The Hotel Borg, in the dead centre of Reykjavik, is possibly the cleanest and most immaculately presented hotel I have ever stayed in. It’s not just the inside that is pristine; somehow the hotel’s maintenance crews have managed to get the façade spotless too, even after a long, icy winter and slushy wet spring. On the day I arrived an early summer sun was warming the walls and making the place shimmer.
I’ll admit that 16,500kms is a long way to go for fish and chips, but dining at one of London’s most exciting Michelin-starred seafood restaurants was a major reason for my wife and me taking the UK long haul.
Kuala Lumpur is well established as a hot spot for Australians – it’s close, it’s safe, it’s fun and there’s heaps to see and do – and there are some wonderful hotels in which to fall back and regroup after a hard day being a tourist.
Overlooking one of America’s most iconic beaches, Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach brings a shot of chic to the heart of the historic Art Deco district.
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