With the French Open, Nuit des Musées, the Paris Book Fair and the Paris Marathon all kicking off this year, it’s no secret that Paris is hot stuff. You will need a reliable base there for maximum fun! Just two minutes from Gare du Nord train station, this “Most Popular Hostel in Paris” Hoscar winner is the perfect environment in which to meet fellow travellers. With private rooms, free city tours and 25% off food and drink all part of the sweet deal, there’s no place more charming to recuperate after a day of exploring the less touristy side of the city.
Our phoenix is the most exclusive hotel suite in Costa Rica. We have refurbished a vintage 1965 Boeing 727 airframe, which in its prior life shuttled globetrotters on South Africa Air and Avianca Airlines (Colombia). This fully outfitted, meticulously detailed, two bedroom, Boeing 727 fuselage suite jets out from the jungle canopy, affording you views that will make you feel like you’re flying.
While European construction projects are being postponed or curtailed, China’s development continues at a rapid pace. Following the opening of the world’s biggest building in Chengdu and the announcement that a ‘groundscraping’ five-star hotel is being built, downwards, into the sheer rock face of an abandoned quarry near Shanghai, the latest project to attract attention is the ‘horseshoe hotel’ opening fully in Huzhou in October.