The Viva Bahia is located on the northern coast of Majorca, just steps away from a lovely beach, Playa Muro, in the Bay of Alcudia. This is a large hotel, more a resort really, and we were there for only three days, not nearly enough time to sample all the goodies on offer. That said, [...]
Tree houses, ice hotels, 747s, caves and grottos, houses made of cow dung, caravans, sheep sheds, the beach,… I do like quirky sleeps, though it has been a while, meaning I’ve shoddy or no photos, so I haven’t covered many here on Sophie’s World. That’s about to change. If you’ve poked around on this blog [...]
As days are getting shorter and work busier than ever, I think back on an all-too-brief stay at Aquadome, Tyrol’s biggest and most creatively designed spa.
A few days away, just the two of you, sans kids – sounds good? Then Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Bleibergerhof might be the place for you.
Jamaica Inn has a fascinating location and history. Situated on Cornwall’s deliciously eerie Bodmin Moor, this is a coaching inn from 1750.
Ever wanted to take your nanny along on a luxury spa holiday in the Alps? A sheikh who frequently visits Sölden with his family does. And he likes for his nanny to be comfortable as well. So the newly refurbished Hotel Bergland custom designed a 212m² suite, comprising three bedrooms – one for mum and [...]
On the Fjærland Fjord, Mundal Hotel is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year. This family-owned hotel has creaking stairs, a great turret bed room, a library, a billiards room, a music room, deep leather chairs by the fireplace – and books; not just in the library but everywhere. That’s as it should be. Like Hay-on-Wye, [...]
My three best kept travel secrets: the fairytale village of Portmeirion in Wales, Kjøsterudjuvet Gorge in Drammen, Norway and Pension Nossek in Vienna.