TRAVEL INSPIRATION

HOMECOMING QUEEN
MADRID, SPAIN

Madrid is my hometown, but I don’t spend as much time here as I should. It’s been five minutes since I landed in Barajas and already the sme...

La dulce vida
Madrid, Spain

Photography and Art Direction by Martin Perry Styling by Manuel Contardo Grooming by Eugenia Gerasimova Model: Nahuel Casares at Uno Mode...

ART & MINDS
MADRID, SPAIN

As an old travelling soul, I thumbed through many a paperback guidebook on Madrid before coming to the Spanish capital. Every single one lis...

HOTELS & RESORTS

BELMOND LA RESIDENCIA
MALLORCA, SPAIN

Have you heard of Deià? We have to admit that we hadn’t, although we had come across the infamous Belmond La Residencia. This exceptional Sp...
Villa Magna

VILLA MAGNA, MADRID, SPAIN

From outside, the building is nothing to look at, but inside, an eclectic hotel awaits. We love the contrasts of design styles, although agr...
Unico Madrid

UNICO, MADRID, SPAIN

To say this place is palatial would be both right and wrong. The Único only has 44 rooms and suites, but is set in a 19th-century palace. th...
Totem Salamanca

TOTEM, MADRID, SPAIN

Part of a new breed of small, luxurious properties in Madrid, totem settles into a grand, 1920s building on the confluence of Salamanca’s mo...
H10 Puerta Alcala

H10 PUERTA DE ALCALA, MADRID, SPAIN

On the edge of chic Salamanca, the H10 is a modern hotel that is all about its location. Art plays an important role here, with curated piec...
Principal Madrid

PRINCIPAL, MADRID, SPAIN

This lovely hotel is tucked away just off the sleepless avenue of Gran Vía, in a stunning Spanish Renaissance-style building. the interiors ...
Only Your Atocha

ONLY YOU ATOCHA, MADRID, SPAIN

A little piece of Brooklyn in Madrid, the only You Atocha fuses both cities’ hipster vibes, creating a unique property. the building itself ...
Roommate Oscar

ROOMMATE OSCAR, MADRID, SPAIN

Set right in the heart of the action in Chueca, this hotel is a long-time outthere favourite. its founders are deeply involved in all that i...
Ritz Madrid

RITZ MADRID, MADRID, SPAIN

In 1910, the chandeliers at the Ritz Madrid went on and have not been switched off since, even throughout the Spanish Civil War. opening bac...
H10 villa de la reina

H10 VILLA DE LA REINA MADRID

As its name suggests, this property is fit for a queen. Set in a restored 20th century architectural gem, we couldn’t ask for a better locat...
axel barcelona

AXEL BARCELONA, SPAIN

Axel Barcelona proves that 10 years after you open, you can still be in vogue. The heaving rooftop bar is the perfect Barcelona night out an...
Two barcelona

TWO BARCELONA, SPAIN

Many of us seasoned travellers know Axel’s brand of hetero-friendly hotels, and the flagship Axel Hotel in Barcelona has, for over a decade,...
Hotel Omm, Barcelona, Spain

HOTEL OMM, BARCELONA, SPAIN

You’ll find Barcelona’s glitterati and international celebrities alike at this stylish hotel, part of the Design Hotels collection. Apart fr...
ME Madrid, Spain

ME MADRID, SPAIN

At an enviable location at the heart of the city, the Plaza Santa Ana – you can't get more "Madrid" than this. Directly facing the hotel is ...

GRAN MELIA DON PEPE, MARBELLA, SPAIN

Those of you who know me that I am partial to life's little luxuries. I'm also usually a hard-nosed traveller and hotel reviewer, but the Gr...