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Hotel review: Babington House, Somerset

Hotel review: Babington House, Somerset

Babington House is where stylish out-of-towners trade well-heeled for well-wellied. Open since 1998 and set in the prettiest corner of Somerset, just outside Bath, this members-only retreat – part of […]

by × July 10, 2015 × 0 comments

Culture, People, Places

My city: London

My city: London

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 […]

by × July 5, 2015 × 0 comments

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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 […]

by × June 30, 2015 × 2 comments

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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 […]

by × June 22, 2015 × 0 comments

People, Places

Spotlight on: Yener Torun’s Istanbul photography

Spotlight on: Yener Torun’s Istanbul photography

Turkish-born Istanbul resident, Yener Torun has a unique view of his city. Over two years ago, Torun started publishing his unusual perspective via Instagram and, since then, has amassed an […]

by × June 15, 2015 × 0 comments

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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 […]

by × May 15, 2015 × 0 comments

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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 […]

by × April 27, 2015 × 1 comment

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 […]

by × March 19, 2015 × 2 comments

Culture

Dublin culture round-up (because the festivities don’t stop after St Paddy’s Day)

Dublin culture round-up (because the festivities don’t stop after St Paddy’s Day)

Today, Irish folk melodies are in the air and the St Patrick’s Day parades are flooding Dublin with a sea of green, but the Irish capital has even more to […]

by × March 17, 2015 × 2 comments

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 […]

by × March 12, 2015 × 0 comments

Culture

London culture round-up: what to catch in the capital between now and Easter

London culture round-up: what to catch in the capital between now and Easter

The January blues are so last month. It’s time to swap a night in with Netflix for a spot of culture. Here’s our guide to the capital’s must-see events and exhibitions […]

by × February 20, 2015 × 1 comment

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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