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  • Perianth Hotel, Athens, Greece

    Perianth Hotel, Athens, Greece

    Part of our week-long journey in Greece took us to the Perianth Hotel, a wonderful boutique art hotel in the heart of Athens. Situated in Agia Irini, the hotel is surrounded by myriad eateries, impressive classical architecture, quirky local boutiques and some of the best nightlife in Athens. At Perianth […]

     
  • Electra Metropolis Hotel, Athens

    Electra Metropolis Hotel, Athens

    Just behind Syntagma Square and overlooking the picturesque streets leading to one of Athens’ prettiest and most affluent old town areas, Plaka, Electra Metropolis is part of a group of thoroughly modern urban hotels. A 10 storey building, formerly the Ministry of Education, this has been turned into an oasis […]

     
  • Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma, Athens

    Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma, Athens

    The Grande Old Dame of Athenian hotels has recently had a facelift after being acquired by the Marriott Group. The 19th century building sits impressively just opposite the Greek house of Parliament, overlooking Syntagma Square,  and with ranging views of the Parthenon from most rooms, as well as from its […]

     
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  • Hideaway luxury in the Bahamas: Big Bamboo

    Hideaway luxury in the Bahamas: Big Bamboo

    Ask 10 different people why they go to, and what they like about the Bahamas and they will give you 10 different answers. As a matter of fact, there are as many answers as there are cays in the Bahamas. For some, the big draw is Nassau, with its plush […]

     
  • Balancing East And West, Part 2: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam

    Balancing East And West, Part 2: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam

    To read Part 1 of our travelogue please visit: http://thetastemaker.org/balancing-east-and-west-part-1-an-insight-into-cambodia-and-vietnam/   Stop 4: Ho Chi Minh City Up in the sky is very different from life on the ground in Ho Chi Minh City. If you’ve read our Part 1 of the travelogue you will have read how overwhelmed we […]

     
  • Balancing East And West, Part 1: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam

    Balancing East And West, Part 1: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam

    There are two kinds of Cambodia and Vietnam that exist. One type – a symptom of a developing country – unashamedly feasts off the tourist honeypots that saturate the respective countries. The other is a proud, respectful and beautiful culture that thrives independently from the masses of tourists. Remarkably, both […]

     
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