This 98-room hotel attracts a young, design-centric clientele with its head-to-toe bamboo wood interiors, arboretum terrace spaces and chilled-out house music. A choice of dapper drinking and dining spots complete the modish vibe.
A cutting-edge cultural hub with wondrous architecture and world-class gourmet bites, Barcelona appeals to all the senses with her enchanting Mediterranean appeal. Make the most of a whirlwind 36-hour Catalan capital adventure.
Travel and lifestyle writer Jessica Benavides Canepa lives in Barcelona, but is preparing for a life-changing move to Shanghai to pursue her next adventure. To bid adéu siau to the city she's come to love, she sent Intelligent Travel her top picks for sight seeing, eating out, getting lost in...
La Vie en Rouge. The Art Deco lobby of this former 19th-century petit palace is dominated by vibrant shades of red. Arched doorways, magnificently painted mural ceilings, sparkling chandeliers, plush velvet chairs, stained glass windows and an authentic 1930s gilded cage elevator create a sense of decadent grandeur. Add impeccable service and an elegant bar to the mix, and it's as if you’ve just stepped into a bygone era.