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Spring desserts from some of our favourite hotel chefs

What raisin shortage? These Easter sweets from boutique stays around the globe steer clear of the dried fruit that's currently in low supply.

A city-by-city guide to China’s most unique museums

Check out regional fashion in Beijing, James Bond-style weaponry in Shanghai and elaborate faux food – including items from a historic 108-dish dinner party for an emperor – in Hangzhou.

How a humble English inn became a global go-to for the creative crowd

Mix a country cottage, a gastropub and an art gallery – then throw in a controversial character or two – and you have Artist Residence Oxfordshire. Here's the five-room boutique hotel outside of London that's making waves.