Hotels that offer “all inclusive” for dogs. Hotels where adults are being lulled asleep by a fairytale or a unique place where work isn’t held in honor while laziness is encouraged. This is not a dream or a parallel reality – these are stalky hotel services…
One can feel itself a five-year old, going to sleep to the sounds of a story with an educative ending at Andaz Liverpool Street London Hotel. Here visitors, tired of real world, are offered a service of being read a fairy tale good night. Even writers and journalists are invited to remind the guests the stories they’ve slightly forgotten. At BenjaminHotel in New York there is a more serious approach towards the state in which people spend one third of their lives. Chances to wake up because of some kind of external irritants are bare here because dream concierge himself is the one to protect the sleeping ones. But at first you’ll have a narrow talk about your own dormancy. You’ll get assistance in picking a pillow out of numerous options that suits you very head and you will be offered a menu that consists of snacks possessing soothing properties. During bed time there will be a person who walks along the corridors with quiet steps and eliminates all kinds of sounds. His or her extremely sensitive ear will hear everything whether it is a mosquito peeping or a fridge working loudly. Then Morpheus’s colleague will by all means destroy the murmur.
For those who prefer relaxing using aroma therapy booking is open in Palazzo Magnani Ferroni hotel in Florence. Before the client checks in, hotel staff finds out everything concerning his or her fragrance preferences. And after having retrieved the necessary information, they will make sure that favorite smells subtly accompany the guest in every premises of the room. Bath robes, bed clothes as well as all the means of personal hygiene offered will smell the way you want it. The most popular odors remain lavender, mint and rose gauze, and in winter period – gingersnap and pine.
In addition to aroma therapy at Desert Lotus Hotel situated in Xiangshawan desert in the north of China, you will be offered to relax by means of yoga and meditation.
The hotel is designed in the shape of a lotus, the symbol of purity, enlightening and spirituality. These are the qualities the hotel’s guests will get help in improving using different kinds of practices.
In Italian Tirler Dolomites Living Hotel located in the Alps, any smell aside freshness of mountain era won’t disturb you. The hotel is meant for those whom dust sets sneezing, wool sets scratching and mandarins make covered in red spots, all in all for those who suffer all kinds of intolerances. The complex is made of hypoallergic wood. Curtains and bed clothes are made of natural materials and all cosmetic is only organic. Room cleaning procedure is an equivalent of operating rooms disinfection. People with pets aren’t welcome here. Cats and dogs able to violate sterility of the establishment are a strict taboo.
Boston hotel Nine Zero, on the contrary, gladly salutes guests with wild world representatives. Here they are offered service that equals to the one for humans. There is a special menu with detailed description of a dish’s contents, calorific value and useful properties as well as service of accompaniment for a walk, comfortable separate bed and even a spa salon where massage, hairdo, cosmetic and treatment procedures can be ordered for your Maxes.
Distribution of your pet’s leisure time will be taken care of in Su’ruff recreation camp in California. While you’ll be lying on a sun bed sipping your cocktail, not only will your doggy learn how to shake or bring slippers but will also master real surfing. Experienced coaches will strike the right note in every four legged friend. And soon you won’t need to look for company to catch a wave.
One of the most unusual services is offered by The Westin San Francisco Market Street hotel. Here guests shouldn’t worry about their hands hygiene their gloves cleanness. All coins that go through a separate cash desk are thoroughly polished by experts. Such a service is offered here since as early as 1935.
And here is a heaven for lazy people – BernerhofHotel was created, despite their mentality, by naturally hardworking Swiss. Such services as a gym or a pool aren’t available here. On the contrary, owners advocate pure rest from any kind of physical exercise. Guests that have rest from everything at all are affixed special step counters and are advised to move as slowly as possible. By the end of the day having compared all the “lazy accomplishments” personnel of the hotel will award the one who was doing nothing more zealously than everyone else, with a special price – festive dinner, delivered directly to the room, of course.
Despite ongoing development of air transport, many people across the Earth still love to travel by train for various reasons. Though the majority of passengers associate trains with a rather slow way to travel compared with airplanes, and are concerned with low comfort which can be still at the level of last century, reading through our selection below, you will definitely consider once again which means of transport you prefer to get to your destination.
Today Outlook travels along the cities and countries that are considered as the most interesting from the point of view of geography and administrative management. Moreover, they are enclaves as they are located within the territories of other states.
Context manager Bohdan Yanchev undertook a long-term journey to the United States. He spend six months there and not just visited large cities like Miami, New York and Washington but also worked in different positions, made numerous acquaintances with locals and visited places that ordinary tourists know nothing about. Upon his return he told us about his brightest impressions.
Prague... It is romantic, decadent, sad and cheerful, sublime and spiritual, reflected in the flapping wings of well-fed seagulls on the Charles Bridge, in the mirror pools of Vltava River, in each cold polished stone of its bystreets... Prague is a very attractive and slightly strange European city. Creative copywriter Masha Goldman once spent several winter days there and told us about Prague charms.
