Posts Tagged ‘city’

Dubrovnik without the daytrippers

Dubrovnik without the daytrippers

That Croatia’s sun-drenched coastline is a fantastic destination for a summer holiday is well known, and in summer the streets of medieval Dubrovnik are thronged with tourists. (more…)

The ultimate in romance?

The ultimate in romance?

If you’re thinking of a romantic weekend in Paris but want to add a little something to the experience (even if it’s your first or fifteenth visit) then the Hotel de Vendome has the answer. (more…)

Heli-touring in London

Heli-touring in London

The ever-changing capital city is one of those places that you could visit time and time again, without ever getting bored. But with so much to see, it’s impossible to cram everything in on short breaks. (more…)

City in the sand

City in the sand

A whole new desert city has been planned for Qatar, in the Middle East, and Rem Koolhaas is the masterplanner. Airport City will be built adjoining Doha airport in time for the World Cup 2022. (more…)

Kevin Costner buys villa in Berlin

Kevin Costner buys villa in Berlin

Germany’s stunning capital of culture has long been a great film location, boasting James Bond classic Octopussy and, more recently, Mission Impossible III among the scores of blockbuster movies that have used the city as a set. (more…)

Suite life in the City

Suite life in the City

There’ll be even more reason to spend summer in the city (if the weather holds) when South Place Hotel opens close to Liverpool Street this September.

Opening in September 2012, South Place Hotel is the first hotel from restaurant group D&D London, whose collection includes the likes of Coq d’Argent, Royal Exchange Grand Cafe, and Skylon, and is the latest luxury hotel to move away from the busy tourist spots to make its home in the City of London. (more…)

Insiders Tips: Emma Hills New York

Insiders Tips: Emma Hills New York

Emma Hill – the Creative Director at Mulberry – shares insiders’ tips for New York City, a city she knows very well:

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

Luxury in Luang Prabang

Luxury in Luang Prabang

UNESCO World Heritage town Luang Prabang will soon be home to the latest luxury retreat from the design-led Alila Hotels & Resorts.

The idea was to create a small village with the characteristics of the city inside the walls

Surrounded by green hills, Alila Luang Prabang is built on a heritage site in the laid-back ancient town in Laos – known for its political history and cultural draws, including wonderful golden Buddhist temples, art galleries and craft boutiques. (more…)

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