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La Guarida review

La Guarida is one of the older paladares in Havana, being established in 1996, and definitely the one leading the new wave of privately run hospitality establishments that shows what Cuba could be. Semi-rustic food and drinks, which are probably…

Rosewood Mayakoba

The Suite Life: Rosewood Mayakoba Review

Rosewood Mayakoba is a luxury resort on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. It’s located just north of Playa del Carmen in the upscale Mayakoba development. There are 128 suites in total, all with outdoor showers and private plunge pools, either at the beach or…

Compère Lapin drink

Compére Lapin, New Orleans Review

Compère Lapin is a combined bar and restaurant close to the financial district in New Orleans, Louisiana, between the French Quarters and the Garden District. It’s headed by chef-owner Nina Compton and has quickly gained reputation as a stand-out establishment,…

Copperhill Mountain Lodge Copper Suite master bedroom

The Suite Life: Copperhill Mountain Lodge

Åre is the premier ski resort in Sweden, home to numerous world cups and the world alpine championships in 1957 and 2007. Truth be told it’s also the only one suited for the big races due to Åreskutans height over…

Hofbräuhaus am Platzl band playing

Hofbräuhaus am Platzl Review

If Schumann’s Bar is an institution, I’m not really sure what to call Hofbräuhaus am Platzl. The Royal Brewery in Munich was founded in 1589 on its current location, with the first brown beer brewed in 1592, after the Duke…

Schumann's Bar

Schumann’s Bar Review

If you tell any Münich resident you’re going to Schumann’s Bar, they’ll most definitely know what bar you’re talking about. Internationally acclaimed and an institution in Munich, that’s the kind of recognition you get when you’ve been open for more…

Eldhuset Oslo

Eldhuset, Oslo, Restaurant Review

Eldhuset is a barbecue restaurant in the middle of the charming neighborhood of Grünerløkka, also called Hipsterløkka by the locals, in Oslo, Norway. In addition to a full range of slow smoked meats they also serve burgers and a range…

Hotel San José grand suite bed

The Suite Life: Hotel San José, Austin, Texas

At the heart of Austin lies the Hotel San José as a tropic sanctuary in the bustling South Congress area, just 1.4 km (0.9 miles) from the Congress Avenue Bridge and its bats. Entering the hotel grounds is like being…

Franklin Barbecue sign

Franklin Barbecue Review

Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas is a modern success story and often ranked as the best barbecue in the world. Aaron Franklin started out in a food truck close to the University of Texas campus in 2009 and moved to…

Chupito at É by José Andrès

é by José Andrès Review

é by José Andrès is one of the most exciting, if not the most exciting, restaurant that have showed up in Las Vegas during the second wave of the fine dining evolution that came with the opening of City Center. It’s…