300cl / 12.5% - A jeroboam (3 litre bottle) of Dom Pérignon's 2003 vintage champagne. Due to the Europe-wide heatwave in the summer of 2003, wines from...... more
300cl / 12.5% - A jeroboam (3 litre bottle) of Dom Pérignon's 2003 vintage champagne. Due to the Europe-wide heatwave in the summer of 2003, wines from this vintage are slightly atypical but nevertheless of high quality. This is big and powerful and was awarded 94+ by erobertparker.com and 18.5 by Jancis Robinson.
Advantages: friendly staf and extensive breakfast Disadvantages: not the best location
...When we went to Lisbon we stayed at the hotel Dom Pedro palace. From the outside the hotel looks very modern and luxurious but the inside is a different story. The inside screams almost classic Mediterranean and is tastefully decorated. The lobby itself is a bit boring when you first walk in but luckily that improves when you enter the rest of the hotel.
Checking in went easy and the only thing...
Advantages: Very stylish, surprisingly cheap Disadvantages: Not a lot of reasons for most people to go there
...The last time I stayed in a hotel in small-town Portugal was nearly 20 years ago in the out-of-the-way north-eastern town of Braganca. It was a tiny hotel with a room so small you had to walk over the bed to get to the window and every evening the restaurant would fill up with men in blue overalls, drinking the local hooch, smoking cigarettes out of the corner of their mouths and waiting to see...
Advantages: excellent location and breakfast Disadvantages: rooms could have been a little bit better
...Lindner Hotel Dom Residence
I love to go on little city breaks; especially in Europe you got some beautiful cities like Paris, Barcelona and even London. When you are lucky you can find some really cheap flights to some cities I never been, but always sounds interesting. So this time I went to a city in Germany who's famous for it's cathedral: Cologne. During this short break to Cologne I...