Home to a warm climate, a vibrant culture and some of most breathtakingly beautiful vistas in the world, Cape Town has spent decades seducing its many visitors. Relax on the beach, commune with the local wildlife, take a tipple on a wine-tasting tour or just experience Cape Town’s unique view on life, often reflected in their collection of unusual hotels….Posted on: January 9th in Cool Hotels, Travel by Becky Padmore.
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Sat on a quiet residential street in west London, K West Hotel & Spa with its huge glass front exterior, cuts a surreally striking figure, especially amongst the sea of Victorian terraced houses which surround it. Just a mere two minute stroll from Shepherd’s Bush station and the shopping behemoth Westfield London…Posted on: August 9th in Cool Hotels, Our Trips, Travel, UK by Becky Padmore.
Iceland’s cool capital is known for its love of design, partying and its unique view of life. While staying in Reykjavik we scouted out some of the best places to stay. From kitsch hostels to a guesthouse promoting peace here is our top 10 cool and unusual hotels in Reykjavik…Posted on: December 7th in Cool Hotels, Travel by Becky Padmore.
In the ever changing world of the hotel industry, the future definitely looks interesting. Through technology and the continual quest for innovation, the human mind has been able to develop outstanding and unique architectural designs that will probably seem impossible to the average person…Posted on: August 28th in Cool Hotels, Travel by Becky Padmore.
Tokyo is a place where the people are polite and the culture is just a little bit crazy. The Japanese capital has legions of fans (including us) and is often considered to be one of most exciting cities to visit in the world. Innovation and new ideas are actively encouraged but the traditional way of life is still very important here. This is one eclectic list of hotels…Posted on: July 12th in Cool Hotels by Becky Padmore.
There are not many hotels where you have to sign a disclaimer before your stay, but Karosta Prison located near Leipaja, Latvia is no ordinary hotel. Once a working prison for Tsarist, Lithuanian and Soviet regimes for most of the 20th century, it now serves as a museum, attraction and hotel for people looking for an unusual and extreme adventure…Posted on: June 25th in Cool Hotels, Our Trips, Travel, Travel Experiences by Becky Padmore.
Castle hotels are often viewed as the ideal romantic break – a place where you can live it up like an ancient lord without having to sacrifice your modern comforts. Handily, Europe has an ample supply of many excellent (and genuine) castle hotels, here are 10 of our favourites…Posted on: May 13th in Cool Hotels, Travel by Becky Padmore.