The Sofitel Munich is a Marvelous Art Masterpiece, a Pleasant Stay and Premium Breakfast

Hotels | Germany Europe

Europe

October 27, 2019

Hotels

The Sofitel Munich is a Marvelous Art Masterpiece, a Pleasant Stay and Premium Breakfast

Art, art is everywhere, and the architect who designed this hotel definitely deserves an award. It’s magic from the minute you step foot inside this living gallery of colors and shapes. A…

October 27, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

The Restaurant at Movenpick Hotel Frankfurt City

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

October 27, 2019

International Cuisine

The Restaurant at Movenpick Hotel Frankfurt City

All-day dining restaurant proposes a buffet for lunch or a la carte menu. Arriving at three after noontime, the buffet was already closed so we had to choose from the menu; the signature beef…

October 27, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Oscar’s Brasserie Moderne; Dinner at The Steigenberger Hotel in Frankfurt

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

October 27, 2019

International Cuisine

Oscar’s Brasserie Moderne; Dinner at The Steigenberger Hotel in Frankfurt

Arriving late in Frankfurt after a four hours trip from Munich and a long day in Stuttgart, having dinner at the hotel before going to sleep early was an obvious thing to do. Located next to the…

October 27, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

The Sofitel Berlin: A Recommended Hôtel for You and Your Kids

Hotels | Germany Europe

Europe

October 23, 2019

Hotels

The Sofitel Berlin: A Recommended Hôtel for You and Your Kids

A Hotel is all about the details, every single detail that makes your stay a unique one to remember. It’s the location at first, and then comes the pampering, the welcoming, the room amenities,…

October 23, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

The Iconic Steigenberger Hotel of Frankfurt; Luxury in The Heart of the City

Hotels | Germany Europe

Europe

October 22, 2019

Hotels

The Iconic Steigenberger Hotel of Frankfurt; Luxury in The Heart of the City

Built-in 1876, the Steigenberger Hotel is one of Germany’s iconic hotel brands occupying that same building since its opening. Located a few minutes walks from the touristic areas in the very…

October 22, 2019 | Reviews | Germany

Maison Bleue Guesthouse, Mazraat el Touffah: A Relaxation Retreat Up North

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 21, 2019

Hotels

Maison Bleue Guesthouse, Mazraat el Touffah: A Relaxation Retreat Up North

Maison Bleue is an anthology of colors and flavors in the heart of the massive green pines and cedar trees of the mountains near Ehden and the holy valley of Qannoubine. Located 900 meters above…

October 21, 2019 | Reviews | North Lebanon

Blend Kitchen at the Pullman Hotel: Lunch Formula and Good Food in Berlin

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

International Cuisine

Blend Kitchen at the Pullman Hotel: Lunch Formula and Good Food in Berlin

Located inside the Pullman hotel of Berlin, Blend is a trendy restaurant, decorated with style and serving lunch between twelve and two. Sit and relax, enjoy the modern decor while you wait for long…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Tasty, Varied, Generous and Professional... Breakfast in Beirut! The Four Seasons Hotel

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 17, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Tasty, Varied, Generous and Professional... Breakfast in Beirut! The Four Seasons Hotel

On the second floor of the Four Seasons Hotel is where mornings have another meaning. I've been here half a dozen times already simply to enjoy the pleasure of great food, amazing presentation, and…

September 17, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut Central District

W Hotel Istanbul: Back After Six Years and I Still Enjoy it!

Hotels | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 04, 2019

Hotels

W Hotel Istanbul: Back After Six Years and I Still Enjoy it!

Visiting Istanbul this summer, I chose the W for my stay. Part of the Marriott group of hotels, the W is a luxurious yet trendy brand for the youth. It’s rare to find older people due to…

September 04, 2019 | Reviews | Istanbul

Casa de Thoum: I Loved the Room, the Bed, the Guesthouse and Tasty Breakfast

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 03, 2019

Hotels

Casa de Thoum: I Loved the Room, the Bed, the Guesthouse and Tasty Breakfast

I've been places, toured around Lebanon, visited dozens of guesthouses and this one makes it on the TOP5 list. One of the best and most enjoyable stays to date, Casa de Thoum will offer you and…

September 03, 2019 | Recommended | Batroun

Al Fundok Hotel, Maasser el Chouf: It's Classy, It's Trendy and It's Worth Visiting

Hotels | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 02, 2019

Hotels

Al Fundok Hotel, Maasser el Chouf: It's Classy, It's Trendy and It's Worth Visiting

I've spent a night at Al Fundok Hotel, enjoyed dinner and breakfast, took a hundred photos and promised myself to visit again. Check out the photos yourself and plan your next visit.…

