China has always differed from other countries with their unusual offerings in almost every sphere. Here you will be able unusually to eat, to spend the time to acquire unusual things and, of course, to stay at an extraordinary hotel. Due to great competition, many hotels come up with various ingenious suggestions to stand out from the huge number of other options. Many hotels have rooms that truly impress almost any person. Chinese designers and architects every year inventing more complex designs and designs to attract numerous tourists. Sometimes it happens that a hotel can be so powerful that he can outshine impression of the city and its attractions. Such proposals will be discussed today.
This hotel at first glance is no different from many other, if not for one small detail in the interior rooms. Each of 19 rooms of the hotel there is a small window through which you can peek behind the hotel and Vice versa. The Windows are quite small and have no doors or curtains to the visitors, Katariina share of joy from this service, was able to get rid of it. Continue reading
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
Stating that Istanbul is an extraordinary city, you know and without us. And have you ever hear about unusual hotels in Istanbul with amazing history and unique atmosphere, which again and again attracts the tourists and make them enjoy every minute spent there? Live in this hotel a couple of days and don’t know where they are, the main attractions of the city: on the street, or right here in this building?
1. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet: your house is a prison!
But not just any prison, a five-star hotel. Yes, one of the most luxurious hotels of Istanbul, is in walking distance from the main attractions, is located in a former prison! It was built in 1919 in the heart of the city, and at the entrance is still preserved inscription “Stambolcyan of detention of criminals.” Where before there were cameras, expensive suites now, where before, no one fell on their own, now seek wealthy travelers. So the conditions, to put it mildly, are not the same: in all rooms — carpets, coffee machines, hot tub… Continue reading