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Port de Sóller, Mallorca

Port de Sóller, Mallorca

Downtown Port de Sóller has an amazing vibe to it with great restaurants and bars – A tramway links the inland town of Sóller to Port de Sóller, running along the beach-side road since 1913 (picture Travel Habit // July 2014) Spent the summer in Port de Sóller in Mallorca, Spain, a beautuful little fishing village located about half...
Hotel Skansen - An all-time spa favorite!

Hotel Skansen – An all-time spa favorite!

How wonderful is this! Love the small Swedish village, Båstad, and will be back soon again! (Picture source – Travel Habit // May 2014 ) Visited the amazing Hotel Skansen in Båstad, Sweden, about a month ago. I have stayed here a couple of times before – and will soon be back again, that’s for sure! The hotel is located next...
Grace Santorini in Greece

Grace Santorini in Greece

I’m reaseaching for an upcoming trip in June this year and came across this amazing hotel in Santorini, Greece.  Can only DREAM myself away to this place right now. Truely looks like a paradise! :-) May be a little expensive, but Grace Santorini is now officially on my bucket list of places to visit in...
Dubai snapshots!

Dubai snapshots!

( Me and my son (4 months old) – his first beach vacation… Here at the beach at Westin Hotel – Picture source – Travel Habit, February 2014 ) Just got back from Dubai after a wonderful vacation. Stayed at the Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel and The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. Both were...
LA | San Francisco | NYC - coming soon....

LA | San Francisco | NYC – coming soon….

We have just booked our next trip. It was hard coming back from Thailand without a new holiday to look forward to  – this has now been rectified ;) I can’t wait to be enjoying the LA vibe and big city buzz. The trip is not until May but I’m already starting the research and...
Dubai here we come!

Dubai here we come!

I’m off to Dubai! So excited and will keep you updated on Instagram/Facebook. Below are some shots from my visit in August 2011. With temperatures above 40 C, it was actually more convenient to stay inside. Looking forward to more decent temperatures this time. We are staying at the The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach...
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Simple dune views from the hotel lobby – looks amazing! The hotel is the winner of Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award 2013 (Source – http://qasralsarab.anantara.com/gallery.aspx) Have you ever stayed at a hotel in the desert? I haven’t – but after this unique desert hotel has come to my attention, I think I will experience it in...
Next trip booked - The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

Next trip booked – The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

Picture from my recent trip to Dubai. How cute is this camel…? (Picture source – Travel Habit, August 2011) We just booked a trip to Dubai in February next year. I’m so excited to go back – only visited once in August a couple of years ago. The heat was unbearable, so I’m looking forward...
Charming Cádiz and Parador De Cádiz (Hotel Atlantico)

Charming Cádiz and Parador De Cádiz (Hotel Atlantico)

About Cádiz Occupying a tiny peninsula on the south coast of Spain, Cádiz is a beautiful old city, which is well worth a visit. The old town is on the tip of the peninsula and is buzzing with beautiful plazas that are constantly full of life, narrow streets and small shops. To get here, you...
Ace Hotel - American hipster hotel in London

Ace Hotel – American hipster hotel in London

Check this out! Last week, the hip US hotel group Ace Hotels, a chain co-founded by Alex Calderwood, opened a new hotel in England’s capital thereby expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. Ace Hotels exist in Seattle, Portland, Palm Springs and Manhattan, New York all with a mission to a “locally-inspired approach to design and development”, giving “new...
Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Picture : Hotel Velassaru Maldives – I want to go now!! Source: http://www.slh.com/ While doing some research for my upcoming summer holiday in Spain, I came across the website “Small Luxury Hotels of the World“, which presents a selection of what the editors see as the world’s finest small independent hotels. Go check it out if...
Rome Hotel - Relais Orso

Rome Hotel – Relais Orso

If you’re planning a trip to Rome, then have a look at this little and stylish hotel Relais Orso. Situated on a narrow side street in the middle of the city, I think it looks very authentic and calm – somewhere you can relax before conquering the city sites. I was recommended this hotel and...
The Hudson - Hotel and Bar in NYC

The Hudson – Hotel and Bar in NYC

Hudson / 356 West 58 Street / New York, New York 10019 The Hotel When visiting New York earlier this month, we stayed three nights at the Hudson Hotel located in Midtown. I was impressed with this hotel in many ways: It’s huge (866 guest rooms), it’s young and sophisticated, and all design details are carefully...
Longing for Thailand...

Longing for Thailand…

So I thought Spring was here but I feel cheated – now it’s cold and windy again. I therefore found myself longing for white sandy beaches and relaxing by the view and sounds of the ocean. I found this amazing resort and spa on the island Koh Samui in Thailand SILAVADEE POOL SPA & RESORT....
Le Parker Meridien Hotel - New York springtime!

Le Parker Meridien Hotel – New York springtime!

( Spring! Here some beautiful cherry trees – Picture Source: Travel Habit, 28 April 2013 ) Spring is in the air in New York! Spring in New York is probably the best time to be in the city: It’s less humid, temperatures are decent, green and pink colors are dominating the street scene and the...
2013 Hot List by CN Traveler

2013 Hot List by CN Traveler

“154 places you’ll want to go to right away…” Oh yes! If you need inspiration for your next trip, check out CN Traveler’s “2013 Hot List” listing the 154 “Best New Hotels in the World”. I already have a couple of places in mind, just see below. See the 2013 Hot List and many more pictures here! Park...
Glad Påsk! Pleasant Stockholm reunion...

