By Dian Hasan | August 16, 2009
The hottest trend in hotel design today seems to stem for people’s inclination toward anything eco-friendly. Rustic lodges that don palapa or thatch roofs seem to be passé, so architects and designers are drumming up eco-conscious hotels and resorts that continue to make bolder design statements. And who said that geometric angular shapes are the exclusive domains of urban boutique hotels? V Hotel outside of Yelapa in Mexico, begs to differ.
By Dian Hasan | August 12, 2009
Perched atop the dramatic cliff along the southern coastline of Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, Alila Villas Uluwatu offers the spectacular scenery: pounding waves hitting the steep cliffs of hard limestone. Thousand tourists have come to enjoy the incomparable panorama even for a moment. And now, they are able to not just visit but also spend the night for a few days to feel the amazing experience.
By Dian Hasan | May 18, 2009
The Baroque spires of St. Nicholas Church peeking from behind sentry tower to Prague's famous Charles Bridge
There are places that require very little introduction, as the mere notion conjures up images of a very distinctive identity. Prague is such a place.
The capital of Czech Republic lies in the heart of Europe, and its stunning setting of Prague Castle looming over shimmering medieval spires with Charles Bridge over the River Vltava is one of the most recognizable cities in Europe. Continue reading