The harbor town of Lucerne, on Lake Lucerne, Switzerland.

Photographer: Christian Kober

The harbor town of Lucerne, on Lake Lucerne, Switzerland.

Photographer: Christian Kober

The Best Luxury Photos From February

From a racetrack full of McLarens to a lonely, snow-covered peak in Austria, Bloomberg Pursuits featured some seriously epic imagery last month. Here are our favorites.
Viennese Dessert

Viennese Dessert

These intricate pastries at Café Demel are a must-devour when in Vienna. From the "Three-Minute Foodie Guide to Vienna."

Photographer: Daniel Mueller

Custom Mclarens

Custom Mclarens

A group of bespoke Mclarens rally on a track near Las Vegas. For those who can afford almost twice the price of a normal vehicle, McLaren Special Operations can produce a one-off custom car to specifications at company headquarters in Woking, England. From "How McLaren Fulfills Your Wildest Hot Wheels Fantasies."

Source: McLaren

A Coffee Millionaire's Pool

A Coffee Millionaire's Pool

Jose Enrique Souto, heir to the Rowland coffee fortune, is selling this house for $24 million, including this heated, saline pool above the sea. From "Look Inside the $24 Million Mansion That Cafe Bustelo Built."

Photographer: Andy Frame
Powder and Air in Lech, Austria

Powder and Air in Lech, Austria

Two skiers overlook a steep descent from a peak near Lech, Austria. The Arlberg region of Austria has just been connected by a series of new ski lifts, providing a vast, novel resort experience for skiers. From "Europe’s Best Ski Resort Just Got a Major Upgrade."

Photographer: Sepp Mallaun

Jaguary D-Type

Jaguary D-Type

Jaguar is building 25 new versions of an iconic vintage model, the D-Type roadster. The models, like this one at its factory in Warwickshire, England, will probably fetch $1 million or more. From "Jaguar Will Make 25 New D-Type Roadsters for Die-Hard Devotees."

Source: Jaguar Classic

La Casona

La Casona

The entrance to the Patron distillery in Jalisco, Mexico, looks more like that of a hotel than a factory. Special VIP guests of the brand can stay on the grounds at a resort called la Casona, which overlooks it. From "A Hotel for No One Is Patron’s Secret Marketing Weapon."

Photographer: Pia Riverola for Bloomberg Businessweek

The Perfect Macaron—Made by You

The Perfect Macaron—Made by You

In Paris, learn to make macarons with a pastry chef at École Ritz Escoffier, instead of buying a box that will go stale on the flight home. From "How to Make the Most of Paris in Just Two Days."

Source: Alban Couturier

A Record Exhibition

A Record Exhibition

The “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer" exhibiton at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art recently made its top 10 list of most-viewed exhibits, with over 700,000 attendees. From "Michelangelo Beats Koons, McQueen, as Met Attendance Tops 700,000."

Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Felton Road Vineyard, near Cromwell, Bannockburn, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand

Felton Road Vineyard, near Cromwell, Bannockburn, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand

New Zealand, was once known merely for crisp, grassy sauvignon blanc wines. No longer! Pinot noirs are taking the country by storm. From "Forget Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand’s New Big Thing Is Pinot Noir."

Photographer: Danita Delimont/Gallo Images
The Cloisters

The Cloisters

In our global roundup of perfect date spots, the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, at the northern tip of Manhattan, was a natural fit. From "28 Perfect Dates Around the World."

Photographer: James Leynse/Corbis Entertainment
Mexican in Copenagen

Mexican in Copenagen

Noma veteran Rosio Sanchez is wowing Copenhagen with Mexican food that incorporates Danish influences. From "The Best Mexican Food in Europe."

Photographer: Nana Hagel for Bloomberg Businessweek

A Private Pool, a World Away

A Private Pool, a World Away

Miavana, the new (and only) luxury resort in Madagascar, features 14 private villas with exquisite modern design. From "Why Madagascar Should Be Your Bucket-List Trip This Year."

Photographer: Kent Andreasen for Bloomberg Businessweek

A Date They Won't Forget

A Date They Won't Forget

Fireworks accompany the second course of a private dinner at Palazzo Avino in Ravella, Italy. In recent years, elite travel agents have taken romance over the top for high-flying clients. “Literally anything is possible with money,” one says. From "Six Ways the Ultra-Wealthy Have Said ‘I Love You'."

Source: Palazzo Avino