The newly opened Star Arctic Hotel in Finnish Lapland is located on top of the Kaunispää mountain and offers breathtaking views of Saariselka. You may even get a glimpse of the Northern Lights.
The Holbeck Ghyll is a country house hotel with breathtaking views, welcoming staff and fabulous cuisine. It manages to combine exquisite attention to detail without a stroke of stuffiness.
Hankies Marble Arch is the new Indian restaurant on the block. Despite the fancy postcode, it’s deliciously affordable.
The cosy and beautifully furnished La Fosse in the buzzy village of Cranborne is a perfect getaway for couples and is only a short drive from London.
The Adventure Yogi retreat comprises a collection of beautifully converted Georgian barns with lots of wood panelling. Yoga was profoundly nourishing and left me in hight spirits and the food was energising and delicious and a fine illustration of how easy it would be, should the inclination be there, to become vegan.
This five-star all-inclusive resort lies close to the seaside village of Rio Bueno, and offers visitors a glamorous-yet-relaxing refuge from the throngs of tourists and touts.
Pipal Tree boutique hotel located in New Town, is probably the best airport hotel in Kolkata (Calcutta). Everything you need for a good night's sleep before a long flight or indeed rest after a night on the red eye.
The quintessentially English and adult-only Hampton Manor has a lot of heart and is entirely unpretentious. The hotel restaurant has recently won a Michelin star, a thoroughly deserved accolade.
Good Hotel London, moored by the Royal Victoria Docks, offers a premium hotel experience and the opportunity to do something worthwhile and long lasting for the local community while travelling.
Right bang in the heart of Madrid is the highly fashionable four star Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via. Ideal for city-breakers who want to enjoy the buzzy city life and sights of Madrid.