The Bellevue Palace, Bern

best bed: The Bellevue Palace, Bern, Switzerland

  Belle view indeed!! This is one hotel that truly lives up to its name. The views are extraordinary!! Not surprising given the hotel’s prime location right next to the Federal Palace, Switzerland’s Parliament building. In 1848 Bern was chosen…

best bed: The Beau-Rivage Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

There is so much history packed into the one glamourous package that is the Beau-Rivage Geneva. This luxury hotel was first opened in 1865 and 5 generations later is still owned by the same family. In 1873 it was the…

wearing a mask...a lot

travelling internationally…here’s what it’s like (part two)

Seven nights, six cabs, four hotels and three trains. Here's what i discovered. Cabs: The biggest issue with cabs in Switzerland is how expensive they are. Granted you often get a Mercedes and they are spotless but still… when I…

the lobby bar at De L'Europe

best bed: De L’Europe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

She may be the Grande Dame but there is nothing stuffy about  the iconic  De L’Europe. The hotel is build right along the original embankment wall of the Amstel River in the centre of the historic district, walking distance to…

The Post Hotel

best bed: The Post Hotel , Lake Louise, Canada

Traditional Swiss Chalet in the heart of Canada, The Post Hotel offers a timeless European experience. Ideally situated on the edge of Lake Louise in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Canada’s oldest national park, it is…

Sparkling Hill

I just stayed in 4 hotels… here’s how it went…

Did it! Traveled again. Not the months long adventure I had planned  back in January. Just a 5 day road trip in British Columbia & Alberta (Canada). My first time in a hotel since February. Baby steps! Bit nervous. What…

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