The Yurtel Blog

The Legendary Ice Hotel

14 December 2016
Robert Birse
Categories:  HotelsTravelWinter Escapes 


Riding high on our seasonal travel wish list is THE mecca for fans of cool *winces* hotel design, ICEHOTEL.

"ICEHOTEL is the world’s first hotel made of ice and snow. Founded in 1989, it is reborn in a new guise every winter, in the Swedish village of Jukkasjärvi – 200 km north of the Arctic Circle." 

Image of room at ICEHOTEL in Swedish Lapland

Now with the...

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Yurtel Loves #2

30 January 2015
Robert Birse
Categories:  FilmYurtel Loves 


Gentle Giants

"ll Capo” (Excerpt) by Yuri Ancarani - NOWNESS from NOWNESS on Vimeo.

We just had our attention drawn to this captivating slice of film by the keen eyed folk at Hiut Denuim Co. (master denim crafters and the force behind The Do...

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Yurtel Loves #1

11 December 2014
Robert Birse
Categories:  DesignYurtel Loves 


THE ULTIMATE SAUNA

Whilst doing a spot of research into saunas for Yurtel we came across this stunning example clinging to the edge of a private island on a lake in Canada.

 

This stunning piece of architecture and craftsmanship - dubbed Grotto Sauna - is the work of PARTISANS a Toronto based design and architecture studio.

Yurtel Loves the graceful organic...

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