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Le Sirenuse Hotel – Glamour with nice curtains
'12oct5
Sirenuse  
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This 18th Century villa is still privately owned by the Sersale family who opened their summer house as a hotel in 1951. It was just about the time the Positano region of Italy was growing as a tourist destination thanks, in no small part, to John Steinbeck remarking in a ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Villa
Location: Positano  Italy  West Europe
Rolling Huts – Rock n Roll n Outdoor Pursuits
'12oct4
Rolling Huts  
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“Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’, keep your wagon rollin” so the song goes, unless, that is, you’re staying in a special rolling hut. In which case, you will want to stay right where you are in Washington’s beautiful Methow Valley. The remarkably versatile wooden units were designed to be an alternative to ...
Accomodation types: Design   Nature
Location: Winthrop  USA  North America
Murtoli - A Figa – Corsican Grandeur
'12oct3
Murtoli  
A Figa
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The A Figa Villa in Corsica was built in the 17th Century and has been wonderfully maintained in that original style. It is the signature property in a portfolio of stunning buildings in beautiful landscapes around the Corsican coast. It houses seven people and is a traditional ‘tall house’ looking ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Traditional   Villa
Location: Sartène  France  West Europe
Desert Cave Hotel – Goin’ underground
'12oct2
Desert Cave  
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Coober Pedy is a small mining town in the Australian Outback. Because of the extreme temperatures (40ºC in summer) many inhabitants live in underground houses called ‘dugouts’. In fact, the name, ‘Coober Pedy’ comes from the Aboriginal name for the town, ‘kupa-piti’ which means 'white man's hole'. The area has ...
Accomodation types: Cave   Desert   Underground
West Baden Springs – The 8th Wonder of the World
'12oct1
West Baden  
Springs
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Part of the hilariously named, French Lick Resort, West Baden Springs is a hotel extravaganza. When it was opened in 1902 dumb-struck locals called it the ‘8th Wonder of the World’ and its mineral water baths were said to cure everything apart from credulity. In 1917, an incredible renovation saw ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury
Fairmont Banff Springs - Mountainside Luxury in Canada
'12sep28
Banff  
Springs
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Unusually for a luxury châteaux hotel out in the countryside, The Fairmont Hotel in Banff Springs was always designed as an hotel and has been housing paying guests since its creation in 1888. Apart from an unfortunate incident 1926 involving a raging inferno and complete destruction, it has always been ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury   Nature
Location: Banff  Canada  North America
Far Meadow – Vintage Trailers - Americana in a Can
'12sep27
Far Meadow  
Vintage Trailers
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The Vintage Trailor is one of a range of accommodation in the Sierra National Forest provided by the Far Meadow organisation. As iconic as the VW Camper Van and as American as Mount Rushmore, the Silver Streak trailer was first manufactured in the 1950s and has gone through many redesigns ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote   Trailer
Igloo Hotel, Sorrisniva Alta – Northern Soul
'12sep26
Sorrisniva  
Igloo Hotel
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Alta is the northernmost city in the world that has over 10,000 inhabitants. Its location in a valley along the banks of the river Alta means it is sheltered from the vicissitudes of the climate to the extent that its land does not develop permafrost. It is one of the ...
Accomodation types: Ice
Location: Alta  Norway  West Europe
Dog Bark Park Inn – And Bingo Was His Name-Oh
'12sep25
Dog Bark  
Park Inn
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If the Ancient Greeks had decided to attack Troy using a giant dog rather than a horse it might have looked something like this. Husband and wife team, Dennis and Frances use chainsaws to carve folk-art wooden dogs and have done for the last 15 years. When their work was ...
Accomodation types: Animal
Far Meadow - A Frame  - American forest living with big windows
'12sep24
Far Meadow  
A Frame
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The A-Frame is one of a range of accommodation in the Sierra National Forest provided by the Far Meadow organisation. The woodland cabin is as American as apple pie (which was originally a British dish but hey, let’s not argue the toss). Traditionally, cabins were built in remote wooded areas ...
Accomodation types: Nature   Remote