Hotel Bernini Bristol
Luxury historic hotel built in 1870 in the area of the Horti Sallustiani, known for its magnificent gardens. The Windows offer a view of the famous fountain of Triton, created…

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Unusual hotels in the trend
Commonplace traditional hotels. Of course, for their managers and staff the organization of coziness and comfort comes first. But agree, sometimes you want to go beyond the ordinary and experience…

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Alsace (region), many popular

The history of Alsace – fifteen centuries of conquest, occupation, and exemptions. This region was a bone of contention between Germany and France. Only in 1918, Alsace was definitively ceded to France. Mix of French and German culture, Alsace has gained its distinctive character, its pronounced individuality. Here, like in a fairy tale: the house of stone and wood, decorated with bright colors, Catholic churches, splashing fountains, winding streets of villages, castles, wine cellars, storks on the roofs, dilapidated castles, mountain landscapes with vineyards. Alsace cherishes the old traditions and legends. Here on the famous hill of Saint Odile, patron of Alsace, You will be able to witness the preserved grottoes mysterious forest priests of the druids and buildings of the Celtic age . This is one of the sacred places of Alsace, preserving the memory of the miraculous healing of the blind daughter of the Duke of Itingana (VII century), who founded a monastery here and later became the patron Saint of Alsace. This monastery is still a place of pilgrimage, and in the scenic foothills still has the key of water, which according to ancient belief the vision returns. Continue reading

An unusual hotel with giraffes

Did you enjoy your dinner in hotel for those who enjoy giraffes? Moreover, these animals can look into the window of your room whenever you want. Such a miracle is possible only in an amazing place in Kenya called “Giraffe Manor”. This Villa once was a haven for cubs, the rarest endangered Rothschild giraffes. And today is a unique mini-hotel. host guests wishing to observe the long-necked animals, socialize them and learn a lot about the wildlife of Africa.

History Of Giraffe Manor

In 30-ies of the last century in the suburbs of Nairobi was built an ordinary family house, not differing from the rest. After 40 years the owners of the houses were Betty and Jock Leslie-Melville. Life goal of this couple was the preservation of rare breeds of giraffes. They were brought to the territory of the estate a couple of pups of these animals. In addition, Jock founded the African Fund for protection of wild animals, which is successfully working today, protecting many species from extinction. Continue reading

The oldest hotels in the world

The first hotels appeared in ancient times when people began to travel for trade or entertainment. For the reception of such travelers, enterprising people began to open Inns, eventually turning into the hotel. Unfortunately, most of these ancient hotels have not survived – they were destroyed or turned into museums. However, the world still has of the hotel, whose history dates back several centuries.

Hoshi Ryokan, Japan

According to the Guinness Book of records, Hoshi is the oldest hotel in the world. It is located on Honshu island, next to the old town Komatsu already since 717 ad. At the time there was not even Moscow, to say nothing of the majority of the cities that are now considered vintage. Continue reading

The most luxurious hotels of the Crimea: Villa Elena, Villa Sofia, Respect-Hall hotel
The Crimea is one of the most popular tourist destinations for residents of Ukraine and CIS countries, are not uncommon in the Crimea and tourists from abroad. The best hotels…

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Hotel J. K. Firenze
Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, 7, 50123 Florence, Italy Florence knows no shortage of high-end hotels. Villas and mansions left the city a legacy of the Medici Golden age and,…

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10 exclusive hotels for those who want to retire from the world
Going on a trip, people usually choose not only a route and excursions, but the hotel where are staying. If you want to spend a holiday in unfamiliar surroundings, you…

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