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Raphael Suites, Antwerp

People tend to choose more and more an alternative to a hotel. More space, privacy or cooking facilities are common arguments to decide whether to stay in an apartment rather than a hotel room. This trend now seems to be continuing with city trippers looking for a comfortable oasis in the city center. The ideal solution for those more demanding visitors is an apartment with the luxury of a hotel. At Raphael Suites in Antwerp, they understand this new concept very well.
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Hotel Arena, Amsterdam

From catholic orphanage for girls to pop stage with dorms for youngsters from far and wide. From shelter during World War II, to shelter for people from the Dam and Vondelpark to a trendy hotel today. An exceptional building requires a special destination, which has definitely been given to this monumental building from 1886 in which the Arena Hotel is now situated. All of this provides a rich history and unique atmosphere that you can immediately sense as soon as you enter.
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Terhills Hotel, Maasmechelen

Terhills in Maasmechelen is a grand, historic building housing a boutique hotel and a Michelin-starred restaurant. With its beautiful garden this place really seems to be a little Versailles in picturesque Limburg, and with Connecterra, Maasmechelen Village and Euroscoop, high fashion, natural beauty and movie fun are right at the corner. Everything for a relaxing weekend away is available, assuming you even want to do something, of course. Just relaxing in the hotel is perhaps the most fun part of it all.
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Jaguar F-Pace

Great food, travel and artisans; these are the topics we usually write about. In short, this means that we mostly report about hotels, restaurants and crafts. But then we thought, why not cars? These too are refined creations that can be enjoyed in the same context after all. And moreover, we just feel the same passion and excitement. To be able to link all those refined topics, we went away for a weekend with the new Jaguar F-Pace. The destination was Maasmechelen in Limburg, and more specifically the place where the Terhills hotel and restaurant Danny are located. Continue Reading

Kruisherenhotel, Maastricht

Not even snow, ice and winter cold could stop us. Maastricht calling! Ready for a touch of culture, some shopping and a dose of Dutch cosiness. Our starting point for the weekend is the Kruisherenhotel, a very special place near the city centre where a 15th century monastery is the setting of a contemporary design hotel.
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Las Casas de la Juderia, Córdoba

The lure of the old grandeur and the contemporary luxury at Las Casas de la Juderia in Córdoba is great. It is a unique boutique hotel full of character, history and class, situated right in the middle of the historical center of this charming Andalusian city. Pretend to be a king or princess right out of the history books travelling through time to the 20th century and enter in this contemporary palace.
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Paris for foodies

Paris is the Mecca of gastronomy. All the same, it doesn’t always have to be fine dining by candle-light in the city of love and lights. Innumerable passionately enthusiastic craftsmen make a wide variety of delicious traditional products. There are masses of brasseries offering simple menus, a laid back atmosphere and attractive terraces, all serving tasty dishes. We dropped into a number of places many a foodie would be delighted with. We certainly were. 🙂
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Hotel du Petit Moulin, Paris

A city trip to Paris requires an overnight stay in style. At Hotel du Petit Moulin, that style is uniquely eclectic, and it fits the atmosphere of Paris perfectly. There’s a hint of nostalgia combined with a healthy dose of the sort of sheer class that’s just on the edge of kitsch. As well as its unusual interior this hotel is ideally situated and has every modern comfort. So it’s a great base to go and discover the city.
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Entre Amis, Budapest

Budapest is without a doubt one of our favorite European cities. Because of its beautiful buildings, great food and trendy atmosphere this city is never boring. This time we are going there to discover the summer vibes, which make Budapest absolutely worth a visit. Thanks to plenty of summer bars, many unique thermal baths and sultry weather you are in no time in the perfect summer mood.
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YUP Hotel in Hasselt

It was in the early 80s that the yuppies appeared on the scene – the ‘Young Urban Professionals’. They were young people doing well in their careers and they liked the comfort and luxury of a trendy life in a fashionable city. Whether it’s a compliment or an insult to have the label stuck on you – then or now – depends on whom you ask, of course! Continue Reading

Résidence de la Pinède in Saint-Tropez

Anyone who wants to know where celebrities and the wealthy go on holiday will find the answer at Résidence de la Pinède in St-Tropez. Its combination of luxury and style with top—class service and its sublime location meet every requirement of the guests in this 5-star hotel. The keynotes here are an air of quality and discreet hospitality, with staff who clearly endeavour to achieve perfection in everything they do.
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