Sneak Peek: Heckfield Place Revives English Country Elegance

With its neat red-brick facade and sweeping, immaculately manicured grounds peppered by gravel drives and meandering walking paths, Heckfield Place in England’s Hampshire region appears as if it is frozen in time. But in fact, the Georgian-estate-turned-quietly-luxurious-hotel has been abuzz since 2009 when the property, which was originally built as a private home in the early 1800s, was […]

Instagram is Changing the Way We Travel (and Not Necessarily for the Better)

Of the ten most Instagrammed hotels of 2017, seven were Las Vegas casinos—and the most popular shot for each was something you could capture without even checking in: Bellagio’s dancing fountains, the Venetian’s canals, and the Wynn’s sparkling lobby topiary were all among the highly coveted and ultra-hashtaggable images. At Lake Como’s legendary Grand Hotel Tremezzo, the most coveted shot […]

Raffles Europejski Warsaw Revives One of Poland’s Most Glamorous Hotels

Originally opened in 1857 as Hotel Europejski, the Enrico Marconi­ – designed neo-Renaissance palace along Warsaw’s Royal Route quickly became the place to see-and-be-seen for the city’s elite, drawing in luminaries from around the world for grand piano concerts in the space now occupied by the Presidential Suite and elegant guest rooms. The property was badly […]