The Inspector calls at The Georgian Coppa Club, a Surrey hotel with a ‘club-like’ feel

The Inspector calls at a ‘club-like’ Surrey hotel that bills itself as a place for people to hang out with their laptops or friends By The Inspector Published: 10:25 GMT, 24 January 2023 | Updated: 10:27 GMT, 24 January 2023 There are fake fires everywhere at The Georgian Coppa Club. Some of them even have … Read more

Amiens for under £100 a night: Hop on the Eurostar for a ‘pint-sized Paris’

Northern France’s Amiens resembles a pint-sized Paris.  It has its own Notre Dame cathedral — bigger than the one in the capital — as well as its own macarons.  They were invented nearly 150 years ago by the Trogneux family, of which France’s First Lady is a descendant. Brigitte (née Trogneux) and husband Emmanuel Macron … Read more

Love your onions? An a-peel-ing festival awaits in Bern, the capital of Switzerland!

Love your onions? An a-peel-ing festival awaits in the capital of Switzerland featuring 50,000kg of the vegetables Each year in Switzerland’s fifth-largest city the Zibelemarit takes place  The festival, which is hundreds of years old, is the only one that Bern hosts The Daily Mail’s Hugo Brown gets up at 5am and joins in with … Read more

As series three of Netflix hit Emily in Paris airs, here’s a guide to its stars’ favourite haunts

Ahead of the third season of Emily In Paris, Joanne Hegarty headed to the City Of Light to check out some of Emily’s favourite places — and some of her own  Does the love affair with Paris ever end? Non. In fact, the more times you visit and the more familiar you become with the … Read more

The Inspector calls at Art’otel – the much-hyped hotel at Battersea Power Station in London

The Inspector calls at the much-hyped hotel at Battersea Power Station with a stay in a £415-a-night room – find out if the property powers its way to a glowing review… Art’otel is part of the Radisson group ‘but completely independent’, the receptionist assures the Inspector  The interiors are by Jaime Hayon and the food … Read more

Inside Jigger and Pony – a hidden gem in Singapore named ‘best bar in Asia’

Looks can be deceptive. The glossy Singapore hotel lobby I’m standing in is somewhat vanilla in appearance, but it harbours something rather thrilling. To one side is a small, dark passageway that leads to what is officially Asia’s best bar, Jigger & Pony.  The establishment earned this coveted title in this year’s World’s 50 Best … Read more

The joys of a family trip to Lapland to meet the REAL Father Christmas

We’re told we are heading to the sorting office to deliver some festive letters. But when Sparkle the elf pushes open the door to the log cabin, surrounded by fir trees and lashings of snow, it’s the man himself who greets us – the real Father Christmas. From a front-of-a-festive-card perspective, he looks very convincing. … Read more

The Inspector calls at The Grand hotel in York and loves the location – but says the decor is ‘dull’

The Inspector calls at a hotel in a ‘magnificent’ building that’s perfectly placed for exploring York’s highlights… but he complains that it feels ‘dull and corporate’ The Inspector checks into The Grand hotel, which lies near York train station  The building it occupies was once home to the North Eastern Railway Company Remember, he pays … Read more

Mail on Sunday reader offer: Tour Sandringham with historian Lucy Worsley 

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Tour the charming Royal estate of Sandringham with historian Lucy Worsley By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 11:05 GMT, 29 November 2022 | Updated: 11:07 GMT, 29 November 2022 Its glorious coastline, delightful Broads and gentle pace of life have drawn visitors to Norfolk for centuries – and that … Read more