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Recommendations of hotels, B&Bs and self catering apartments.

Back in the fall I interviewed the lovely Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver about their newest venture, the St John Hotel, which, at that time, was slated to open in London’s Chinatown in November. Then the opening date was moved to December. Then it was scooted (more…)


A completely adorable Trevor Gulliver in his new St John Hotel. Photo Patricia Niven.

The St John Hotel, the newest venture of chef Fergus Henderson and restauranteur Trevor Gulliver, is slated to open in London’s Chinatown in late January. (more on NYTimes.com…)

Hagia Sofia, Istanbul

As 2010, Istanbul’s year as Europe’s Cultural Capital, draws to an end, I thought it was time to rework my guide to the city. (The fact that half a dozen friends are traveling there in the next couple of months provided additional motivation!) What follows are links, resources (more…)


Photo courtesy of Rome Luxury Suites.

Babuino 181, a 14-room boutique hotel, opened in April. It is the newest addition to Rome Luxury Suites, a hotel group owned by Alberto Moncada di Paternò, who transforms historical residences by incorporating contemporary art and design. (more…)

View from Breakfast Room, Hotel Madrid

Please see updated post here.