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, 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 should pay attention to one of the hotels on one room. After all, their guests are sure exclusive visitors.
1. Central Hotel – Copenhagen, Denmark
Central Hotel in Copenhagen.
Paying about $ 300 per night, visitors can enjoy a stay in the smallest hotel in the world. The size of the double rooms are only 2.4 x 3 meters, and this is the only room in the Central Hotel. The hotel is the size of 12 square meters is located directly above the “cafe Central Copenhagen” (interestingly, a cafe, where just 5 places, also can claim the title of the smallest cafes of Copenhagen. Continue reading
Moscow — a surprisingly cosmopolitan city, where old mansions coexist with modern buildings of glass and metal, narrow, cobbled streets are almost side by side with wide avenues. This Grand metropolis promises an exciting sightseeing holiday for culture lovers, unbridled joy for fans of nightlife and lots of activities for the youngest guests of the Russian capital. No matter for what purpose the traveller arrives in Moscow: business, shopping, or simply rest, in this city there is a worthy lesson for any guest.
What to do in Moscow
To describe all the sights of Moscow impossible: the world-famous art galleries, picturesque parks and renowned theatres, and magnificent architectural ensembles. To start exploring the city with his heart — the red square, where stands majestically the Kremlin, the striking colors of the domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral and recalls the dark past a place of execution. If you go with red square towards the Plaza of the Revolution, we will see the monumental building of the Bolshoi theatre. He just recently opened after reconstruction and has again opened its doors to lovers of Opera and ballet. Lovers of architecture will find a walk through the old streets of Moscow, which, like a cobweb, covered the whole of the city centre. Right behind Ballimaran runs street the Kuznetsk Bridge, which can go down to Bolshaya Dmitrovka and then go to Kamergersky lane, where in the evenings street performers play and waiting for its guests with its cosy restaurants with international cuisine. Continue reading