The ST REGIS GRAND
Built in 1894, the ST REGIS GRAND, opened in late 1999 after extensive restoration, the cost of 35 million dollars. This hotel has always been a symbol of luxury, the…

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The Hotel "Grand Budapest"
The film of such a plan could be superficial and silly, but the Director decided to shoot this film with taste, and he seems to have a bit of fun,…

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Best hotels in Vienna

Vienna — capital of Austria — beautiful city at the foot of the Alps, surrounded by the Vienna woods. The city with two thousand years of history, which up to now have kept the elusive charm of the past. A city of classical music and magnificent architecture. Here come the lovers of Opera and museums, the old lovers and couples. The Grand square, palaces, cobbled streets allow you to plunge into the atmosphere of the last century. Vienna in numerous concert halls, art galleries, thanks to which the city became one of the most attractive centers of cultural and romantic holiday.

What to do in Vienna?

Vienna is a Paradise city for coffee lovers and sweets. Viennese cafes are an integral part of the city. The most popular of them — “Maria Theresia”, “Dommayer”, “Museum”, “Sacher”, “Hawelka”. In the last paintings on the walls, which were painted by famous artists as payment. Time flies by in a cafe. Continue reading

An unusual hotel in this grotto

Romantic area, arranged in this grotto overlooking the Adriatic sea. In the Apulia region the natural cave was converted into an elegant hotel and restaurant

Visitors unusual restaurant offers a beautiful view of the crystal blue waters of Polignano a Mare (Polignano A Mare), the province of Bari. The largest grotto in the area Palazzese grotto (Grotta Palazzese) certainly is impressive in itself. But once in the heart of the enterprising residents staged a restaurant, this place was a real gem of the region.

Palazzese grotto is the largest and best known of the eighty natural caves that interrupt the rocky coast near the tourist town of Polignano, which resides only 17 000 inhabitants. From the road access to the grotto only by climbing a steep staircase carved directly into the rock.

In this place the sea washed two large natural openings. It’s a huge semi-circular “room” with a diameter of about 30 meters, which gave the restaurant. He fit perfectly into the atmosphere of ancient POISKOVO village with its white houses, straight streets and spectacular sea views from steep cliffs. Continue reading

No publication: hotel Ritz by Belmond in Madrid

If the word “Ritz” makes you strong Association with high-society weddings, a wealthy American couples in the dreary woolen suits, British old men in trench coats and hats and pretentious celebrities, then you probably never stayed at the Ritz Madrid hotel advertising

O n one of the three existing in the world “old Ritzi” — legendary hotels, founded in the late XIX early XX centuries in Paris, London, and then Madrid by Cesar Ritz, the famous hotel Mogul, nicknamed “the hotelier of kings.”

The hotel was founded in 1910 under the personal order of the Spanish king Alfonso XIII: the monarch, who had to attend by the time the Paris and London luxury hotels Ritz, was horrified to find that the capital of his own Kingdom, can not boast of anything similar. So the Spanish metropolis got your “Ritz”. However, from the beginning his fate was slightly different from the Paris and London namesakes. But more on that later. Continue reading