Where to stay: the spring/summer edit 2024

Sun, sun, sun, here it comes – and with it a hot new batch of spring- and summer-holiday hotels


There’s more to South Tyrol than Dolomites and dumplings. Stephanie Gavan visits Bolzano where a new generation of creatives are setting the scene for things to come…

Scoping out South Tyrol's art scene
Food & drink

The capital’s toast-of-the-town drinking spots, just steps from your bed

The best hotel bars in London

Hamish Roy’s matrimonial masquerade leads to real-life bliss on the Indian Ocean island

Mauritius: the hot-topic honeymoon

David Lynch, neuroscience-led solutions, adult climbing-frames and bananas: go down Milan’s design rabbit-hole this April

Milan Design Week’s big ideas

Editor and author Claire Nelson thanks this serene San Francisco hideaway for its top-drawer service

Lodge at the Presidio: at ease in the Bay Area

Making up half of the royal borough (with Chelsea), well-groomed Kensington’s ritzy residences, world-famous museums and pristine parks leave a lasting impression

The ultimate Kensington neighbourhood guide

Absconding aesthete Hamish Roy finds regal riches at his noble Loire Valley lodgings…

Les Sources de Cheverny: a jewel in the Valley of Kings

In a series highlighting hotels making a dynamic difference to their environment and community, Hannah Dace looks at Fijian hideaways championing conservation in unique style

Revival stories: forward-thinking Fiji

First Cézanne, then Van Gogh, and now Damien Hirst is taking on Provence’s fair plains with an ambitious new show, The Light That Shines

Damien Hirst lights up Château La Coste

Whether you want chocolate-infused cocktails or to hunt down all the eggs, get a hop on that last-minute bank holiday break

Easter fun for big and little kids