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
The fashion travel has created a tough competition in the hotel business. Some places attract visitors with low prices and modest service. Others luxury and comfort. While there are hotels that come to watch, not to live. Such places become landmarks along with museums, parks and palaces.
One of the most original hotels in Europe is in Berlin (Germany). Propeller Island City Lodge, named after the novel of Jules Verne’s “Floating island”, striking unexpected guests room design. Want to pospast in a snow-white coffin, a cage or a prison cell? Or maybe in the room in the medieval style or the room where the furniture nailed to the ceiling? In “Floating island” no room resembles another. The cost of living 69 — 125 euros per day per person.
Owners are positioning the hotel as a work of art.Facilities also suffered for the sake of art: not all rooms have bathrooms. Some of our guests have access to shared shower facilities.
Jailhotel Loewengraben hotel in Lucerne (Switzerland) is housed in the former Central prison. However, for 90 Euro residents are fed gruel and are forced to sleep on a bunk. From the prison of the past remain some of the attributes for sacramentofor. Overall, the hotel Swiss comfortable: the spacious rooms are well furnished and equipped with modern appliances. Continue reading
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.
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