Tim and Hallie Robinson, Fazenda Nova

Tim and Hallie Robinson, Fazenda Nova

• Are you hotelier, a farmer, a stylish nomad or… ? Well Hallie is a mother, hotelier, PR guru, (as one of the founders of Purple PR) and Queen of Fazenda Nova- I am a farmer, Hotelier, and reigning Petanca champion. • Where and when did you get your interest to hotel’s development?  We got [...]

The Brando, Tetiaroa island

The Brando, Tetiaroa island

Marlon Brando bought this Motu (island in Polynesian language) in 1966 and lived there like a Robinson till 1990. He felt in love with the small atoll, the Tahitian way of life and his Tarita, his future wife, while filming  Mutiny on the Bounty. Now it is a luxury and unique resort in a secluded [...]

The Topping Rose, ideal Hamptons retreat

The Topping Rose, ideal Hamptons retreat

A refreshingly low-key atmosphere in a Greek Revival-styled inn and restaurant. Built in 1842 for one of Bridgehampton’s most prominent citizens, Topping Rose House stands at a crossroads that has been integral to the community it calls home since the earliest days of American history. The mansion at One Bridgehampton – Sag Harbor Turnpike is [...]

Bai Tram, Vietnam serene luxury

Bai Tram, Vietnam serene luxury

If you have no idea of what could be a Vietnamese luxury lifestyle, you have to forget everything about asian holidays clichés. Bai Tram,  located in a private bay along the beautiful coastline of Phu Yen Province, about 45 minutes from Quy Nhon Airport,  is that kind of place you just can’t believe you haven’t [...]

Castello di Casole, Tuscany

Castello di Casole, Tuscany

In the green and gold Tuscan countryside Castello Di Casole stands on the site of a thousand-year-old aristocratic estate, the fruit of years of meticulous restoration by an American ownership team and an army of Italian architects and designers. The atmosphere is timeless, classic Italian country living, which is only enhanced by the addition of [...]

The Story hotel, bohemian chic in Stockholm

The Story hotel, bohemian chic in Stockholm

In a cool city, it’s cool to stay in a cool hotel. Well… And we find that The Story Hotel is one of Stockholm hottest spots. Cool and hot. It depends of the different places you are: the bar, the restaurant, the rooms or the courtyard decorated with graffiti. The whole hotel has industrial-chic-swedish urban [...]

Adobe boutique hotel, flavours of Mumbai

Adobe boutique hotel, flavours of Mumbai

It is a very pretty hotel that just opened its door in a 1910 heritage building. Abedin Sham (whom family owned the building since the 80s), Lizzie Chapman (a London-turned-Mumbai resident)  and architect Sian Pascale have created 20 rooms with local flavours and heritage design, outfitted with retro wooden furniture, Bharat Tiles and big springy [...]

Fazenda Nova, too much emotion in Algarve

Fazenda Nova, too much emotion in Algarve

The place beyond paradise We are room reporters and we have already seen so many gorgeous places around the world. But Fazenda Nova Country house is a place where we have been so amazed to discover something stunning. Stunning not only in the architecture and the decoration (Tim and Hellie, the owners, are maniacs about [...]

Atelier Sul Mare, Sicily

Atelier Sul Mare, Sicily

Cutting-edge museum hotel in Italy Have you ever dreamed of sleeping in a museum or a contemporary art gallery?  This dream could be realized in this amazing creative hotel. Luxury and art coexist with strength. At Atelier Sul Mare, when we book a room, we have some of the most tasteful pieces of contemporary art [...]

Casa do rio Vez

Casa do rio Vez

A riverside bucolic hideaway, north of Portugal, above Porto.  The wheels of the 19th Century riverside olive mill were spun by the glorious River Vaz that flows by its side. Now it is a private and stylish getaway that provide 4 bedrooms and a spacious loft apartment set in acres of achingly beautiful private gardens [...]