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Le Roch Hotel and Spa- Hidden Gem in the heart of Paris

As classy and posh as Paris goes, there is also very cool and chic side of it. Le Roch Hotel & Spa is one fine example. Part of the Design Hotel group, tucked behind the small Rue St Roch, you barely notice this boutique hotel in the heart of the city.  The hotel is really very hidden, but the giveaway is there are always 2 very well-dressed men standing at the door to meet and greet you. Redesigned by architect Vincent Bastie, taking a fading public building and transformed it into a neighborhood classic ; Le Roch’s 37 guestrooms and suites feature unique décor by French designer Sarah Lavoine. I particularly like the court...
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Make it a special Christmas

  If you are still doing a last-minute Christmas trip planning, here is one experience for you. As Rotterdam has become more and more popular among travellers, one of the most iconic hotels that I had stayed there twice, nHow hotel, has created something really special. In my previous posts I had mentioned how much I love about the hotel’s panorama view, the location and the creativity they put into every setting and design. This Christmas, they have created something special for the annual auction for the Red Cross. The auction is a very big thing in the Netherlands. It is being organized by one of Hollands most famous radio ...
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Old school English Charm at The Dorchester

London has always been one of the top cities to visit, and there are so many hotels in town that you just lose track on which is where. However, there are a good few hotels that has been long standing with history and keeping the classic old-school English charm. It is quite distinctive when you walk into an old-school hotel that maintain the standard. I have heard a lot about The Dorchester, and finally after living in London for so many years, I made a visit there. As soon as I walked in, I can understand why the Dorchester is still a favourite among many travellers. The reputation of the hotel is unique in having established ...
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The ” Stockholm Syndrome” – Nobis Hotel

Ever heard of the term ” Stockholm syndrome”? Now here’s a little story that traces back to the origin of the term.  In 1973 Stockholm,  bank robbers held four employees of the Kreditbanken hostage in the bank’s vault, during the six days of their captivity, the hostages gained sympathy for and even loyalty to their captors. This unusual development in hostage situations has been referred to as the ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ ever since. The Nobis Hotel buildings are the site of a dramatic attempted bank heist and the origins of a psychological phenomenon dubbed ‘Stockholm Syndrome.’ and the bank vault is now part of ACNE st...
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The cool Miss Clara

Stockholm has always been a place known for its cool design, the Scandi coolness is so captivating. When I visited Stockholm earlier, I stayed at one of the boutique hotels in the heart of the city, Miss Clara by Nobis. Sveavägen, where the hotel is located, is Stockholm’s most cosmopolitan boulevard, cutting straight through the heart of the city from north to south. This part of Sveavägen, north of Kungsgatan avenue, is one of the most expansive focal points in the evolution of a new and more dynamically attractive Stockholm City district. Part of Nobis Group, the 92-room hotel was originally an Ateneum girls’ school buildi...
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