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Image: Mykonos Blu

Our stay of the week – Mykonos Blu, Greece

Heaven and earth combine in high-end fashion at the irresistible Mykonos Blu. After a major renovation, this five-star retreat boasts chic pared-back interiors, a two-tiered infinity pool overlooking the stunning […]

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Image: Lake Placid Lodge

Our stay of the week – Lake Placid Lodge, New York

For a truly different all-American escape, try a serene Lake Placid stay at a luxurious Relais & Châteaux property in the Adirondacks. The Arts and Crafts-style Lake Placid Lodge is […]

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Bisate Lodge, Wilderness Safari, Rwanda

12 hot hotel openings for 2018

This year, a new crop of ahead-of-the-curve hotels are pushing boundaries and setting new standards in experiential travel. From a game-changing wildlife sanctuary perched above a Cambodian river valley to […]

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Image: Caro Hotel

Our stay of the week – Caro Hotel, Valencia

Converted from a 19th-century marquis’ palace, the five-star Caro Hotel is a gorgeous abode with intriguing interiors in one of Valencia’s oldest neighbourhoods. Sleek, elegant and contemporary in style, it […]

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Image: Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef, Maldives

Hotel review: Vivanta by Taj – Coral Reef, Maldives

“You just missed the octopus”, we’re told as we’re helped off the speedboat and plucked away from a team of six or seven immaculately uniformed Taj staff there to welcome […]

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Our stay of the week – Kimpton Gray Hotel, Chicago

Get down to business at Kimpton Gray Hotel, a sleek new property in the Loop. This stylish Chicago city base, decorated in the namesake colour, seeks to emulate the style […]

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Eagle Brae Stock Photography , June 2016

Our stay of the week – Eagle Brae, Scottish Highlands

Staycations don’t get much better than the award-winning Eagle Brae log cabins, these cosy retreats are nothing short of paradise and come complete with a wood burner and French doors […]

by × February 21, 2017 × 11 comments

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Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Amsterdam

Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Amsterdam

The Hoxton, Amsterdam is the Hoxton hotel group’s achingly-hip Netherlands outpost. The property was originally five separate canal houses – one of which was home to the city’s mayor in […]

by × November 21, 2016 × 0 comments

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Lords of the Manor hotel in the Cotswolds

Nine reasons why country house hotels are so brilliant

No matter what the season, there’s nothing more satisfying than making a break for the rolling hills and chocolate-box villages of our green and pleasant land. Ideally travelling in a […]

by × October 25, 2016 × 0 comments

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Our stay of the week – Hotel Esencia, Riviera Maya

Our stay of the week – Hotel Esencia, Riviera Maya

Hotel Esencia in Mexico’s Xpu Há should really be called Hotel Esencial, because if there’s any one Mexican hotel that you should visit in your lifetime, it’s this one. Set […]

by × August 17, 2016 × 0 comments

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Photograph: www.roxyhotelnyc.com

Our stay of the week – The Roxy Hotel, New York City

A swanky and shimmering property both inside and out, The Roxy Hotel is suitably dressed to blend seamlessly into its surrounds – that of New York City’s coveted TriBeCa neighbourhood in Lower Manhattan, […]

by × June 2, 2016 × 0 comments

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Photograph: www.marquisloscabos.com

10 great adults-only beach resorts around the world

Sun, sea and sand. Can it get any better? Well, yes (especially for the child-free travellers amongst you). Add in a serene, adults-only setting, and now you’ve got the icing […]

by × May 17, 2016 × 2 comments