Nature bestowed our planet with many sky-high peaks, which at any moment give visitors the feeling of boundless freedom. Cities build skyscrapers boasting to one another and, to satisfy high aspirations, they add observation decks at the height of the bird's flight. Travelling from continent to continent, with bated breath we will admire the world's loftiest views from the summits of supertalls.
This amazing African country strikes tourists by odd mixture of cultures. There isn’t a thing you cannot see in Senegal! Retro cars of French origin; cows idly walking along the road; horse-drawn carts... Yet, there are more than enough surprises it its historical and cultural capital city of Saint-Louis. Go for a walk in search of attractions, and local herbalists offering specific medical herbs as a cure-all remedy, will immediately surround you. It will be particularly useful if you step over the thorns of haham that are great many here...
Today our story is about one of the most amazing combinations one can imagine, that is Italians and Englishmen, so we expand number of our articles dedicated to the ethnic ghettos of the world. Get ready to follow us to the cold and rainy Bedford, where we will plunge into the warm Mediterranean atmosphere.
Icerink instead of heated floor. Bomber hat and a puffer jacket as an alternative to terry robe. Eco-hotels and cafes in Canada, Romania and even hot Dubai offer a possibility to have leisure time a-la North Pole.
They build ice hotels and carve ice fountains pouring white wine, make samovars and even kerosene lamps. Photographers went even far and got the hand to use dry ice to create the effect of smoke and fog in picture. In search of more and more sophisticated ways to use frozen water, humanity almost forgot about another fascinating feature it suggests. So, dig into your wardrobes and find lovely hats with pompoms, fluffy "ears", scarves, mittens, sweaters and... skates. In the spirit of holidays, OUTLOOK prepared for you a selection of the world most popular ice arenas.
In the world there is an unusual place where the biggest number of twins are born. Although at first glance it looks like a mystical coincidence, statistics makes you believe in miracles. The Indian state of Kerala can boast of a village where unusual things happen. Kodhini is the place with more twins than anywhere else in the world. Actually, there is almost no explanation for this.
Nature and heritage are above and beyond temporary drawbacks in infrastructure and services of Kyrgyzstan, which in terms of tourism is approaching to Georgia and Armenia. Let's consider this through the example of the cosy city of Karakol.
Australia flies instinctively into our ears with a loud intro from shell of the Sydney Opera, and only after that we recall that the capital of this country is Canberra. Though the city is often seen as a stopover between Melbourne and Sydney, Canberra is not only considering, but has been already implementing into reality a plan how to win hearts of all tourists.
For many tourists France is mainly Paris with long queues to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, as well as neighbouring sights with royal chic, or Mediterranean resorts. But OUTLOOK author while travelling through the country decided to go to the north, to Normandy! Our readers are welcome to read series of travel essays about a journey to the Atlantic Ocean by Kornei Gritsyuk, and the story begins with his impressions from the town of Deauville!
Experienced travelers tell that one could watch the ruins of ancient settlements in the Andes during several months, moving from one region to another. Particularly, the richest one in archaeological complexes of is the western coast of the Southern continent. A long time ago, some of them, such as Machu Picchu, have become popular with tourists, others are just beginning to open their doors to curious people.
Its sounds penetrate the heart, stop the flow of thoughts and cause the blood to move in some kind of magical rhythm. It's a roll of thunder. It gives the shivers. It's a secret. Japanese drums in their homeland are elevated to the rank of cult. Without them, not a single official event is possible, their melodies delight the hearing during joy and help to experience sadness.
A mini toast, a slice of cheese and a sip of strong coffee. "That is not a buffet!" a waiter will pronounce indignantly, looking at the disgruntled tourist’s face. The generous Ukrainian soul cannot understand how locals manage to eat their full with that. Therefore, before going to a new country, you need to know exactly whether in the evening you should prepare a couple of sandwiches to indulge them in the morning, whether you need some vegetables, or even some extra litres of water!
Among tourists, especially those from Europe, it is difficult to find people who have not enjoyed vacation in sunny and hospitable Turkey at least once, so the prices at holiday destinations are more or less known. However, what awaits those who opted for "another Turkey" and went to see the magnificent Istanbul, we would like toexplainwith the example of 10 dollars.
Airports, railway and bus stations are almost always erected at a human whim, while ports and harbours are joint creation of homo sapiens and nature. In this article OUTLOOK presents you the most beautiful port destinations with their own unique character worth exploring.
Even being adults, sometimes we are able to bring to life the children’s fantasies, see the stories from childish dreams, and embody what has seemed to be the fairytale. Have you ever dreamt of being in the whale’s chaps? Just imagine that you were swollen by the giant fish, and you were living there for a long time, looked at it inside, settled down there, swam and dived there?
Ancient cities with their monuments, architecture, traditions and atmosphere are a desired destination for tourists, since visiting them one can learn and understand a country and its inhabitants. However, there are travellers who are fans of urbanism and modern urban planning. To delight them we prepared this article devoted to the newest cities that have sprung up recently around the world. Yet, we believe that it is still interesting for fans of centuries-old hot spots.