landmark from the pages of spy novels
Marina Bay Sands Hotel
Infinity pool to die for, but do have a head for hights!
Art Deco from
colonial times, restored to splendor.
Gothic Style building of the 19th Century
Takarakka Bush Resort
Carnarvon Gorge Queensland
Location Location. Permanent safari style tent rooms, or campsite if
you have your own accommodation.
Richmond Tasmania a unique traditional hosted Bed and Breakfast
accommodation, Mrs. Curries B & B is a heritage listed property c
Hotel Fort Canning Singapore
history attached to this hotel. Great location!
Songsam Resort Shangri-la
You hear the
word Nirvana quite often. Some would sya you are that much closer if
you stay at this hotel. Yes one of those pictures shows this writer
and he wants to go back!
Storm Bay B & B Tasmania
Commanding views over Storm Bay from
hillside position. Great deck for breaky, or sundowners. Modern building.
Good base to explore Port Arthur.
Chi Minh City (Saigon) Vietnam
Great location 1925 Art Deco and
Bangkok Tree House
different with this 'green' hotel in crowded Bangkok. Not for
everyone, but we like it!
Muang La Resort
time in a remote part of Nth Laos next to traditional villages.
Small resort that you could, with a few friends, book out entirely.
With a sound Ecological basis.
4 Rivers Lodge Cambodia
Like a rare butterfly,
Cambodia has emerged from a troubled past to show off its beauty.
Good start with their opening words! Hopefully more local beer is
consumed rather than imported European brands considered 'trendy'.
Nice place and well reviewed.
'probably the best view in the world'. One of the better would be
more realistic. Certainly an imposing position. A very good attempt
to minimise impact.
Aviation and Aircraft
Hotel and Dive Centre
Railway themed hotel
Hotels and Accommodation
Aircraft Guidance Tower Panama
After a hard day of dog sledding and river rafting, it is good to
know that you can come back to your cosy minus eight degree’s hotel
room which is made completely out of ice. For a truly unique
experience, stay at the Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi.
Taj Lake Palace
Marbled walls, a private boat transfer, waking up to the view of the
world’s oldest fold mountains...Staying a couple of nights in
India’s former royal palace, Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, is set to
rejuvenate even the most stressful. Guests not only get to
experience staying in luxury in the middle of Lake Pichola, but can
also visit three surrounding islands as well as the temples on
For the eco friendly who are looking to rekindle their inner child,
The Canopy Rainforest Treehouses and Wildlife Sanctuary, Queensland,
Australia, is just the place to stay. Treehouses built into the
rainforest canopy in the Cairns Highlands provides guests with the
utmost privacy and breathtaking experience, whilst the spa bath and
balcony overlooking the countryside takes care of all your
The oldest documented building in Beaconsfield, a fifteenth
century coaching inn, has been meticulously restored and
elaborately designed to provide dramatic architecture and
uncompromised luxury. With rooms draped in velvet and gold, adorned
with animal heads and in-room bath tubs,
Crazy Bear in Beaconsfield, United Kingdom is sure to keep your
eyes dancing for the entirety of the stay
If you want to
get back to basics, then the
Akköy Evleri Cave Hotel in the mountain village of Akköy,
Cappadocia will let you do just that: stay in the luxurious stone
houses that are carved into volcanic rock formations.
The Healing Dreams Retreat is
situated in a stunning environment on one of the most beautiful
islands in the world. Very comfortable accommodation is complimented
with great food (organic produce). There is wonderful hiking and a
range of 'spa and wellness' components. Most are the tried a true
massage, exercise and yoga types, but there are a couple of
'treatments' on offer which possibly add a bit to 'wooo' factor'.
Yes this editor is a paid up member of the skeptics society. Overall
this has to be one of the best located retreats in the world.
Kangaroo Island is
Australia's third largest Island located 16 km off the coast of
South Australia. Brimming with wildlife, Kangaroo Island offers an
intimate experience with the Australian wilderness; hand feed a
Tammar Wallaby, paddle with Sea-lions or stroke a Koala amid the
idyllic backdrop of beaches and bushland. Nature lovers and walkers
alike will regale in this ‘zoo without walls’ that has been likened
to the Galapagos Islands with its natural charm.
