Best Christmas markets in Europe

It’s the time of the year to make merry and enjoy the cold season by doing something festive and fun. Why not visit Europe’s famous Christmas markets? Tradition, Yuletide spirit, delicious food and holiday drinks are just what you need to get the chill and gloom out of your bones. Here are our editor’s picks […]

Soho House Berlin: luxury hotel and private members club in the Mitte

The Soho House Berlin has opened in the trendy Mitte district, offering the same exclusivity and luxury you can find in other Soho House locations around the world (for example, the Soho Beach House in Miami). The hotel is located in a late-Bauhaus edifice that opened originally as a department store in 1928 and was […]

Side Hotel: luxury design hotel in Hamburg

If you are going to Hamburg and want to stay in a modern, luxurious place in the center of the city, consider staying at the Side Hotel, located in the inner Alster lake, designed by architect Matteo Thun. It is one block from the shopping delights of the Gänsemarkt, where you will find boutiques from […]

Weinmeister: high tech boutique hotel opens in Berlin Mitte

I am always on the lookout for new boutique hotels in Berlin, one of my favorite cities in the world. So I am thrilled to see that one has just opened in my favourite neighborhood, Berlin Mitte. The hotel is called The Weinmeister and bills itself as a “high tech” boutique hotel. Instead of a […]

Casa Camper: stylish boutique hotel in Berlin Mitte

The Casa Camper Berlin outpost is the second hotel of Camper, the Spanish shoe retailer. The first one is in Barcelona. Casa Camper Berlin is, like its Catalan counterpart, very hip and well-designed. The location – Mitte – is unbeatable. Room rates start at 170 EUR. The hotel has a 24-hour rooftop bar and restaurant […]

Michelberger Hotel: funky artsy budget hotel in Berlin

I love Berlin because it seems to be one of the last cities on earth where cool people get to do cool funky things. Everyone knows that if you want to attract edgy young people, or simply people who are not stuck up, you can’t charge 500 EUR per night for the privilege of sleeping […]

Louis Hotel: Munich's latest boutique hotel opens on the Viktualienmarkt

Munich is a lively, beautiful city that combines a vibrant city life with nature. When I am in Munich, I always go to the Englischer Garten, walk along the Isar River, and dine at one of the city’s many chic restaurants. So I am very pleased to find out that a new boutique hotel has […]