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Norbert Niederkoflers insider tips

Norbert Niederkoflers insider tips

Two-Michelin-starred chef Norbert Niederkofler is a vital member of the team at award-winning Hotel Rosa Alpina in the Italian Dolomites (which won the Hotel Spas: Europe, Asia Minor & the Russian Federation award at the Readers’ Spa Awards 2010) and runs its St Hubertus restaurant. (more…)

An insiders guide to Rome, by Nick Anderer

An insiders guide to Rome, by Nick Anderer

Nick Anderer is the Executive Chef at Ian Schrager’s Gramercy Park Hotel in New York. The hotel has just launched new menus throughout, and the revamp of its legendary Roof Club & Garden will be unveiled this autumn. (more…)

Fancy yourself as the next Michelangelo?

Fancy yourself as the next Michelangelo?

Rocco Forte’s Hotel Savoy has teamed up with the Galleria Romanelli Studio to offer guests a masterclass in the art of sculpture. The studio was once the workshop of Lorenzo Bartolini who passed it on to his most talented student, Pasquale Romanelli; five generations later the Romanelli family continue to run the studio in the San Frediano district of Florence. (more…)

Be my guest

Be my guest

Check into Wes Anderson’s latest crazy on-screen creation: a nutty hotel with a five-star cast.

For someone whose fear of flying meant he used to travel from the USA to Europe by boat, Wes Anderson isn’t afraid to crisscross the globe in his films. (more…)

An exhibition to fall in LLOVE with

An exhibition to fall in LLOVE with

It’s not often that you come across an exhibition that you love so much you don’t want to leave, and now, if you’re at LLove in Tokyo, you don’t have to. The LLOVE hotel exhibition invites guests to not just visit, but to experience it: you can see, eat and stay here. (more…)

The Waterhouse in Shanghai wins Emerging Architecture award

The Waterhouse in Shanghai wins Emerging Architecture award

Designers that refurbished a 1930s Shanghai building to create The Waterhouse at South Bund hotel have won a prestigious award for emerging architecture.

Shanghai based designers Neri&Hu Design and Research Office (NHDRO) were awarded the annual Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Award 2010 from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). (more…)

Campana brothers design first hotel

Campana brothers design first hotel

The opening of the New Hotel Athens marks the first hotel project for award-winning designer-duo, the Campana brothers.

Humberto and Fernando Campana, known for their Brazilian carnival-themed designs for everything from furniture to shoes, took inspiration from traditional Greek themes: Karagiozis, a shadow puppet; the “evil eye” used to guard against ill-omen; and the Athens of years gone by. (more…)

A novel afternoon in the countryside

A novel afternoon in the countryside

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire has invited acclaimed novelist and journalist Justine Picardie to host a Literary Afternoon Tea at the elegant English country-hotel.

The former features director of Vogue will be introducing her latest work, Coco Chanel: The Legend and The Life. (more…)

The break with beats

The break with beats

If you’ve ever wanted to master the art of DJing then a new tailored trip to Germany could be just the break with beats that you’ve needed. The idea is the brainchild of Christoph Hoffman, CEO of 25hours Hotels, and his team at 25hours Hotel Hafencity, Hamburg. (more…)

Art is a steal at these Australian hotels

Art is a steal at these Australian hotels

Gone are the days when thick bath robes or fluffy towels went missing from hotel rooms on an almost daily basis. Today, a traveller who “innocently” makes an error and returns home with one in their suitcase is almost certain to see their credit card debited for the item before their flight lands. (more…)

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