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Benjamin Franklin famously said that guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Many of us are inclined to agree. I recently struggled to share my space and resources with a houseguest. I wanted to be hospitable yet I experienced an unexpectedly inhospitable reaction to my mackerel-like guest (herein known...

How to Choose the Right Hotel for You

Choices are great. But too many choices can get overwhelming. When booking a hotel, there are so many to choose from, so it’s important...

10 BEST HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS TO WATCH FOR 2018

MALTA How strange it seems now that this former British colony was, until recently, considered most remarkable for expat retirees and red phone boxes....

The best hotels in Amsterdam city centre

An insider's guide to the top hotels in central Amsterdam, including the best places to stay near Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum,...

NO 131, CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

What is it? Somewhere new, exciting and glamorous to stay in Cheltenham. Right on the town's main promenade, it's like a flash of New York...

ASKHAM HALL, CUMBRIA

What is it? A new place to stay in the Lake District, which is full of traditional hotels but devoid, until recently, of new-wave addresses...

The Trouble With Houseguests

Benjamin Franklin famously said that guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Many of us are inclined to agree. I recently struggled to share...

THE PIG ON THE BEACH, DORSET

What is it? Formerly the Manor House Hotel, a National Trust property overlooking Studland Bay on Dorset's Jurassic Coast, it's a curious hodgepodge of a...

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ASKHAM HALL, CUMBRIA

What is it? A new place to stay in the Lake District, which is full of traditional hotels but devoid, until recently, of new-wave addresses...

NO 131, CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

What is it? Somewhere new, exciting and glamorous to stay in Cheltenham. Right on the town's main promenade, it's like a flash of New York...

THE PIG NEAR BATH, SOMERSET

What is it? A large Georgian house in the Mendip Hills, once the lodge to an even grander mansion, the romantic ruins of which can...

THE FUZZY DUCK, WARWICKSHIRE

What is it? A stout, orange-brick pub with rooms in the tiny village of Armscote on the edge of the Cotswolds. Inside, it's surprisingly contemporary,...

THE PIG ON THE BEACH, DORSET

What is it? Formerly the Manor House Hotel, a National Trust property overlooking Studland Bay on Dorset's Jurassic Coast, it's a curious hodgepodge of a...