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The Post Hotel is the epitome of what you would imagine to be the idyllic Canadian mountain lodge. Nestled in the picturesque Banff National Park in the small village of Lake Louise, the Post Hotel offers guests pristine natural beauty and unspoiled wilderness only two hours outside of Calgary. The ...
Hotel Arbez is an unusual place – half is in France and half in Switzerland. When a new border between the two countries was drawn in 1862 it happened to run down the middle of a field owned by one Mr. Ponthus. He built a shop that straddled the boarder ...
This hotel is a Lafta building. Lafta is an ancient way of building houses in Norway. Timber is dried for two years, specially cut and slotted into place like a magnificent jigsaw. Lambs wool is used for insulation. The result is a cozy, environmentally friendly place to stay. And what ...
*Ice, flow, nowhere to go… apart from, well, here* Palaces of ice have long been a mainstay of story and myth in European culture. From the frost giants of Norse mythology through Hans Christian Andersen’s classic recounting of the “The Snow Queen” to modern day America with its legend of ...
If you were a French Celt living in the 2nd Century AD under threat from the Romans you would want to in Les Baux-de-Provence. Set high in the Alpilles mountains on a rocky outcrop with a view of the surrounding plateau, the location has been inhabited for thousands of years. ...
Forbes Magazine has called this one of the top 20 coolest hotels in the world. The hotel also has the most photographed swimming pool, like, ever. The rooms are thatched huts on the outside and luxurious on the inside and the hotel lies secluded away in a secret location by ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
‘The canyon wilderness, the hoodoo land of spire and pillar and pinnacle where no man lives’ is how transcendental anarchist author, Edward Abbey described the landscape where Amangiri Villas sit; their sandstone walls blending perfectly into the desert setting. The architecture is simple and modern with large glass windows drawing ...
You are balancing on a mountain bike at the top of slither of rocky trail running steeply down a mountainside. Everything is focused on your next maneuver. Your behind hovers behind the saddle for balance, feet in firm contact with the pedals, white knuckles on the handlebars, you choose your ...
The ages have been kind to Cappadocia (Hittite for ‘land of beautiful horses’). Because of the particular mineral composition in the rock, mountains have been eroded into monoliths, valleys and chimneys. People have lived there, amongst the caves and crannies, ever since mammoth skins were the latest must-have fashion accessory. ...
These rooms were specially designed to bring you as close to nature as possible while still shielding you from its cold winds and sharp-toothed citizens. The simple pine and glass constructions are built on metal stilts that can be pulled from the ground leaving no trace of any construction being ...
What makes this hotel so special is your host’s meticulous adherence to Japanese inn-keeping traditions; the aim of which is to anticipate and meet your needs before you are even aware of them yourself. Your hostess, Jeanie Fuji, is arguably the world’s best practitioner of the traditional Japanese art of ...
The Indigo Hotel’s architecture was designed by master builder, Sebastián Irarrázaval using wood and lots of natural light to create a relaxing, eco-friendly experience where hammocks hang lazily on the landings. The restaurant, Mama Rosa, serves fresh crab straight from the Eberhard Fjord and sumptuous local beef. The excursions on ...