Anantara Kihavah Villas, Maldives
Anantara Resort Kihavah has all the elements of a Maldivian luxury resort, including the longest swimming pool in the country, but what really distinguishes Anantara is its eco philosophy.
Amansara, Siem Reap, Cambodia
In the leather seats of a 1960s vintage Mercedes limousine, in the white gloves of its chauffeur holding the door began our experience of Amansara—a gem of a hotel that exudes quality and comfort.
The Olive Exclusive, Windhoek, Namibia
This intimate boutique hotel is the first small hotel in Windhoek that is of the sophistication and style comparable to any top luxury boutique hotels we can think of, anywhere. It embodies the very essence of contemporary chic comfort—and is a comfortable stop to begin and end a Namibia adventure.
11 things to do in Istanbul, Turkey
The task of picking just few top attractions from the plethora of things Istanbul offers is hard. It’s hard because this city has everything. Over 2500 years of fascinating history, enchanting art, culture and traditions, beautiful monuments, as well as vibrant nightlife, chic boutiques and cosmopolitan soul—it’s a blend unlike any other.
Crosby Street Hotel, New York, USA
Tim & Kit Kemp, owners of London-based Firmdale Hotels, have brought to New York’s Soho their trademark quirky and quintessentially English sense of style and long standing reputation for the world class personal service.
Baraza Resort & Spa, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Arches, intricate cement décor, antiques, glistening cream mosaics and ornate brass lanterns: inspired by opulence of Sultan’s palaces, Baraza like no other hotel embraces Zanzibar’s rich heritage—in a unique fusion of Arabic, Swahili and Indian design.
DestinationBCN: sleek & stylish in Barcelona, Spain
Founded in 2000 by Dutch designers Anne Nijstad and Miklos Beyer and located in the heart of one of the world’s most vibrant cities DestinationBCN offers intimacy, comfort and cosmopolitan style in one and two bedroom pied-à-terre suites that feel like a cool friend’s urban crashpads.
Cerebral Pursuits at Fellah, Morocco
Spread across fourteen acres at the foot of the Atlas mountains, Fellah is more like a village than a hotel—and an almost utopian one, at that: it’s just as much a community of artists, academics and performers drawn to its research library specializing in aesthetics, its residency programs and the serene natural surroundings.
Serra Cafema, Kaokoland, Namibia
Getting to Serra Cafema is a tough journey. Hundreds of square kilometres of mountains and desert surround the camp and no roads cross this vast and desolate country. The only way of making the crossing is an arduous flight on a bumpy light plane. It may be one of the remotest destinations in all of Africa—but reaching it is worth every effort.