Valamar Argosy Hotel

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For those who like a bit of (TV) drama with their holiday, Dubrovnik is the ideal destination. The magnificent Old Town complete with its dramatic waterfront and ancient brickwork is the background for many of the scenes from HBO’s Game of Thrones. Most notably, Cersei Lannister’s naked “Walk of Shame”, which resulted in her descent... Read more »

La Ville Hotels and Suites CITY WALK

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Sometimes you can’t see the wood for the trees, the saying goes, and sometimes you miss out on the spectacular skyline when you’re standing in the urban forest of towering edifices that make up Dubai’s downtown area. Fortunately, just ten minutes drive from downtown, the Marriott group have recently opened the boutique La Ville Hotels... Read more »

W Bangkok

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Bangkok gives me life. The city is everything and anything all at once. Sensory overload is the name of the game. The noise, the smells, the nightlife, the traffic, the people, the food, the lights – Bangkok comes at you from every angle all at once. And yet, at the same time, it is a... Read more »

Hotel Adlon Kempinski

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Within Berlin, a city that simultaneously invites visitors to inspect its tragic history and to wonder at its forward thinking art and culture, the Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin is a building that seems untouched by the swirling currents of the winds of change. Though there has been extensive modernisation since it opened in 1907, the... Read more »

W Hotel Mexico City

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From outside, one could be forgiven for thinking that the W Hotel Mexico City is another of the glamorous boutique shops lining the streets of the trendy Polanco district in which it sits. Animated window displays outside tempt passers-by to visit what seems to be a pop-up tattoo parlour in one of the suites. Top... Read more »

Four Seasons Toronto

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The calibre of modern luxury has long anchored the financial skyline of Toronto with grandeur. In recent years, only a handful of hoteliers have the capability to carve its mark in Canada’s most competitive urban landscape. As a Canadian-based global flagship, the new Four Seasons Hotel Toronto has certainly succeeded by taking a significant step... Read more »

El Palauet Living Barcelona

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In fairytales, princesses live in palaces. These beautiful, jewel-bedecked palaces contain all the precious dainties that a young lady might desire and shield their delicate minds from mundane and worldly experiences. Princesses are often forbidden to leave the grounds of said palaces and must wait to be rescued by their prince, while any hint of... Read more »

The Arch London

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Having travelled from Somerset to London I arrived at The Arch still slightly wishing I were still in the September sunshine of the West Country; however, it didn’t take long for The Arch to convince me that it was good to be back in London! Located on a quiet residential street, the hotel is a... Read more »