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 […]

Top 7 Favorite Regions in the World

Here are our top 7 favorite regions in the world. These are the place we go back to again and again: Sud Tirol: Italian food and hospitality with German punctuality. Sounds like a perfect match. This region in Northern Italy is a paradise for winter skiing, summer hiking and cycling, with excellent food and hospitality. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 Torralbenc: stylish luxury boutique hotel in Menorca

Hotel Torralbenc is a new stylish 15-room luxury boutique hotel in Menorca. The owners converted a series of traditional white-washed Menorcan farm buildings into a chic contemporary hotel with a swimming pool and a restaurant. Hotel Torralbenc is the first truly modern luxury boutique hotel in Menorca, an island that, unlike Ibiza and Mallorca, has […]

Basque Country Spain and France weekend getaway

The Basque Country Spain (and France) is an ideal place to spend a three-day weekend if you like good food and wine, and want to explore the delights of San Sebastian. Here is the itinerary I followed, with recommended hotels, restaurants and wineries. Basque Country France: Day 1 Saint Jean de Luz Fly into Biarritz […]