HOTELS

Perchance to dream

The future’s so bright | Karim Rashid’s Athenian time warp

The future’s so bright | Karim Rashid’s Athenian time warp

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

Karim Rashid’s first hotel project, Semiramis, opened in Athens in 2004. It looks older – yet is all the bolder for it

Breakfast epiphanies | Brunch at The Four Seasons, Bengaluru

Breakfast epiphanies | Brunch at The Four Seasons, Bengaluru

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"For me it’s all about eating as much Indian food as possible"

After hours | Review: 25hours Hotel Indre By, Copenhagen

After hours | Review: 25hours Hotel Indre By, Copenhagen

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"Once you’ve got your key for your room, you take the lift upstairs and realise quickly that this is a hotel that could compete with The Overlook for scale and bewildering hallways"

The Catalan tapes | Almanac Barcelona

The Catalan tapes | Almanac Barcelona

by Simon Gage

"So I got liver! Such a treat for a vegan!"

Cooking the history books | El Llorenç Parc de la Mar, Palma

Cooking the history books | El Llorenç Parc de la Mar, Palma

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"This is a restaurant where tradition is (forgive me) baked in"

This is not a French restaurant | Review: Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, London

This is not a French restaurant | Review: Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, London

by David J Constable

"Sunbeams stream through and warm the soft palette room, casting a spotlight over my guanciale, highlighting the adipose goodness"

Stately home is where the heart is | Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire

Stately home is where the heart is | Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire

by Karen Krizanovich

"It’s not a knackering drive (you can take a helicopter), has many seductive historical details like fancy romantic-novel chandeliers, wooden balustrade gargoyles with boobs, aphrodisiac Valrhona Tulakalum dark chocolate fondant, what more could impress someone you like?"

Why we love Monsieur George

Why we love Monsieur George

by Civilian Paris

"She is one of the wildest, greatest eccentrics of the world of design"

Gotta catch ‘em all | Review: The Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo

Gotta catch ‘em all | Review: The Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo

by Victoria Gill

"'But can you find me a table at the Pokémon Café?' I blurt, staggering fresh from the red eye and up through the sleek black elevators into an atrium reception"

RIP, The Standard West Hollywood

RIP, The Standard West Hollywood

by Stephen Unwin

“I come to LA every month in my boss’s private jet to take her dog to the salon. She’s a porn billionaire.”