The running of the bulls takes place in July annually in Pamplona. The highlight of the San Fermin Festival, the encierro
is not to be missed (though we'd suggest watching, rather than running
). Follow in Hemingway's footsteps and reserve a room at the beautiful Gran Hotel La Perla
, one of the oldest hotels in Spain. The star-studded guest list includes Orson Welles, Charles Chaplin and Pablo Sarasate, along with "Papa" Hemingway. Completely refurbished in 2007, the Gran Hotel La Perla overlooks Pamplona's main square in the middle of the action. Don't miss a meal at the hotel's Las Pocholas Restaurant
, frequented by Hollywood stars back in the day. Tip: We hear Hemingway liked room no. 217.
Radisson Blu Edwardian Leicester Square Hotel is a discrete and quiet London hotel with friendly service and an exquisite location, between the National Gallery and Leicester Square.
The 58 rooms at the Radisson Blu Edwardian... more >>
Thornbury, United Kingdom
Kings and queens have stayed here. Courtiers have flirted with ladies-in-waiting in the ancient yew-hedged gardens. Serving girls have chattered in the stone-flagged courtyard. Today, Thornbury Castle still resonates with history... more >>
Bondgate Within Alnwick, United Kingdom
Set in the heart of the historic market town of Alnwick and only a stone's throw from Alnwick Castle and Gardens, The White Swan is a charming 300 year old coaching inn that blends its unique heritage with superb... more >>
L'hotel has counted quite a few legendary celebrity among its guests and has been the scene of many extraordinary events (including the death of Oscar Wilde). Each of the 20 rooms has its own character, its own universe or is... more >>
Please note: The Hotel Lungarno will be closed from November 27, 2016 through June 2017 for a complete renovation.
At the Hotel Lungarno, the view of the river and over the city is a unique experience. Famous for its... more >>