It’s the nice belly excitement we get at the thought of discovering new places that make traveling worthy of being a short and life long goal. While roaming the streets and coming across cool neighborhoods and local hangouts can be serendipitously delicious, it’s like hoping to win the lottery each time you play.
Here are six destinations where we assure that you will get an insider track on the coolest local hotspots as well as hidden treasures that are hard to come by even if you’re a resident in the city. From high up in the mountains of Sweden to the middle of Germany, we have offbeat locations for you to uncover.
The first hotel of its kind in Kiev, sophisticated 11 Mirrors combines global trends with timeless elegance, showcasing the many facets of modern Ukraine.
South Tyrol, Italy
Located in the heart of northern Italy's ruggedly beautiful landscape, Hotel Greif balances tradition with bold modernity and creativity.
Timber-framed Hotel zum Löwen offers a winter garden, a microbrewery, a resort-quality spa, and modern design in a 17th Century building.
In the premier Swedish ski destination Åre, Copperhill Mountain Lodge offers cutting-edge design and an intimate, familiar ambience.
Nestled in an ancient forest near one of the Adriatic coast’s most picturesque towns, Hotel Lone offers a perfect Mediterranean holiday experience.
Celadna, Czech Republic
Nestled in a pastoral Czech village amid misty peaks and soft-flowing streams is a sharp-sided steel building that lets guests enjoy high-tech spa treatments and world-class art.