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.Photo cntraveler.com
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. Photo annees-de-pelerinage.com
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.Photo terre-blanche.com
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. Photo tollesonhotels.com
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.
When skeptics say that the greatest things have already been built by humanity, pointing at various and really outstanding works of engineering thought, they are most often poorly informed and hardly look beyond developed Western countries. In the meanwhile, for example, in China, the state raises simply unheard of infrastructure projects.
A visit to picturesque Transylvania is akin to mystic extravaganza that takes place in reality. But laymen rarely know for sure what to visit in Romania aside from the famous Bran Castle, residence of Count Dracula. OUTLOOK solves the problem and offers an opportunity to personally choose an exciting route – its history may not just surprise but also stir your blood.
Countries often flaunt their natural beauties: they invite tourists allowing them to examine closely every detail of jewellery coined by the nature. Among beauties, there are some that are the most extravagantly bright, showy and bizarre, and sometimes even wild for our eyes. African Ethiopia grabbed one of the most beautiful accessories - Dallol volcano.
Did you know that Met Gala is held annually at the Costume Institute at the New York Metropolitan Museum? And did you know the fact that this year it has been held for the 71st time? We were surprised! Therefore, we collected for you the top museums created in the name of fashion and everything connected with it! After all, fashion, like its creators, has long been closely on the catwalk ...
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.
Theatre, just as literature, is, probably, the most enduring art form. It has been predicted death so many times in previous century alone when over several decades cinema, television and Internet emerged! Everyone must have lost count of those predictions, but no matter what, people all over the planet from time to time head to gorgeous halls and enjoy performances on stage.
Having taken the passport and good mood, go on May holidays to the so-called "Near Abroad" - Bulgaria - the country where ancient architecture is successfully combined with a relaxing sea breeze. Do not you believe? But OUTLOOK is sure that Pavel Khomenskyi through his photos will be able to convince you! Bright and in its own way majestic Sofia - this is a must see on these holidays! Let's go with us!
Tourists with their eyes full of tears because statuettes, shells and other stuff bought “as a souvenir” are being shaken out of their bags – is a continual occurrence at customs. For you not to become one of those tourists, OUTLOK suggests you check out a selection of (sometimes weird) objects forbidden to be exported from different countries.
People on holiday can be divided into two types: “tender creatures” and “adrenaline addicts”. Former ones will trade passive sunbathing and comfortable hotels for nothing. The letter ones prefer even cabins to annoying all inclusive and suites. “Cabins” are the conditions Guinea Bissau provides you with.
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,...
To fully experience a country with the territory of over 700 square meters in merely a couple-of-days-long walking tour is very much possible. And no superpowers like teleportation or ability to move at light speed are needed for that. It is enough to head for Sentosa Island that pertains to the Republic of Singapore and completely reflects its specialties. And all that against no more than 100 dollars!
European coast of the Baltic Sea can boast of neither warm waters nor lasting beach season – this however does not prevent it from being a popular resort area. Great number of cozy coastal towns attracts tourists first of all with fresh and curative air as well as with the opportunity to “heal the eyes” looking at the cold sea and amazing landscapes. Sopot – main Baltic resort of Poland – exhibits all of these advantages to the full.
“I’d like some headache elixir, mandrake root extract, heart pills and a bit of morphine, please…” – this is about how patients addressed pharmacists a couple hundred years ago. They, in turn, were preparing various magmas and mixtures in pharmacological laboratories situated as near as in the next room. Sure, nowadays technologies have significantly advanced, “remedy stores” fit in kiosks while drug-containing medicines cannot be bought without prescription…
This country became open for tourists only in late 1980s although its port cities were considered windows to the new world in past. It is now famous as a producer of most expensive perfumes, world supplier of incense and a keeper of copper pits that used to be a source of the metal for ancient civilizations!
Young Ukrainian writer Pavel Khomenskyi visited Batumi, the city smothered in greenery and shining bright, the one that local citizens call the city of love. Palm trees, cypresses, magnolias, oleanders, bamboos, laurels, orange trees, thujas and box trees exhale fragrances on every step there; they tempt you to go watch a romantic picture of ships sailing off harbors. And today the author shares with you his postcards from this amazing city, penetrated with murmur of the sea and taste of fragrant wine.
A few centuries ago sea transport was not just the most popular, but the only way to get from point A to point B. However, as you know, force majeure occur on any roads, even on water routs, and through a long history of mankind many ships did not manage to reach their destination ports and ended underwater. Nevertheless, the relative "reservation" allows wreck vessels to live a second life as a museum.
As practice proves, even the most utilitarian items can be made a work of art. Using some imagination and without “killing” creativity, everything becomes extraordinary: bridges, for instance. Logically, principal purpose of such constructions is to connect two banks therefore main thing about them is security. Yet sometimes people follow other criteria.
OUTLOOK cannot imagine life without travelling. However, tickets, schedules, tardiness – all those things can spoil any trip. Therefore it is great to have either at home or in you garage a kind of transport that can allow you to see and to experience something new and forget all the problems.
Lisbon is one of the most beautiful and ancient cities in Europe, however, its territory is difficult for living and building due to its steep hilly terrain. Portuguese metropolis is situated on seven densely populated hills. That's why its hallmark is three funicular railroads and the elevator, without which tourists and residents would be much in trouble moving around the city.
If all the magnificent Istanbul is considered as the heart of regional trade, one of its most luxurious streets, Bagdad Avenue, is, certainly, the main artery. Having appeared there, even rejecting shopping with the whole heart, one feels hardship while trying to keep him balanced and not succumb to temptation to go to the ships and markets. Even though, apart from that, there is something to do here.