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To truly enjoy a destination, you need the best local tips from the most savvy luxury lovers. Luckily for us, we offer one-of-a-kind hotels that are proudly independent to ensure we have first-hand local knowledge to create unforgettable experiences. Here is a selection of curated articles that use our local knowledge as a guide to help your holiday become a tailored, luxury-packed adventure.

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If you’re going to San Francisco…

If you’re going to San Francisco…

Exploring the region by land, sea and sky With its movie star looks and iconic sights, San Francisco is one of the world’s most popular...

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Iceland: from the city to the skies

Iceland: from the city to the skies

A long weekend in Reykjavik and beyond Forget Westeros, Iceland is the original land of ice and fire. And, as the nights draw in, the...

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Italy: from the city to the sea

Italy: from the city to the sea

Combining city breaks with beach escapes With ancient cities, soul-stirring landscapes and an unforgettable coastline, you could spend a lifetime visiting Italy and there would...

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What to eat where in China

What to eat where in China

A region-by-region food guide From steamed buns to street food that’ll make your eyes pop, China is a culinary melting pot. And you can set...

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In-the-know Thai tips with food journalist, Natalie Scarr

In-the-know Thai tips with food journalist, Natalie Scarr

ready, steady, eat! We asked Natalie Scarr, a Bangkok-based PR guru and food journalist, to take us through the best bites in the city’s extensive...

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Where legends unfold

Where legends unfold

Explore the wonders of western Cyprus From awe-inspiring landscapes and mythological sites, to secluded beaches and luxury hotels, it’s easy to appreciate why Cyprus, particularly...

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Ring in the new year in China

Ring in the new year in China

Discover ancient customs and stylish celebrations Hugely vast and equally varied, at times, China feels like many countries rolled into one. But at winter’s end,...

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Thai Island Hopping for Grown Ups

Thai Island Hopping for Grown Ups

Thai island hopping for grown-ups Full moon parties may take the limelight, but Thailand doesn’t have to be about banana pancakes and trying to adjust...

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48 hours in Shanghai

48 hours in Shanghai

Submit to the dazzling city lights and historical allure A gateway to the Yangtze River, Shanghai is a vibrant city that feels like nowhere else...

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Why spend spring in Positano?

Why spend spring in Positano?

Experience Italy’s iconic coastline at its best In Positano, spring arrives before the crowds, making this a blissful time to discover the Amalfi Coast. Crisp,...

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Making a splash in Mexico’s cenotes

Making a splash in Mexico’s cenotes

take a dip on the wild side Mexico has no shortage of beautiful beaches and pinch-yourself infinity pools, but sometimes you want something a bit...

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Spotlight on southern Cyprus

Spotlight on southern Cyprus

Why Limassol is your best base for exploring Limassol (also called Lemesos) has an ancient past and metropolitan present. And the coastline surrounding it is...

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Top travel tips for 2017 with SLH CEO Filip Boyen

Top travel tips for 2017 with SLH CEO Filip Boyen

Welcome to 2017! My team work hard to bring you the best independent hotels that reflect the latest travel trends, so we decided to compile...

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Take a walk on the wild side in London

Take a walk on the wild side in London

From wild swimming to picnics in the park Despite facing famously unpredictable weather, the London locals always make the most of their Great British summer....

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Seeking out green spaces in Hong Kong

Seeking out green spaces in Hong Kong

Where to take a break from the city buzz As you join the flow of people in Causeway Bay or Kowloon, you’d probably think that...

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Cycle, dive or climb Krabi

Cycle, dive or climb Krabi

Imagine Krabi. What drifts into your mind? Movie-worthy beaches and traditional longtail boats sailing around limestone karsts? A steamy waterfall surrounded by rainforest? From sea...

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Panama City and beyond

Panama City and beyond

From culture trip to day trip Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, Panama is a fusion of different flavours. And almost nowhere is this clearer...

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Little Jersey’s big tastes

Little Jersey’s big tastes

Celebrating Jersey’s vibrant sea-, street- and Michelin-starred food At just five miles wide and barely nine long, we’ll forgive you for wondering exactly how much...

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Paris and the silver screen

Paris and the silver screen

A journey through the city’s unforgettable movie moments When it comes to movie magic, Paris has a filmmaking reputation that truly tops the bill. From the arthouse...

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Japan: through the seasons

Japan: through the seasons

An around-the-year guide to the Land of the Rising Sun Japan is topping more must-visit lists than ever before, pulling in over 28 million people...

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