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Copenhagen, the Green Global Capital?

A view of the world from the satellite by Jean-Luc Karleskind In December 2009, Copenhagen has been at the centre of the world when it hosted the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Copenhagen Summit. I have come to Copenhagen to find out more. On the bed table of the hotel there isn’t a bible but the book “100 PLACES TO REMEMBER before they disappear”. The hotel actually sells it for 399 DKK. On page 4, I learn that the book is produced in accordance with the Nordic Eco-label “The Swan”. This ensures that strict environmental criteria are met with a restricted...
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Places in Copenhagen – the AOS Michelin Restaurant

Courtesy of Hotel Alexandra Carina is a receptionist at Hotel Alexandra, she is studying to become a teacher. She visited AOC  (Aarø & Co) with her father… The visit to the Michelin restaurant AOC was an experience quite beyond the ordinary. By a large, well-endowed wine display, we were greeted by a gracious servant who took our coats and led us then to dinner. The restaurant buzzes “feinscmeckerei” and perfection. The decor is minimalistic, but with a good sense of classic solid furniture and a comfortable lightning. We chose the “sensory evening menu”, a 7-course meal with...
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Discovering the Region of La Rioja, Spain, from the Hotel Viura

Courtesy of the Viura Hotel A combination of the past with the present with a medieval village designed now with ultramodern architecture located in the old world charms of Spanish wineries. At the Hotel Viura, experience a region where it is the prime wine producing area. La Rioja Alavesa along with the Rioja Alta and the Rioja Baja is the ideal place to experience life in an everyday wine country. The Viura is the best place to begin the journey through this old world charm. It is 20 minutes away from the Logroño, the center of the trade in Rioja wine. Also nearby is the Haro, which presents...
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Berlin Fashion Week

It happens only two times throughout a year, when Berlin becomes the international capital for fashion and lifestyle. The Berlin Fashion Week starts on the 18th of January and lasts till the 23rd of January. This fashion event aims fashion enthusiasts, buyers, experts and media representatives and invites them to get to know the latest trends at the trade shows, visit exhibitions and take part in various off-site events. It also encourage them to gather at different shows as well as join award ceremonies. During these days, a number of events will take place, they will focus on current themes,...
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Oaxaca – a Colonial Jewel in the South of Mexico

Today we present the city of Oaxaca, together with some unique tips from the Hacienda Los Laureles Boutique Hotel. Oaxaca has been declared by UNESCO as part of the world’s cultural heritage. It is a city with 450 years of post-Columbian and Spanish history and more than 3,000 years of pre-Columbian history. Interesting sites in the city of Oaxaca include the Government Palace, the Temple of Santo Domingo, the Macedonio Alcala Theater, the Rufino Tamayo Museum of Prehispanic Art and the House of Cortés. .. Visit also the famous Hierve del Agua – which means “the water boils”. It...
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