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14 Best Hip Boutique Hotels in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of my favourite cities in the world – a progressive hotspot, rich in counterculture, arts and beauty. It’s a city that gives birth to creativity of every kind, and makes for an intoxicating place to visit. Historically, it has lacked creative hotels, but is now hot on the heels of Portland, … Read more

Unique Stays: Travellers Pick the Best Hotels in Japan

Japan is one of the most wildly creative places in the world, famed for its futuristic, kitsch design as well as its rich, traditional heritage. It’s a place of contrasts that’s echoed in its design style and places to stay: on one end of the scale, you can find yourself in a minimal, zen-like ryokan, … Read more

Best hotels in Liverpool

The Best Hip Boutique Hotels in Liverpool

We recently spent five nights in Liverpool, making a little film that I’ll share soon. It was my first time in the city and despite having heard great things about it, Liverpool exceeded my expectations. From fabulous architecture to wonderfully friendly people and exciting nightlife, the city has a lot to offer and we were … Read more

Leman Locke- Hipster hotel in London

The six most hipster hotels in London: London’s best boutique hotels

Until recently, I’d never stayed in London as anything other than a resident with my own bed to return to. But now we’ve made the move to Bristol, I’ve had the opportunity to explore some of London’s hotels. As always, I was on the hunt for some place special – creative hotels with unique design, stylish touches … Read more

Honeymoon hotel in Cape Winelands

Special Stays: Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands, South Africa

I dreamt of Babylonstoren before I got there and I’ve been dreaming of it since I got back. It’s the kind of place that makes you want to pack up your life and move to the countryside, buy some chickens and grow all your own food. Everything at this special places to say in the … Read more

Mas Can Batlle lounge

Special Stays: Mas Can Batlle, La Garrotxa

We don’t often write whole posts dedicated to a place we’ve stayed, but sometimes a rare find pops up that is so darn wonderful (and photogenic), it has to be shared, and Mas Can Batlle in Santa Pau, Catalonia was one of them. It’s the product of a young couple’s dream and for that reason … Read more