Small luxury hotels from around the world
Small Luxury hotels of the world is growing its exclusive portfolio of exciting new hotels just in time for summer vacation. These new additions will appeal to all types of leisure seekers, from lakes and mountains in the Austrian Alps, private beaches in Sardinia and Croatia and chic city breaks in Thailand and Naples.
Akyra Manor Chiang Mai, Thailand – opening July 1, 2015
All-Suite Akyra Manor is an amazing boutique hotel located in the center of Thailand second largest city . Every room is wrapped around a private courtyard with Jacuzzi in the open air and transfers of urban complexity through a stylish modern interior with some expected gadgets such as Bluetooth speakers, espresso and iDocks complete with a large library of music. Otela from the rooftop pool and bar, Continue reading
In ancient times the inhabitants of the Kingdom Austria-Hungary decided to find out what dish is the main treasure of the national cuisine. This was a list of dishes-candidates, which included: the Wiener schnitzel, Apple strudel and Hungarian goulash. But once the list was compiled, a scandal erupted. It turned out that the drafters forgot about the main culinary miracle of his country – the Sacher cake. But the name of Franz Sacher inscribed in the culinary history of Austria-Hungary in large chocolate letters…
It all started with a cake…
The first is the magical delicacy tasted the famous Chancellor, who was called the “coachman of Europe”, most mighty Prince von Metternich.
Rather, tell me the name of this magician-chef, ispackage this masterpiece! – exclaimed the politician.
Is Sacher, replied the courtiers. Continue reading
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