THE OFFICIAL STATE HERMITAGE HOTEL, ST. PETERSBURG

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There’s no denying that the State Hermitage Hotel is beautiful. It’s been designed in a style reminiscent of the opulence of days gone by, the likes of which you can see across the city in the grand palaces you will surely visit. Continue reading “THE OFFICIAL STATE HERMITAGE HOTEL, ST. PETERSBURG”

PERHENTIAN ISLANDS, MALAYSIA

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Yet another post about an Asian destination… I’m reluctant to publicise just quite how spectacular the Perhentians are but it would be a shame not to. They’re not entirely unheard of or untapped but thankfully are far from being spoilt. If I could I’d call a holt to any development, take a snapshot in time and cherish the islands in their splendour for as long as possible I would. Sadly there are signs of movement on the building front so go and go now!

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HOTEL STEINER, OBERTAUERN

Untitled-7It’s rare that a hotel enjoys almost unanimous praise on trip advisor. In the case of Hotel Steiner however, it’s easy to understand why. Generosity is the order of the day at this place. The Steiner family are on hand to attend to anything you could possibly need and this eagerness to help extends to every member of staff we met. It’s cliché but entirely appropriate, absolutely nothing was too much trouble.

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THE ORANGERY, ROCKCLIFFE HALL

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Special occasions sometimes call for a special celebration. For me it’s almost always food-centric and this meal I looked forward to for a very, very long time. It didn’t disappoint.

To celebrate my graduation earlier this summer my parents treated me in a big way. I was over the moon, really and truly. We spent a night at Rockcliffe Hall.

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