The Peninsula Academy: An Insider View of Iconic Global Cities

WOW program – the epitome of ultra-luxe extravagance. A popular example involves traveling via helicopter, yacht and Rolls Royce to a remote island (with a lavishly prepared private banquet included) and back to Hong Kong.

Other standouts include the Peninsula Beverly Hills’ daytrip to the oceanfront Xanadu residence – made famous by the namesake movie starring Olivia Newton-John – for a private day of surf and sun, or a

retro Old Shanghai tour complete with a restored Rolls Royce Phantom and a custom-tailored qipao (Chinese silk dress) or traditional men’s jacket. History aficionados would appreciate a tour to the Philippine fortress, Corregidor, where brave American and Filipino soldiers fended off the Japanese during World War II, followed by an aerial tour of the surrounding coastline and a meal at one of the best restaurants in Asia.    

The available packages are not just for well-traveled adults. Even accompanying youngsters can partake in some entertaining experiences they won’t soon forget. In Chicago, a young girl can re-invent herself as a princess for a day with detailed lessons in royal etiquette, plus her very own pumpkin-shaped carriage, glass slippers and charming prince in tow. In Tokyo, kids can master the ancient art of Origami by creating their own dynamic

Knowledge is power!
Get Updates directly from L’Esthète
to your email!
Get the full experience by creating a Free Account today!
  • Add images to your L'Esthètes portfolio
  • Comment on your favorite articles
  • Find friends with similar interests
  • Contribute your own articles

By clicking Create, you accept L'Esthète's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


Forgot your password? Enter your username or e-mail address below? and we'll send you a link to change your password.

We just sent a verification code to your e-mail address