7 Top Hotels Around the World

From time to time, we come across outstanding hotels and locations that are difficult to beat. Here are our current 7 top hotels around the world: Nakamanda Resort, Krabi Thailand – Contemporary Thai interiors and perfect service make this our favorite Thai beach resort. Quiet, intimate and relaxing. Son Brull Mallorca – Modern design in a restored […]

Son Brull Boutique Hotel Mallorca

Hotel Son Brull in Mallorca is one of the best hotels that we recently visited, and a well-deserved entrant into our top 10 list.  Here is why we loved our stay at Hotel Son Brull: 1) Top level service and attention: upon our arrival, the owner of the hotel personally greeted us and wished us […]

Castell Son Claret: peaceful hideaway at Mallorca luxury hotel

Castell Son Claret is the latest Mallorca luxury hotel to open, promising guests a secluded, peaceful hideaway in nature. The 18th century castle has been renovated to provide the ultimate escape on an estate surrounded by mountains. Their philosophy is “The Luxury of Silence” and the idea is that guests can wander around the gardens […]

Hotel Calatrava Mallorca: boutique hotel with sea views in Palma

Hotel Calatrava Mallorca is a new 16-room boutique hotel in Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the island. It is one of the few contemporary upscale hotels located close to the Cathedral that offers sweeping views of the Mediterranean. The restored 19th century building has been renovated and redesigned by architect Cristina Martí Crespi. The hotel […]

Top 10 destinations for spring

Springtime means sunshine, warmth, flowers and fresh brilliant green pastures, and our top 10 destinations for spring promise to bring you just that. Spring also means Easter, Passover (Pesach), Ascension (Himmelfahrt, Hemelvaart) and Pentecost (Pinkster, Pfingsten) holidays, during which many people take a few days or a week (or two) off. Here are our favorites […]

Travel Guide to Mallorca

If I had to choose from the three Balearic islands – Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca – which one I enjoy most, I would pick Mallorca. I went to the island last September after a week in Ibiza and it’s strange how coming back to Mallorca after more than 10 years, has led me to appreciate […]

Ca’n Verdera: solitude and countryside charm in Mallorca

Ca’n Verdera is a charming, luxury boutique hotel in Fornalutx (Mallorca), thrice voted the most beautiful village in Spain. Set in the hills above a valley surrounded by the majestic Tramuntana mountain range, with fantastic views of Soller and beyond, Ca’n Verdera is a wonderful place to stay whether you want an active holiday or […]