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Our stay of the week – The Principal Madrid

Our stay of the week – The Principal Madrid

Sublime design meets postcard-perfect views at The Principal Madrid. Strategically located in the capital’s centre, ten minutes from the nearest railway station and within walking distance of two vibrant neighbourhoods (the hip […]

by × February 2, 2016 × 1 comment

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Photograph: Milton Gan Photography

Our stay of the week – Town Hall Hotel and Apartments, London

If there is anything London lacks, it certainly isn’t the opportunity to impress a discerning, décor-adoring guest – and with no need for any bells and whistles, the Mad Men-sleek and minimalist-chic […]

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Our stay of the week – Villa Nicola, Amsterdam

Our stay of the week – Villa Nicola, Amsterdam

Proof that Amsterdam is currently one of the hippest cities in Europe, Villa Nicola’s fusion of mid-century modern and avant-garde flair feels bang up to date. This early 20th century […]

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Transport-handy hotels worthy of more than a stopover

Transport-handy hotels worthy of more than a stopover

Sometimes location is everything. Often that means a sea view or front-row seats at a watering hole, but there are also occasions when you need to book a hotel for […]

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Our stay of the week – El Palauet Living Barcelona

Our stay of the week – El Palauet Living Barcelona

Housed in a beautiful early 20th-century mansion on one of the best streets in the Catalan capital, El Palauet Living Barcelona is the kind of place you’ll want to spend […]

by × July 17, 2015 × 1 comment

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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 […]

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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

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London, three ways

London, three ways

Americana: London’s finest US exports The trend for all-American burgers and shakes has put a low-key diner on just about every street corner. Meat Liquor, Five Guys, Shake Shack and […]

by × January 18, 2014 × 0 comments

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What to do (and not do) in Venice

What to do (and not do) in Venice

First time or fiftieth, the sight of this mesmerising city as you approach by water is enough to knock you unconscious. Venice is one of the most-visited destinations in Europe […]

by × January 16, 2014 × 20 comments

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Three cities, three ways: Amsterdam

Three cities, three ways: Amsterdam

Romance in Amsterdam? Well I Nether! To get it on in Amsterdam, you don’t have to pay for the privilege. It might not be an obvious choice, but the Netherlands’ […]

by × March 19, 2013 × 0 comments

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Three cities, three ways: Dublin

Three cities, three ways: Dublin

Overwhelmed by the city guide? Streamline your sightseeing with the help of this week’s mini travel series. We’ve put together three micro guides to three of Europe’s best-known urban destinations, […]

by × March 17, 2013 × 0 comments