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Tan lines are sooo last year | One New Yorker’s three favourite resorts in Phuket

Tan lines are sooo last year | One New Yorker’s three favourite resorts in Phuket

by Molly Delaney

"I only noticed the blood when I went to hand her the tip. She was more concerned with my finger and (being American) I was more concerned with giving her the tip"

Our beds are crowded: Review: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhphur

Our beds are crowded: Review: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhphur

by Elissa Cray

"What a delightful sight I thought, even the animals get the royal treatment here. Except… the trail of crumbs led down to the hidden place where our champagne was coming from"

A major refresh at the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

A major refresh at the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

by Molly Delaney

"The suites are jaw dropping, with dressing rooms, a private treatment room, a private gym, a conservatory (my favourite) and a SURVEILLANCE room. Perfect for the paranoid UHNW traveller, or the tech-savvy voyeur"

Review: The Miami Beach EDITION | More Marriott than Morgans?

Review: The Miami Beach EDITION | More Marriott than Morgans?

by Lisa Richards

"The pool bar, with staff seemingly more interested in discussing the previous night’s conquests and human resources gossip than serving us straight away"

Hotel du Lac revisited

Hotel du Lac revisited

by Derek Guthrie

" I stepped out on to my little balcony several times to view the water and distant mountains, and not once was the air like milk. Not even the condensed stuff, which I like"

Doric slabs and whatnot | Review: Grecotel Cape Sounio, Greece

Doric slabs and whatnot | Review: Grecotel Cape Sounio, Greece

by Stephen Unwin

"There was a make-up fridge in the bathroom, which I have never seen in all my days. I decided to keep my contact lenses in there, because who doesn’t want chilled eyes"

Groundhog, Dog and Cat Day | Manoir de la Blonnerie

Groundhog, Dog and Cat Day | Manoir de la Blonnerie

by Deborah Charles

Deborah Charles is on the road in France with her boyfriend, his recent heart operation and a wonky car. What could go wrong? The temperature is rising at Manoir de la Blonnerie

Cream tea, art, sex and scandal | Review: Hotel Endsleigh, Devon

Cream tea, art, sex and scandal | Review: Hotel Endsleigh, Devon

by Derek Guthrie

"Up there,” someone gestured, "is where they, er, sat"

Why we love The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge on Central Park

Why we love The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge on Central Park

by Civilian New York City

High summer in Central Park is a moveable feast – the season can swelter on and on. The Club Lounge at the Ritz Carlton on Central Park South is the plushest viewing platform to enjoy it from

Review: Le Royal Monceau – Raffles, Paris

Review: Le Royal Monceau – Raffles, Paris

by Ravinder Bhogal

"No matter what is happening with Europe’s economics, it’s clear to see that the patrons here are still eating cake – and why wouldn’t they when the resident pâtissier is Pierre Hermé?"