My City Guides, Address Books, Wish Lists + Select Spots* that I like (alphabetical by city/location):

ACAPULCO Hotel Boca Chica

AMSTERDAM Andaz Barber De Noorderparkbar The Exchange Hotel Hotel Droog Hotel Not Hotel Hotel V Nesplein Lot Sixty One Maison Rika Mercat Quartier Putain Sir Albert Sla Stedelijk Museum Stout & Co. Student Hotel

ANTIGUA The Inn

ANTWERP Jane Sleeping Around Viktor

ATHENS City Circus New Hotel

ATLANTA The General Muir West Egg Cafe

AUCKLAND Coffee Supreme Hotel DeBrett Nice Day The Oyster Inn

AUSTIN Easy Tiger Heywood Hotel  Josephine House

AUSTRIA Ufogel

BAJA CALIFORNIA Drift San Jose

BALI Bistrot Desa Seni Yoga Potato Head Beach Club

BANGKOK Bangkok Betty Joint Cafe Library Cafe Loy La Long Hotel River Nest Rocket Coffeebar The Siam Hotel So Hotel  Yim Huai Khwang

BARCELONA Barraca Chic & Basic Ramblas Generator Mercer Hotel Ocana Praktik Hotel Bakery  Saboc

BASEL The Passage

BEIJING East Hotel The Temple Hotel

BEIRUT Liza Pop-up

BERLIN Aesop Arte Hotel Burger de Ville Companion Coffee Generator Mitte La Soupe Populaire Mercado San Cosme Plus +1 Berlin Pret a Diner 25hrs Bikini Tante Lisbeth Till The Cows Come Home XXX

BIG SUR Glen Oaks

BOGOTA BOG Hotel Centrico Magnolio Click Clack Hotel El Fabuloso

BOISE Modern Hotel

BOLIVIA Duda Bar

BONAIRE Piet Boon Villas

BORDEAUX Mama Shelter

BOSTON Ames Hotel Boxer Hotel Coffee Trike

BRATISLAVA Mercado Obyvacka

BRISBANE Depo

BRNO Villa Tungendhat

BRUGGE La Suite

BRUSSELS Pantone Hotel

BUDAPEST Brody House Spiler Zona

BUENOS AIRES Fifi Almacen Tegui Urban Station  Vibes Hotel

CADAQUES Tramuntana Hotel

CALGARY National

CALIFORNIA Inn Paradiso Mojave Sands Motel

CAMBODIA Amansara Song Saa

CANBERRA Hotel Hotel

CAPE TOWN Amara Villa Dear Me Jason Bakery Lobby Hair Shop Maison Estate Pod Hotel The Test Kitchen Truth Coffee

CAPE VERDE Spinguera

CATSKILLS Graham & Co.

CHAPEL HILL Lantern Restaurant

CHICAGO Cellar Door Provisions Heritage General Store Ledge at Skydeck Parsons Chicken & Fish Soho House The Savoy

CHILE Awasi Patagonia Elqui Domos Hotel Singular Hotel Surazo

CINCINNATI  21c Museum Hotel

COLORADO Scarp Ridge Lodge

COPENHAGEN Andersen Hotel The Coffee Collective Hotel SP34 Llama Nam Nam  Noma

COSTA RICA Andaz Kura Design Villas

CRETE Ammos Hotel

CROATIA Goli + Bosi Kucica

DALLAS The Joule Hotel

DETROIT Honor & Folly

EASTER ISLAND Eco Cabanas

ENGLAND Spitbank Fort

FRANKFURT Margarete

FRENCH POLYNESIA The Brando Motu Teta

GALAPAGOS Galapagos Safari Camp

GEORGIA Rooms Hotel Kazbegi

GHENT Le Jardin Bohemien Shelter 7

GRAZ Hotel Wiesler

GREECE Ekies

GUATEMALA Laguna Lodge

HALIFAX Edna

HAMBURG Die Oldtimer Tankstelle 25 Hours Hotel Hafencity Superbude St. Georg.

HAWAII Robert Trickey House

HELSINKI [design capital 2012] Kitchen & Co.

