El Castaño Dormilón
Along the curves and swerves of Spain's secret Galician coastline, the nights arrive so peacefully, even
The Old Stocks Inn in England's Cotswolds
If you haven't yet been to the Cotswolds, you've missed out on a treat. Snuggled
The Abbey Hotel Bath in Review
Ah Bath. Beautiful, spa-salty, rugby-licking, Regency Bath.
If you’ve never
London. I've written before about how it's so easy to miss parts of a city you've lived in, a city
UNUSUAL ART IN LONDON: CONRAD LONDON ST JAMES HOTEL REVIEW
The Conrad London (technically the Conrad London St James Hotel)
An Austrian Spa Retreat
It’s taken me some time to realise that people don’t always have the same thing in mind when
This review experience of the Pullman London St Pancras Hotel is part of the "Our World Is Your Playground" project with
It takes a little while to appreciate what Z Shoreditch gets right.
Not because things go wrong, at all, but more in the
Shepherd's Bush is not where most people venture on their first trip to London.
Not because it's dangerous - it's not.
It’s amazing the little connections you find around the world, especially when your mind flashpoints on things.
As the car pulls into the driveway, the gravel scrunches beneath the tyres. The sun settles on the stone-clad ivy and
In a quiet street in a great big city, The Arch Hotel goes about its business. Bursting with flowers, plush sofas and strange
Under the Boardwalk
Lame as it is, whenever I hear the word Boardwalk, I think of that song. The one with the robotic
Beautiful Places to Stay
It is a truth universally acknowledged that the sun doth set every night. Quite why it should
In the midnight blue disc above my head I can see the rain pour down. Landing and splashing and shooting away like fine silver
A Striking Boutique Luxury Hotel in the former home of the Morning Post Newspaper, built in 1907
Why would you sleep in an ice hotel?
Why would you sleep in an ice hotel?
Because it is beautiful.
Because it is like
Hong Kong excels at two levels: on the ground amid the colours, the chaos, and the sizzling, spitting, shuffle of human
The Sofitel on Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi, is not a beautiful hotel. At least, that’s not all it is.
Inside, it’s a living
Twice I arrived at the Mira, expecting it to be empty; twice I met a stylish party scene instead.
The Mira Hong Kong
The Banke Hotel Paris - Review
From the moment you step through the door, you know this is no place for the bashful.
The Cour des Loges Hotel Review
As hotels go, the Cour des Loges didn’t need a “something extra” to help it stand
A Dramatic Welcome to the Viceroy Riviera Maya
A priest. A still-beating heart. Blood flowing down sacrificial steps until
To see the cool side of Paris, see Mama Shelter. Forget the Eiffel Tower and ignore the Champs Elysees. The young, the weird
The London Bridge Hotel lives next to London’s record breaking The Shard and is only a hop, skip and a jump away from London
Flying over teardrop-shaped islets that rise up from the Indian Ocean is a non-too-shabby approach to a hotel. As the sea-plane
As a Londoner, you miss out on London at its polite and polished best. The London that would turn up to a job interview.
Ah, London. According to some things I read, there’s nothing but high rise buildings, reams of cement and formulaic,
Covent Garden, London
A golden sofa waits in the lobby of the Radisson Edwardian on Mercer Street, its spine forming a
A Flaming Cosmopolitan at the Egerton Hotel.
There are hotels. And then there are hotels. Places so imaginative, so extraordinary
The View from the Banyan Tree Seychelles
Picture this: a beach of white sand that curves to clasp the Indian Ocean. Palm
Hospes Palacio de Los Patos – An Ugly Duckling Story
The Hospes Palacio de los Patos, a luxury hotel in Granada, has
Hotel Niwa, Tokyo
Tokyo’s a crowded, industrial place, particularly around Suidobashi station. Yet Hotel Niwa resists