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luxury calendar: the new and not-to-be-missed in January

The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Calendar is a curated list of important events in the luxury world around the globe each month. Whether your passion is Travel; Food and Drink; Planes, Yachts and Autos; Fitness and Sports; Fashion & Design; Entertainment; or The Arts, we’ve got everything you need to know, all in one place. For previous installments of the Luxury Calendar, click here. Have a brilliant month.

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what’s new and not-to-be-missed in luxury travel this january?

The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Travel Calendar highlights cool local festivals and select luxury hotel and resort openings around the world in January 2018. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. For other Travel coverage, click here.

Where will January take you? There are so many magical options this month. The weather is perfect in the tropics and the southern hemisphere. North America and Europe sport iconic winter landscapes perfect for snow sports of all kinds. This year, the upcoming Winter Olympics will pull a great deal of the world’s focus toward South Korea, so expect to see lots of commentary about travel and entertainment options in or around Pyeongchang. We’re totally in the mood for a destination spa, given the consequences of our holiday fun last month. And there’s a chic new hotel in our hometown, Detroit — hello, MLK Jr weekend. Plus plenty of other stylish new hotels and resorts to visit (or at least dream about). Here’s a list of some of the ones we’re keen to visit, and some of the special seasonal festivals underway around the world. And don’t forget to check out our list of 5 of the best luxury travel destinations in the month of January. Adventure awaits!

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what are the best food and drink events this January?

The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Food and Drink Calendar highlights the food festivals, wine festivals, craft beer celebrations and restaurant-related events around the world that we’re looking forward to in January 2018. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. For other Food and Drink events, click here.

Culinary explorers of the world, what are you hungry for this month? Sure, the holiday feasting is over. But that doesn’t mean that there are no events for foodies, oenophiles and craft beer connoisseurs in the month of January. Au contraire, the party just moves to warmer climes. The New Year brings new restaurants and bars to explore. And for those who embrace the cold, there’s something magical for you, too. Oh, and there’s an orange-throwing carnival in Italy that you might want to check out.

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what are the best january events in planes, yachts & autos?

The Dandelion Chandelier Planes, Yachts and Autos Luxury Calendar is all about speed machines: yacht, classic car, air and boat shows; regattas; Formula 1 races; and luxury automotive events around the world in January 2018. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. For other Planes, Yachts and Autos events, click here.

In the world of speed machines, January is the start of the “big” auto show season, with Detroit the focus for introductions of new luxury models. It’s also the start of the classic car collectors’ auction season. There are boat shows in Phuket, London, Düsseldorf, Vancouver, Toronto and New York. And yacht races in New Zealand, Barbados and Antigua. It’s time to rev up for a thrill ride of a month.

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what are the best events in fitness & sports this january?

The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Calendar for Fitness and Sports highlights the most notable marathons, cycling races, professional tennis matches, Thoroughbred horse races, and professional sports championships around the world in January 2018. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. For other Fitness and Sports events, click here. And for weekly updates on what you need to know to learn how to talk sports, read TWIST: This Week in Sports Talk

In the wide world of sports this month, the college football season concludes with a championship game in Atlanta, the NFL postseason begins, the Australian Open kicks off the new season in tennis, and there are extreme snow sports competitions and marathons in locations both Arctic and tropical. Oh, and there’s a $16 million horse race in Florida. Plenty of ways to burn off those holiday pounds — but sadly, just watching from the couch doesn’t count. Game on.

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