Category: Where to Stay

  • Samujana Villas, Koh Samui, Thailand

    Samujana Villas, Koh Samui, Thailand

    Samujana Villas was conceived as a joint project between a small number of investors who are all friends and whose idea was to create a club-like resort in fabulous and famous Koh Samui. They acquired the land and built the resort of 27 villas for private use and holiday rentals […]

     
  • Castell Son Claret, Palma de Mallorca

    Castell Son Claret, Palma de Mallorca

    Palma de Mallorca is a year-round destination for holiday makers and yachtsmen alike.  If, however, you are feeling somewhat jaded by beach culture at the height of summer, head away from the coast and towards the mountains. Just outside the village of Es Capdellá is a restored 19th century castle […]

     
  • Résidence Pierre et Vacances Mallorca Cecilia, Mallorca

    Résidence Pierre et Vacances Mallorca Cecilia, Mallorca

    If you’re looking for a holiday that provides total relaxation, then Résidence Pierre et Vacances Mallorca Cecilia has you covered. Pierre et Vacances have successfully capitalised on the ‘ApartHotel’ concept, and their Cecilia Residence in Mallorca is one of their finest examples. On the East coast of Mallorca, in the […]

     
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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 were […]

     
  • 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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  • IndoChina Junk, HaLong Bay, Vietnam

    IndoChina Junk, HaLong Bay, Vietnam

    Touted as one of the wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ha Long Bay is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Vietnam that draws in thousands of visitors every year. The Tastemaker experienced the magical tour of both Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu […]

     
 
 
 
 

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