World-famous Tuscany — cypresses, green hills, art, culture, wine, truffles, pasta and … Pinocchio. Pinocchio!? Definitely! the little guy made of wood that always fascinated me even as a kid. Now he’s casting his spell over me again. But this time not just in my imagination, but right here, in his Tuscan home.
We knew from the beginning that Shangri-La would be by far the best hotel on our trip to Japan. But what we experience on the 37th floor of their high-rise exceeds our expectations many times over!
New Zealander Justine Tyerman discovers it’s not far to The Rock on Gibraltar.
For years, the Chedi Muscat Hotel has been a must-visit destination. Finally, the chance presented itself to us for a stay at the frequently-praised hotel!
No tour of Oman is complete without a stay at the spectacular Alila Jabal Akhdar Design Hotel. Deservedly so! Not only the hotel itself, but the location and the views are simply mind-blowing! Not to speak of the sunsets…
The chefs lose the plot at a luxury THIRDHOME on the Gold Coast… Justine Tyerman reveals all. ‘Quel drame!’
The name of the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz already hints at what an awesome facility it is. Designed by a superb architect, blessed with a natural thermal bath whose water is naturally heated to an ideal 36.5 degrees, this is the perfect place for splashing around in for a weekend!
Justine Tyerman comes across a ‘talking landscape’ on the outskirts of Wanaka in the South Island of New Zealand
Hotel Eden Roc in Ascona is the best vacation hotel in Switzerland. Maybe it has to do with the sensational location on Lake Maggiore or the impeccable service. But, for us, perhaps the biggest draw of all were the interiors by star designer Carlo Rampazzi.
It’s no secret for readers of our blog that we are very partial to design hotels. In Mauritius, near Belle Mare we made the discovery of Long Beach Mauritius that stands out from the rest! And not just barely… This review first appeared in German on reisememo.ch The many awesome luxury resorts that line the picture book beaches on Mauritius for the most part are built in the classical, colonial style. However, during one of my Internet patrols, I came across the Long Beach Mauritius. Clearly, here is a difference… Modern architecture at the Long Beach Hotel The hotel’s white,…
In researching Mauritius hotels, I came across the Dinarobin Beachcomber. The Arabic-sounding name right away cast a spell on me, so that is how the Dinarobin wound up on my bucket list for this trip.
Mauritius – the dream island in the Indian Ocean is a coveted destination for many travelers. Little wonder, because Mauritius scores with white sand beaches, luscious green palm trees, and turquoise ocean waters. So, what to go for first? On our recent visit, we collected 15 venues and things you can do for entertainment on the island: