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The Wondering Traveller

Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year Festival in 2017

  Life can be good sometimes. Even though it’s only been a few weeks since we chased 2016 away, the Chinese Lunar New Year Festival, is already giving us another reason to get our party hats on again. And we’re not about to complain.  All around the world, people are getting ready to celebrate with […]

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The Epicure

Ssssh! Please Don’t Tell’s coming to Barcelona.

Ever heard of the Please Don’t Tell bar in New York? Ironically enough, you probably have. Because for anyone that’s tasted their killer cocktails; It’s hard not to drink and tell… Please Don’t Tell (PDT) is one of New York’s hottest speakeasy’s right now and proves that keeping your bar under wraps is the best […]

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Hotel Showcase

25 amazing pictures of designer hotels

Location, service and amenities be damned; sometimes, we just want our hotels to look good. Though many hotels are built to be beautiful, the “designer” tag only goes to a select few with very strong credentials in the looks department. As a picture is worth 1000 words, we’ve selected some of our favorite design hotels […]

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Hotel Showcase

3 great bars for a great 4th of July experience.

  Ah you’ve left it to the last minute again. It’s the 4th of July and while everyone’s evening plans are set and ready to go; you, on the other hand, haven’t got the foggiest idea of what to do. Don’t worry, breathe deep and relax. The best things in life are sometimes unplanned. We’ve […]

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Hotel Showcase

News from the Mandarin Oriental Hotels

Richard Ekkebus at the Mandarin Oriental New York Let’s start off with a delicious surprise for the food lovers out there. From June 8 – 11 2016, Michelin Star Chef Richard Ekkebus, will be bringing the Big Apple a taste of his innovative cuisine for the very first time.  Taught by luminaries such as Pierre […]

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Hotel Showcase, The Concierge

You won’t believe the art you’ll find in these hotels

The Surrey’s guests are a perplexed bunch. Something in the hotel lobby slows them in their tracks and has their full attention. It’s a masterpiece or, according to a gentleman’s raised eyebrow, something less deserving of the title. That won’t stop him from getting lost in it for a good couple of minutes though. And […]

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