Hotel to Heart: Nômade Hotel in Tulum

The Nômade is more than a hotel, it is a journey of discovery of one self, a re-connection with nature and a cleanse of body and mind.

Hotel to Heart: Hotel La Semilla in Playa del Carmen

bedroom in Hotel La Semilla

This boutique hotel in Playa del Carmen is a tranquil sanctuary just off lively 5th Avenue.

Icaco Island Village on Isla Mujeres – A coastal chic B&B with Mexican pazazz

Louise in a Hammock at Icaco Island Village

Stay in this elegant coastal retreat with Mexican pazzaz centrally located on Isla Mujeres

Hotel to Heart: The Caro Hotel in Valencia

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During my city trip to Valencia, I stayed in a very distinctive design hotel: the Caro Hotel. This monumental hotel is located right in the historical center, a stone throw away from the Valencia Cathedral and the Basilica. Interior designer Francesc Rifé has cleverly integrated the historical details and elements of the monument, with 21st century design and […]

Hotel to Heart: The Corner Townhouse in Rome

Spring and autumn are in my opinion the best seasons to visit Rome. When I was there in spring I managed to find a perfectly located design hotel. The Corner Townhouse is a small, intimate boutique hotel that is only steps away from the Colloseum. It is, as the name already suggests, located on a corner […]

Weekendtip: Salon Residence

This weekend (Sep 28-Oct 1) interior design magazine Residence organizes its second Salon Residence event. After the successful edition in 2015 – see my blog here – they once again transform the Singer Museum in Laren into an inspirational interior design showcase. This year the theme is ‘Boutique Hotel’. Eighteen renowned interior designers decorated their […]

Hotel to Heart: Hôtel Le Delos on île de Bendor

Hotel Delos Ile de Bendor

During my latest trip to the Côte d’Azur I stayed in one of the most charming hotels I have ever stayed in. Hôtel Le Delos is located on the tiny island Bendor, 5 minutes ferry trip off the coast of Bandol’s harbour. Bendor island, or île de Bendor, is owned by Paul Ricard, who is famous for […]