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June 6, 2014
Ostrich Pillow
No matter what the climate is at my destination, I always pack a large scarf. This accessory, which can easily fit in any purse or backpack, has at least a dozen uses. I can fold it to create a small pillow behind my back for lumbar support or a neck pillow for sleeping. The long length makes it great as a blanket or a shawl. In Istanbul, I used a scarf as a head covering, to drape over my shoulders and to wrap around my waist to cover my knees when entering mosques.
May 5, 2014
After years of flying, it's easy to take air travel for granted and to see it simply as a way to move quickly from point A to point B. That's why you must watch this utterly charming film from Vodafone called An & Ria's First Flight. It's about a private jet journey by two women in their 70s, neither of whom has ever flown before.
April 29, 2014
You don't have to buy or lease a Lamborghini to get behind the wheel. Just arrange a rental.
March 24, 2014
Miles and Louie Mesinger of Mesinger Jet Sales are both participating in the MAF Golden Retriever Lifetime Study.
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.
March 20, 2014
Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters
Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters, the latest book from BJT editor Jeff Burger, has jus
March 10, 2014
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore
A new club lets you try out a different luxury watch every two months.
January 20, 2014
Don Campion, founder and president of Banyan  Air Service, and his wife Sueanne are working in  partnership with Samaritan’s Purse to revitalize  the Egbe Hospital complex in Nigeria.
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.
November 26, 2013
Learning to Fly Helicopters by R. Randall Padfield
Ever wonder what it would be like to pilot a helicopter? Then pick up the new second edition of a book from former BJT editor-in-chief R. Randall Padfield, which employs a conversational style to demystify the art and science of helicopter flying.
November 25, 2013
Too many gift recipients and too little time? Relax. We’ve done the legwork, scouring the Internet, studying the catalogs and cruising the store aisles. Result: winning ideas for everyone on your list, from senior staffers to sweethearts and from $7.50 to $1.5 million.
October 3, 2013
Direct Relief aids people affected by poverty, natural disaster and civil unrest.
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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“"I've got a list of corporations that have gotten out of their airplanes [because of criticism from politicians]. It is the stupidest thing I've ever seen. When you look at the time and cost savings; it does not make sense not to fly [privately]. You can't let public perception interfere with your business decision to fly. It either is a good business decision or it isn't."”

-business aviation entrepreneur Nick Popovich