September 02, 2019 | Reviews | Shouf

Photos of La Siesta Beach Hotel

Hotels | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 02, 2019

Hotels

Photos of La Siesta Beach Hotel

Spending two days with my family, we had the chance to enjoy the beach, good food, and an enjoyable sunset. Check out the weekend's photos and plan your next escape to La Siesta. Watch the…

September 02, 2019 | Reviews | Beirut

Beit Mirna Guesthouse: Your Home Away from Home in Ehden

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 02, 2019

Hotels

Beit Mirna Guesthouse: Your Home Away from Home in Ehden

Situated in Ehden, 6 km from Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, Beit Mirna is your destination for a tranquil and peaceful getaway surrounded by the green virgin nature. Beit Mirna features…

September 02, 2019 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Grecotel Pallace Athens: Good but not the Five Stars I Expected

Hotels | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 18, 2019

Hotels

Grecotel Pallace Athens: Good but not the Five Stars I Expected

A happy hotel... but unfortunately not the rooms! A beautiful lobby, decorative structures, design items until the room door opened. I was willing to post a 5/5 about the hotel for its unique…

August 18, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Photos of the Chtaura Park Hotel: An Agreeable Stay in a Historic Hotel

Hotels | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 19, 2019

Hotels

Photos of the Chtaura Park Hotel: An Agreeable Stay in a Historic Hotel

Chtaura Park Hotel is located in the heart of the Beqaa Valley and is 45 km away from the Rafic Hariri Beirut International Airport. The hotel is perfectly located with easy access to local banks,…

July 19, 2019 | Bekaa

Breakfast in Beirut: My Morning at The Kempinski I Love it!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 04, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast in Beirut: My Morning at The Kempinski I Love it!

Breakfast... if you follow me and read my reviews you would know by now that I love breakfasts! I’ve been traveling for breakfast, reviewing and visiting hotel breakfasts in Lebanon and finding…

July 04, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

Hotels | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 02, 2019

Hotels

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

I’m a fan of the brand, -not the clothing brand but- their restaurants and now added hotels to the list. Upscale, modern, generous, luxurious, and created to impress. It’s been a ritual…

July 02, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Hotels | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 13, 2019

Hotels

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Located at a ten minutes walk from Florence city center, the Regency is a luxury boutique hotel for travelers seeking calm. Old and authentic, the decor takes you on journey back memory lane making…

June 13, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

French | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

French

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Arriving at a closed gate, the receptionist answered: “Good morning sir, welcome to Villa Cordevigo”. I drove the alley between high trees, left my car at the parking, and walked to the…

June 09, 2019 | Hotels | Italy

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Hotels | France Europe

Europe

June 07, 2019

Hotels

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Spending the night in Cannes, I chose a casual hotel called Le Mondial. Part of the Best Western brand, the hotel, located in the heart of Cannes’ market was a perfect choice. Shopping, dining,…

June 07, 2019 | Reviews | France

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Supporting and visiting hotels in Lebanon has been one of my main priorities since I started the blog in 2012. People needed to know, -mainly locals- that you can have breakfast at a hotel without…

May 20, 2019 | Hotels | Dbayeh

Zaya Nurai Island Seen from Above: The Beautiful Blue Sea and Colorful Land

Hotels | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

Hotels

Zaya Nurai Island Seen from Above: The Beautiful Blue Sea and Colorful Land

Stemming from the Arabic word 'Nur' meaning light, Nurai is an island of staggering beauty, of turquoise seas and white sands. It's a place filled with natural harmony appealing to all five senses.…

May 14, 2019 | Travel | Abu Dhabi

Amazing Food Experience on Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi

International Cuisine | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

International Cuisine

Amazing Food Experience on Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi

Experience paradise on earth; welcome to Zaya Nurai island! Located in Abu Dhabi, the natural island hosts one of the most luxurious hotels on earth welcoming you in one of their fifty individual…

May 14, 2019 | Recommended | Abu Dhabi

Zaya Nurai: The Luxury Hotel Island! Food, Fun and Relaxation

Hotels | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

Hotels

Zaya Nurai: The Luxury Hotel Island! Food, Fun and Relaxation

Experience paradise on earth; welcome to Zaya Nurai island! Located in Abu Dhabi, the natural island hosts one of the most luxurious hotels on earth welcoming you in one of their fifty individual…

May 14, 2019 | Recommended | Abu Dhabi

Breakfast at the Hilton Downtown: Good Food, Good Mood in the Heart of Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the Hilton Downtown: Good Food, Good Mood in the Heart of Beirut

A very long time ago, I can even remember when, probably before even graduating from dental school, I was asked to take photos of a hotel that is expected to open in downtown Beirut. The pool on the…

