Sitting majestically opposite TCL Chinese Theatre on 7000 Hollywood Boulevard, The Hollywood Roosevelt is as much a part of Hollywood legend as the sign in the hills
There’s a mosaic on the lobby floor of Dubai’s Palazzo Versace hotel. It’s made up of 1.5 million tiles and depicts the classical Medusa head. Above it hangs a 3,000kg Bohemia crystal chandelier imported from the Czech Republic. And that’s all before you’ve even checked-in. From the lobby to high-ceilinged rooms, the three outdoor pools to a spa covering 1,000 square metres, large spaces are elegantly styled here, neatly avoiding the gaudy pitfalls that some of the city’s more opulent hotels seem to slip into. There are eight restaurants to choose from but head to the signature Italian...
A bohemian hideaway in West Hollywood, Petit Ermitage is not your average five-star hotel in the city. Whether it’s the creeping vines that adorn the entrance, the poem that’s placed on your pillow before bed or the rooftop garden – a hummingbird and butterfly sanctuary recognised by the National Wildlife Federation – where you’ll take breakfast, this boutique property is part theatre, part hotel. The suites are filled with warm colours, a comfy bed, a fireplace and old tin toys that line the mantelpiece but this place is really all about the rooftop. Whether you’re checking...
The art world descends on Basel this month for four days of the world’s greatest artists, the biggest art collectors and eggs worth US$30 million
A hole in the wall it might be, but this Florentine favourite serves not just a sandwich, but the Italian way of life