Upper House Hotel in Hong Kong brings understated luxury and elegance

While other luxury hotel chains go for the Big Bang Glitzy look, which tends to attract an equally  gaudy clientele to match, the Swire Hotels has decided to go in the opposite direction with Upper House, its latest hotel in Hong Kong. Elegant and understated, the hotel will be appreciated by travelers who are a […]

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Boutique hotels provide the perfect base to sample some of the world’s most exciting street food. Intimate and refined, what they lack in roof-top gymnasiums and golf simulators, they make up for with stylish interiors and, invariably, great city-centre locations. These urban retreats are right in the heart of the action, in the vast majority […]

Mapplr’s favorite hotels in Hong Kong

I have just posted my favorite restaurants in Hong Kong, so I decided to post my favorite hotels in the city. Hongkong is fabulous city for so many reasons: eating out, shopping, stunning views of the hills and the water. And it is easily the most intense urban experience on earth! Hong Kong isn’t just […]

Mapplr's favorite restaurants in Hong Kong

I love Hong Kong. It’s the ultimate urban experience: massive high-rise apartments, busy crowded markets selling pungent Chinese herbs and serpents, fabulous boutiques just doors away from obviously fake luxury goods vendor stalls. Yet, you can get away from it all by simply taking a boat to one of the islands around the harbor. Hong […]