Tag - accomodation

Ballachulish Hotel, Scottish Highlands

Classic British hotels are something we’ve grown up reading about but when it came to our stay at Ballachulish Hotel, we got more than we bargained for. It’s late afternoon and it’s pouring with rain.  After experiencing one of the most majestic and mysterious locations we have ever seen, we are soaked to the bone and looking forward to a hot shower, a...

The Carlyle Hotel and Bemelmans Bar, NY

Old money and classic cocktails are the essence of what makes a night at The Carlyle Hotel and Bemelmans Bar feel so intoxicatingly romantic. The Carlyle Hotel is one of New York’s finest hotels. It has been the choice for British royals, the Beatles and Mick Jagger. Built in 1930, the 35 floor, art deco block was partially occupied by permanent well-to-do guests and...

Review: Guild on East 6th, Austin, Texas

On our recent trip to Austin, we couldn’t have found somewhere as accessible and just down right awesome as the Guild on East 6th.   The Guild is a serviced apartment building, just blocks to the main nightlife on East 6th Street and surrounded by great local coffee shops and eateries, it’s all you need (and want) for your stay in Austin. Checking in late at night...

Review: HTL Kungsgatan, Stockholm

Stockholm’s boutique hotel, HTL in Kungsgatan (King’s Garden) offers style, design smarts and super-comfy heated bathroom tiles. Located on King Street, just a couple of blocks from the central retail heart of Stockholm, is the newly re-vamped 4 star boutique hotel, HTL Stockholm. When we arrive, we enter through the hotel’s very own tuck shop, with vintage candies...

Review: Hotel Nyx

Hotel Nyx is a hidden gem in Cancun’s Hotel Zone. There are times you book a hotel after hours of price comparisons and reviews and you still come out of it underwhelmed. Then there are those times when you book last minute and go in blindly. Throwing caution to the wind, we secured three nights at Hotel Nyx and were more than pleasantly surprised. Driving along the...