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Luna Baglioni, Venice, Italy

The oldest hotel in Venice is a five – star Luna Baglioni – founded in the XII century. It is well documented that in 1118, it had stopped the Templar knights going on Crusades against the infidels. In the XVI century the hotel was called Locanda della Luna (“the moonlight tavern”).

The hotel’s interiors are decorated with works by the artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Giovanni Battista Tiepolo), held in 1992, the renovation returned the building to its original historic charm. There is therefore nothing surprising in the fact that in 2008 Conde Nast Traveler magazine recognized Luna Baglioni one of the best hotels in Venice and Italy in General, and included it in his “Gold list”. With this opinion agreed the travel experts of the magazine Travel+Leisure, recognized him as one of the leading hotels of the world.

Love is here to stay powerful and Hollywood stars: South Africa’s President Nelson Mandela, Senator Patrick J. Kennedy, actors Sean Connery and Michael Douglas, pop singer from America Lionel Richie and many others. For the convenience of the guests the hotel has a private dock, allowing the gondolas and boats to deliver celebrities straight to the front door. Continue reading

The most unusual hotels of the world

The greenest hotels in the world

Thailand

In 80 kilometers from coast of Thailand, Koh Kood is Soneva Kiri resort. It’s hard to say what would you like in it: their eco-architecture or stunning location between the rainforest, cliffs and the sea!

Indonesia

Located among the limestone cliffs and hidden caves, overlooking the southern beach on the island of Bali, the Anantara Uluwatu Resort & Spa is the dream of fugitives from urbanization. Includes 1.7 ha of coastal land on the hillside, the cascades to the Indian ocean.

Egypt

This is the Siwa oasis in Egypt. Adrere Amellal is concentrated in a simple and eco-friendly luxury. Rule number one: no electricity. Lamps and candles — beeswax enough! Rule number 2: no air conditioning. Only the wind freshens through the open Windows. Call outside the complex. Nothing better to enjoy the quiet of the desert. Continue reading

The famous La Samanna

Samanna

Evening. I have just returned from talks in the hotel. Tired joy, the transaction is completed. I wanted to call my wife in new York, to share some good news. I had five free days and why not jet off for a short vacation to the Caribbean?

OK, only one condition. I started in the fitness center, and I’d hate to lose shape, is the answer Karina, oddly enough, was pleased.

Lately to go to the gym time did not exist, so the option to combine a romantic vacation and active (by Caribbean standards) pace of life suits me perfectly.

– We need a hotel with great potential, how about la Samanna? I heard there is a great range of options for training.

– I think that was in Saint Martin?

– Yes, the French part of the island. Continue reading

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