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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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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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

Most unusual hotels in Spain

French publishing house Jonglez Publishing, known for its “unusual guides” on non-standard tourist routes and “secret” places of the most famous cities in the world, released in November a book called ” Unusual hotels Spain and Portugal “. The author of the guide was the journalist David Revelles and photographer Oscar Elias, who has collected material on more than 50 of the most unusual hotels in Spain .

Hotel Cabanes Als Arbres. nestled in the Catalan mountains Mancini North of Barcelona – a place where children’s dreams come true. This unusual hotel in Spain is a few huts in the trees, furnished for comfortable outdoor recreation.

El hotel Astoria 7 is set in the former Astoria cinema in San Sebastian. Each of the 102 rooms is dedicated to a personality in the history of world cinema – a famous actor or Director. Continue reading

The legendary Berlin hotel “Adlon”.

In front of the Brandenburg gate in the immediate vicinity of the Reichstag, is the most famous hotel of Berlin. For many years the hotel was visited by eminent royalty, leading politicians and aristocrats from around the world. Once it stopped such people as Marlene Dietrich, albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin.

Marilyn Monroe? in Alone

The hotel Adlon Kempinski is located in the historical heart of Berlin, on the spot, once dividing it into West and East, the hotel looks at the famous Brandenburg gate and the Reichstag building, as well as the magical beauty of Unter den Linden. Also among interesting objects nearby: Potsdamer Platz and Gendarmenmarkt.

In may 1945 Alone hosted spontaneous “officer’s ball”, dedicated to the victory day. In the cellars of Aglona kept an impressive inventory of wines that have become the prey of the victors. Adlon successfully withstood the assault of Berlin, but the test, “Feast”, he could not bear. On the night of May 2, 1945 in the wine cellars of the hotel has started a fire that led to the complete destruction and oblivion. Continue reading

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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…

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Unusual hotels of the world
The hotel is often not the most memorable place in the world. Even if the service is quite good and the interior pleasant, the hotel room is perceived as a…

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The most famous of "the trees"
Probably all kids dream to live in tree houses. Many even build their own hands. Adults such fun to look condescending and is unlikely to agree to give up a…

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