hotels

Hollywood Lives

Danish architecture firm Bay Arch (their site is worth a look, too) had a solution for the vulnerable Hollywood sign (until Hef stepped in to save the day as announced today). No one wanted to see the huge white iconic letters-in-the-sky get lost to a huge development project and architect Christian Bay-Jorgensen has a very...

Bright Home Away in Lisbon

Photos from a beautiful little hotel in Lisbon. They seem fitting for this bright spring Friday afternoon. Mi Casa En Lisboa features cleverly appointed rooms and garden breakfasts on the terrace in the hillside neighborhood of Graca. Can I go now, please? Kiosk‘s thoughts on this little gem of a hotel: We felt like we...

Finding Peace in Beijing

Escape the busy Beijing streets at boutique hotel, Cote Cour.  A modern environment with a “wealth of China’s classical heritage”, this will certainly become your favorite Asian haven. You may kick back in the lounge or your beautifully appointed room,  but you’ll inevitably be drawn to the center of the Cote Cour universe, the courtyard...

Sleep with Butterflies in Paris

Most cannot afford haute couture (or can realistically wear to the office or summer bbq), but there is something in the details, the precision, the quirk, the whimsy, the fun…that’s draws throngs to the work of Christian LaCroix. Now anyone with approximately 300 Euros can sleep among his wonderland of butterflies, characters, thrones and other...