Perfectly situated, the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat is the
only accommodation complex adjacent to the entrance of the Flinders
Chase National Park - the most popular destination on the Island -
discreetly nestled amongst 113 acres of beautiful rustic scenery.
If you are after a thrill without
having to add the words ‘death defying experience’ to your travel
diary, then why not stay at the Quinta Real Zacatecas, Mexico, a
hotel built into the grandstand of a former bullfighting ring.
John Lennon and Yoko
Bed In for peace hotel room
music history buffs this
is the room to stay in if you visit Montreal and you can afford more
than a backpacker or motel chain budget! This is also where the
song, 'Give Peace a Chance' was recorded.
King George V Hotel
If you want to enter the
world of Parisian style design and location you can't pass by the
King George V Hotel.
At the upper end of the
budget scale you will be rewarded with a fairytale experience, not
only related to the rooms, but to the floral displays maintained by
the American expatriate Jeff Latham, dubbed "The Rock and Roll
Florist for his rebel style" It seems this man has boldly gone where
no florist has gone before.
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Birders Rest is located on
the outskirts of Kerikeri in the Far North of New Zealand in a
scenic riverside setting. It has 2 self-contained units, one double
and one twin; both have en suite bathroom, small kitchenette and
access to sunny rear deck, garden and swimming pool.
As the name implies, they have a keen interest in New Zealand’s
birds and a specialty is the night tour to see North Island Brown
A 'Fab Four'
star Liverpool hotel.
Hard Days Night Hotel is the worlds only
Beatles inspired hotel, combining the highest
quality facilities in a truly unique
environment. Located at the heart of Liverpool's
'Beatles Quarter' offering luxurious
accommodation and exclusive event space with a
twist. Housed in the magnificent Grade II listed
Central Buildings, dating back to 1884, the
beautifully restored hotel is steeped in
rooms are individually designed around the
contours of the original building and elegantly
furnished with specially commissioned
Beatles-inspired artwork adorning the walls.
The hotel's restaurant Blake's, named after the
celebrated Sergeant Pepper album cover and
artist Sir Peter Blake, serves up a range
of classic British dishes along with home cooked
favourites. Bar Four offers guests a high-end
destination cocktail bar, open to all who enjoy
that little extra.
adjacent to the world famous Cavern Club where
the Beatles rose to fame, and an array
of the city's famous Beatles landmarks, the
hotel not only offers the perfect getaway for
visitors, but is much loved by art lovers, music
lovers, and food lovers alike.
spectacular hotel with a 'top deck' that is hard
to beat -
in a modern city environment that is.
Blue Hotel Berlin
Now this hotel offers something to consider!
The glass-walled lobby elevator at is actually encircled by
the world's largest cylindrical aquarium (100ft), home to over 50
species of fish and marine wildlife. This might be the only place in
the world where you can get seasickness and vertigo at the
Nothofagus Hotel & Spa
A tree house hotel, like no
other in a nature reserve in Chile! Here Middle Earth and Hogwarts
seem to have copulated!
150 years of history and art
of living have made Hotel Scribe a veritable repository of Paris
memory. Built in 1861 as part of the new Opera district designed by
Baron Haussmann, Hotel Scribe was immediately chosen to be the home
of the prestigious Jockey Club, whose members were the elite of
French and European society under the Second Empire. Today, the
hotel conserves the memory of that era, along with that of the
countless personalities who shaped its renown, such as the Duke de
Morny, the Prince of Sagan, Marcel Proust, Serge Diaghilev,
Josephine Baker and Lee Miller. Lee Miller being the most recognised
female (there were not many females) war correspondent and
photographer of WW2
Here you can experience the
thrill of sleeping in real military barracks without the thrill of
getting shot by real bullets, Britain's Spitbank Fort underwent a
million ound makeover and is now a luxury boutique hotel with nine
suites and a rooftop Jacuzzi and bar.
Built in 1878 to defend
Britain from a French invasion after Napoleon III assumed power,
remember they still had vivid memories of the Napoleonic wars in the
early 1800's Spitbank housed 150 soldiers and cannon to match. It
was attacked by the Nazis during World War II and remained in the
service of the Queen until being decommissioned by the Ministry of
Defense in 1982.
Wilde lived and died