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Honest and open reviews about unusual hotels from around the world, for independent travellers who want to explore the art and science of unusual journeys.
In a quiet street in a great big city, The Arch Hotel goes about its […]
Under the Boardwalk Lame as it is, whenever I hear the word Boardwalk, I think […]
Naples is a crazy beast of a city. Don’t be fooled by the notion of […]
A Striking Boutique Luxury Hotel in the former home of the Morning Post Newspaper, built […]
Why would you sleep in an ice hotel? Why would you sleep in an ice […]
Hong Kong excels at two levels: on the ground amid the colours, the chaos, and […]
The Sofitel on Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi, is not a beautiful hotel. At least, that’s […]
Twice I arrived at the Mira, expecting it to be empty; twice I met a […]
The Banke Hotel Paris – Review From the moment you step through the door, you […]
The Cour des Loges Hotel Review As hotels go, the Cour des Loges didn’t need […]
A sneaky night view of one of my favourite hotels ever: The Savoy, Yangon On […]
A priest. A still-beating heart. Blood flowing down sacrificial steps until it flooded the ground some 30 metres below.
That’s my first mental image of Mayan culture, the…
To see the cool side of Paris, see Mama Shelter. Forget the Eiffel Tower and ignore the Champs Elysees. The young, the weird and the beautiful wine, dine and, er, rendezvous in the 20th – and they make no apology for it.
The London Bridge Hotel lives next to London’s record breaking The Shard and is only […]
Flying over teardrop-shaped islets that rise up from the Indian Ocean is a non-too-shabby approach […]
As a Londoner, you miss out on London at its polite and polished best. The London that would turn up to a job interview. The London you would take home to meet your parents. The side of London that tourists get to see…
…Covering a Wall and Bathing in Resplendent Lime Green
Ah, London. According to some things I read, there’s nothing but high rise buildings, reams […]
A golden sofa waits in the lobby of the Radisson on Mercer Street, its spine forming a glamorous backdrop that