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Carmelo Greco

Birds eye view of the Coco Residence. With his renowned eponymous Michelin-starred restaurant in Frankfurt am Main, chef Carmelo Greco took his unique talents and unbridled passion for innovative interpretation of classic Italian cuisine to Coco Bodu Hithi and the sun drenched white beaches of...  Read More »

Eleven is Number One!

New York restaurant Eleven Madison Park is officially the best restaurant in the world. Also adjudged the best restaurant in North America at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, held last week in a glittering ceremony in Melbourne, Daniel Humm’s trailblazing venue nudged last year’s topper Osteria Francescana...  Read More »

The Silo

There’s something about taking a run-down heritage building and transforming it into a knockout hotel that just feels so much better than a new-build – it inherits character without even trying. The Silo, Cape Town’s latest opening, is a case in point. You’ll find it encompassing six floors of a converted...  Read More »

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai fourseasons.com in Vietnam is emerging hot off the heels of a full rebrand. As well as an extensive upgrade, the beachside resort now offers eight dreamy new family villas, a beach bar, Vietnamese cookery school and an increased watersports programme.  Read More → Read More »

The Ned

The Ned thened.com in the City of London is kind of a big deal. No, really: there are 252 bedrooms and nine restaurants in the new hotel. Rich interiors across the old Midland Bank channel the Twenties and Thirties in a riot of gutsy colour schemes, heavily patterned fabrics, mahogany furniture, vintage pieces...  Read More »

The Warehouse

The Warehouse thewarehousehotel.com is the coolest place to bed down this month. A former godown, the low-slung 37-room property is on the banks of the river in trendy Robertson Quay. A warm and industrial atmosphere is to be expected. Original masonry walls and double-height ceilings are softened by calming,...  Read More »

German Concerto

We love using a new cultural beacon as an excuse for our next trip. Enter the Elbphilharmonie, a concert hall in Hamburg that combines innovative architecture with top-notch acoustics. Check out the Swing Dance Orchestra on 7 April or listen to the Neue Philharmonie Hamburg on 16 April. The venue will come into...  Read More »

Fizzing across the UK

English sparkling wines are really starting to pop. The past year saw the industry toast record exports, M&S doubled its sales and English cuvées won blind tasting awards against their French counterparts. To celebrate, Best of England is now offering small group tours to vineyards in Sussex, with more to...  Read More »

Stick it and shoot

Put down the selfie stick. Far cooler and much more space efficient is the Podo, a nifty and discreet wireless camera that sticks to just about any surface. It has a reusable micro-adhesive pad, 8GB of memory and weighs just 50g. It’s compact enough to fit in your pocket, plus you can shoot from up to nine...  Read More »

Start your own story

Spend a few days traversing the Devonshire countryside and it’s easy to see why writers like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie were inspired by its verdant land. With On Foot Holidays’ latest self-guided tour, you’ll walk the downs of Dartmoor to the Dartmouth coast, bedding down in quaint B&Bs...  Read More »