Sawasdee, Bangkok is joy. Contributed by reporter Jens Hoffmann CEO Deepak Ohri took a unique approach to the service sector which taps into a deeper level of exchange with guests by creating emotional connections. The Dome at lebua is an impressive collection of iconic restaurants atop lebua’s Bangkok properties, with vistas that are breathtaking and a caliber of mixology and cuisine that attracts epicures from around the world: Sirocco, Breeze, two-Michelin-star Mezzaluna, Sky, Flute, Alfresco 64, lebua No. 3, Pink, and Chef’s Table. We tried…Continue Reading “Fine Dining in Bangkok – Hotel Lebua”

Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann To Besancon by TGV with over 330 kilometers per hour. Wow. The capital of Franche-Comté enchants with small streets, colorful half-timbered houses and typical French charm on the loop of the Doubs river. Besançon is considered the “watchmaking capital”. After breakfast we walked up to the world-famous citadel. The citadel is 364 meters above sea level. 25 buildings from different eras and three museums on the site. Louis XIV gave Besancon an important role in defending the border with…Continue Reading “Franche-Comte, mon amour! Citytrip to Besancon & Belfort in France”

Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann The subject of the research trip was the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, one of the most famous painters in the world. Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in Zundert, a municipality in the province of Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands. He came from a religious family, his father was a Protestant minister. Van Gogh had an eventful life and suffered from psychological problems. There are many myths about him. In our memories are the cut ear…Continue Reading “The footsteps of Vincent van Gogh in Drenthe (Netherlands)”

The idea of luxury Contributed by Jens Hoffmann I love it to be in Portugal, we srtayed in the charming hotel “The Yeatman” A luxury wine hotel and spa with views of the UNESCO World Heritage city and the Douro river. I delights its guests vwith an impressive location. It occupies a terraced site on the slope of a hill on the banks of the river Duoro. Wow! The hotel has numerous references to its great history and location in the historic heart of Vila…Continue Reading “Hotels we love: The Yeatman in Porto”

Tunis – the city of fashion Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Tunis, Europe’s outpost on the African continent is an intermediate world and a joyful place. I went there for the “Fashion Week Tunis”. Truly a discovery, a city between Europe and Africa that embraces all cultures and makes travelers happy. Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, has been offering fashion fashion for eleven years, a fashion spectacle in the old amphitheater of Kathargo. A city I Love; I was there not only for fashion,…Continue Reading “Tunis – City of fashion”

The Palace is old-fashioned, elegant and right on Ipanema Beach. When you walk through the doors, it’s like you’ve stepped back into the 1920s, it’s one of my favourite hotels ever. Great style, fun, probably the most beautiful girls. In Rio it has been welcoming the rich and famous since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923. Marlene Dietrich was their, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers danced here and the Rolling Stones tuned up in its grand salon before their concert on the beach….Continue Reading “Hotels we love – Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro”

The “grande dame” of Iraklion in Greece Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann One of the southern Greek islands is Crete. It is always hot and offers even in winter a warm climate. And with peak-season crowds all firmly stuck in term-time, this is an excellent chance to explore an charmer in all-too-rare repose. Admittedly, Crete’s not a secret, but you needn’t travel far from the well-worn track to find unspoiled villages with locals happy to have fun in tavernas all day. We enjoyed everything!…Continue Reading “Islands we love – Crete”

Destination Marrakesh Contributed by Influencer and travel writer Jens Hoffmann I am in love with red. Hearts, women and the “red” city. Here is the sky a Wagnerian celebration in style! Indigo with pinpricks of starlight, deep sapphire, cerulean, its colors are funneling down through the horizon in the wake of the setting sun. We checked in @ the La Mamounia. No need to introduce the legend, one of the most famous hotels in the world. It is located in the legendary city Marrakesh. The…Continue Reading “Hotels we like: La Mamounia in Marrakesh”

The festival program of the eat! berlin 2023 is online. Cooking is art and the act of eating is a cultural event. Almost 70 events on eleven days. Wow, Berlin is excited. As every year our magazine presents and features the fine dining festival. Many key partners e.g. GASAG AG taking part since years. Editorial contributor: Jens Hoffmann Berlin is already looking forward to days and evenings full of extraordinary culinary and cultural experiences in November 2023. The festival will take part in many new…Continue Reading “The festival eat! berlin takes place from 2/11-12/11 2023”

Mama loves you- Mama Shelter Lisboa The place to be in Lisboa Contributed by feature reporter and influencer Jens Hoffmann Since years I am in love with Mama Shelter, the object of my desire was this time the new hotel Mama Lisboa. The Tejo, Lisbon’s river, was bathed in a colorful sea of colors and Mama Lisboa gave me joy. Lisbon is just beautiful, the capital of Portugal is best known for its lovely climate year-round, colorful buildings, good wine and food, beautiful cafes at…Continue Reading “Hotels we love – The Mama Shelter Lisboa”

The Shaman of Travel in Delhi Varanasi, Dhammek Stupa, Mulaagandha Kutey Vihara, Dashashwamedh Ghat and Ganga Aarti. Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. I travelled to Buddhist sites in Delhi Varanasi, Dhammek Stupa, Mulaagandha Kutey Vihara, Dashashwamedh Ghat and Ganga Aarti. The ministry of tourism had introduced a concept and twelve cities like eg. Varanasi, Amritsar, Ajmer, Dwaraka, Gaya, Puri, Amaravati, Kanchipuram, Vellankanni, Kedarnath are so called “spiritual development destinations”. For sure great to projecting the Buddhist…Continue Reading “Namaste – Buddhist Conclave in India”

The Shaman of Travel in Europe Today: Hauts-de-France Calais – a city of fashion Contributed by feauture reporter and influencer Jens Hoffmann From June to November 2023, the Museum of Lace and Fashion in Calais is hosting an exhibition dedicated to the work of Yves Saint Laurent. This unique exhibition showcases Yves’ ability to challenge the rules of revealing the female body. How did he do that? Simply by using the transparency of the fabrics to emphasize a woman’s sensual figure. Calais, the outpost overlooking…Continue Reading “Yves Saint Laurent takes Calais – The cultural Hauts-de-France”