the stages of jet lag

The 7 stages of modern jet lag

Top off your tea kettle; procure some melatonin – it's time to talk jet lag. While we've yet to develop a common cure (a blessed flannel blanket, perhaps?), we've skilfully dissected jet lag's seven-part progression below. Ready your well-travelled eyes… and maybe a pillow or two.
The 10 best hotel bars in the World | Hotel Muse

The 10 best hotel bars in the world

Our intentions were good, but we’ve already swapped dry January for dry martinis; so, we’ve picked the top 10 best hotel bars around the world for fellow wagon absconders and those ruefully nursing a ‘virgin’ concoction
Boutique hotel style | Digital radio by Ruark Audi0

Style monitor: now hear this

This month, Style Monitor craves a Ruark R1 Mk3 digital radio: the perfect audio kit for the hard-to-please. This high-spec, great-value radio looks as handsome on boutique-hotel bedside tables as it does on your kitchen counter (or bookshelf, or mantelpiece…).
Smith meets Floris London

Fragrant travel tips with royal approval

Ever wondered how you can smell like you, but better? Mr Smiths: ever considered trading in your rusty razor for a good, old-fashioned shaving kit? We've pondered these mysteries and, in our quest for knowledge, sought out the impeccably presented director of Floris London

How to look good in trunks: the Orlebar Brown guide

On a trip to Rajasthan, photographer Adam Brown was so appalled by his friends' efforts at summer dressing that he started his own swimwear range. Here, the Orlebar Brown co-founder explains how not to look 'ghastly' while catching rays. It's timely advice for anyone in search of some winter sun…

City quitters: how to create your own boutique hotel

On a long weekend in Dartmoor, Jo Gossett and Sam Perry decided to quit London and open their own boutique hotel. A few years later, they'd created Weeke Barton. They share a few before and after shots, and talk us through the highs, lows, and plying the locals with wine…
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