Buffalo’s Hotel Henry Urban Resort on the Richardson Olmsted Campus

A 145-year-old National Historic Landmark takes on new life

Many people may be drawn to Buffalo‘s recently-opened Hotel Henry because the awe-inspiring structure was built as the Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane a century-and-a-half ago. If one maintains respect for the souls who once occupied the halls, then that’s certainly a valid reason for curiosity, but there is far more here than murmurs of past use. Certainly the architectural wonder that is the …

Upstate New York’s The DeBruce Inn

A 14-room lodge and restaurant showcasing the best of the state's wilderness

For New Yorkers googling “Livingston Manor,” the bar in downtown Brooklyn pops up first, before the hamlet in upstate New York. It’s likely due to proximity but also maybe the search engine algorithm doubts interest in a town whose population clocked in around 1,000 in the last US census. Why visit there? It’s the same question you could pose to the owners of The DeBruce, …

Henrietta Hotel, London

The Experimental Cocktail Club's new 18-room boutique accommodation, their first in the capital

If you’re looking for something closer to central London and quieter than the Ned, the team behind Experimental Cocktail Club has opened their first-ever hotel in the city. As we’ve visited their first hotel project in Paris, The Grand Pigalle, we were curious to see if they could replicate its success—and that of their wildly popular bars and restaurants. Our takeaway from a recent visit, …