HONG KONG The Academics Duddell’s Hotel Icon Mana! Penta Hotel

HONOLULU [bucket list] The Modern

IBIZA Les Terrasses

ICELAND Hotel Egilsen Ion Adventure Hotel

INDONESIA Alila Purnama

ISLAMORADA: Casa Morada

ISRAEL The Efendi Hotel

ISTANBUL #bunk Edition Hotel Georges Hotel Istanbul Lofts Mama Shelter

ITACARE Vila Barracuda

ITALY Hotel Grotta Palazzese Villa Sophia

JAKARTA Fook Yew  Kosenda Hotel Six Degrees Coffee

JAMAICA Geejam Private Hotel

JOHANNESBURG 12 Decades

KIEV 11 Mirrors Hotel

KO SAMUI Palm House

LAKE TAHOE Basecamp Hotel

LIMA Hotel B

LISBON The Independente Memmo Alfama

LJUBLJANA Vander Urbani Resort

LONDON Ace Hotel Andina Apartment 58 Attendant Botanical Gin Garden BYOC Cafe Royal Hotel Department of Coffee and Social Affairs Edition Hotel Hundred Crows Rising Lockhart MVMNT Cafe One Leicester St. a Room for London Redchurch St. Russells of Clapton

LOS ANGELES Alfred Coffee & Kitchen Bestia Bottega Louie Connie & Ted’s 41 Ocean Good Times at Davey Waynes Gracias Madre Hinoki & the Bird Industriel Juice Served Here The Line Hotel Localita & the Badasserie Palihotel Palihouse Holloway Palihouse Santa Monica  Pedalers Fork  Rose Hotel Silver Lake Cabin

LYON Mama Shelter

MADRID Dray Martina Room 007 U Hostels

MALDIVES Cheval Blanc Coco Prive Park Hyatt Hudahaa

MALMO Roy & Son

MARRAKECH Delano Hotel & Riad Fellah Hotel P’tit Habibi

MAUI Andaz

MELBOURNE Borsch, Vodka & Tears Common Galaxia Foxes Den Hammer & Tong 412 Naked for Satan Prahran Hotel The Prince Threefold Cafe Tiny Cafe

MEXICO CITY Downtown Beds Downtown Hotel   Jules Basement  Malamen

MIAMI [2012 update] [2013] Acme Bakery Bloom Wynwood Delano Hotel Freehand Hostel Gale Hotel Harry’s Pizzeria James Royal Palm Junior & Hatter Juvia  Khong River House La Gloutonnerie Macchialina The Marlin Radio Metropolitan by Como Respice Sweetwater Beer Garden

FLORIDA KEYS Postcard Inn

MILAN Ceresio 7 Pisacco 28 Posti U Barba

MINNEAPOLIS Commons Hotel

MONACO Life Club

MONTAUK Ruschmeyers

MONTREAL [bucket list] Bota Bota La Distributrice Le St. Jude Pikolo Espresso Bar

MOSCOW Sleepbox Hotel

MUNICH Flushing Meadows Gamsei

MUMBAI The Abode

MYKONOS San Giorgio

NANTES Okko Hotel

NETHERLANDS Lucy in the Sky

NEVIS Golden Rock Inn

NEWFOUNDLAND Fogo Island

NEW ORLEANS Race & Religious

NYC [Fall 2013] [Winter 2013] [2012 LIST] Aamanns Copenhagen Aesop Chelsea Aesop West Village Aire Ancient Baths All Good Things An Choi Bar Antojeria la Popular Aska Back Bar Bowery House Broome Hotel Bugs Chicane Citizen M Times Square Doughnuttery Frej Restaurant Gild Hall Gilligan’s Happy Bones High Line Hotel Historic Storefront Kinfolk Leadbelly Ludlow Hotel Marlton Miller’s Near and Far Mission Chinese Food Croissanteria MOB Moonshine Spa MySuites NoMad Hotel OHWOW 101 Spring Street Paramount Hotel Pig and Khao Playland Motel Pod 39 Prosperity Dumpling Queens Kickshaw Refinery Hotel Roberta’s Pizza Roost Shibui Spa Snack Box Standard East Village Torst Tortaria Urban Cowboy B&B VFiles + Gallaghers Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse Viceroy Virgola The Wayfarer Wythe Hotel

NEW ZEALAND Aro Ha

NICARAGUA Mukul Resort

NORWAY Juvet Landscape Hotel

OMAN Six Senses Zighy Bay

OSAKA Aesop Bird Coffee

OSLO The Thief Hotel

PALM SPRINGS

PANAMA American Trade Hotel El Otro Lado Resort at Isla Palenque Tantalo Hotel

PARIS Blind Bar Broken Arm Cafe Francais Eclectic Fish Club Hiving Room Holybelly Hotel de Nell Hotel du Continent Hotel du Temps Hotel Eugene Hotel Jules & Jim Hotel O Hotel Vernet Liberte la Maison Mere Mussubi Palais de Tokyo Telescope Cafe

