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Brighton + One

Kind Hearts and Minarets

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The Merrion Hotel Dublin + Paul Henry

Paint the Town Bed Oh yeah baby. Bring. It. On. It’s the five star hotel with a museum standard art collection. Peter van Lint’s Pool of Bethesda; Sir John Lavery’s Portrait of Eileen Lavery;  Louis le Brocquy’s Woman in White: you … Continue reading

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The Morrison Hotel Dublin + Sparkling Afternoon Tea

Shadows and Highlights All in the name of research, you’ll understand. No really. We – the Delphic Oracle of hospitality – have been asked to nominate candidates for the World Boutique Hotel Awards. The next ceremony is less than eight months away: … Continue reading

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Medeiros e Almeida House Museum + Café

The Shock of the Old and the New It’s the Van Loon Museum of Lisbon: historic interiors with contemporary interventions. A strictly guarded circuit ensures visitors view all three floors, six centuries, 27 galleries and 2,000 objects in a mannerly … Continue reading

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Diana in Savannah + Diana Rogers

Moon River Savannah. The setting of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The events that unravelled around the intriguing characters of “The Book”, as locals refer to it, happened more than 30 years ago. But Savannah sure does … Continue reading

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Hotel nhow Berlin + David Bowie  

Right Here Right nhow | Take Two Hard edged dockside architecture meets playful futuristic design. Nowhere is the status of a city and its wellbeing better reflected in its music than Berlin. The two are intertwined. Think the Weimar Republic … Continue reading

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Advent + Gracehill Moravian Village Ballymena

The Passing “Advent is about waiting,” says Reverend Andy Rider, Rector of Christ Church Spitalfields. CCSpits. Temporality. “The advent lifestyle is to keep watch, be ready. Keep going and you will be rewarded.”

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Bilbao + The Hermitage

Winter Refuge No, not that Hermitage.

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Kevin Stone + Stephanie Stone + Sha-Roe Bistro

Swiss Cottage | Monty Carlow Clonegal, County Carlow, population 280, isn’t at first glance the most obvious place to come across one of Ireland’s finest restaurants. “You might say we’re in the middle of nowhere,” laughs co-proprietor and host Stephanie … Continue reading

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Pininfarina + e320 Eurostar

You Got a Fast Car | Chasing Cars Around Our Heads Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Maserati, Rolls Royce. Fast cars. Keep up. Snaidero OLA Kitchen 1990, Juventus Stadium 2008, Calligaris Orbital Table 2011, Millecento Residences 2012, Sergio Pininfarina Concept Car Ferrari … Continue reading

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