The Edgewater Hotel

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West Coast cities like Seattle are famed for their curious and contemporary history, from the remains of the 70s free love revolution of San Francisco, bygone era of Hollywood in California, to Seattle’s own debauched stories of Rock and Roll music. The Edgewater Hotel, in Seattle, is well versed in these, having hosted famously the... Read more »

11 Mirrors Design Hotel

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Curiosity, optimism, passion, courage, creativity, independence, sense of humour, reliability, generosity, confidence and harmony are the 11 qualities that make up a successful individual. At least, in the eyes of the two men behind the 11 Mirrors Hotel, boxing legend Wladimir Klitschko and successful real estate developer Ruslan Oleksenko. These two successful professionals created this hotel... Read more »

11 Mirrors Restaurant

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With 11 Mirrors espousing a surprisingly ultra-modern, sleek and contemporary decadence in the heart of historic Kiev, it’s not a surprise that its in-house restaurant harbours similarly unexpected epicurism. Located on the mezzanine floor, cloaked in warm, amber hues, this intimate and inviting space offers the hotel’s take on a continental breakfast, light lunch, 24... Read more »

Blade Soho

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If going to the hairdresser brings up tedious visions of sitting on your phone and wiling away the hour scrolling through Instagram, or flicking through an outdated Cosmo mag whilst sipping on a lukewarm tea, then you need to get yourself to Blade. Blade is a new hairdressing concept in the heart of London, on... Read more »

Hawkyns by Atul Kochhar

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Old Amersham, arguably the most beautiful and quintessentially English town in Britain, with its Four Weddings and a Funeral aesthetic (the movie was filmed there), quaint houses, rich history and glorious landscapes has been jazzed up by its new and slightly edgy, restaurant: Hawkyns. Founded by twice-Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar, this is a apt combination... Read more »

Miraj Hammam Spa

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After living in the Middle East for almost two years, I have gotten to love – and know what makes a good Hammam. And so, with my fourth intercontinental expat relocation to Vancouver, Canada, I have been thrilled to have discovered, a few weeks ago, that Canada’s oldest (and therefore likely best) Hammam, lies in... Read more »

Hattusa Restaurant

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Tucked away on the England-Wales border, on the outskirts of Bristol, is dainty Berwick Lodge - a lesser-known quaint hotel with a few elegant guest-rooms, romantic cosy fireplace adorned bar, and, importantly, 2 AA rosette restaurant Hattusa. This homely yet sumptuous space, embellished with pretty furnishings and various views onto majestic grounds, is a restaurant... Read more »

Berwick Lodge

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Down a winding private road adorned with ancient oaks and pastures green, lies beautiful Berwick Lodge, a quaint Bristolian hotel designed with rest, relaxation and romance in mind. Originally built in 1890 as a lavish dowry gift for the daughter of General and Mrs Sampson Way, Berwick is a secret escape steeped in romantic history.... Read more »