April 20, 2019 | Hotels | Beirut Central District

A Relaxing and Classy Breakfast at The Phoenicia Hotel, Malta

Breakfast & Coffee | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

A Relaxing and Classy Breakfast at The Phoenicia Hotel, Malta

Served in the main hotel restaurant, breakfast opens at seven every morning proposing an open buffet of local and international choices. Start by a fizzy Prosecco drink, a coffee and indulge yourself…

April 14, 2019 | Hotels | Malta

The Phoenicia Hotel Malta: In the Heart of the Action, Enjoy a Luxurious Stay

Hotels | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Hotels

The Phoenicia Hotel Malta: In the Heart of the Action, Enjoy a Luxurious Stay

Sitting by the windows on a calm Monday morning, enjoying the weather outside, soothing music and positive vibes of The Phoenix restaurant, I let myself go to the vibes of this beautiful hotel. After…

April 14, 2019 | Reviews | Malta

Saturday Brunch at The Phoenicia Hôtel Malta; Food is Good!

Hotels | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Hotels

Saturday Brunch at The Phoenicia Hôtel Malta; Food is Good!

I’ve been enjoying so much the food at The Phoenicia that I booked myself for lunch! Exceptional Eggs Benedict, burrata salad, pizza margarita, Maltese club sandwich... so why not discover the…

April 14, 2019 | International Cuisine | Malta

Will You Sleep in a Giant Wine Barrel?

Spotted Stories

March 23, 2019

Spotted Stories

Will You Sleep in a Giant Wine Barrel?

Would you consider sleeping inside a wine barrel? A Portuguese vineyard is giving wine-lovers the opportunity to do just that. Owners Paulo Pereira and Maria do Céu Gonçalves…

March 23, 2019

La Maison du Maquis: A Guesthouse in Ebrine

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Hotels

La Maison du Maquis: A Guesthouse in Ebrine

Spacious villa and wrapped with a climbing plant; The whole surrounded by a fence and neighboring the magnificent maquis that extends to the sea... The House of the Maquis…

March 14, 2019 | Travel | North Lebanon

Villa Paradiso Hotel Batroun: I Love it Here!

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Hotels

Villa Paradiso Hotel Batroun: I Love it Here!

Whether you're in the mood for eggs, manakish, dairy, homemade jams or a fruit parfait, at Villa Paradiso you start your day off right with a delicious breakfast made with fresh and organic…

March 14, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront

Hotels | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 06, 2019

Hotels

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront

I’m staying for a week at the incredible 5-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront. I am a fan of the Radisson collection of hotels trying it in many countries already. With outstanding…

March 06, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

Le Cedrus Hotel: An Enjoyable Stay and Good Food up in the Cedars

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 25, 2019

Hotels

Le Cedrus Hotel: An Enjoyable Stay and Good Food up in the Cedars

It’s my second time at Le Cedrus, enjoying it more and more every visit. After visiting in August during the summer season, I’m back to discover the Cedars during wintertime. Up in…

February 25, 2019 | Reviews | North Lebanon

Recommended: Breakfast at The Radisson Collection, Hotel Royal Copenhagen

Breakfast & Coffee | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 23, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Recommended: Breakfast at The Radisson Collection, Hotel Royal Copenhagen

Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! Endless choices of food, presented on a beautiful upscale buffet, in a great restaurant blending perfection, design, and style altogether. Nordic class at its finest... I was…

February 23, 2019 | Hotels | Copenhagen

An Exceptional Stay at The Radisson Collection, Hotel Royal Copenhagen

Hotels | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 23, 2019

Hotels

An Exceptional Stay at The Radisson Collection, Hotel Royal Copenhagen

An upscale hotel, oozing luxury and style, located in the very center of Copenhagen, offering a superb view and amazing amenities; welcome to the Radisson Collection Hotel Royal Copenhagen. I’m…

February 23, 2019 | Recommended | Copenhagen

Breakfast at Cafe de La Paix, Intercontinental Hotel Le Grand Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Cafe de La Paix, Intercontinental Hotel Le Grand Paris

Memorable! Simply memorable! Pass the reception and prepare yourself to be amazed! A magical place from the French renaissance takes you on a journey in history. Handled by a very professional staff,…

February 22, 2019 | French | Paris

Photos from the Suites at The Glorious Ritz Hotel of Paris

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Hotels

Photos from the Suites at The Glorious Ritz Hotel of Paris

I had the chance to visit The Ritz' suites and beautiful hotel in Paris; a memorable experience I'm sharing with you in these unique photos. Restored to their legendary splendor, the Ritz Paris…

