Pros and cons of flying Air China from Europe to Japan via Beijing

This article lists the pros and cons of flying Air China to Asia via Beijing airport. Air China is one of the major airlines of the People’s Republic of China. It flies to many cities around the world. Advantages of flying Air China with stopover in Beijing (1) Inexpensive business class compared to other airlines: […]

Hotel La Perla Corvara: splendid hotel in the Dolomites

Hotel La Perla Corvara is a fantastic family-run hotel in the town of Corvara, Italy, nestled in a valley surrounded by the Dolomites. This is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in because of outstanding service, the rooms, the fabulous spa, and the terrific food served in the hotel’s restaurants. Here’s what […]

Bilbao beyond the Guggenheim Museum

There’s more to Bilbao than the Guggenheim Museum. Not long ago, Bilbao was known only as an industrial city in the north of Spain. Only a few people knew about the city and even fewer came to visit it. The opening of the Guggenheim Museum marked the arrival of travellers from all over the world. […]

Posada Verde Oliva – close to Mendoza, Argentina but far enough away

Visiting Mendoza without staying in Mendoza. The Posada Verde Oliva offers the best opportunity to do so. The hotel is situated in Coquimbito, in Maipu, where many very good wineries are located. But the location is not all that the Posada has to offer. Hospitality has been declared the leitmotiv at Posada Verde Oliva. Argentina is […]

Hotel de Paris Saint Tropez: luxury design hotel on the Cote d’Azur

The Hotel de Paris Saint Tropez, a historic 1930s hotel and one of the first in Saint Tropez, has been given a much needed facelift by French designer Sybille de Margerie, with light design by Alain Guilhot. The Hotel de Paris Saint-Tropez  was a popular hangout among French and foreign celebrities frequented  in the 1960s and […]

Hotel Edward 1er: splendid chateau-hotel in the Dordogne, France

Hotel Edward 1er is a beautifully restored 17-room château that has been converted into a hotel and gastronomic restaurant by Arjan and Marije Capelle, a Dutch couple who moved from the Netherlands to France. Hotel Edward 1er is located in Monpazier, voted one of the most beautiful villages of France (“les plus beaux villages de […]

Hotel Napoleon Paris: classic French style near the Arc de Triomphe

Hotel Napoleon Paris is a sumptuously decorated hotel only a few steps from the Arc de Triomphe, a central location for those who want to be close to the main attractions of Paris. The hotel is located in a building constructed in the 1920s and given by a rich Russian businessman to his French wife […]