Six not too obvious cities to discover

Where next? We have been travelling together since 2013. Together or separately, we have fallen under the charm of some cities we didn’t expect to.

InterContinental Geneva

For my final night of my 2018 rail adventure I was staying at the InterContinental Genève, as all hotels in the Geneva area where pretty expensive I used my points for this stay.

InterContinental Bucharest

The InterContinental Bucharest in Romania was one of the first ‘Western’ hotels to be built in the ‘communist’ countries of Eastern Europe, together with the InterContinental in Prague. It was built in 1967 and was part of a bigger project including the National Theatre next door. When it opened in 1971 it was the second tallest…

InterContinental Budapest

Last year Timothy and I went on a backpacking adventure to Eastern Europe and the Balkan countries, we started our trip with a night in the InterContinental Düsseldorf before boarding the overnight Nightjet onwards via a brief change of trains in Vienna to Budapest. Budapest is the capital of Hungary and I was amazed by…

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…

InterContinental Prague

The InterContinental Prague is located along the bank of the river Vltava at the end of Pařížská street, near the main square end across the river from the Prague Castle, about as centrally located as you can get in Prague. The hotel was one of the first ‘western’ hotels in the former Eastern European socialist…

77 hours in Singapore

Seventy-seven hours in Singapore. That’s two full days and two half days. How was it?

Staying at InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay

After our flight with Cathay Pacific to Singapore we took a taxi from the airport to our hotel, the InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay. We selected this hotel as it was brand new, just operating for a few months, and cheaper than the ‘old’ InterContinental at Bugis.