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

Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


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 »


Unusual Hotels – Hippo Point, Kenya

March 27, 2012

The 40mt tower is the perfect Hippo Watching Sanctuary

Hippo Point Wildlife Sanctuary on Lake Naivasha in Kenya is the ultimate resort for Hippo Watching. Read the rest of this entry »


Unusual Hotels – Moganshan China

January 30, 2012

Tree Top Villas

Naked Stables Private Reserve Earth Huts

The 121-room eco-resort Naked Stables features tree-top villas with Jacuzzis set on balconies overlooking the mountains, and African-inspired “earth huts” built with environmentally friendly rammed-earth walls.
There is, quite simply, nothing like them, anywhere in China. Read the rest of this entry »


Unusual Hotels – Wine Barrels Netherlands

January 27, 2012

The entrance to the Barrel Hotel in Friesland

The Netherlands’ Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren is a barrel of fun. The hotel features four rooms made from 14,500-liter wine casks shipped from Switzerland.

Read the rest of this entry »