Hotel to Heart: Nômade Hotel in Tulum

Staying at the Nômade Hotel in Tulum, Mexico was a life-changing experience for me.  The Nômade is more than a hotel, it is a journey of discovery of one self, a re-connection with nature and a cleanse of body and mind. I might sound like a brochure or a hippie right now but those are […]

Hotel to Heart: Hotel La Semilla in Playa del Carmen

bedroom in Hotel La Semilla

Romantic, nostalgic and homey. Those are the words that come to mind when I think of my stay at the Hotel La Semilla in Playa del Carmen. The boutique hotel counting only nine rooms is a tranquil sanctuary just off lively 5th Avenue. The intimate and homey atmosphere make you feel like you are staying […]

Hotel to Heart: Pulitzer Amsterdam

You don’t have to travel far to enjoy some time off. That was my main lesson of 2018. One of the highlights of last year was my weekend escape to Amsterdam in celebration of my birthday. I stayed in the elegant Pulitzer Amsterdam Hotel. The hotel had been on my wish list for quite some […]

Hotel to Heart: The Caro Hotel in Valencia

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During my city trip to Valencia, I stayed in a very distinctive design hotel: the Caro Hotel. This monumental hotel is located right in the historical center, a stone throw away from the Valencia Cathedral and the Basilica. Interior designer Francesc Rifé has cleverly integrated the historical details and elements of the monument, with 21st century design and […]

Hotel to Heart: The Corner Townhouse in Rome

Spring and autumn are in my opinion the best seasons to visit Rome. When I was there in spring I managed to find a perfectly located design hotel. The Corner Townhouse is a small, intimate boutique hotel that is only steps away from the Colloseum. It is, as the name already suggests, located on a corner […]

Weekend Escape to blooming Hotel in Bergen

Blooming Hotel Bergen

I feel completely zen and rejuvenated after a short weekend escape to the blooming Hotel in Bergen. Surrounded by a dune landscape with evergreen trees, nature trails, and the beach just around the corner, the blooming Hotel is the perfect retreat to unplug and enjoy all the area has to offer. What is more relaxing than […]

Hotel to Heart: Hotel de Nell in Paris

Hotel de Nell

Earlier this month I went to Paris for the Paris Design week. And as always I stayed in a design hotel that exceeded my expectations. I stayed at Hôtel de Nell, located just a 5-minute walk from Grand Boulevard. The 5-star design hotel is the sister hotel of the Benkiraï hotel where I stayed in […]