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 V Nesplein Lot Sixty One Maison Rika Mercat Quartier Putain Sir Albert Sla Stedelijk Museum Stout & Co. Student Hotel

ANTIGUA The Inn

ANTWERP Sleeping Around Viktor

ATHENS City Circus New Hotel

ATLANTA West Egg Cafe

AUCKLAND Coffee Supreme Hotel DeBrett Nice Day The Oyster Inn

AUSTIN Heywood Hotel

BAJA CALIFORNIA Drift San Jose

BALI Bistrot Desa Seni Yoga Potato Head Beach Club

BANGKOK Library Cafe Loy La Long Hotel River Nest Rocket Coffeebar The Siam Hotel So Hotel 

BARCELONA Barraca Chic & Basic Ramblas Generator Mercer Hotel Ocana

BEIJING East Hotel

BEIRUT Pop-up

BERLIN Aesop Arte Hotel Burger de Ville Generator Mitte La Soupe Populaire Mercado San Cosme Plus +1 Berlin Pret a Diner Tante Lisbeth XXX

BIG SUR Glen Oaks

BOGOTA BOG Hotel Centrico Magnolio Click Clack Hotel

BOISE Modern Hotel

BOLIVIA Duda Bar

BONAIRE Piet Boon Villas

BORDEAUX Mama Shelter

BOSTON Ames Hotel Coffee Trike

BRATISLAVA Mercado Obyvacka

BRISBANE Depo

BRNO Villa Tungendhat

BRUSSELS Pantone Hotel

BUDAPEST Brody House Spiler Zona

BUENOS AIRES Fifi Almacen Tegui Urban Station  Vibes Hotel

CALGARY National

CALIFORNIA Inn Paradiso Mojave Sands Motel

CAMBODIA Amansara Song Saa

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.

CHICAGO Heritage General Store Ledge at Skydeck Parsons Chicken & Fish 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 Nam Nam  Noma

COSTA RICA Kura Design Villas

CRETE Ammos Hotel

CROATIA Goli + Bosi Kucica

DETROIT Honor & Folly

EASTER ISLAND Eco Cabanas

ENGLAND Spitbank Fort

FRANKFURT Margarete

FRENCH POLYNESIA The Brando

GALAPAGOS Galapagos Safari Camp

GHENT Le Jardin Bohemien Shelter 7

GRAZ Hotel Wiesler

GREECE Ekies

GUATEMALA Laguna Lodge

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 Ion Adventure Hotel

INDONESIA Alila Purnama

ISLAMORADA: Casa Morada

ISRAEL The Efendi Hotel

ISTANBUL #bunk Edition Hotel Georges Hotel Mama Shelter

ITALY Hotel Grotta Palazzese Villa Sophia

JAKARTA Fook Yew  Kosenda Hotel

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 Apartment 58 Attendant Botanical Gin Garden BYOC Cafe Royal Hotel Department of Coffee and Social Affairs Edition Hotel Hundred Crows Rising 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 Hinoki & the Bird Industriel The Line Hotel Localita & the Badasserie Palihotel Palihouse Holloway Palihouse Santa Monica  Pedalers Fork  Silver Lake Cabin

LYON Mama Shelter

MADRID Room 007 U Hostels

MALDIVES Cheval Blanc Coco Prive Park Hyatt Hudahaa

MARRAKECH Delano Hotel & Riad Fellah Hotel

MAUI Andaz

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

MEXICO CITY Downtown Beds Downtown Hotel   Jules Basement

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 Respice Sweetwater Beer Garden

FLORIDA KEYS Postcard Inn

MILAN Pisacco 28 Posti U Barba

MINNEAPOLIS Commons Hotel

MONACO Life Club

MONTREAL [bucket list] Bota Bota La Distributrice Pikolo Espresso Bar

MOSCOW Sleepbox Hotel

MUNICH Gamsei

MUMBAI The Abode

MYKONOS San Giorgio

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 Bowery House Bugs Doughnuttery Frej Restaurant Gild Hall Gilligan’s High Line Hotel Historic Storefront Leadbelly Marlton 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 Shibui Spa Snack Box Torst Tortaria VFiles + Gallaghers Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse Viceroy Virgola Wythe Hotel

NICARAGUA Mukul Resort

NORWAY Juvet Landscape Hotel

OSAKA Bird Coffee

OSLO The Thief Hotel

PALM SPRINGS

PANAMA American Trade Hotel El Otro Lado Tantalo Hotel

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

PENANG Macalister Mansion

PHILADELPHIA Hotel Palomar Pizza Brain

PORTLAND [2010 Guide] Kuza Garden Cabin Lowell

PORTO Casa do Conto Rosa et Al Tattva Design Hostel

PORTUGAL Areias do Seixo Casas na Areias Villa Extramuros

PRAGUE 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

ROME Hamburgeseria

ROTTERDAM Citizen M Lokaal Mainport

SALVADOR Villa Bahia

SALZBURG Wiesergut

SAN FRANCISCO Aether the Battery Dynamo Donuts 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

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 Story Hotel Yoi

SWEDEN Fabriken Furillen Faviken

SWITZERLAND Brucke 49 Hotel Lavaux

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

TANZANIA The Manta

TEL AVIV Townhouse Hotel

TOKYO Bear Pond Espresso Cafe Kitsune Isetan Haneda Store

TORONTO (Design Guide 2014) Actinolite Alt Hotel Beverley Hotel Campagnolo Cold Tea Cool City Oyster Yard Danish Pastry House Delux Drake One Fifty 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

TULUM Coqui Coqui Mezzanine

URUGUAY Casa Zinc La Linda

VALENCIA Caro Hotel

VALPARAISO Palacio Astoreca

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

VENICE Generator Marina di Venezia

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

WINNIPEG Parlour Coffee

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*