Contributed by feature reporter Jens Hoffmann Cool, hot, contempary style and joyful. Happy landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport. 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 and fresh starts. The Siam Kempinski Hotel, is part…Continue Reading “Can you speak thai ? – Five-star Hotel Siam Kempinski in Bangkok”

Mama Prague – Press Tripp- A hideaway for “Generation Laptop” The Mama Shelter Group has become the coolest hotel group in France – now it’s going more and more into the world Contributed by Jens Hoffmann I took a train from Berlin via Dresden to Prague. A limousine picked me up and brought me to the funkiest hotel in the city. The Mama Shelter is located in the center of Prague. A cool boutique hotel with two bars and two restaurants and everything you need…Continue Reading “Nouvel Prague – Coming home to Mama – Hotel Mama Shelter in Prague”

Destination Sylt By feature reporter Jens Hoffmann I love Sylt, the island is a unique spot with natural beauty and singular culture. In the 5* Hotel Stadt Hamburg guests are able to experience the allure of a true legend. The hotel is located in Westerland. It belongs to the 12.18. Investment Management Group Dusseldorf. Savoir vivre and hanseatic style have had a firm place for over hundred years. The Frisian house with Hanseatic air offers high-quality gastronomy and a wonderful view of the dunes and…Continue Reading “12.18. Press Event on Sylt – Hotel Stadt Hamburg”

72 hours in Singapore. Contributed by Jens Hoffmann Happy landng at Singapore Changi, my favourite airport in Asia. The International Singapore Airport Changi is since years the best airport in the world. Why? Its the best airportfor its overall soothing ambiance, its intuitive layout and friendly staff. You spend too much cash on luxury things in Singapore, no problem. The airport continues to impress travellers with its luxury, comfort and long list of activities. At Club Changi travellers can sleep in special relaxation zones that…Continue Reading “72 hours in Singapore – Changi Airport”

Copenhagen food experience – Restaurant Geranium, Fiskebar, Sticks’n’Sushi & 108 Text: Jens Hoffmann For foodies is Copenhagen the place to be. One of my favourites: Geranium by Rasmus Kofoed (with Jens Hoffmann) More casual joy you will find at the Sticks ‘n’ Sushi (the CEO Kim Rabek with me) The culinary offer is a concert of japonese flavours. The origin of everything is very high quality and simple. The set includes wooden tables in the original office of the restaurant which started 23 years ago….Continue Reading “Fine dining in Copenhagen”

From the series: Traveling in Europe – Bologna Contributed By Jens Hoffmann “Authentic European Pleasure” was the working title of my press trip. The destination was the gourmet hideaway Bologna and the surrounding area. It is the production site of many meat products and covers the territories of Emilia Romagna, Piedmont, Lombardy and Veneto. A culinary blend of flesh, local pleasure and internationality. The charme of this region is legendary. A magical region that entrals its visitors. Fine dining, local kitchen, prosciutto and mortadella were…Continue Reading “From the series: Traveling in Europe – Visiting Bologna”

Walking with the Lord Incredible India. From Vadodara to Nalanda. Contributed by Jens Hoffmann Our experience started in Vadodara. We visited Laxmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara. On our way to explore the ancient Maharaja Palaces we stopped in Vadodara, Gujarat. This building the Lukshmi Vilas Palace, an extravagant building of the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture, was built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III in 1890. Nowadays it has 127 rooms. It is reputed to have been the largest private dwelling built till date and four times the…Continue Reading “Incredible India – From Vadodara to Nalanda”

Japan is full of contrasts Visiting the Shima Kanko Bay Suites Hotel Contributed by Jens Hoffmann A press trip brought me to Japan. Landing in Nagoya is different. The city is located in the Chubu region, easy to reach, but far enough away to present something exotic for a trvel writer. It is not without reason that Nagoya, the birthplace of Toyota, is called a place of contrasts. Here you will find Buddhist traditions, magnificent shrines and pagodas and pioneering technology. Where do I stay?…Continue Reading “Sayonara – Shima Kanko Bay Suites Hotel”

Destination Vietnam Contributed by Jens Hoffmann My hotel is straight into the heart of Hanoi. A charming joyful place in a lovely area. It is a French colonial-style hotel, built in 1901, it retains charm with green shutters, wood panelling and lush courtyard lawn. The Sofitel Metropole Hanoi is located in Hoàn Kiếm area. The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is a 5 star historic luxury hotel in the French colonial style. After Vietnamese independence it became a place for ambassadors, chancellors, writers. With Graham Greene…Continue Reading “Rest in style – Sofitel Metropole Hanoi”

Contributed by Melissa Richter When it comes to Thailand, wine appreciation is often viewed as a cottage industry, but it does not have to be this way. French, German, Australian, and wines from South America are all on the map, yet Italian wines remain a bitelusive. While it is not uncommon to find them prominently featured at Italian restaurants and Prosecco is commonly used as a more economical alternative to Champagne on buffets, generally Italian wines are often not as well represented as the aforementioned…Continue Reading “Thai cuisine meets Italian Moscato”

Contributed by Mr. Homolka 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 Greece is working hard to achieve,…Continue Reading “Greece – Get out of Athens”

Donnafugata – a woman in flight. Contributed by Jens Hoffmann The 5-star luxury Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa is a heavenly place for anyone wishing to play golf and to experience a great time in one of the most enchanting places in Sicily. Located close to Archeological Park of Kamarina and possesses a unique ambience and charm and has been host for the Sicilian Open on two occasions on the European PGA Tour. “Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for…Continue Reading “Donnafugata – A woman in flight – Italy (Sicily & Tuscany)”