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
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
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
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