Beijing | NUO Hotel

When it comes to hotel design, elegant simplicity plays a major role in today´s upscale accommodation industry. With laying a major focus on local touches and culture. China is a rising star on the global luxury hotel chain market as I recently found out when spending two nights at the elegant and refined NUO Hotel Beijing …. Continue reading

Sofitel Opera | Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt is Germany´s business traveler destination number one. But only few people are aware of the fact that “Mainhattan”, as it is proudly called by the locals, is also a great holiday destination for a romantic weekend getaway in style. So when I organized mine to celebrate my 38th birthday, it came naturally that I would spend this at the city´s latest luxury hotel addition: The Sofitel Opera. Continue reading

Barcelona | Melia Sky Hotel

Ok, it may be a little off the beaten track for those of you who really want to stay downtown when visiting one of Europe´s most busiest metropolises. But everyone who has already spent the night in Barcelona knows, that staying in the heart of the city also asks for a compromise in terms of noise. Melia Sky is situated in the Poble Nou district close to CCIB conference center and in the heart of the Avenida Diagonal. Continue reading

Sofia | Drinks & Dinner deluxe

If you have not considered Sofia yet as a possible summer weekend getaway, please let me give you some advice: You should! The Bulgarian capital is a vibrant, bustling and emerging European hotspot that is looking into a bright touristic future.

Breaking free from its previous socialistic history, Sofia is unstoppably climbing up the ladder in terms of lifestyle and gastronomy. Along with the warm-hearted and open Bulgarian savoir-vivre, the city is a perfect destination for a weekend escape if you are looking for something different from Vienna, Prague or Budapest. I have two spots that you definitely do not want to miss when you chose Continue reading