Sri Lanka – a Paradise Not Only For Adam and Eve

There is a legend…That once Adam and Eve were exiled from paradise; they found their asylum in Sri Lanka. The history of this couple is thought to be written over there. No wonder, whoever goes to Sri Lanka, wants to stay on this beautiful island until the end of the world. Sri Lanka resembles a giant teardrop falling from the southern tip of India. It is, indeed, located near India but it is very different from its neighbor. Sri Lanka is a country full of endless palm beaches, coral reefs, tropical forests and coconut palm trees. Not to mention, the huge tea plantation and the colorful collection...
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Les Suites Orient Shanghai | Special Business on the Bund

Les Suites Orient Shanghai is offering a special Business on the Bund: Description : Have your business, Les Suites style! Benefits includes: *one way airport transfer *2 pieces laundry per day *daily one breakfast buffet *wireless internet access *complimentary usage of meeting room for 2 hours, and more! Valid from 25 October, 2010 until 23 December, 2010 from 1599 CNY BOOK this promotion ** The price is an average of the daily rate. It does not mean that is the lowest rate available. The deals are subject to availability. Please refer to the promo description when you are booking...
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The Giraffe Women in Thailand

Have you ever thought about such a thing as how long your neck is? Have you ever measured it? We are sure you would not be able to compete with the women of the Padaung tribe… The women from the Padaung tribe (Yan Pa Doung) are known as women with long necks or as giraffe women. Padaung is the group whose women wear ornaments known as neck rings, brass coils that are placed around the neck. These coils make the women look like a dragon,  which is an important figure in Kayan folklore. The coils protect them from tiger bites, more symbolically than literally. In the late 1980s and early 1990s...
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Exhibitions in Paris | Monet Expo at the Grand Palais

Courtesy of Hotel Mayfair, Paris The Grand Palais in Paris is currently hosting an exhibition of Claude Monet’s art from September 22nd to January 24th 2011. It is the first major exhibition in France of Claude Monet’s work in over 30 years, with over 200 paintings from French and foreign museums. It traces the 19th century painter’s long career, starting with his early landscapes in Normandy and the Paris region from the 1870s through to the iconic and well known depictions of his garden and ponds in Giverny. Exhibition opening times: Fridays – Mondays: 9 am to 10 pm, Wednesdays 10 am...
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New Award Addition To Hotel G Beijing As the Lifestyle Hotel Of The Year Worldwide

Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association in partnership with Hospitality Design Magazine has just released the results of the 2010 Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards. Competing with all international hotels, Hotel G Beijing was finalist and voted 4th Lifestyle Hotel of the Year worldwide! Set to become the universal benchmark for recognition of quality among the boutique and lifestyle lodging industry, Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards is the only one among many hospitality awards worldwide that is dedicated exclusively to the boutique and lifestyle hospitality industry sector. The...
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