In July I found myself in the beautiful city of Ghent. Now I hear you say: how’s that a trip for you? You literally live in Belgium! Well that’s correct, and I’ve actually been to Ghent many times before. But because I went there with photography in mind and stayed a few days, it truly felt like a refreshing getaway. I stayed at The Librarian, one of the 5 Heirloom Hotels in the heart of Ghent. Let me tell you all about it.
Five-star luxury hotels are in abundant supply in Switzerland, so it can be hard to know which to choose. To help you relax and enjoy your luxurious getaway in this beautiful Alpine country, I’ve made a list of my personal favorites among the most luxurious hotels that you’ll find in Switzerland.
When one thinks of the Dolomites and the area of South Tyrol, one immediately thinks of an adventure-packed holiday with the focus on hiking and spending time amidst nature. Images of camping come to mind. But what if I told you that it is perfectly possible can stay in the comfort of a modern hotel, and still have lots of time to enjoy the nature around you? Let’s have a look at some of the finest hotels in South Tyrol. Each and every one offer stunning views, while hiking trails and natural attractions are never far off.
When thinking of UAE, the association with luxury immediately comes to mind. We all have images in our head of palm islands in Dubai or downtown Abu Dhabi. After all, the rest of the country is mostly desert, right? Well, in that desert lie some of the world’s most exclusive resorts. The neighboring country Oman is also opening up for tourists and is gaining in popularity over the recent years. So why not consider going there as well? The two countries can easily be combined as well. You can stay a few days in the UAE and head to Oman for the second part of your journey. Along with my top choices in the UAE, I picked two resorts in Oman of which I think they would give you memories you’ll never forget. Read along to find out which desert resort in the UAE and Oman are among the world’s best.
After years of instability, Jordan is wooing tourists back in their droves. The Middle Eastern country hoped to welcome 7 million a year in 2020, until the Covid-19 crisis happened of course. Jordan offers some of the most spectacular scenery of the Middle Eastern region, it’s safe travel there and the people are friendly. The history of the country goes back thousands of years and some of the world’s most amazing UNESCO Heritage Sites are located here. But where do you stay?To make your visit to this marvelous country truly unforgettable, read along to find out which are the most unique hotels in Jordan.
Morocco and more specifically Marrakech is a popular holiday destination and this also shows on Instagram. And let’s be honest, we all want to show off the beauty on Instagram. I mean I can’t blame you, there’s something very rewarding about making a beautiful picture. Some of the Riads in Marrakech are so beautiful on their own, you don’t have to put much effort in trying to take a great picture there. Read along to find out which are in my opinion the 9 most instagrammable riads in Marrakech!
Every year, millions of tourist visit Crete for holiday. Crete is an amazing island and I would recommend anyone to go there. Believe me, if you’ve been there once, you would want to go back! But there’s an infinite amount of hotels to choose from, which makes it hard to make the right decision. If you’re like me, you want everything to be perfect during your holiday. Maybe you’ve been saving up all year for it so it would be a shame if the hotel of your choice was not quite up to standard. Or perhaps you’re looking for that perfect resort to spend your honeymoon? Look no further, Crete is the place to be. Let me list 8 of the most luxurious hotels in Crete for you. Some of these resorts rank among the most exclusive hotel properties in the world.
Only the best is good enough for the wealthy traveler. The most discerning travelers among us are in search of the most exquisite hotels and resorts. And what better place to search at, than at the stunning Italian Amalfi Coast? A place that oozes classic luxury and comfort. Behind the colorful facades, you’ll find some of the most luxurious hotels the region has to offer. Read along to find out which are in my opinion the 5 best luxury hotels along the Amalfi Coast!
The Alps and its outliers, whether it’s in Switzerland, Austria, France or Italy, are a beautiful region to go on holiday. The region is known for both camping and skiing. But when you’re a discerning traveler and you’re in need of a bit more privacy and luxury, choosing a hotel might be a tad more difficult. I give you my list of the 8 best luxury hotels in the Alps.
For my second leg of my trip in Ile de la Réunion, I was looking for a hotel on the west side of the island. Most hotels are located in this part of the island, so it is the most vibrant area with a lot of stuff to do. I stayed in the brand new Ness by D-Ocean. Let’s discover how I liked my stay.
In June I went on holiday to La Réunion, and because I wanted to see the entire island, I needed a place to stay in the south of the island. This way, I could use that hotel as a starting point to explore the entire southern part of La Réunion! I found my paradise within paradise at Villa Delisle in Saint-Pierre, the largest town in the southern part of La Réunion. I must say I really enjoyed this intimate hotel with modern facilities and Creole interiors. Read along to find out why.
During my trip in Lanzarote I stayed in Villa Delmas, a beautiful countryhouse in Haria. The property is very centrally located in this tranquil little town. Villa Delmas that was built over 300 years ago by Ambrosio Perdomo and still remained in the Perdomo family until now, after 7 generations! Villa Delmas is the first Casa Emblematica in Lanzarote. It is considered a monument for its architecture, gardens and for the personalities who lived in it. It was the famous artist César Manrique who designed the pool and garden area! Basically if you want to see a work of Manrique, you don’t even have to leave the house: Bonus points for Villa Delmas!
After having spent a couple of days in Grecotel White Palace, I was eager to try yet another one of Grecotel’s pearls on Crete: Grecotel Amirandes. This modern upscale resort has everything figured out and might just be the best 5-star hotel in Crete.
I’m starting to really love Greece. Before 2018 I had never been there. Can you imagine? Over the last couple of months, I visited Athens, the Peloponnese and Corfu. This time, I flew off to the stunning island of Crete, where I got to spend a few days in Grecotel White Palace.
Last month I had the pleasure of being back in North Brabant, a southern province of the Netherlands that I’m liking more and more each time I visit. Being a hotel enthusiast, The Duke Hotel in ‘s Hertogenbosch was on my list and now I finally had the chance to spend the night there!
Some of you might have noticed I recently did a trip to Thailand. It was my first travel experience in Asia and it has been an absolutely amazing trip. First I spent some time in Bangkok before heading to more tranquil provinces like Phattalung en Khanom. After that, I ended up on the beautiful island called Koh Samui. In Koh Samui I had the chance to stay in one of the most luxurious hotels ever. Read along to find out more!
During my last trip to Thailand I had the chance to experience some of the country’s finest hotels. My travels took me to Bangkok for a short visit, where I stayed in Arun Haveli, and then I took a domestic flight south to the Thai countryside. In Khanom, I resided in Aava Resort & Spa, and in the province of Phattalung I visited Sri Pak Pra Resort. My journey ended in Koh Samui, where I could relax a little bit
Each hotel caters towards luxury but is unique on its own. Read along cause your favourite one might be one of my top-5 hotels in Thailand!
You guys already know that I’m sort of becoming a Greece connoisseur as of late so you can imagine my enthusiasm when Grecotel kindly invited me to visit their five star Corfu Imperial hotel in, ya guessed it, Corfu! After visiting NEW Hotel in Athens and The Romanos Costa Navarino, I’m slowly but surely working my way through Greece and I’m not mad about it. Read on to learn how I spent my time at Grecotel Corfu Imperial!