Best new hotels of 2015 | The Battery San Francisco

The 10 best new hotels of 2015

These are the pads that had us at 'hello': the ten best new hotels to join our collection, as decided by a travel-savvy public and our experts judges at the Smith Hotel Awards 2015…
Ai Altanella, Giudecca, Venice

Venice: foodie walks, cult recipes and gourmet secrets

Strike out from our favourite hotels in Venice and you'll find hidden food markets, gourmet delis and quirky enotecas – if you know where to look. Italian food writer and stylist Laura Zavan shares her itinerary for foodie walks around Dorsoduro and Giudecca, tips on what to buy, and where to find it…

Mr Smith versus the volcano

We’ve all told the odd white lie about why we’re home late, but ‘sorry, love, a volcano erupted’ doesn’t normally hold water. Until last week,…