Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod is a freelance international journalist covering the world's languages, cultural comparisons, and travel destinations. He worked on the first series of the BBC program QI for Stephen Fry and is an author on languages.
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Cyprus … A Special Indulgence

Scholars argue whether the word Cyprus derives from the island’s cypress trees or her copper. Famous for being the birthplace of Aphrodite, this island of Adonis and Pygmalion was the setting for...

The Romance of Florence

“Traveling leaves you speechless then turns you into a storyteller”. How on the mark is this quote from my hotel’s exquisitely neat stationery? Four Days is about the minimum for a tourist to...

London’s New Hotels: Treehouse, Pan Pacific & The Londoner – Part 3 of 3

After all the evitable difficulties and restrictions set upon the hotel industry over the last couple of years at last the taxis are being summoned, the doors opened and the porters and...

The Unsung Shores of Portugal

Imagine having an affinity with nature where Europe finishes to face the full force of the Atlantic as she unfurls her fury amassed after 3000 miles. It’s all here to discover for...

London’s Top New Hotels: The Guardsman, Middle Eight & The Prince Akatoki – Part 1 of 3

After all the evitable difficulties and restrictions set upon the hotel industry over the last couple of years at last the taxis are being summoned, the doors opened and the porters and...

London’s Top New Hotels: The Biltmore, The Dilly & The Standard Hotels – Part 2 of 3

After all the evitable difficulties and restrictions set upon the hotel industry over the last couple of years at last the taxis are being summoned, the doors opened and the porters and...

Four Seasons in England

There’s something reassuringly familiar to Four Seasons’ regulars across the world. Whether it be on the coast of Mauritius, a peninsula on Costa Rica, or up the Bosphorus in Istanbul. There’s the...

Kefalonia and her Western Shores, Part 3 of 3

Sure enough, a week later, I was back. Having previously recorded my experience of Kefalonia’s northern niches in Fiscardo and southern shores in Lourdata, I just had to complete my exploration of...

Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod is a freelance international journalist covering the world's languages, cultural comparisons, and travel destinations. He worked on the first series of the BBC program QI for Stephen Fry and is an author on languages.
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