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William Leigh

Hôtel Byblos: a heavenly retreat in Saint-Tropez
The main entrance at Hôtel Byblos in Saint-Tropez
The big trip

Hôtel Byblos: a heavenly retreat in Saint-Tropez

This is one of the few hotels in France to be granted ‘palace’ status
25 May 2022
URSO Hotel & Spa: a real sense of retreat in Spain’s stylish capital
URSO Hotel & Spa Madrid
The big trip

URSO Hotel & Spa: a real sense of retreat in Spain’s stylish capital

This upmarket property is calm, modern and dripping with grandeur
20 Apr 2022
Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa: the ultimate escape to the country
Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa
In Review

Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa: the ultimate escape to the country

The indoors are as great as the outdoors at this stunning estate in Wiltshire 
4 Mar 2022
Airelles Courchevel: glitz and glam both on and off-piste
Airelles Courchevel, Les Airelles
The big trip

Airelles Courchevel: glitz and glam both on and off-piste

Skiing may be the only reason to leave this chic French five-star hotel
10 Feb 2022
Coworth Park: relaxing, tranquil and dreamlike
An exterior view of Coworth Park from the croquet lawn
In Review

Coworth Park: relaxing, tranquil and dreamlike

Doing as little as possible is the order of the day at this swanky country house in Ascot
8 Feb 2022
World of Wine Porto: a journey from root to vine to your palate
World of Wine in Porto, Portugal
The big trip

World of Wine Porto: a journey from root to vine to your palate

There’s museums, restaurants, shops and experiences to enjoy in Porto’s wine district
4 Feb 2022
Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa: embrace Crete’s cool corner
The pool and main building at Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa
The big trip

Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa: embrace Crete’s cool corner

Go off the beaten track with a stay at this minimalist and slick hotel
26 Oct 2021
7Pines Resort Ibiza: hedonistic days are gone, R&R is where it’s at
7Pines Resort Ibiza
The big trip

7Pines Resort Ibiza: hedonistic days are gone, R&R is where it’s at

Enjoy wellness and great food on the west coast of this Balearic beauty
21 Oct 2021
Faultless towers: Waldorf Astoria sets its course for the future
The Towers Waldorf Astoria New York
In Focus

Faultless towers: Waldorf Astoria sets its course for the future

Iconic Midtown Manhattan hotel is currently undergoing a major renovation
2 Jun 2021
Digging for a ‘joker’: truffle hunting in Istria
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In Depth

Digging for a ‘joker’: truffle hunting in Istria

Searching for ‘white diamonds’ in a corner of the peninsula with a distinctly Italian feel
14 Jan 2020
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