Palma is the capital of the Spanish island of Mallorca, and we started our week long holiday in Mallorca by spending one day there exploring its old town and enjoying food in its great restaurants. Regardless of the island still having a reputation of a tourist trap we thoroughly enjoyed our stay both in Palma... Continue Reading →
Review of Berjaya resort, Langkawi
For our Easter holiday we had reserved 5 days to spend in Langkawi to enjoy its amazing beaches and warm weather. This time we were 2 adults and a 12-year old, and finding a place that would both be affordable and fulfill everyone's criteria was definitely not an easy task. Normally, I'd always prefer small... Continue Reading →
True luxury at Safari in Tanzania
Ok. I’ve been to many hotels, and the Escarpment Luxury Lodge definitely goes to top 5. Let’s start with the environment of the lodge. Stunning: it’s located on the edge of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment which is some 600m high and has a beautiful view over Lake Manyara. And you can experience both amazing... Continue Reading →
Where to stay at Pilanesberg for a safari?
So far I've visited Pilanesberg two times and have always stayed a the Black Rhino Private reserve which is on the park's western side. To me it's been super convenient since you both to get to stay at these amazing lodges with a possibility to view wildlife sometime directly from your lodge the morning/evening game... Continue Reading →
Our penthouse in Estepona, Spain had amazing terrace
We spent the last 4 nights of our 8 day holiday in Andalusia in Estepona. Estepone is an old touristic town some 80km west of Malaga and offers a very nice alternative to Torremolinos and Furteventura with its beautiful old town. Our Airbnb apartment in Estepona was located on the outskirts of the town, but... Continue Reading →
Our mountain villa at Canillas De Albaida
We stayed the first 4 nights of our 8 day holiday in Andalusia (or Andalucia as they call it in Spanish) at an amazing mountain villa with a view just outside of Canillas de Albaida. A perfect place to relax, use as a basis to go hiking, relax by the pool (or in the hot... Continue Reading →
Our Home at Como & the Village of Cernobbio
Our Home at lake Como The main reason to go to Lake Como are the views, which are truly stunning. The mountaneous lake view is something you could never get bored of. We had booked a lovely 1-bedroom apartment via Airbnb some 15min away from the town of Como and near the lakeside village of... Continue Reading →
Our home in Milan & where to stay
As I arrived few nights before my friends I actually stayed at two different places in the Navigli area. The first of these was perfectly located along the canals (booked via airbnb), and the other some 600m away. The Airbnb place wasn’t anything special so I wont cover it here, but the apartment hotel where... Continue Reading →
Zurich: our great hotel & the expensive (but good) restaurants
One thing you need to be prepared when coming to Zurich is the cost of hotels and food. You easily have to pay 20€ for a lunch, and 50€ or more for even a very simple dinner. I visited 2 restaurants during my stay in Zurich: RACLETTE FACTORY for lunch For Lunch I was feeling... Continue Reading →
Our perfect House at Kenrock Estate in Hout Bay, Cape Town
I've been to Cape town numerous times and always try booking places on new areas. Typically I stay on the northern side of the town, but on my most recent trip as we were travelling in a bigger group n we booked a 4 bedroom house via airbnb. Based on photos, we were already really... Continue Reading →
Our home in Rome: Lovely Relais Trevi 95
We stayed for the weekend at Relais Trevi 95 boutique hotel which I only have good things to say about: it was perfectly located just steps away from the Trevi fountain, the rooms were absolutely beautiful their little terrace where the breakfast was served super nice, and the service excellent!
Our house & surroundings in Shibuya, Tokyo
We stayed at a house via Airbnb at a residential area 2 metro stops from Shibuya which was a super convenient location for getting around Tokyo. What surprised me about Tokyo was that even in the city center, the houses are not tall and you feel like you're not in a big city. But all... Continue Reading →
Ancarine Beach Resort in Phu Quoc had great location and amazing service
We stayed at the lovely huts / villas of Ancarine beach resort located right on the beach. The hotel had excellent service and everyone was always helpful when asking for advice or for drinks by the pool. We really liked our little 2-floor villa with basic but good decoration. Having breakfast (good) on the beach... Continue Reading →
Casart Game Lodge at Grietjie Private Reserve in Kruger was amazing
Just few minutes after passing the gates for Grietjie while still on the way for our lodge, we had our first encounter with the African wildlife as a huge herd of Elephants passed the dirt road, some of them in front and some behind our car. Luckily we had not yet heard that some of them were in... Continue Reading →
Tanzanian safari: Arusha & the idyllic Karama Lodge
After 3 nights in a tent we were definitely ready for some luxury! And this was whats we got for the two last night of our trip at the wonderful Karama Lodge. Our days went fast by relaxing by the pool and admiring wine and views on the deck of our private wooden cabin.
Zanzibar: Ndame Beach lodge has bungalows right on the beach in Paje
To really experience beach life we had booked our own hut from Ndame Beach Lodge,where the huts are located right on the beach and you can easily enter the turquoise waters of Zanzibar. The best part about our lodge was the lounge chairs located right on the beach under the palm... Continue Reading →
Fanari Khaolak Resort was great value!
The moment you step out of the plane and feel the warm breeze is the moment you really feel your holiday has started! To get to Khao Lak from Phuket international airport I had pre-booked a ride from independent local taxi entrepreneur (1200 baht = 30€) and the 70km trip north went really quickly while... Continue Reading →