The House Hotel Group’s newest boutique hotel in Istanbul is the Vault Karaköy, a luxurious property in the up and coming Beyoglu neighborhood. The hotel is located on Bankalar Caddesi meaning Avenue of the Banks and indeed the stately building building was a bank during the 19th century.
There’s just something about New York’s Upper East Side. Don’t get me wrong, I love Nolita and Brooklyn as much as the next person, but on my last trip to New York I found myself drawn to to this historic neighborhood with its wide boulevards, unparalleled access to museums and proximity […]
The hip Ace Hotel chain’s new outpost in Downtown LA may first and foremost be a hotel, but you hardly need to be a guest to enjoy its many charms. The former United Artists building also houses a rooftop hot tub and bar, a coffee shop, a restaurant and an ornate […]
I grew up going on trips to Hawaii with my family, but we would always stay on Maui or Kaui, never Oahu. I had this idea that Oahu and Honolulu were touristy, cheesy, and just not that interesting. Well a recent trip to The Modern Honolulu at the start of Waikiki Beach […]
The W’s new outpost in Verbier, Switzerland is splashy and sceney, just like you’d expect, but rustic elements and an unbeatable location make it worth the splurge. For more information check out my story on thepointsguy.
The 20-room Sparrows hotel in Palm Springs feels delightfully un-retro but owner Doug Smith says it is a throwback to another time “It’s like you’re staying in an old family camp in the desert 60 years ago.” Similar to the architecture at famed Smoke Tree Ranch, a historic enclave of […]