Crowne Plaza Heidelberg, the ideal base to discover the Rhine-Neckar area

Heidelberg is a small university town located in Baden-Wurttemberg situated on the river Neckar in South-West Germany. It is located in the densely populated Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, close to Mannheim. The main tourist attractions are the baroque style old town, the old bridge and of course the castle overlooking the city.

Feeling like coming home at InterContinental Dusseldorf

The InterContinental Dusseldorf is one of my favourite hotels to stay at, it always feels like coming home whenever I visit. It is located along the Konigsallee, the poshest street in Dusseldorf and possibly of whole Germany with shops of all the most important brands that can be found alongside it. The hotel itself is…

Hotel Aquavenice

After a wonderful cruising experience, we had one last night in Venice. This time we stayed at Aquavenice, located on an different island to our previoud hotel stay at Villa Rosa. The hotel was run by the Lovely Elena and here sister. The building was very anonymous from the outside with only a front door…

Hotel Villa Rosa Venice

As I live by the motto, better safe than sorry and I would like to see Venice I booked an extra night in Venice before we embarked on our cruise. For this night we selected the Hotel Villa Rosa, located on the same island as the main railway station meaning it had easy acces to…

Flying Brussels Airlines to Venice

To be able to embark on our Celebrity cruise towards the Greek Isles from Venice we had to make our way over there, the obvious choice beeing the direct flight from Brussels to Venice on Brussels Airlines.

Cruising like a Celebrity

After my first sea-cruise experience on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl, cruising in the Caribbean from Miami I wanted to cruise again. After 4 long years this year I could embark on a new sea voyage, this time in the eastern Mediterranean Sea from Venice on Celebrity Cruises beautiful Celebrity Constellation.

Crowne Plaza Hamburg City Alster

  The Crowne Plaza Hamburg City Alster is located in a residential neighbourhood along the Alster a few stops along the U3 from the main station (Hamburg Hbf) and city centre.

Holiday Inn Dresden am Zwinger

The Holiday Inn Dresden am Zwinger is located just a few footsteps away from the Zwinger (former Royal palace) and City centre of Dresden. The building itself seems to have been a former socialist official building but has been renovated inside in a contemporary and inviting design.

Holiday Inn Krakow City Centre

The Holiday Inn Krakow City Centre is located right next to the old town of Krakow, just across from the park with most sights and attractions in walking distance. The station is also only a 20 minutes’ walk away, right next to big shopping centre. The Hotel itself consists of an old building repurposed as…