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Decent hotel in Istanbul

My introduction to Istanbul began with the airport.Sabiha Gokcen Airport. A small but modern airport. Passport control – a matter of minutes. Put the stamp in the passport and no questions asked. Opposite the airport there are buses of Havatas company. To reach the hotel Maywood need a bus that goes to Taksim. They go on a schedule, but if the bus is full, then leaves before. The road to Taksim took me about an hour (any traffic jams at lunch time I didn’t notice). The fare is 14 lire (1 Lira = about 20 rubles). From Taksim get to the hotel by taxi less than half an hour.

The location is the best that you can imagine! Hotel Maywood is located on the quietest street, but it should take a few minutes, within walking distance is all the fun there is to see in Istanbul… the Check took about two minutes. The first thing brought a welcome cocktail. I must say,…suddenly the Room gave a good, on the 2nd floor, but overlooking the courtyard. Continue reading

Sleeping With Ghosts in California

California. – Its long and rich history from Native Americans. to Spanish explorers, to the California Gold Rush. and the scandals of Hollywood. the Golden State has can’t help but to be haunted. Here, you will find dozens of hotels, inns, B&B’s and even some campgrounds where you can sleep with a ghost!

To see a spirit of California’s Gold Rush days, try the Sierra Nevada House in Coloma or the Groveland Hotel ; or if you’re looking for a celebrity ghost, spend a night at the Chateau Marmont or Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. On the other hand, if you’re looking for sheer numbers, try the Queen Mary in Long Beach, reportedly one of the most haunted hotels in the nation.

Benicia

Union Hotel In the heart of historic Benicia, the gracious 1882 Union Hotel is reminiscent of California’s colorful past. During the late 1800s, a young woman allegedly hanged herself in one of the rooms of this historic hotel. Today, this unfortunate soul reportedly continues to be seen in a window that faces the street and others heard her talking or crying. Union Hotel. 401 First Street, PO Box 874. Benicia, California . Continue reading

Most unusual hotels in Mexico

Mexico is a popular tourist destination that has something to offer to the numerous visitors, including fans of the exotic. Because if you go there – it is best for a long time to see more. But if this is not possible, use a short term stay to the maximum.

Short term rental properties in Mexico – one of the variants of residence at the time of the visit, which is definitely more economical. However, to experience the flavor, the special atmosphere of this country – it is best to rent a room in one of the most unusual hotels.

The count’s Palace

It is not the name of the hotel, and the original purpose of the building. In the XVII century it belonged to the family of count Mirabel. The building is located in the city center, near Constitution square. Architects and designers have transformed a rundown building into a luxury hotel, worthy of the most distinguished visitors. Continue reading

The most expensive of the world
One of the determining factors when booking a room in the hotel or the hotel is for most people the price. The room rate is determined by the conditions of…

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The holiday resort of Loutraki, Greece
Loutraki is a small town in southern Greece, which is considered one of the best balneological resorts in Europe. It was in Loutraki healing water rich in sodium and magnesium,…

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The most unusual hotels in the world.
Ice hotel, Quebec This hotel is built every year, and its construction is 225 kilograms of ice and 6,800 kilograms of snow. Of this free material makes a chic hotel…

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