Italy Hotels Off the Beaten Track

To most, Italy means Florence, Venice and Rome.  Tourists and queues everywhere.  But there is a different Italy.  Here are our favorite hotels and cities in Italy off the beaten track: 1) Palazzo Gattini (Matera in Basilicata) 2) Relais Villa d’Amelia (Langhe, near Alba in Piedmont) 3) Villa Brunella (Capri, Campania) 4) Antico Borgo di […]

The Thief Hotel Oslo: beautiful design, great location

The Thief Hotel Oslo is a fantastic place to stay because of its gorgeous interior (and exterior) design and its location, a new district called Tjuvholmen, which is still a short walking distance from the center of Oslo. Tjuvholmen has a 2-kilometre seafront (which is pedestrian and bike-friendly) with numerous restaurants and cafes, and the […]

1850 Hotel Guanajuato Mexico

1850 Hotel Guanajuato is located in the centre of this charming colonial city that was declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site.  The city, located at an elevation of 2000 meters, has played a key role in the Spanish colonization of Mexico and in the independence movement afterwards.  In the 18th century, it was the world’s […]

Rooms Hotel Kazberg: Retreat in Caucasian Mountains

Rooms Hotel Kazberg Georgia is a modern mountain retreat overlooking the 5000 meter Mount Kazbek peak in the Caucasian Mountains in the country of Georgia.  

Top hotels in the Philippines

The Philippines is a beautiful country, but it does suffer from a lack of boutique hotels and other high end accommodations, especially outside Manila.  Here are our top hotels in the Philippines: 1) Abaca Boutique Resort (Cebu) 2) Raffles Makati (Manila) 3) Shangri-La Makati (Manila) 4) Fairmont Makati (Manila) 5) Club Paradise Palawan (Coron) 6) […]

Hotel Hotel Canberra: Stunning Architecture in Australia’s Capital

Hotel Hotel Canberra is a new modern hotel opened in Australia’s capital. Hotel Hotel is located on three levels of the Nishi residential building, a sustainable “vertical village” that contains within it facilities delivering the best of global cinema, independent book and pop-up stores, music, and local cafés and bars. Designed by Australian architectural firm Fender Katsalidis, […]

Villa Elyane: elegant historic B&B in Colmar, France

Villa Elyane is a splendid bed and breakfast (maison d’hôtes) in the heart of Colmar, one of the most popular cities to visit in the Alsace region of France. Villa Elyane has three rooms and two suites, ranging in price from 155 EUR to 250 EUR, all of which are decorated in a contemporary style […]