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The Ned London

The Ned London It’s simply impossible not to be impressed by the endless style revealed at every turnat The Ned. It was the most hotly anticipated hotel launch in the UK this year and lives up to billing. The scale is huge, which is a fine excuse to revisit, if you ask us. Columns of green verdite marble...  Read More »

Faena Hotel Miami Beach

This hotel may only be two years old, but its five bars, three restaurants and elegant poolside have already established it as one of the best in the city. In its former incarnation, this beguiling Art Deco hotel around ten minutes north of South Beach was a hangout for Frank Sinatra and his Hollywood chums....  Read More »

Milaidhoo Maldives

Get ready to swoon over every inch of design on Milaidhoo Island. Opened at the end of 2016, this Maldives resort has tip-top interiors and exteriors to match the standout natural beauty of the island. All of the thatched-roof villas (beachside or overwater) come with freshwater infinity pools, hanging swing...  Read More »

Qasr Al Sultan Dubai

Qasr Al Sultan Dubai Qasr Al Sultan is a new lifestyle boutique hotel situated in the Dubai desert, not far from Dubai Parks and Resorts. The décor is inspired by Sultan’s of days gone by, with features drawn from nature and the Dubai landscape to deliver a natural relaxing atmosphere. Privacy is paramount...  Read More »

Anantara Angkor Resort Cambodia

Following extensive renovations Anantara Angkor Resort is an all­suite retreat, has unveiled two luxurious presidential suites: the Henri Mouhot and Anantara Explorer Suites. The two-bedroom, 235m2 Henri Mouhot Suite pays tribute to the French naturalist and explorer, and first westerner, to set eyes on...  Read More »

Maggie Jones Kensington

This former haunt of Princess Margaret remains true to its perfect formula of comfort food and cosiness From Trump to technology, we seem to be living in a time of flux, so it’s comforting to know that some things are a constant. Maggie Jones has sat in the heart of Kensington since 1964; a bastion of...  Read More »

Seasalt Seminyak, Bali

Where better to feast on the freshest seafood than on the balmy banks of the Bali Sea? While it’s part of the chic Alila hotel, modern restaurant Seasalt stands on merit as a dining destination in its own right. Light, Japanese- leaning plates are the order of the day and tickling white sand in the middle...  Read More »

Asia de Cuba Bahrain

CHINO LATINO BRUNCH Located at Gallery 21 in Bahrain’s famous Block 338, Asia de Cuba has been making waves ever since it opened earlier this year. The internationally renowned Chino-Latino restaurant, lounge brings its own unique culinary twist; the innovative menu, created by Cuban-born Executive Chef...  Read More »

Pai Thai Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Located on the serene waterways that meander gently around Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah, Pai Thai restaurant offers a culinary journey through Thailand’s exquisite cuisine; flavour-packed dishes and breathtakingly romantic surroundings make any meal at Pai Thai a special occasion. As the Thai celebration...  Read More »

Capella Marigot Bay St Lucia

Water transfers to this sophisticated resort (once a Fifties Hollywood favourite) on the north of the island of St Lucia are a white-knuckle ride. If you can swing it, arrive during daylight to admire the lush scenery. It’s built on a hillside covered in banana palms that dance above the sparkling blue...  Read More »