Austria Trend Hotel has the best view in Salzburg

I was recently in Salzburg where I stayed at the Austria Trend Hotel. With a super convenient location, just 100 meters from the train station, it couldn't have been more ideal for my day trips to Hallstatt and Liechtensteinklamm gorge. Plus, check out the view I had from my room ↑  MORE AUSTRIA TRAVEL TIPS: GET MAPS, ITINERARIES AND GERMAN PHRASES [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|Accommodation, Austria, Destination, Europe, Luxury, Tips|4 Comments

Luxury at St. Petersbourg Hotel, Tallinn

Just a stone's throw from the main square, tucked away between the cobblestone streets of the Old Town lies St. Petersbourg hotel. What's really unique about this place - besides the fact that you feel like you just stepped into a Russian time warp - is that it's the oldest hotel in Tallinn. The history of the hotel building dates back [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|Accommodation, Estonia, Europe, Luxury, Tips|2 Comments

Girls’ spa weekend in Riga? Here’s how to do it

If you're wondering where the most luxurious, fabulous spa is located in Latvia, you've landed the right place. ESPA Riga, hidden behind the beautiful facade of a historic Art Nouveau building, is six floors of sheer wellness heaven. This five-star spa offers award-winning treatments and is located right next to Radisson Hotel in the heart of Riga. I [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Destination, Europe, Latvia, Luxury, Yoga|4 Comments

Yoga and relaxation at Palazzo Radomiri Hotel

After two weeks in Slovenia and Croatia, I arrived in Montenegro to indulge in nature and mountainous views before heading back to Scandinavia. I based myself in the historic Bay of Kotor and found the perfect place for a bit a of recreation and relaxation: a sea-captain's mansion that had been transformed into a boutique hotel. By the water's edge in [...]

By | October 23rd, 2015|Accommodation, Destination, Europe, Luxury, Montenegro, Tips, Yoga|2 Comments

Siem Reap, you’ve won me over

It took me almost nine years, but I have finally found new appreciation for Siem Reap. My first visit... Well, it wasn't pretty. During the four days I spent in the country, I got trapped in a public bathroom with a huntsman spider the size of a SMALL CHILD... I was sexually harassed by a group of police officers and upon [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|Accommodation, Asia, Cambodia, Confessions, Destination, Inspirational, Luxury, Tips|23 Comments