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.
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
Uxua Casa hotel in Bahia: Brazil's worst-kept secret

Postcard from Brazil: Bahia’s most tranquil home from home

Holidays are good for the soul – especially at Uxua Casa hotel in Trancoso, where community spirit and a daring design ethos forge a lasting bond with guests. Tamara Lohan – our co-founder and original Mrs Smith – reports back from Bahia's best beach…
Sunset Tower hotel

Three city-hotel rooftops we love

There are few pictures that instantly convey envy-inducing look-at-our-brilliant-holiday-ness than the sunset shots from your hotel rooftop (except, of course, sunrise shots, if you're the stay-up-all-night type).…
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