Places

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Great lengths – swim in the lap of luxury

Great lengths – swim in the lap of luxury

It’s a heatwave! And oh, what we’d give to drop everything and slip into a sparkling outdoor pool. If you’re daydreaming of doing gentle strokes on the terrace of a […]

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Places

Our stay of the week – Les Cinq Djellabas, Marrakech

Our stay of the week – Les Cinq Djellabas, Marrakech

This calm and collected sanctuary first won our affection back in 2012. Three years on, it remains one of our very favourite urban retreats. Forget rocking the kasbah – here […]

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Places

Hotel review: The Pig, New Forest

Hotel review: The Pig, New Forest

What an excellent name for a country hotel. In two syllables, The Pig evokes everything weekends away from the city should be about: napping without a care, squelching about in […]

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Places

The UK’s best child-friendly boutique hotels

The UK’s best child-friendly boutique hotels

When you think of child-friendly breaks close to home, you probably have an idea in your mind already. Pools swarming with kids and clowns and mascots everywhere, or, the total […]

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Culture, People, Places

My city: Paris

My city: Paris

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

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Culture, Places

Five of the best: antique shopping spots in Europe

Five of the best: antique shopping spots in Europe

There’s souvenir shopping and then there’s souvenir shopping. Why walk home with a gaudy plastic fridge magnet when you could be adorning your abode with artefacts that have travelled the […]

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Places

Hotel review: The Thief, Oslo

Hotel review: The Thief, Oslo

Oslo’s never had the hip cachet of its Scandinavian cousins, Stockholm and Copenhagen, but it does maintain a unique charm all of its own, and an attitude that suggests it […]

by × January 28, 2015 × 2 comments

Places, Style

Designer dreams: 15 of the most fashionable hotels in the world

Designer dreams: 15 of the most fashionable hotels in the world

Fashion and travel have always been tightly entwined (and not just because of expensive luggage). In celebration of London Fashion Week, take a look at our round-up of the world’s most […]

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Places

Sunless wonders – where to give the beach the cold shoulder

Sunless wonders – where to give the beach the cold shoulder

To most people, summer is the highlight of the year. But if you’re much more of a winter lover, the warm temperatures and sunshine can get a little too much. […]

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Places

London’s best secret gardens

London’s best secret gardens

Green space in a city is such a treasure and London is lucky enough to have parks in abundance. But London doesn’t do things by halves and the many Royal […]

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Places

Hotel review: Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok

Hotel review: Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok

Don’t feel misled by the weather forecast if you touch down beneath a thick blanket of fog – this is Bangkok. Teeming with people, choked with traffic, brimming with energy […]

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Places

Unconventional hotels of the world

Unconventional hotels of the world

Where do you take the man who has travelled everywhere; seen everything? From a beehive-shaped eco resort in the Patagonian Andes to five-star rooms inside a Chinese quarry, these rare […]

by × July 10, 2014 × 7 comments