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1.300 acres of holistic eco-luxury in Nicaragua!
Today we introduce you to some fine hotels bearing the Seal of Excellence, the Signum Virtutis Hotels & Resorts. Featured are some of their fine partner properties from around the globe. SV Hotels & Resorts is the only collection worldwide to be powered by the most exclusive luxury hospitality awards, the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards, and supported by the HoteliersGuild, The International Hospitality Hall of Fame, and CHC CoutureHospitalityConcept.
Finally! Hoteliers & all Hospitality Leaders have their own HALL OF FAME!
Luxury Istanbul is Turkey's foremost luxury travel company, combining comfort and authenticity with the country’s greatest destinations. Based in Istanbul, this privately held travel service partner specializes in tailor-made holidays. They combine a handpicked collection of unique hotels, resorts and leading tour operators with whom they have a long-established rapport, ensuring the highest standards of client care. Luxury Istanbul‘s mantra is, “A once in a life time experience”, which each vacation should be – the most delightful moments you will always remember.
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Located in Bressanone’s historic heart, this charming design hotel truly feels like a home away from home. Small but nice – there is not much to do at this auberge, but you will still enjoy every minute you spend here. Guests reside in only 11 stylish suites, complete with contemporary furnishings, Jacuzzis and private terraces. With more-than-average sunny days, the roof-top terrace is a great place to enjoy sun and views. There is no restaurant, but the hotel bar serves regional specialties. The breakfast is delicious, with oven-fresh goods from the in-house cafe and confectionery shop.
Call me Mr Unadventurous, but there are some oriental culinary exploits I might decide to return with a polite, “No thank you.” Eating fried scorpion, for example, which is a Thai delicacy, is one. Others who are of a more outgoing nature may want to try such delicacies, confident that these crunchy bites won’t send shivers through their taste buds. One motivation for such daring can be explained as: “It’s just once in a lifetime.” But, to be fair, far more people on this planet eat insects and other animals unusual to the western palate than one may suppose.
Currently in its fourth year, the annual Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival is a local favourite in the line-up of fall events. With a cadre of reputable chefs and winemakers as participants, the festival brings good food and fine wine to quaint Edgartown, located on the Vineyard’s eastern coast. Skirting the small harbour, The Boathouse club and marina offers the perfect setting for two days of wine tasting, with corresponding munchies on offer at local restaurants.
Paradise is rarely the same thing to all people, and planning an island vacation means trying to find that elusive place where reality and your family’s dreams meet.
Hatch chiles arrive once a year. August and September. If you’re a hatch chile fan, then you’ll be doing the hot chile dance with me right now.