ALMANAC HOTELS TO DEBUT WITH ALMANAC BARCELONA IN SUMMER 2017

Almanac Hotels is destined to be a new luxury hospitality tastemaker recognized for developing iconic hotels in landmark locations that are rooted in rich histories. All of the properties are architecturally significant and located in the heart of each city where the cultural junction meets the
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Christian Stan, on 15 Jan. 17, No Comments

BEST DESTINATIONS FOR JANUARY SUN

19-24 C LOS ANGELES While America’s biggest city (New York) battles winter at its fiercest, its second largest is soaking up temperatures in the low 20s Celsius. In truth, it should be no shock that Los Angeles is so sun-kissed in January – this, after all, is a metropolis of year-round
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Christian Stan, on 5 Jan. 17, No Comments

#exactlylikenothingelse COTTON HOUSE HOTEL BARCELONA, OUR FAVORITE ADDRESS IN EUROPE

The Library The amazing ceiling of the Library People who know me also know that I am very fond of hot and dry weather and after all of my travels so far (after some landmarks, in a significant number) I have concluded that I would only move in two cities in the world. I would like to live
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Christian Stan, on 5 Oct. 16, No Comments

CURIO MAKES SPANISH DEBUT IN IBIZA

Originally established in 1933, Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza is steeped in history as it was the first purpose-built hotel on the island and has been declared an asset of cultural interest by UNESCO. With its opening as part of the Curio collection, the property has been fully refurbished while
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Christian Stan, on 12 Sep. 16, No Comments

AROLA, TAPAS AS AN ART

I have always compared the famous Spanish Tapas with American fast-food, noting that I would rather be having French fries at In-N-Out Burgen in L.A., than to eat "patatas bravas", all drowning in oil and wrapped in mayonnaise, as served at most street restaurants in Barcelona. As I am not a
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Christian Stan, on 23 Aug. 16, No Comments