the utterly luxurious Mandarin Oriental Bodrum is a delightful coastal cocoon that you’ll never want to leave…
Craft April 2019
The Art of Doma Vaquera
Photographer Simon Lipman takes us on a visual journey to Andalusia, where he captured the elegance and splendour of the horses and their handlers at the Royal Andalusian Riding School.
Pleasure February 2019
Oh So Suite: 9 Of World's Best Hotel Apartments
Curious as to where nine of the best hotel suites are located in the world, or what makes them so special? We’ve compiled a list for you…
Pleasure December 2018
Rakish Winter Destinations and What to Wear
Wherever you’re jetting off to this winter, ensure you look the part, with our guide to rakishly dressing for four distinct winter destinations…
Style November 2018
Serapian's Bags Mean Business
Serapian, Italy’s finest bespoke leather bags and accessories Maison is no longer Milan’s best-kept secret. Shop the collection now at The Rake.
Style August 2018
Editor’s Picks: Last-Minute Castaway Capsule
Whether you’re hotfooting it to Mykonos on a whim, or hitting up the Costa Smeralda for some spontaneous R ‘n’ R, our Digital Editor Ryan Thompson has curated the perfect holiday capsule to cover all bases.