February 22, 2019 | News | Paris

Intercontinental Le Grand: A Luxurious Stay in Paris

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Hotels

Intercontinental Le Grand: A Luxurious Stay in Paris

Perfect, it’s just perfect! Even though not ranked as a palace, it feels like one. The Intercontinental Opera is a Hotel I will recommend to my friends visiting the French capital. With its…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Fabrice Ducry Appointed as General Manager of Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort, Lebanon

News

January 23, 2019

News

Fabrice Ducry Appointed as General Manager of Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort, Lebanon

Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort’s management is pleased to welcome Fabrice Ducry, Swiss national, as its hotel’s general manager. Ducry comes with over 20 years of experience,…

January 23, 2019 | Spotted Stories

Hotel Taschenbergpalais, Kempinski Dresden: A Luxurious and Upscale Experience

Hotels | Germany Europe

Europe

January 20, 2019

Hotels

Hotel Taschenbergpalais, Kempinski Dresden: A Luxurious and Upscale Experience

I needed an escape to new year’s eve. An escape from crowded Prague... my wife suggested Dresden. I’ve been here for couple hours in 2014 and honestly don’t remember a thing so why…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Breakfast at Relais & Chateaux, Hotel Bülow Palais in Dresden: Perfection in the Details

Breakfast & Coffee | Germany Europe

Europe

January 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Relais & Chateaux, Hotel Bülow Palais in Dresden: Perfection in the Details

When you’re dining in a starred restaurant enchanted by soothing music when luxury is the moto and style is the general vibe, you can’t but be amazed. I was amazed by this breakfast…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Relais & Châteaux, The Dresdener Hotel Bülow Palais, Dresden Germany

Hotels | Germany Europe

Europe

January 20, 2019

Hotels

Relais & Châteaux, The Dresdener Hotel Bülow Palais, Dresden Germany

In the Baroque quarter of Dresden behind its historic facade - only a short walk from landmarks such as Semperoper, Zwinger and Frauenkirche. Experience a hotel full of congeniality and…

January 20, 2019 | Relais&Chateaux | Germany

The Intercontinental Hotel Prague: Staying in the Heart of the City

Hotels | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

Hotels

The Intercontinental Hotel Prague: Staying in the Heart of the City

In the heart of the city, The Intercontinental Prague is probably one of the most visited international chains in the Czech capital. Located a hundred meter from the old town square, the hotel is…

January 17, 2019 | Reviews | Prague

39 Best Breakfast Spots in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 04, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

39 Best Breakfast Spots in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat

With endless choice and great flavors, you simply cannot skip breakfast in Lebanon. From Mankousheh to Foul and hummus... Knefeh, Ashta and Labneh, we have something to satisfy all…

January 04, 2019 | Manakish | Lebanon

2018: My Favorite Hotel Discoveries this Year

Hotels

January 01, 2019

Hotels

2018: My Favorite Hotel Discoveries this Year

In 2018, I was lucky enough to have had the chance to travel a lot. I discovered more than 121 different cities in 16 countries and checked into more than 25 hotels around the world. Each hotel was a…

January 01, 2019 | Top 10 List

Le Sofitel Hotel Strasbourg: Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Le Sofitel Hotel Strasbourg: Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

At walking distance from the heart of Strasbourg, meters away from the main place and the cathedral, the Sofitel is your perfect choice for a week around the "capital of Christmas." Staying in Alsace…

December 24, 2018 | Hotels | Alsace

Best (and worst) New Luxury Hotels of 2018

Travel

December 20, 2018

Travel

Best (and worst) New Luxury Hotels of 2018

Best new luxury hotels of 2018: Independent luxury review site (LTI – Luxury Travel Intelligence) has produced its assessment of the year's top hotels.   LTI: Our twelve experienced and…

December 20, 2018

Fauchon L’Hotel: A Luxurious Boutique Hôtel in the Heart of Paris

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

December 17, 2018

Hotels

Fauchon L’Hotel: A Luxurious Boutique Hôtel in the Heart of Paris

Fauchon, the famous pastry, a reference in eclair and macarons making among other unique delicacies and chocolates, has opened its first hotel. Part of the Leading Hotels of the World, Fauchon takes…

December 17, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

Hostellerie la Briqueterie: Class, Calm and Professionalism in the Heart of Champagne

Breakfast & Coffee | France Europe

Europe

December 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Hostellerie la Briqueterie: Class, Calm and Professionalism in the Heart of Champagne

When you drive two hours from Paris, on small dark non-illuminated roads, you really don’t know what to expect. Booking for a night, my wife chose this "Relais & Chateaux" located in the…

December 15, 2018 | Hotels | France

Breakfast at the Movenpick Hotel Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the Movenpick Hotel Beirut

Serving breakfast “with a view,” The Mövenpick Beirut is one of the country’s five-star hotels located on the beautiful blue Mediterranean. Come early and grab one of the three…

December 15, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

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