Castello Dal Pozzo Summer Digest

July 18, 2014

I would like to introduce to all my  friends and acquaintances our Summer Digest, a short pictorial update on what we are doing, and what people think and write about how we are doing it.    http://bit.ly/1nj500D  (click on the link to open the Digest).

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Consumer Thinking in Decision-Making: Applying a Cognitive Framework to Trip Planning – Cornell School of Hotel Administration

March 20, 2014

Consumer Thinking in Decision-Making: Applying a Cognitive Framework to Trip Planning – Cornell School of Hotel Administration.


Haunted Hotels

November 2, 2013

When the weather cools, the days shorten and winter starts to shows its face, then by the fireside thoughts turn to old tales of Ghosts. Here are just a few that have a series of prestigious ghosts still “hanging around”.

Aireal View of Castello Dal Pozzo and the Palazzo Hotel

Castello Dal Pozzo and the Palazzo Hotel

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Unusual Hotels – Tree Houses in Indonesia

October 12, 2013
Unusual Hotels - Korowai Tree  House

Unusual Hotels – Korowai Tree House

Normally , grown-ups are known to build tree houses for their children, but in certain cultures  the grown-ups themselves live in tree houses. Read the rest of this entry »


New Words for the Scrabble Board

October 11, 2013

Oxford Dictionaries online set the media and web on fire with its list of new words for 2013. On average, Oxford adds approximately 1,000 new entries to its online dictionaries every year, and this quarter’s update highlights some fascinating developments in the English language. The blending of words, with results such as phablet and jorts, is trending high, as are abbreviations.
New words are always intriguing, primarily because of their tendency to hint at what’s ahead for the future, and  this year’s list won’t disappoint, as it defines how each and every one of us are living. Read the rest of this entry »


Unusual Hotels – The World’s Worst Hotel?

January 23, 2013
The Worst Hotel in the World?

The Worst Hotel in the World?

What’s the worst hotel you’ve ever stayed in? Never mind, it couldn’t have been any worse than the Hans Brinker Budget Hostel in Amsterdam, which actually prides itself on being the “world’s worst hotel”. Read the rest of this entry »


Unusual Hotels – Airplane suites – Various

January 22, 2013
Airplane Suite- Overview

Airplane Suite Luxury on the ground – Overview

There appears to be a run on converted airplanes as Unusual Hotel rooms. These range from the very luxurious, to the Hostel type, but all of them are “different”. I have chosen a small selection from a variety of places as examples of what is available for the curious or the adventurous. Read the rest of this entry »