North America

Boston Harbour Hotel

05/11/2019 by .

A blanket of mysterious Sherlock Holmes mist envelopes Boston harbour.  I can barely make out the shape of an approaching water taxi that will pick up a huddle of raincoat wrapped passengers and their luggage on the wharf side.

Read the full story here

Coco Reef Resort, Bermuda

01/07/2019 by .

Coco Reef Bermuda sits on one of the island’s loveliest stretches of beach and is accessed through a breathtaking lobby designed by the flamboyant hotel owner John Jefferis.

Read the full story here

The Meliá Cohiba Hotel, Havana

18/06/2019 by .

The Meliá Cohiba Hotel in Havana’s Vedado district differs from most other buildings in the capital. No faded colonial chic here. All sharp angles of stone and plate glass reflecting the stunning vista of the four-mile long seafront of the Malecón and the Straits of Florida, next stop Key West a mere ninety miles away.

Read the full story here

Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski. Havana

08/11/2018 by .

Standing proudly in the heart of old Havana almost within touching distance of the Capitol, Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski is a symbol of how Cuba’s past and future stand side by side.

Read the full story here

Skyland Lodge in Shenandoah

18/06/2018 by .

Don’t let the rustic name fool you. Our bed at Skyland Lodge, in the heart of the Shenandoah National Park, was almost as big as the entire room we’d had the previous night in a luxury city hotel.

Read the full story here

Hidden View B&B, Virginia

07/06/2018 by .

We were driving to a vineyard in Loudoun County, Virginia, when I noticed some houses with spectacular hilltop locations. ‘Look at those,’ I said to my wife, ‘They must have fantastic views. Hang on… I think that’s where we’re staying tonight.’

Read the full story here

Windjammer Landing Resort

29/11/2017 by .

They say the weekend begins on a Wednesday in St. Lucia, but considering it is a Monday, I’m still feeling a cause for celebration. Not only have I bagged an estate villa on Windjammer Landing’s prized upper hill, but I’m getting the millionaire view too.

Read the full story here

Jade Mountain Resort

28/11/2017 by .

This is, what you might call the perfect sundowner. I’m sitting on the chaise section of my lofty Galaxy Sanctuary, a vast living space cut into the side of a mountain with no fourth wall. Just an open space to the rainforest canopy and the Caribbean far below.

Read the full story here

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

08/08/2017 by .

Remember The Alamo? I’d wanted to visit San Antonio ever since watching the John Wayne movie as a kid. It may have been historically inaccurate – so much so that two of the historical advisers asked for their names to be removed from the credits – but there was lots of shooting and whooping and John Wayne being the brave hero, so what’s not to like when you’re ten years old?

Read the full story here

Lone Star Court Austin

14/06/2017 by .

It was our first visit to Texas and we were arriving in Austin from Houston. We’d found what sounded like the perfect place to stay in the state’s capital: Lone Star Court. Does that sound like the perfect Texas hotel or what?

Read the full story here

FacebooktwitterpinterestlinkedinrsstumblrinstagrammailFacebooktwitterpinterestlinkedinrsstumblrinstagrammail

Poll