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

NAKAR HOTEL BRINGS COOL VIBES TO PALMA DE MALLORCA

Rooms at NAKAR Hotel have been designed for the modern traveller and all have a strong WiFi connection (free of charge), All televisions are 40″ and 55″ (in the suites and junior suites) and feature a modern system Smart TV which allows the guest to utilize screen mirroring, connecting
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Christian Stan, on 26 Jul. 16, No Comments

LUXURY HOTELS IN IBIZA!

The Hard Rock Hotel is one of the best luxury hotels in Ibiza. Get your flights booked and head out to the white sands, turquoise waters and hidden beauty of Ibiza. The superclub crowd has been recently over shadowed by the party goers from St Tropez, the super yacht owner’s on the harbour
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Christian Stan, on 28 Jun. 16, 1 Comment

BEAUTIFUL TOWNS IN SPAIN FOR A SUNNY SUMMER SCAPE

From sleepy Asturian fishing towns to Andalucía’s stunning white villages, here’s a selection of Spain’s best villages for a sunny summer escape. Frigiliana Frigiliana is an Andalucian white village par excellence: a cluster of pristine white-washed homes and picturesque
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Christian Stan, on 21 Jun. 16, No Comments

NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF MICHELIN STAR CHEFS

BIG CHANGES AT LA GRANDE MAISON, BORDEAUX Opened in December 2014 by wine magnate Bernard Magrez, La Grande Maison offers a luxurious hotel and gastronomic experience in a stately 19th-century Bordelais mansion. (Read our first-hand review here.) The restaurant, orchestrated by Robuchon’s
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Christian Stan, on 4 May. 16, No Comments

EDITION HOTEL BARCELONA TO DEBUT IN 2017

EDITION Hotel Barcelona will debut in 2017 EDITION is the first true luxury-lifestyle brand which combines the personal, intimate, individualized and unique hotel experience that Ian Schrager is known for, with the reach, operational expertise and global scale of Marriott International.
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Christian Stan, on 18 Apr. 16, 1 Comment

W HOTEL TO OPEN IN MADRID IN 2018

The iconic W Barcelona opened in 2019. W Madrid will open in 2018. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced it will expand its strong presence in Spain with the opening of W Madrid in 2018. Owned by Merryland Inversiones S.L.U, W Madrid will be ideally located on Plaza de Canalejas in
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Christian Stan, on 20 Jan. 16, 3 Comments

MERCER HOTEL SEVILLA OPENS IN SPRING 2016

Sevilla “Sevilla has a long and rich history and the city’s architecture is a reflection of that past. With a reputation for integrating the old and new, the best architects for the project were chosen: the prestigious firm of Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos,” says Mr. Pedro Molina, owner. The
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Christian Stan, on 19 Nov. 15, No Comments

MERCER HOTEL BARCELONA WELCOMES NEW CHEF AND RESTAURANT

The “marriage” between the two was melded from sharing the same philosophy – simply providing excellence. The hotel has been consistently recognized as providing the highest quality service to guests within an innovative, sleek and contemporary design. “Chef Iannotti creates
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Christian Stan, on 5 Nov. 15, No Comments

RUN, REST, REJUVENATE AT JUMEIRAH PORT SOLLER, MALLORCA

Around 10,000 participants are set to descend on Mallorca for the Palma de Mallorca Marathon on October 18. From 17-20 October, Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel and Spa is supporting runners in the lead up to the race by offering a luxurious retreat. On marathon day, runners will be
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Christian Stan, on 12 Oct. 15, No Comments