Glad Påsk! Pleasant Stockholm reunion…

( Strandvägen in Stockholm on a beautiful and sunny day! Picture source – Travel Habit / 31 March 2013 ) Spent the Easter break in Stockholm – feels like a long time ago since I last visited, so it was good to be back! I love the Swedish capital with its beautiful old buildings, wide avenues,...
Hotel in Berlin - Das Stue

Hotel in Berlin – Das Stue

Once the Danish Embassy. Today, Das Stue is a modern hotel. Picture source –  http://www.das-stue.com/ Next time I’m going to Berlin I would consider staying at this newly renovated hotel and much talked-about hotel, Das Stue. The hotel is housed in the former Royal Danish Embassy and located centrally with views of Tiergarten Park. The hotel still...
Seaside Hotel Plesner in Skagen

Seaside Hotel Plesner in Skagen

I was looking at hotels in Skagen the other day together with my parents and came across this newly renovated seaside hotel in Skagen. Hotel Plesner is designed by architect Ulrik Plesner in 1907 and is ideally located in the heart of Skagen close to the harbour, beach and cultural sights such as Skagen Art Museum....
We ♥ the Italian Riviera

We ♥ the Italian Riviera

Portovenere with its colorful houses and small narrow streets – Picture source – Travel Habit / September 2012 Last summer we visited the Italian Riviera (essentially another name for the coast of Liguria), which is known for its old fishing ports, beautiful landscape, wealthy Italians tourists and colour-splashed buildings. Many villages and towns in the area are internationally known, such...
The Lodge - American Hideaway in Sweden

The Lodge – American Hideaway in Sweden

Life less ordinary – Room in best New England style at The Lodge (Picture source - http://thelodge.se ) Hopefully I will soon get the chance to visit this beautiful Swedish hotel The Lodge. In true New England style (seems like Lexington is dominating the hotel decor), this hotel looks like an idyllic spot for a...
A little bit of Marrakesh

A little bit of Marrakesh

Our good friend Jeanette has sent us some tips from her recent trip to Marrakesh. You can also follow her via here super cool blog on fashion, life style and much more…. www.northlittle.dk HOTELS We stayed for 4 nights a RIAD NOIR DÍVORIE – and we have never experienced service like this anywhere! They were...
Wiesergut - more ski inspiration

Wiesergut – more ski inspiration

Just found this great design hotel WIESERGUT in Saalbach-Hinterglemm (well it looks amazing). I have fond memories of this place, as it was in this town I first practiced skiing when I was 7. We used to go to Hinterglemm every year for two weeks when I was a child – however that is many...
Munich and Cortiina Hotel

Munich and Cortiina Hotel

( Shopping in Maximilianstraße in Munich – one of the city’s “royal avenues”. Source – Travel Habit / Jan 2013 ) Munich is the capital and the largest city of the German state of Bavaria. The city has actually been on my bucket list for a long time, so on our way home from a skiing...
Marrakesh - simply magical

Marrakesh – simply magical

By Kathrine Werling   The magic of Marrakech! In December I went to Marrakech to celebrate the Christmas holidays with my family. Marrakech is a spicy mixture of Arabs, Africans and Europeans. The city is very crowded, chaotic, noisy, and smelly and dirty – however, very enchanting. This amazing city lies at the foot of...
St. Anton and Haus Draxl

St. Anton and Haus Draxl

Traditional but lively St. Anton Although it is crowded and a bit commercialized, St Anton is full of character! Last week I visited for the first time, and I really liked this small, Austrian village with its (almost) traffic-free and traditional-style architecture, shops, and a great selection of restaurants and hotels… And great skiing! And it’s a bustling place, both day and...
The Crown Inn, Amersham

The Crown Inn, Amersham

So we have just booked a weekend get-away to a lovely hotel outside of London. I can’ wait to see a bit of the English countryside. I have been to a few places outside of London, but there are so many cute villages, amazing B&B’s and hotels around, so I have to remember to book...
Beautiful Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains

Beautiful Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains

I’m “researching” my upcoming skiing trip in January 2013 at the moment, and was very pleased to find this hotel in St. Moritz, Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains. I have stayed at Kempinski hotels before, and I’m generally a very big fan! This one looks amazing as well – just see the pictures below. Who wouldn’t love to visit the...
Perfectly Art Deco

Perfectly Art Deco

I’m in love with 1920-1940’s art deco design and the Viceroy Hotel in Miami embodies this style perfectly. Kelly Wearstler has created the interiors brilliantly with an over flow of detailed, pastel and a Miami-ish twist to it. The Philipe Starck designed Spa is an added experience. I have never been to Miami and haven’t...
Aqua Expeditions - the ultimate cruise!

Aqua Expeditions – the ultimate cruise!

Want to experience something extraordinary ? – Go on a cruise in the Amazon! That is something Aqua Expeditions can arrange for you. This 5 star cruise hotel takes you through the Peruvian Amazon. A luxury cruise down the Amazon River in Peru gives you a feeling of being completely transported to a new natural...