Archive for the ‘Insider tips’ Category

Bed-hopping with Antonio Berardi

Bed-hopping with Antonio Berardi

The British designer known for his fine tailoring tells Lisa Grainger about his bespoke hotel experiences

Soho House New York, New York
‘It’s buzzy, in a nice way. As soon as you walk through the door, everyone knows your name. (more…)

Insider Tips: San Francisco

Insider Tips: San Francisco

Fresh from writing the lyrics and score for the new ‘Tales of the City’ musical, which premiers in San Francisco this month, Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears picks his favourite spots in the city by the Bay …

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I’ll start with a classic: The Endup (00 1 415 896 1075; www.theendup.com). (more…)

The best of South America – right now

The best of South America – right now

As summer fades into autumn across the northern hemisphere, our search for sunshine shifts from Mediterranean beaches to South America, where spring will soon be on its way. To find out which destinations are hot right now, we asked tour operator Exsus’ South American expert, Sue Lyall – just back from a long research-and-inspiration trip throughout continent – for all her top tips… (more…)

Insider tips: Angkor

Insider tips: Angkor

Specialist touring company ABOUTAsia Travel guides travellers away from the tourist crowds. So we asked founder Andy Booth to share the lesser-known treasures of the Angkor…

What’s the first piece of advice you’d give to anyone visiting Angkor? (more…)

Insider tips: Jade Jagger’s vibrant Marrakech

Insider tips: Jade Jagger’s vibrant Marrakech

Jade Jagger spent her childhood travelling to Marrakech with her famous father and instantly fell in love with North Africa’s most vibrant city. Now, inspired by its colours and textures, she has designed 15 four- and five-bedroom luxury residences, as part of the Baglioni Marrakech Hotel & Residences. (more…)

My Manhattan: by St Vincent

My Manhattan: by St Vincent

Riding high on her collaboration with David Byrne, indie singer St Vincent reveals her home-town tips.

The Bowery Ballroom, Delancey Street
‘This is my favourite music venue. (more…)

My Baku: Aida Mahmudova

My Baku: Aida Mahmudova

The Azerbaijani artist and founder of the Yarat Contemporary Art Foundation, Aida Mahmudova studied at Central Saint Martins in London, and lives between London and Baku, where she grew up. (more…)

Around the world with Sam Neill

Around the world with Sam Neill

He took on T Rex in Jurassic Park and a seafaring psychopath in Dead Calm, playing everyone from Cardinal Wolsey to the Antichrist along the way. But, true to his Kiwi roots, he’s a winemaker at heart

Where are you just back from? (more…)

Tremayne Carew-Poles New York

Tremayne Carew-Poles New York

Tremayne Carew-Pole, the managing director of the Hedonist Guides, is a travel expert. We asked him to share his favourite tips for trips to New York…

What is the first piece of advice you’d give to anyone going to New York? (more…)

Insider Tips: Sydney

Insider Tips: Sydney

Young entrepreneur Richard Graham launched My Sydney Detour to offer visitors to Sydney an opportunity to see the city like a local for a day – from the back seat of a meticulously-restored 1964 EH Holden Premier, the stylish, iconic vehicle of mid-twentieth century Australia. (more…)

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