Q: What is it? A: This establishment is run by some of the most competent restaurant people in Sweden. Apparently, they need a little more training before they will be able to turn their hotel into an equally flawless operation. In theory they have everything going for them… First, the location is crazy. It’s a [...]
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Q: What is it? A: If you want to stay in a not so cheap but very well-functioning hotel in a great Soho-location, this may very well be it. You may also keep in mind that hotels are rare in Soho! If you want to stay very, very central… …then maybe you should consider staying [...]
Q: What is it? A: A very central hotel in central Stockholm, so close to the central station that you can smell when sandwiches are brought out on platform 4. And the ‘Light’ refers to a rather whimsy ‘light’ concept described below. Location is either terrible or the very best. Most locals will just pass [...]
Not all journeys start in the small village of Bayanga. The trip has hardly any turns during the first hour. A straight road built by a logging company takes us there. A sign tells us that we’re entering the Parc National Dzanga-Ndoki. When the road finally turns, it follows an elephant path. Exactly the opposite [...]
Running a lodge here should be impossible. To tell you the truth, staying here means that you won’t get everything you thought you paid for. But you’re not in a country where things work. It’s one of the poorest countries in the world, and somehow they still make things work. Somehow. And even if things [...]
Nope. This is not my cup of hotel. Thick carpets. Dark wood panels at the front desk. Brass. Ironed napkins in the breakfast area. Built in 1993 and renovated in 1999. This is a hotel that desperately tries to look like it has traditions along with premium service. When I arrive, there’s a conference being [...]