Should you find yourself curious about the dining opportunities available to you near your centre hotel, Brussels will certainly not disappoint you. Upon my last visit to the de facto capital of the European Union, I was presented with a unique culinary experience that proved to be nothing short of outstanding. Located in the [...]
Should you find yourself in Brussels from the 20-24 of March, I have a remarkable event to tell you about, the Passa Porta Festival. As an avid blog writer, I’m jealous of anyone who gets the opportunity to attend this incredible event. The event will include inspirational encounters coupled with readings and debates with [...]
Brussels has always been known as a hub of culture and creativity. The home to a huge artistic community, Belgian art can be recognised all over the world: from the surrealist work of Rene Magritte to the intrepid carrot-topped journalist Tintin.
The Terracotta Army exhibition at the Brussels Stock Exchange presents the last great archaeological discovery of the 20th century, the Terracotta Army of the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huanghi. Visitors can immerse themselves into what was considered the heart of China 2000 years ago. This phenomenal journey back in time will allow guests [...]
Early eighteenth-century French painter, Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) utilized his brief career to stimulate the restoration of interest in colour and movement in painting. He rejuvenated the Baroque style, which was quickly declining, but fine-tuned it to be less severe and more naturalistic. His work impacted the development of Rococo.
If you’re staying in Brussels centre, hotels in the district give you access to pretty much everything the Belgian capital has to offer, be it cultural, historic, economic or political. One of the most famous exports of Belgium is its highly crafted beer, and in November you can take a sneak-peek into how the beverage [...]
The Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels is hosting a unique exhibition called Jordaens and the Antique. As the lesser-studied in the Flemish trio of Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens, the latter will be seen in a new light following this exhibition.
If you find yourself in a Brussels city hotel in the early part of autumn, you’ll have timed your trip just right to rub shoulders with the world’s top designers and product design innovators in the Belgian city as the design fraternity takes over the city.
Imagining life without the simplest of ingredients is pretty hard to stomach, but at the Cinquantenaire Museum you’ll be doing just that. The latest exhibition traces our culinary history back to the Aztecs and Egyptians while looking at trading routes which turned exotic ingredients into everyday produce.
Brussels is a fusion of old and new, where modern buildings rub shoulders with the past. The most prominent examples date back to the Art Nouveau period, and a wander through the southern neighbourhoods will take you on a journey through this fleeting architectural movement in Brussels centre. Hotel exteriors designed by the pioneer of [...]
Given how busy our modern day lives are, I thought I would highlight an energetic event which after watching, you may well want to go back to your hotel in Yokohama and have a lie down! The wonderful Yamashita Park in the Japanese city on May 11-12 will be hosting one of the legs of [...]
Fancy appreciating one of the most influential art figures of her generation while staying at your boutique city hotel? Frankfurt, then, is the place to be for a special exhibition celebrating the life of Yoko Ono. Famous for her relationship with Beatles’ John Lennon, Ono is an artist in her own right and I am [...]
From coast to coast the US is putting its best foot forward to dominate the technology industry and start-up tech firms.
An untimely death robbed the world of famed American artist Mike Kelley in early 2012; however his memory will live on forever through his brilliant works of art. From 15 December, 2012 the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam will present a retrospect of his work spanning from the beginning of his career in the 1970s all [...]
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Fleming’s Hotel Frankfurt-Hamburger Allee is an ambient hotel located in the popular Bockenheim district, very close to the Frankfurt exhibition grounds, making it one of the best Frankfurt city hotels for exhibition visitors as well as other business and leisure travelers.
Fleming’s Conference Hotel Frankfurt is one of the top located city hotels. Frankfurt is an international financial centre, and the hotel puts business visitors conveniently close to the action with the new Stock Exchange a stone’s throw away.
The Einstein St Gallen is a jewel among St Gallen hotels. A luxurious retreat by Lake Constance with the historic cathedral and monastery nearby, the Einstein St Gallen hotel is your gateway to the charms of St Gallen, celebrated for its fine textiles.
With a history dating back to its construction in 1346 as monastery, the Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht offers a luxury experience in historic buildings. Set in beautiful gardens in the city centre, a stone’s throw from Utrecht Centraal railway station, it is a truly unique Utrecht hotel.
Just 30 minutes from Shanghai city centre, Le Camélia Hotel is nestled in the seaside Fengxian District. Close to the port of Ningbo, Le Camélia offers a soft Mediterranean ambience in the most breathtaking luxury hotel Shanghai has to offer.
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