I’ve been lucky to have been spoilt at some of the most luxurious spa hotels on the planet. Gorgeous Begawan Giri (now Como Shambhala Estate) on the emerald green terraces of Ubud in Bali; Ananda in the Himalayas, … Read more →
Originally home to Princess Cleopatra Lobanov-Rostovsky, this mansion spent most of the 20th century as a hostel, school and state offices with numerous renovations causing significant damage to the once stunning palace.
It took eight years to complete … Read more →
Formerly the Hotel Moskva, which was designed by acclaimed Soviet architect Alexey Shchusev in the 1930s, the Four Seasons Hotel replicates the iconic façade of the original 1935 building. It opened in 2014 and now boasts 180 rooms … Read more →