“A truly seductive bedroom should engage all your senses,” say James and Tamara Lohan, founders of the Mr & Mrs Smith hotel brand. “The feel of the linens on the bed, the softness of the light, even the scent of the room should all enhance your experience.”
For most of us, romance can be in short supply in our daily lives. Between work pressures, the school run and the ever-alluring glow of our phones, one-on-one time with our partners is often hard to find.
Buying “The World’s Sexiest Bedrooms,” a handsome new hardcover book published by Mr & Mrs Smith to mark its 15th anniversary, might not do much to change that, but it’s sure to inspire plenty of lustful leaf-turning.
Featuring 35 enticing suites from around the world — “all wildly romantic in different ways,” the Lohans tell CNN Travel — the book transports you from country hideaway to tented safari lodge to naughty urban retreat.
There’s Cliveden House in Berkshire, England, an aristocratic pile with tennis courts and helipad, and a swimming pool where in 1961 the politician John Profumo met 19-year-old Christine Keeler and embarked on an affair…