18 March 2019
26 February 2019
As you might expect for such a modern, high concept field, the aquatic hotel scene is evolving all the time.
Because of the huge cost and complexity, many projects stall before completion. Take the Poseidon Undersea Resort, a giant seafloor wonderland off a private island in Fiji, that’s spent the last decade hindered by development difficulties.
But there’s already a range of outlets offering the chance of a sub-aquatic sleep, often in the most luxurious surroundings…
19 February 2019
17 February 2019
Ever ready to embrace the ‘new’ and the quirky, Japan’s off-kilter culture also extends to its hotel offerings.
Admittedly, not every new venture runs smoothly… Only recently, Henn na Hotel in Tokyo fired its staff for being incompetent – but the most notable thing in this case was that the ‘staff’ in question were robots!
It’s fair to say, Japan is home to plenty of oddball accommodation offerings, unlike anything you’ll find anywhere else. These are some of the best…
3 February 2019
It’s one of those occasions that many people dread, and even if you’re in a couple, the idea of a forced romantic encounter can feel a bit too contrived. But that doesn’t mean we should ditch the day (and night) completely. If you’re keen on an alternative Valentine’s break, here are a few options to try…
6 January 2019
Everyone has a wish list of destinations to tick off, but these days, travel isn’t simply about the choice of location. Real adventures are shaped by experiences – encountering local people, grappling with tricky terrain and witnessing once-in-a-lifetime events.
19 December 2018
Ah, the sights and sounds of the ski season. The wind rushing through your hair; the panoramic views of imperious mountain vistas; the exhilaration of nailing a tricky black run. And, of course, the terrified screams of an unwilling newbie crashing headlong into a snowdrift.
For enthusiasts, skiing feels incomparably liberating and comes almost as second nature, but for sceptics it runs counter to every human instinct they possess.
16 December 2018
When snow starts to fall, it’s tempting to stoke up a fire – but for a true winter experience, sometimes there’s nothing better than embracing the cold. For centuries, Inuit communities lived in houses built of snow, which – surprisingly – kept them warm.
Reviving the romance of sleeping in structures made of ice, several hotels now offer guests an opportunity to book into igloos for the night.
Whether you want the authentic experience or a modern-day glass interpretation, these are the coolest ones to choose…
18 October 2018
If you fancy sharing a room with phantoms and spirits this Halloween, then we have the perfect spot for you!
Believe it or not, travellers pay good money to stay in spooky places. Whether you like a fright or you want to know all about haunted histories, the world’s scariest hotels are actually travel hot-spots –and not just in October!
From creepy castles to eerie settings, here are the 15 most haunted hotels in the world…beware of the ghost!
2 October 2018
Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli is known for his Florentine flair and love of animal prints –as now Cavalli’s signature style will injected into hotel interior design, starting with a five star hotel to be built in Dubai by 2023.