The Grand Hotel Europe is a wine dinner
24 September, the year of the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie, Grand Hotel Europe presents a wine dinner with the chef of the famous writer trains Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and the…

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Old haunted castles in England
In England the ghosts are especially cherished, they are proud of and considered a national treasure. Only in England can be found road signs "Beware of ghosts!". More than half…

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Ten hotels, glorified in the movie

“The Bourne Identity”

The elegant and refined hotel in the heart of the French capital near the Louvre Museum and the Tuileries garden was known long before there decided to shoot some key scenes of the film “the Bourne Identity” with Matt Damon in the title role. However, after the release of the pictures on the screens of the guests began often to meet fans of this action-Packed story about an amnesiac former mercenary killer-CIA agent.

“Death in Venice”

The aristocrats, the fashionable writers and other popular personalities of the last century, arriving in Venice, invariably chose the Hotel Des Bains. Almost 20 years it was a guest and the writer Thomas Mann, it is not surprising that the novel “Death in Venice” Continue reading

TOP 10 hotels in the world, where history was made

There are plenty of places where important historical events. And among these places there are hotels, which was signed historical documents, created the world famous literary works, written pattern, in General, there was a History of the human race.

So, our current rating on historical hotels.

1. Ritz Paris 5* (Paris , France )

In the early nineteenth century architect Charles Ili was rebuilt to a hotel in one of the houses. Ritz was the first hotel in the world, each room of which was fitted with a bath. The kitchen at the hotel answered the legendary chef Auguste Escoffier.

At various times it has welcomed such celebrities as Edward VII, Reza Shah Pahlavi, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Frederic Chopin, Scott Fitzgerald, Marlene Dietrich and sir Elton John. In honor of some well-known guests have been named the most luxurious rooms. The hotel bar is actually the name of one of the regulars at the Ritz – Ernest Hemingway. It is here held its last night of Princess Diana and Coco Chanel lived at the Ritz for 30 years and died in this hotel. Continue reading

Top 12: The highest hotels in the world

The highest hotels in the world reach to the sky, literally exceeding the height of luxury. From new York to Hong Kong, most prominent developers and business moguls are spending billions of dollars on creating the most outstanding hotels, skyscrapers, trying to outdo all the other buildings of the same type. They build up, as if cities and countries are competing for the exclusive title of possessing the highest super structures (actually they are).

Regardless of whether they are a source of national pride, or simply an irrepressible race for first place in the ever competing world of luxury tourism, hotels stop at nothing to create towers that include everything from presidential suites to the casino on their rooftops.

Most of the hotels are not so luxurious that not accept less affluent travelers, although in such hotels, you will still have to spend much more than you’re used to. However, a few months of saving on everything, and you can afford to spend a few nights in one of the tallest hotels in the world. Continue reading