Knoxville, Tennessee

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Knoxville, Tennessee may be glazed over in tourist books and travel guides but the city has a southern charm, beating cultural heart and meat appetite to rival the most red blooded of Southern outpost. The grisly, concrete exterior should be endured  to ascertain in the city’s historic, red brick innards. Knoxville plays host to over... 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 »

Baur au Lac

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In 1844, Johannes Baur created the magnificent Baur au Lac hotel which was the first hotel to overlook Lake Zurich and the mountains for noteworthy guests of aristocratic and important guests. Notable visitors include recent celebrities like Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, and Daniel Craig as well as King Ludwig I of Bavaria, the King Carl... Read more »

Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel Venice

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In the labyrinthine pathways close to the border between the areas of San Polo and Santa Croce, there isn’t any room to build new properties but the area is brimming with medieval palazzos behind shuttered windows. Palazzo Venart is one such building, a mere totter away from the vaporettos in front of the church of... Read more »

Hotel Café Royal

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Hotel Café Royal is a five-star hotel located on the Mayfair side of Soho. Located within the grandeur of Regent Street, an imposing façade behind which a hotel of refine and sophistication resides. I had my birthday here a few years ago around the time JPR Media Group did their launch, right before the launch... Read more »

Hotel Carlota Mexico City

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Traffic in Mexico City is quite a challenge. Make the wrong move and you can be stranded in the middle of six streams of stationary vehicles, gazing enviously as an ancient man with a walking stick speeds past you on the distant pavement. Choose your time and direction wisely, and grand arterial routes like Paseo... Read more »

Old Parsonage Hotel

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Having lived in Oxford for a year during my postgraduate studies at the University, going back to the beautiful city of dreaming spires feels like home before I even arrive. The flip side of this, though, is that it’s challenging to find a hotel or place to stay the night now that is comparable to... Read more »

Nevis

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Everyone who has ever visited the Caribbean will guarantee they will go back, and every patron has a favourite island, bar and story to share. As it was my first visit to Nevis and its colonial capital- Charlestown, I was excited to soak up all the traditions, food and sun as I could muster in... Read more »