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…

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Hotel of the week: Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles
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,…

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The History Of The Grand Hotel Panhans

The legendary Viennese chef Vinzenz Panhans opens your hotel.

The Vienna society discovers the Semmering. Even the journey by train to the luxurious hotels on the cliffs and even more stunning viaducts and galleries gives an unforgettable experience.

Archduke Karl Franz Josef, later Emperor Karl, the last Austrian Emperor, learns to ski on the lawns of the Panhans.

More and more creative people are going to Simmering. Oskar Kokoschka, Karl Kraus, Adolf Loos, Peter Altenberg, Arthur Schnitzler, and later Gerhart Hauptmann and Stefan Zweig have found their inspiration here.

After the completion of the construction of an additional wing at the Grand Hotel Panhans with its 400 rooms is one of the largest hotel complexes in Central Europe.

With the end of the monarchy the Semmering and, therefore, the Panhans lose their customers. The Panhans family is forced to sell the hotel, and in a period of decline in the twenties the hotel changes hands several times. Continue reading

TOP 10 most unusual hotels in the world

he rating of the most unusual hotels, among which is the hotel in the form of a hamster, a hotel out of garbage, a hotel made of salt and others.

The rating of the most amazing and unusual hotels in the world. Each hotel has an exclusive design and architecture. Most likely, guests of these hotels extraordinary people, and connoisseurs of the specific holiday.

One of the most unusual hotels in the hotel in the form of a hunting dog. The interior is also made in the form of dogs.

The hotel houses

This hotel looks like a puzzle. It consists of small houses built one above the other. The design was developed by architectural Studio WAM Architecten. The hotel consists of 11 floors and has 160 rooms for every taste. Continue reading

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

Castles-hotels in France
The cost of individual and group excursions with professional guides. In France You can stay in real castles, equipped with the most modern requirements of hotel art. For example, You…

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The famous hotel "Watergate" has found its buyer
European investment firm Euro Capital Partners bought for $ 45 million famous Washington hotel "Watergate", associated with the scandalous history of the campaign of U.S. President Richard Nixon, said on…

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Danubius Grand hotel Margitsziget Budapest
4-star chief antique Grand Margitsziget Hotel (Grand Hotel Margitsziget), located in the heart of Budapest, in the Northern part of Margaret island, was updated in 2000, the Wealth of medical…

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