Contributed by “House & Hotel” feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Happy landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Can you speak thai? Nic Noy, cool, hot, contempary style and joyful. Everyone knows that the “City of Angels” is smooth as silk. For the following story I spend a few days at the lovely 5-star Kempinski. I used to live for three years in BKK, Sathorn. Since these days My favourite destination, House & Hotel Magazine features another luxury place in the city to be for joy & living, working…Continue Reading “Welcome to the land of Smiles – Thailand”

Destination Frégate Island – Seychelles Contributed by George Miller Imagine stepping back in time to the age of Charles Darwin, with flocks of tropical birds, lime-green geckos and jumbo Aldabra tortoises shuffling slowly among the lush grasses. Spotless white sand, each with clever ‘Beach Occupied’ signs at the cliff-top path which can be flipped to ensure total privacy. Seychelles is an archipelago country in the Indian Ocean. The capital of the 115-island country, Victoria, lies 1,500 kilometres east of mainland East Africa. And herein lies…Continue Reading “Frégate Island – Seychelles”

Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann The Cap Verde are exotic. In addition to glorious white sandy beaches, volcanic landscapes, they offer 10 islands. The islands are a popular destination for (Surf & Kite) travellers. More and more guests come to the archipelago, which lies five hundred kilometers away from Senegal, in the solitude of the Atlantic Ocean. Ten islands all of them are volcanic origin, belong to the archipelago, but only nine of them are inhabited. Thats why there are 10 dolphins in the…Continue Reading “No stress – The excotic Cabo Verde Island Sal”

Stop-over in Lisbon Today: The Hilton Double Tree Hotel By Jens Hoffmann Lisbon is fun me, unfortunately, this time I spent only one night in the city, because the real object of my desire were the Cape Verde Islands. The Tejo, Lisbon’s lovely river, was bathed in a colorful sea of ​​colors, just before its mouth into the Atlantic, it has opened, a width of ten kilometers, the “Cais the Colunas” has turned into a promenade with many beautiful cafes to the Tagus and thus…Continue Reading “Bom dia – Lisboa – my “Double Tree Hilton” experience”

My 36h in Tel Aviv Contributed ny feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Colourful blocks curving white against cloudless, sky-blue skies and lovely sunsets. Street art and grubbiness and coral-bright bougainvillaea, and everywhere the scent of jasmine, washing the streets. Party people and all the shrugging sexiness of Berlin under a desert sun. These are the reasons to fall in love with Tel Aviv. In the evenings you can sit in boutique hotels and rooftops talk about ideas and dreams – of becoming fashion designers or chefs,…Continue Reading “Tel Aviv is hot”

Kalimera – New wines of Greece Contributed by Jens Hoffmann Sure, Sun, Sea and Beach, that’s what Greece is known for, that’s why everyone loves to spend their holidays in Hellas. Maybe a bit of classical culture, if you manage to fit it in while waiting for your flight in or out in Athens, right? Well, that’s only the obvious and mass-touristic part of the game, in order to stay at the top of travelers to-do-lists you need to show more. And that’s exactly what…Continue Reading “Kalimera – New wines of Greece”

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants The Awards took place on Marina Bay Sands. The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, is a high class event. New this year, a gender parity policy has been implemented in selecting the voters for the awards, and previously awarded number No.1 restaurants (such as last year’s Osteria Francescana) will be moved to the Best of the Best category and no longer feature in the annual ranking. For the first time in Asia, it was…Continue Reading “Singapore is booming”

“Puttin on the Ritz” Carlton in Hong Kong Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Hong Kong is in trouble, anyway. Just after arrival at HK International Airport Hong Kong welcomes me with a specal regular kind of style. I love this city, some people say something do not go there at the moment and missing a bit into one of Asia’s buzzzing hives of innovation and finance. Unlike other world booming cities, where the opening of new theaters, hotels, bar could barely keep up with…Continue Reading “Hong Kong under pressure – “Puttin on the Ritz” Carlton”

Theses are the best (Michelin) restos in Bangkok Decadent and yummy, we hardly need to explain how wonderful French food is. Bring on the coq au vin, delicate mille-feuille, copious bottles of Chablis and Champagne. Luckily, Bangkok is not short on options: Le Normandie (Two MICHELIN Stars) As if this restaurant needs any introduction, Le Normandie has been touted as one of the city’s best restaurants since opening in 1958. Set in a plush dining room in the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok that looks over the…Continue Reading “Eat in Bangkok – The best french restaurants”

From the series: “The Shaman of Traveling” Tunis – the city of fashion Contributed by Dr. Silke Rösler Tunis, Europe’s outpost on the African continent is an intermediate world and a joyful place. I went there for the “Fashion Week Tunis 2019”. 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;…Continue Reading “Tunis – the city of fashion”

Cities we love – The Banyan Tree Hotel – Lumpini Park in Bangkok (Sathorn) Arrival at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, the main airport in the “City of Angels”. Here where I lived and worked from 2006 to 2009. The name means Golden Land and I feel always great here. I checked-in at the Banyan Tree Hotel. The hotel is located in Sathorn. The growin presence of hotel bars with buzz has the attention of tourism insiders and influencer. The Banyan tree hotel bar is convenient for…Continue Reading “Cities we love. Bangkok”

French joy and serenity – The 25hours Hotel “Das Tour” in Dusseldorf From the series “Traveling in Germany” By Jens Hoffmann Dusseldorf is a discovery, it has an excellent boutique hotel scene and in summer the city offers a french mediterranean flair. We checked in at the 25hours Hotel “Das Tour”. “Savoir vivre” a declaration of love to France. Many times I was in the 25hours hotels. And every time I was surprised with something new: always an invitation to enjoy the time. The hotel…Continue Reading “Come as you are – 25hours Hotel in Dusseldorf”