Long Story Short Hostel & Café in Olomouc

A brand new hostel, Long Story Short, which offers profoundly stylish accommodation in a pleasant environment, joining the dots between historic and modern lifestyle, has recently opened its doors in the histor...
Vue Hotel Houhai Beijing

A Look Inside Vue Hotel Houhai Beijing

Singapore-based studio Ministry of Design has transformed a cluster of 1950s buildings located in the Hutong district of Houhai into an 80-room boutique hotel. Set on the edge of the picturesque Houhai Lake in...
Hotel Nobis Copenhagen by Wingårdh Arkitekter, Denmark

Hotel Nobis Copenhagen, Denmark

A former 5, 500 square-meter landmark building from 1903, once home to the Royal Danish Conservatory of Music has been transformed into boutique Hotel Nobis Copenhagen by Wingårdh Arkitekter, Sweden’s most c...
Hotel Liberty in Offenburg, Germany

Hotel Liberty in Germany Is A Former Prison

After an extensive three-year renovation project a 19th-century former prison has been turned into Hotel Liberty – a contemporary retreat in the German city of Offenburg. Originally conceived by the German ar...
The Native Hostel, Bar & Kitchen in Austin, Texas

The Native Hostel, Bar & Kitchen in Austin, Texas

Designed by Austin-based firm Un.Box Studio, the Native Hostel, Bar & Kitchen is a boutique hostel, bar, cafe, and event space created for the epicurean traveler and locals alike. It is nestled in an existi...
Lievito Restaurant & Bar in Beijing by MDDM Studio

Lievito Restaurant & Bar in Beijing by MDDM Studio

Designed by MDDM Studio in Beijing's Chaoyang District, Lievito is a new restaurant for socializing while sharing slices of gourmet pizza and enjoying a glass of wine in a space defined by grey stone volumes an...
HURU backpack

Huru, the all-weather city and travel backpack

Launched on Kickstarter, Huru is an all-weather city and travel backpack with a lifetime warranty and a built-in waist bag. The Huru backpack is designed for both the office and the outdoors, and is constructed...
Zippelin Inflatable travel bag by Freitag

Zippelin Inflatable travel bag by Freitag

For more than 20 years now, Freitag has been using old truck tarpaulins to make robust, multifunctional bags that all look completely different from each other. The Zurich-based bag makers have now produced a b...
Hotel EMC2 Chicago

Inside Chicago’s Hotel EMC2 by Rockwell Group

New York-based Rockwell Group have designed a new 195-room hotel in Chicago that merges science and art in a new 21-storey building designed by Koo & Associates. Part of the Autograph Collection, Hotel EMC2...

How to Get a Winter Vacation Rental on the Cheap

From cute log cabins to floor level condos by the beach, there are lots of places you can rent a lovely home for the winter. If you’re retired, or just have the opportunity to go on an extended trip, winter c...
Jackalope Mornington Peninsula Hotel

Jackalope Mornington Peninsula Hotel by Carr

Situated at the crest of a gently sloping hill overlooking the sculptural landscape of vines and nestled within a matrix of century old native planting, the new 46 room Jackalope boutique hotel clad in dark zin...
OKKO HOTELS Paris Porte de Versailles

Inside OKKO HOTELS Paris Porte de Versailles

Designed by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the new OKKO HOTELS Paris Porte de Versailles is the four-star chain’s first opening in Paris. Its location, within easy reach of the nearby tram services, Bal...
Osteria Bartolini Bologna

Inside Osteria Bartolini Restaurant in Bologna

Italian architect and entrepreneur Andrea Bartolini has conceived Osteria Bartolini, a contemporary and casual restaurant in Bologna based on the concept of the traditional Italian trattoria and inspired by the...
Eden Locke Edinburgh hotel by Grzywinski+Pons

Eden Locke Edinburgh hotel by Grzywinski+Pons

Designed by New York-based architecture and design firm Grzywinski+Pons, Eden Locke is a 72 room hotel with a cafe and bar on the ground floor, located in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. The project was a ...
Public Hotel New York

A Glimpse Inside New Public Hotel in New York

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron designed a new hotel in New York called Public, commissioned by the legendary hotelier Ian Schrager. Public’s fundamental premise is luxury for all. It is built on four key ...
Štajnhaus by Ora Architects

Guest House in Mikulov by ORA Architects

ORA Architects has recently transformed a acient house with a Renaissance core from the 16th century, which has been damaged many times over the years, into an modern guest house located in the former Jewish qu...