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Staying in Hotel Am Wannsee


During our stay in Berlin, we called Hotel Am Wannsee our temporary home. The hotel is conveniently located next to the Wannsee station, which is both a train and an S-Bahn station. In less than 20 minutes you can find yourself in the heart of Berlin. However, this advantage can also be a disadvantage: if you happen to have a…

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A Place To Get Married – Casa Cu Tei


There are hotels and then there are hotels where you feel at home. Casa Cu Tei in Sarata-Monteoru (Romania) belongs to the last category. Located on a steep hill, with spectacular views on a valley and the surrounding orchards, it offers the following facilities: 28 rooms with bathroom and cable TV; indoor and outdoor dining; free Internet; children’s playground, big…

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A Macedonian Corner of Paradise – Villa Dihovo


When we spent three days in Macedonia last summer, it was our intention to stay in Bitola (about 14 kilometers to the north of the Greek border). Upon arriving at the motel we had booked, Ingrid and I immediately disliked it; the reception was dusty, the restaurant greasy and the rooms very small and beyond disgusting. We fled and found…

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Hotel review – Hotel Kamomil


You can find this little Albanian corner of paradise here: Hotel Kamomil, Lagja 13, Shkëmbi i Kavajës, 2001 Durrës, Albania Unfortunately, Lars and I forgot to take pictures of our room. If you want to know what the inside of the hotel looks like, have a look here. What did we like about this place? WiFi works very well; right…

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Fun in Dortmund


Lars and I are budget travelers. It’s a deliberate choice we have made more than 5 years ago and we still don’t regret it. Of course, when we find a four- of five-star hotel on booking.com for a very low rate, we will not hesitate to book there. But what happens exactly when you put a couple like us in…

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Hotel Flashback: Easter Vacation


As always, check the rates and other details at booking.com! These are some of the gems that we discovered earlier this year: Altes Fährhaus in Cochem Very good b&b, with a lavish breakfast and beautiful views of the Moselle. Quiet location, with restaurants nearby. Hostel Foster in Marianske Lazne Not a youth hostel. You can rent a room or a…

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Hotel Flashback – March 2014


This post is long overdue! Anyway, here we go. These are the hotels where we stayed in the beginning of March of this year. Hampshire City Hotel Hengelo Usually, Lars and I don’t stay in 4 star hotels, but we found a very good deal for this via booking.com. This hotel is right in the center of Hengelo and has…

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In the footsteps of Tintin – Not an ordinary hotel


We continue our walk to the hotel Métropole, which is located at the Place de Brouckère. This is the only hotel in Brussels, which was built in the 19th century and which is still operational. In 1890, two brothers started a pub at this place and when it became very successful, the family  Weilemans-Ceuppens extended it to a hotel, by purchasing…

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