Park Hyatt Mallorca

The new mountainside resort by the ocean flaunts the island's physical beauty and local food

Park Hyatt Mallorca has opened on a part of the beautiful Balearic Island far from the crowds found in capital city Palmaan overrun summer holiday hotspot. About an hour’s drive east from Palma airport is the brand’s first-ever resort in Europe; a smattering of painted pink structures meant to resemble one of Mallorca’s many historic villages. The property itself is not on the coastline, but …

11 Howard Hotel, NYC

Combining Danish minimalist design and hospitality with a conscience

Located in NYC’s SoHo, boutique hotel 11 Howard eschews gimmicks and over-the-top glitz for a timeless Danish minimalist aesthetic. The space feels entirely part of NYC and, at the same time, a world away from the city’s ceaseless pulse. Visitors’ initial view upon entering the hotel is a calming neutral palette, as a black 1975 Alexander Calder mobile floats overhead. To the left, a spiral …

“Old Kyoto”‘s Historical Machiya Rental Properties in the Gion Neighborhood

Live like a local in renovated traditional accommodations in the old geisha district

Developed for travelers visiting Kyoto’s Yasaka Shrine (which began construction in the year 656), the alluring Gion neighborhood later transformed into an exclusive geisha district with plenty of tea houses, bars and restaurants. Gion today has plenty to offer locals and tourists alike, and is home to countless traditional machiya (wooden townhouses). Kyoto, more than many other cities, calls you to live like a local …