Now I can say that twice in his life stayed at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. The first time it happened my sister’s wedding ten years ago. It was all a bit surreal, because the bride was 45 minutes late to the local Church, perched on a high cliff overlooking the Mediterranean sea. Her being late was so serious, that poor girl that was getting married an hour after sister (schedule of ceremonies they are not much different from the flight schedule at the airport of nice), came up to her, so my brother-in-law almost met the wrong bride. Of course, not a good omen, and the marriage didn’t last long. When I then asked my sister why she was late, she said that she was so comfortable in his room, she lost track of time until his hair. It did not help that her clock was still showing UK time.
So I was surprised and somewhat stunned, when I was invited to stay at the hotel (owned by the family of billionaire Oetker, in whose collection in Paris, and Bristol) on the weekend on my birthday last fall (the invitation lying on my Desk, included beautifully packaged white sports watch Eden-Roc and a birthday card from the management). Perhaps they remember my sister? In the novels of John Le Carre can read that in shveicarskie each request and each habit is written by guest staff for the future. I chose not to specify. Continue reading
Going on a trip, everyone wants to have unforgettable experiences, memories of which will carry through life. If ordinary beauty of nature and beautiful beaches you fed, it is proposed to replenish the stock of thrills in the most sinister and frightening hotels in the world, which in addition to employees often you can meet ghosts.
1. Chillingham Castle, Chillingham, County Northumberland, North England.
Initially, during the reign of King Edward I, the castle was used for defense against the invading Scots. In the entire history of its existence Chillingham watched many tortures and suffering, because of what they say, that it is not uncommon to find ghosts.
2. Queen Mary, long beach, California, USA.
This beautiful luxury cruise liner found their final resting place in long beach, near Los Angeles. Now this liner performs the role of the hotel where passengers often see the appearance of ghosts. Continue reading
Once a week we tell you about the hotels from around the world that we just like. These hotels have it all: impeccable service, homely coziness, delicious food, extraordinary service, or famous guests.
At first glance, the hotel Bel-Air does not look very welcoming: its area is fenced by a high fence. However, it is one of the best hotels in Los Angeles, and the world-famous names of his regular guests confirm that there is nothing and no one will bother you.
The hotel was opened in 1946 in a still developing area of Beverly hills, but then the owners realized: for distinguished guests this hotel will be a unique refuge from the bustling city, at the same time, located close to the many attractions of Los Angeles. Continue reading