Feb 22

Hotel Review: Rosewood Abu Dhabi

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In a competitive market like the UAE one expects to find good service, but it can truly be said that Rosewood Abu Dhabi offers an above and beyond stay whether one is visiting for just one night or several weeks. The training of the staff and the elegance at every turn are what truly make this hotel exceptional. From the first moment to the last, staff go out of their way to make sure all your needs are met, that the room is just how you like it and that you will want to come back soon. The elegance is noticeable in that furnishings, decor and artwork are eclectic, and the style doesn’t just cater to older notions of opulence that rely on heavy gold plating and white marble. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Bus from Bratislava Airport to Vienna Austria

 

Bratislava is only 45 minutes from Vienna, they are two of the closest capitals in Europe. Many people like to combine both for a trip or fly into affordable Bratislava on a low cost airline for an easy way to see Vienna. In our case we rented a car to explore Slovakia which we really recommend! We returned the car at Bratislava on a Sunday afternoon and took the bus onward to Vienna.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

What to see in a road trip from Madrid, Spain to Portugal and back.

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Spain and Portugal are two countries that offer innovative possibilities for a fantastic road trip in Europe. There is an excellent network of highways, many historical and colorful towns, great lodgings, delicious food and both countries are more affordable than any other European duo. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Why Kyoto Japan is considered a top Spring destination

 

The Spring season is evocative of new life, color and the best time to visit in the destinations we’ve posted in the countdown, but nowhere is as iconic as Kyoto Japan, with the entire city bursting into the bloom of cherry blossoms. Kyoto is a city filled with intrigue and allure. Besides the optimal spring temperatures and the symphony of beautiful nature that spring offers, it remains a former capital, filled with architectural wonders, lakes and gardens.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

What to see and do in Bern, Switzerland

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The Swiss capital is a very unassuming and charming place, one might not think of it as the capital from first sight, however the same logic applies to the country as a whole, unassuming yet impressive. While Switzerland is often equated with the industrious and trend setting efficiency of modern life, Bern is a bit more relaxed. Here the wonderfully preserved old town, museums, restaurants, shops and churches, beckon one to enjoy the poetic side of Switzerland.  Read the rest of this entry »

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