Destination Marrakech “La Mamounia” and “Royal Palm Marrakech” Contributed by journalist and influencer Jens Hoffmann It is not very original to attempt a comparison of a hotel in Marrakech as “a fairy tale of 1001 Nights”. But in the “La Mamounia” and also the “Royal Palm Marrakech” all the clichés about the orient seem to come true. Only a few minutes by car from Marrakechs center you will find a stylish oasis. The six-star resort offers 137 suites and villas on a spacious and perfectly…Continue Reading “Marrakech – a fairy tale of 1001 Nights”

Ski and all kind of delights in Westendorf – Tyrol Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Tradition and modernity in the Kitzbühel Alps An ambitous joy on skis throghh two amazing skiareas. We drive by train via Munich, direction Bologna (Italy) to Westendorf, quickly checked in the train, the pandemic seems far away. Our hideaway is the hotel Jakob Wirt in Westendorf. It is located in the Kitzbühel Alps. A charming cosy hideaway. The region has managed to maintain its originality and yet continue to…Continue Reading “The real Brixental – different types of joy in Kitzbühel Alps (Austria)”

A city of hope and heaven of peace in Switzerland Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Geneva is nestled in the foothills of the Alps with views overlooking Lake Geneva and stretching as far as Mont Blanc (4807m), Geneva promises a city experience like no other. Easy to find interesting things from the international to local fun. During the day it’s a bustling city filled with students, businesspeople, UN- diplomats flown in for a day’s meeting and frontaliers who work in Geneva but live over…Continue Reading “Cities we love – Geneva”

Sawasdee – Destination Thailand From Phuket, Khao Lak, Khanom, Krabi to Khao Sok. Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Most of the people coming to Thailand to go to the beaches (like me) and miss sometimes the urban, true beauty of the country and the unique experiences it has to offer eg. natural breaks at Elephant Hills Rainforest Camp in Southern Thailand. A trip to one of Thailand’s most spectacular rainforest lakes in the Khao Sok National Park is georgous. The Elephant Hills Rainforest Camp…Continue Reading “Different luxury experience – Khao Sok Nationalpark”

Contributed by Jens Hoffmann Gong tour- a luxury trip? Gong is the soundtrack along Thailand’s “Gong highway,” a stretch of a few kilometers in the easternmost corner of the country. It starts outside the area’s largest city, Ubon Ratchathani – called Ubon locally- and ends in Khong Chiam, a fishing village on the cliffs of the Mekong River that overlooks Laos. Facing a nearly finished gong hanging from a tree limb, the tuner strikes it dead center with a mallet and listens. Then he takes…Continue Reading “Influencer trip to Thailand – The “Gong” experience in Ubon”

Contributed by Jens Hoffmann A press & influencer trip brought me to Singapore. I like the garden city, full of tropical plants all over the island. Now, with the help of ovative environ­ mental technology, this lush foliage will be encouraged to grow skywards, adding a welcome touch of green, inside and out, to an increasing number of high-rise buildings in this metropolis of millions. Spectacular architecture and abundant vegetation are not the only arms in a combat to counter Singapore’s reputation as a somewhat…Continue Reading “Cities we love – Singapore”

Palais Hansen – Kempinski Contributed by Jens Hoffmann At a time when more and more hotels are uniform in appearance I love hotels with unusual forms and style. At Palais Hansen every stone recalls a fascinating history, the luxury 5-star hotel Kempinski is a true gem. 
Designed as a hotel for the 1873 World Exhibition by Theophil Edvard von Hansen and Heinrich Förster, the building never opened its doors to guests, and it has taken more than 140 years for the building to be put…Continue Reading “Rock me Amadeus – Vienna”

The 10th eat! berlin takes place from October 28th to November 7th, 2021. Festival director Bernhard Moser will bring chefs from all over Europe to Berlin. They will cook together with local top chefs. As always, many Berlin star chefs are represented. Tim Raue (2michelin star) cooks three evenings. The final gala on November 7th will be a big challenge. An innovative hygiene concept is being worked out. Berlin looks forward to the numerous food events with pleasure. The eat! berlin, and in particular festival…Continue Reading “The GASAG AG supports the Gourmet Festival eat! berlin 2021”

Perfect elegance in Nice Promising romantic hours near the sea Contributed by Jens Hoffmann Hotel review: Hotel Negresco The Hotel Negresco features breathtaking early 20th-century architecture and a enviable seafront location. Over 100 years long it is overlooking the Promenade des Anglais. Truly a legend on French Riviera. Bedrooms are the last word in luxury and magnificent works of art and antique furniture abound. The hotel belongs to Jeanne Augler, you may bump in her in the hallways. Its located on the Promenade des Anglais…Continue Reading “Nice, mon amour – Hotel Negresco”

The charms of Tempi-Larisa are legendary. Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann As part of an amazing journey, I was in a magical region that entrails its visitors. I have travelled to a this great destination and explored something new. Greece is well-known for the sun, sea and hospitality. I travelled to Tempi, the name of a fertile valley in Thessaly, on mainland Greece. Tempi is a beautiful region. According to Greek mythology, the word “tempi” means: chopping up. (Tempi Valley) So much beauty calls…Continue Reading “The hidden touristic gem of Greece – Tempi-Larisa”

The “Hotel Rigas” on the Kassandra peninsula Contributed by travel wirter and influencer Jens Hoffmann The Hotel Rigas offers exactly what the guests looking for: a beautiful first-class boutique hotel with a lot of charm. I am picked up at the airport and taken by a vip taxi to the Hotel Rigas in Afitos, 90 km away. My temporary domicile is right by the sea. It is located on the Kassandra peninsula, in the Chalkidiki region of eastern Greece, one of my favorite destinations in…Continue Reading “The Shaman of travel in Kassandra (Greece)”

Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Located in the heart of Siem Reap, in the Old French Quarter only a few kilometers from the extraordinary Angkor Wat temple complex, Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor is the ideal place to explore the spiritual and archaeological masterwork. Relax and revitalise beside a magnificent pool inspired by Angkorian architecture and take a stroll along the riverside to discover the vibrant local markets. One of the great hotels of my “Grand Tour of Indochina” Embraced by 15 acres of beautifully…Continue Reading “Grand Tour of Indochina – Hotel Raffles in Siam Rep”