When the Central Hotel opens in Copenhagen next month it will be the world’s smallest hotel, offering just one room located above the tiny coffee shop, the Central Café. With just five seats, it is Copenhagen’s smallest coffee shop, with delicious coffee courtesy of The Coffee Collective. The tiny coffee shop also has a selection [...]
For more than 250 years, Copenhagen’s Hotel d’Angleterre has been the most exclusive place to stay when visiting the Danish capital. Now Hotel d’Angleterre has is nearing completion of what is arguably the most ambitious renovation in Danish hotel history and re-opens next month. It will offer 90 rooms including 29 suites (with the Royal [...]
Copenhagen has become something of a global food Mecca over the last few years and the new 2013 Michelin guide, which was published in March, bestowed a total of 15 Michelin stars on 13 restaurants in Copenhagen – more than any other Scandinavian city. Restaurant noma, the pioneer of New Nordic Cuisine, has retained its [...]
Congratulations go to Anita Klemensen, aged 34, who is currently talk of the town after becoming Denmark’s first female chef to be lauded with a Michelin star. Her thatched woodland restaurant, just 10 miles north of the capital city of Copenhagen, Den Røde Cottage, serves Danish delicacies with ‘a female touch’.
Whether you want a calm and upscale stag holiday or a more rambunctious occasion where the drinks flow freely, you can find whatever you are looking for at some of the best stag destinations around the world. From Asia to Europe, there are countless attractions, bars, and nightclubs to entertain you, and provide you with [...]
A new campaign offers a chance to win a trip to Scandinavia, or an iPad2, through a website devoted to bringing local passion for the Nordic region to US tourists. The website showcases the personal travel stories of well-known Nordic celebrities, as well as Scandinavian locals, with the hope of inspiring U.S. travelers to plan [...]
Copenhagen gastronomy has reached new heights with Noma being awarded the prestigious accolade of the world’s best restaurant by the UK Restaurant Magazine, breaking the dominance of El Bulli which had previously won the title four times on the trot. With 11 Michelin-starred restaurants the city of Copenhagen is rightly priding itself on being in [...]
Coastal holidays in the Land of the Vikings are a true heaven for fun-loving families. Denmark’s many family-friendly beaches and the relaxed attitude to life makes it a great holiday destination for all the family.
Europe’s first complete design hotel, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in the heart of Copenhagen, is to celebrate its 50th birthday. This unique five-star hotel is as fashionable and interesting now as it was on its opening day on 1st July 1960. The man behind it all was the famous Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen. [...]
Roman Abramovich‘s latest toy is the luxury yacht M/Y Eclipse. Constructed by Blohm + Voss in Hamburg, it is 170 metres long which makes it the world’s longest yacht, 11 metres longer than Sheikh Mohammed‘s. She comes with two helipads, two swimming pools, 11 guest cabins, three launch boats and a mini-submarine, and requires a [...]
Jeni Matthews created Red Balloon Travel and Consulting with the goal in mind to provide spectacularly unique French holidays. After graduating from Northwestern University in Communications and International Studies, she headed straight to France, and has been living in the little known Rhone-Alpes region ever since. She uses her first-hand knowledge and [...]
Copenhagen is a long-standing favourite for Jazz enthusiasts from all over the world. And from the 3rd to the 12th July 2009 there will be the city’s 31st annual Jazz Festival, welcoming hundreds of artists to perform the best of all Jazz genres in the Danish capital. The main event on Saturday 4th July will [...]
Looking for the best in trendy hotels? Look no further… Tripadvisor claim to have found them in their ‘top 10 hot hotels’ list. Here it is: Sanderson Hotel London, England Front Hotel, Denmark Rocco Forte Villa Kennedy, Germany Britania Hotel, Portgual Dream Bangkok, Thailand DO & CO [...]
There are some new additions to Crystal Cruises‘ 2007 European Crystal Adventures Hotel Program. Four new hotels – Venice’s venerable Hotel Cipriani and Hotel Danieli, Istanbul’s Ritz-Carlton and Athens’ Hotel Grande Bretagne – join an expanded collection of Europe’s most prestigious properties (15 in all) offering savvy travelers luxurious options to extend their Crystal vacations [...]
A former tax lawyer, Guido van den Elshout is owner of the luxurious Haagsche Suites (click here for last year’s special feature on A Luxury Travel Blog) in The Hague. He is also a contributor to two travel blogs. What is it that you do exactly? I’m a 58 years young sort of Jack [...]