PENANG Macalister Mansion

PHILADELPHIA Hotel Palomar Pizza Brain

PLAYA DEL CARMEN Villa La Semilla

PONDICHERRY La Villa

PORTLAND [2010 Guide] Kuza Garden Cabin Lowell

PORTO Casa do Conto Rosa et Al Tattva Design Hostel

PORTUGAL Areias do Seixo Casas na Areias Casa No Tempo Villa Extramuros

PRAGUE Emblem Hotel Hotel Sax

PROVIDENCE The Dean

PROVINCETOWN Salt House Inn

PUERTO ESCONDIDO Hotel Escondido

PUERTO RICO Dorado Beach W Retreat Vieques

REYKJAVIK Kex Hostel Reykjavik Lights

RIO DE JANEIRO  part two Casa Mosquito Lagoon  Hotel Maria Santa Teresa

ROME Hamburgeseria JK Place

ROTTERDAM Citizen M Lokaal Mainport Nhow

SALVADOR Villa Bahia

SALZBURG Wiesergut

SAN FRANCISCO Aether the Battery Dynamo Donuts Hotel G Hotel Zetta Saison

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE Hotel Matilda

SANTIAGO Aubrey Wonderful Cafe

SANTORINI Aenaon Villas

SAO PAULO Alma Maria We Hostel Design

SEATTLE The Saint Totokaelo

SEOUL Kafe Nordic

SHANGHAI Four Seasons Pudong Matto Bar & Pizzeria Swatch Art Peace Hotel

SINGAPORE Matchbox Hostel The Pod

SISAL Club de Patos

SPAIN Les Cols Pavellons

SPRINGFIELD Hudson Hawk

SRI LANKA The Frangipani Tree Tangalle

ST. BARTS Le Manoir

ST. MARTIN/SINT MAARTEN Karibuni Lodge

STOCKHOLM Drop Coffee Ett Hem HTL Hotel Miss Clara Story Hotel Yoi

SWEDEN Fabriken Furillen Faviken

SWITZERLAND Brucke 49 Hotel Lavaux W Hotel Verbier

SYDNEY 1888 Hotel The Grounds of Alexandria Harbour Rocks Hotel Mr Wong QT Hotel

TANZANIA The Manta

TEL AVIV Mendeli Street Hotel Townhouse Hotel

THAILAND X2 River Kwai

TOKYO Bear Pond Espresso Cafe Ki Cafe Kitsune Coutume Cafe Isetan Haneda Store 9h ninehours

TORONTO (Design Guide 2014) Actinolite Alt Hotel Beverley Hotel Campagnolo Cold Tea Cool City Oyster Yard Danish Pastry House Delux Drake One Fifty El Catrin Fabarnak Federal Feel Good Guru Four Seasons Hotel Glory Hole Doughnuts Good Neighbour Espresso Bar Gusto 101 Handlebar Hoof Raw Bar Johnny Jackson Kanji Kekou Gelato La Carnita Le Ti Colibri Moo Milk Bar Mjolk  Monocle Shop Mr. Pong’s Bar Museum Tavern Nadege Patisserie North of Brooklyn Pizza Oyster Boy Patria Porzia Richmond Station Sabai Sabai Seven Lives Smith Soho House Strada 241 (SUMMER Favourite Patios) Templar Hotel The Grove This End Up Thor Espresso Bar Voulez Vous Cafe Want Passport Yours Truly

TRANCOSO Casa Lola

TULUM Coqui Coqui Mezzanine

TUNISIA Dar Hi

TUSCANY Villa Lena

URUGUAY Casa Zinc La Linda

VALENCIA ABCYou B&B Caro Hotel

VALPARAISO Palacio Astoreca

VANCOUVER Bestie The Burrard Homer St. Cafe & Bar Le Marche St. George O5 Tea Bar Pizzeria Farina Tacofino

VANUATU La Plage du Pacifique

VENICE Generator Marina di Venezia

VERACRUZ Maison Couturier

VIENNA Disco Volante Hidden Kichen Hotel Daniel Urbanauts Veganista

WARSAW Between Us B&B

WASHINGTON D.C. Butler + Claypool Little Serow

WASHINGTON STATE Rolling Huts

WELLINGTON The Crab Shack

WINNIPEG Parlour Coffee

YPRES Souvenir

ZURICH Bear Brothers and Cow B2 Hotel + Spa Grande Cafe Bar Hotel Restaurant Helvetia Pelikamo The Proposal Gallery + B&B Sisu Cafe 25 Hours Hotel

*ALL the listings in my guides are based solely on either a recent visit(s) by myself or by one of my most trusted sources (relatives/friends/etc). I never have/nor will solicit any business to accept payment/free stays/sponsored trips for inclusion*