London’s Fantastical, Maximalist The Twenty Two Boutique Hotel, Restaurant and Members’ Club

Proprietor Navid Mirtorabi and designer Natalia Miyar on their glamorous, sophisticated oasis in Mayfair

There’s an intimate grandeur beyond the formidable doors of The Twenty Two, a stunning boutique hotel, restaurant and members’ club in London‘s tony Mayfair neighborhood. The hospitality haven is housed in an architectural marvel: a former Edwardian mansion crafted from Portland stone that’s set off of Grosvenor Square (22 Grosvenor Square to be exact), which lived a recent life as office space. Today, it’s imbued …

Word of Mouth: Charlotte, North Carolina

Cultural gems across the southeastern city

Charlotte is not the state of North Carolina’s capital, but you’d be forgiven for thinking it was. Known as the Queen City (for Queen Charlotte, who it was named after), the southeastern hub’s skyline rises with ever-taller towers each year—a transformation aligned with an explosive growth in population. Real gems worthy of the buzz around Charlotte, however, are far lower to the ground, tucked into …

Exploring Spain’s Querencia De Sevilla, Autograph Collection Hotel

Insight on the look and feel of this property overlooking the Seville Cathedral

Querencia de Sevilla, Autograph Collection—Marriott’s latest hotel in its prestigious Autograph Collection portfolio—has opened in the heart of one of Spain’s most charming, distinct cities. Here, travelers won’t just find a place to rest their heads but a team who view guests more like friends and family rather than temporary tenants, and aim to make their trip as bountiful as possible. “Querencia” translates to a …