Destination South Germany (Bad Birnbach – Bavaria) – Hofgut Hafnerleiten Aug17

Destination South Ge...

Destination South Germany. Hofgut Hafnerleiten in Bad Birnbach – Bavaria. Contributed by Jens Hoffmann. Which hotel is my favourite? And in which hotel I feel most comfortable during my stays (tests)? I am usually compelled to answer questions like this? Yes, I spend half of the year in...

Fine dining in Fischer’s Fritz in Berlin Aug17

Fine dining in Fisch...

Fine dining in Fischer’s Fritz. By Nicole Neugebauer. I love Berlin. We checked in at the Regent hotel, a glamorous journey through time in Berlin. The Regent promises its guests a charming stay. The location is a spectacular as Berlin, we had truly exciting days in Berlin-Mitte. Lets...

My luxury Venetian oasis – Kempinski San Clemente Palace / Italy Aug16

My luxury Venetian o...

Destination Venice. A hotel story by Jens Hoffmann. Can there be any Kempinski world-wide whose history compares to the just reopened historic San Clemente Palace Hotel? I would say no, every stone recalls a fascinating history. Take a look: The hotel is set on the private island of San...

Ni hao my little China girl – Four Seasons / Hangzhou / China Aug16

Ni hao my little Chi...

Destination China – Ni hao, my liitle China Girl. Contributed by Norman Miles Easy to walk along the Qiantang River, a dramatic vista near the west lake. It is fantastic to explore Hangzhou’s natural surroundings. Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province (located 200 kilometers...

Summer in the City of Angels – Bangkok / Thailand Aug14

Summer in the City o...

Summer in the City of Angels Contributed by Jens Hoffmann. Sawasdee, I love Bangkok. Bangkok is gettin more and more modern but far from antiseptic. Its filled with luxuries and great thai cuisine. Also it is under pressure, still affordable. Yet amid the chaos, visitors find charm and, above...

Destination Karlovy Vary  – My night with James Bond “007” Aug12

Destination Karlovy ...

Destination Karlovy Vary – Contributed by George M. Harris. The romatic village of Karlo Vary is named after Charles IV. He was a Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia and the founder of the city (1370). The city ist world famous for its 300 springs, the most visited spa town in the Czech...

My summer on Lesvos /  Greece Aug08

My summer on Lesvos ...

Summer in Greece Contributed by Jens Hoffmann. Wow! Wow! Wow! I am losing myself while travelling to Greece the sixth time this year. I took Aegean Airlines to Athens and then to Mytilene I have always wanted to travel to Lesbos. It is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Lesbos is a...

Women only – Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya / Japan Jul27

Women only – N...

Metropolian style: Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya A boutique capsule hotel exclusively for women The hotel -whose name is a reference to a type of flower that also carries connotations of female beauty- is designed exclusively for females. Capsule hotels are one of the most iconic things about Japan...

Conrad Hotels & Resorts is set to re-brand Hilton’s Bora Bora resort in French Polynesia Jul27

Conrad Hotels &...

Conrad Hotels and Resorts Bora Bora Contributed by Jens Hoffmann Conrad Hotels and Resorts has just signed a agreement with Sa Bora Bora Nui for the Conrad Bora Bora Nui. The 115-key resort, formerly known as Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa, will undergo a multimillion-dollar refurbishment...

The Regent Berlin – A hotel fit for a royal guest Jul27

The Regent Berlin &#...

The Regent Berlin – Location, location, location Contributed by Jens Hoffmann. It is one of the most storied of Berlin hotels, an estate whose evolution defines that of Berlin Mitte (“Gendarmenmarkt”). The Regent is an interesting mix; from the outside it is a completely...