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

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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

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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...

Me gusta -Galicia-Santiago de Compestela / Spain Jul18

Me gusta -Galicia-Sa...

Destination Galicia. My pilgrim tour to Santiago de Compestela. Contributed by Jens Hoffmann. Always fun to stroll through Santiago, say hello to the Cathedral, the Plaza do Obradoiro where the Parador is located, the Gemirez and Rajoy Palaces, the Church of Santa Maria del Sar, the Monastery...

Accor Group $3 Billion Purchase of Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel Jul13

Accor Group $3 Billi...

AccorHotels purchased Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI), the Toronto-based parent company to the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. FRHI’s iconic and often historic properties include such hotels as the original Raffles Hotel in Singapore. Contributed by Jens Hoffmann My...

Dui Holland – 3 days in the Netherlands Jul09

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Dui! Holland. Starting with Amsterdam. Nicole Neugebauer & Jens Hoffmann features Holland. With more than 165 canals, 1500 bridges and 900.000 bicyles, the capital of the Netherlands, divided into some 90 islands. For us it is one of the most charming, unique and outgoing cities in the...

Vietnam – Six Senses Con Dao Jul06

Vietnam – Six ...

Destination Vietnam. Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann. Vietnam offers a glorious coastline, diverse landscape and beautiful island. I love it to be in Southeast-Asia. After a few days in the humid funky city of Ho-Chi-Minh (Saigon), we travelled to Con Dao, south-east of Vietnam,...

Salam Budaya – Spiritual days on Bali Jun27

Salam Budaya –...

Destination Bali. By Ben Millner. Tailor made refuge for a romantic stay in the “Garden of Eden”. The locals call the island “Taman Bali”, indeed it is truly a “Garden of Eden”. The german painter Spies got his inspiration from Balinese woman that he...

Extravagant ambience – The Hôtel du Palais Imperial in Biarritz / France Jun19

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Biarritz, France. Contributed by Francois Jobard. Truly cosy hotel atmosphere, we enjoyed Napoleons III. summer residence in Biarritz. The Hôtel du Palais Imperial is an historic luxury hotel in the centre of Biarritz, overlooking a large stretch of beach on the Biarritz coastline and...

Helsinki – Cultural & Culinary Nordic Experience / Finland Jun18

Helsinki – Cul...

Destination Finland. Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann. Upcoming Nordic Cuisine and lots of fun. Explore Finland. Lets start with Helsinki for foodies; restaurant tip- RAVINTOLA NOKKA. Every visit to a restaurant holds a story. In Restaurant “Nokka” the story is...