San Clemente Palace is not your standard Venice luxury hotel. It is nowhere near Piazzo San Marco, and it doesn’t have views of the Grand Canal. Despite these potential drawbacks, it is still one of the greatest hotels in Venice. Located on it’s own island, out in the lagoon, the San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice … Continue reading “San Clemente Palace – A luxury Venice hotel like no other”
The Crystal Espirit Croatia cruise is one of two itineraries operated by Crystal Cruises. Board the Espirit at either Venice or Dubrovnik and cruise up, down or round trip between the two cities. We booked with Crystal for our first ever cruise back in 2016, opting for just one leg of the journey. This is … Continue reading “Crystal Espirit Croatia Cruise & the Dalmatian Coast”
If you read some of the reviews for Hotel Negresco, you’d strongly consider staying elsewhere. “Living on Past Reputation” says one recent review, “ Overrated. Pretentious and noisy” says another. So why would I recommend this hotel?
As frequent visitors to London, we have long searched for the right Luxury Hotel that can become our bolthole and base from which to work or explore the city. Earlier this week was our latest attempt to find the hotel, and I think we might have found it. We were in town for a night … Continue reading “Have we found our London bolthole?”
Everybody knows about Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world and the focus of so many religious and historical stories. Jerusalem, home of the wailing wall; the church of the Holy Sepulchre, the place where Jesus was crucified; the Temple on the Mount and much, much more. But most people will not be … Continue reading “A feast for the eyes and stomach at Jerusalem’s famous Shuk”