Discovery & Fun - Hotels

  • Nostalgic surfer chic meets Miami catwalk cool
    Nostalgic surfer chic meets Miami catwalk cool

    Justine Tyerman discovers the extraordinary QT Gold Coast which makes other hotels literally pale by comparison… Element of surprise You are never alone in the elevators at QT Gold Coast. They are populated by beach babes in a variety of poses befitting the 1950s. Despite travelling in the... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Vitznauerhof Hotel: luxury hotelier and flying Dutchman power duo
    Vitznauerhof Hotel: luxury hotelier and flying Dutchman power duo

    There’s been a changing of the guard at the Vitznauerhof: Hotelier Raphael Herzog has taken up the baton on the shores of Lake Lucerne. He and his innovative gourmet chef Jeroen Achtien spoil their guests with stupendous service, watermelons, and fermented vegetables. Come again? After... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • My Arbor Hotel in South Tyrol – a childhood dream comes true!
    My Arbor Hotel in South Tyrol – a childhood dream comes true!

    As a child, I always wanted to spend a night in a tree house. At last — if a “few” years later — this dream came true! And the wait was worth it! It turns out I got to spend the night in a luxury tree house… Near the house I grew up in, there [...] The post My Arbor... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Tragic mix-up: how Hamilton Lodge on Switzerland’s Belalp got its name
    Tragic mix-up: how Hamilton Lodge on Switzerland’s Belalp got its name

    “Hamilton Lodge” is not really what you would call a usual name for a lodge. Especially one located on a Wallis Alp. But host John Wegink was so taken by the story of glaciologist John Tyndall and his wife Louisa Hamilton that he had to name his lodge after her. This, even though she... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Bever Lodge – A Swiss Idyll in the Engadin
    Bever Lodge – A Swiss Idyll in the Engadin

    The passengers on the train from Chur to Bever thought New Zealanders Justine and Chris Tyerman were crazy. But the Kiwi couple blended in well among the other outdoor fanatics at the trendy, three-star, hyper-modern Bever Lodge, Switzerland’s first hotel built using an innovative modular wooden... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com ...

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  • Valsana Hotel –  a new bijou at the entrance to Arosa
    Valsana Hotel – a new bijou at the entrance to Arosa

    Arosa has a new landmark! With the Valsana Hotel & Apartments, a new bijou hotel stands out as you enter this resort village. Here is what to expect: When the Tschuggen Hotel Group shells out 50 million and more, get ready for some fireworks. Besides the  Eden Roc in Ascona and the Carlton in... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com...

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  • Storchen Hotel Zurich – Savoir-faire with tradition
    Storchen Hotel Zurich – Savoir-faire with tradition

    ‘Savoir-faire with tradition’ saves the soul but polishes the visage of the 660-year-old Storchen Hotel on the banks of the River Limmat in Zurich. Justine and Chris Tyerman discover incomparable hospitality, service, cuisine, comfort and ambiance at the recently-renovated, much-loved... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Tourists or not, Croatia’s Trogir is worth a visit!
    Tourists or not, Croatia’s Trogir is worth a visit!

    Trogir – another of Croatia’s little towns. Medieval, precious, and tourists galore. Even so, don’t miss it! Anyone who goes on a road trip sooner or later sadly will have to end it and head home. For the return flight from ours, after we had toured Istria and Dalmatia, Katja... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Top 5 Tips for Luxury Travel in the States
    Top 5 Tips for Luxury Travel in the States

    Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen we think of luxury travel, we often imagine whisking ourselves off to Rome or the Maldives. We seem to equate luxury travel with overseas trips. However, you can find the same luxury right here in the United States. We have curated a list of tips on how you can experience European luxury here at home! It’s All About the Location! Of course location matters! We have...

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  • Three Top Luxury Vacation Destinations
    Three Top Luxury Vacation Destinations

    Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you are planning on traveling this year, but you have no clue where to go, then you have come to the right place.  Below you will find three of the top luxury destinations in the United States.  Each of these locations has something for everyone and all are great places to make memories with friends and family.  Let’s learn more about them, shall we? You just migh...

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  • Ophelia Restaurant at the Riva Konstanz and two tragic travel bloggers
    Ophelia Restaurant at the Riva Konstanz and two tragic travel bloggers

    This post is about the time recently that saw us dining at the Hotel Riva Konstanz by Germany’s Lake Constance. We leave it to you, dear fellow traveler, to judge which was the greater tragedy: the story of the curvaceous Imperia, Shakespeare’s tale of the beautiful Ophelia, or how we... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Castle fit for a princess: Château d’Ouchy in Lausanne
    Castle fit for a princess: Château d’Ouchy in Lausanne

    Having heard quite a bit about hotel Château d’Ouchy over the years, I’d always wanted to spend a night as a princess in that castle by Lake Geneva with a history that dates to the 12th century. So, what did I find out when I finally made it there? The Château also once did duty as... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Justine’s TBs (tramping boots) miss out on a road trip
    Justine’s TBs (tramping boots) miss out on a road trip

    Exploring the Lake’s District of the South Island in late summer/early autumn by motorhome and e-bikes is a dream come true! Check out what you’re missing! The Merrells win the battle against the Skechers . . . but they are not picked for the e-bike team. I tried to keep the preparations... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • 5 Luxury Things to Do in London
    5 Luxury Things to Do in London

    Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you’re looking for a luxury trip in the U.K., then look no further than the capital city of London. This city is home to some of the most luxurious tourist attractions, such as Buckingham Palace, the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey, where royal weddings take place. In addition, you can also find luxury shopping at the world-famous locations ...

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  • Krug Carnotzet in partnership with Lausanne Palace – Ultimate Luxury experience.
    Krug Carnotzet in partnership with Lausanne Palace – Ultimate Luxury experience.

    Reading Time: 4 minutesLuxury brands have the creative gift to make you dream and to invite you to amazing journeys. The Champagne house Krug invite you until mid-April to live an amazing experience called the Krug Carnotzet. In partnership with Lausanne Palace in Switzerland, you are able to book an evening to remember. Enjoy an ultimate luxury diner in a very exceptional place. Krug, the ult...

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  • Cervo Sunday Brunch – the Mountain Boutique Resort way!
    Cervo Sunday Brunch – the Mountain Boutique Resort way!

    My preferred way of launching into Sundays is with a long, leisurely brunch. To heighten the “brunch” experience even more for us, Zermatt Tourism came up with an interesting experiment: the night before they packed us into a real igloo at minus 20 degrees! We make it to brunch the next... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Time for two – in Austria’s Cuddle Hotel Gams
    Time for two – in Austria’s Cuddle Hotel Gams

    Not long ago we were abducted into “A Thousand and One Nights” by Austria’s Cuddle Hotel Gams as it does for its guests every Thursday. But, it is also possible on any other day to be seduced into a time for two in this special ambiance… Love has the starring role here, with... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • 3 Reasons You Should Book a Skiing Holiday This Winter
    3 Reasons You Should Book a Skiing Holiday This Winter

    Reading Time: 3 minutesThe hype around holidays always increases during the summer months, with millions of people jetting off to exotic locations for a week or two of sun kissed relaxation. While the views across the sea can be spectacular, they don’t come close to the snowy picturesque scenery you can expect on a skiing holiday. Not only will you see some beautiful sights, but a skiing holi...

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  • Seerose Resort & Spa – cocooning by Lake Hallwil
    Seerose Resort & Spa – cocooning by Lake Hallwil

    On a cold, drizzly autumn day, is there anything better than retreating into a warm, cozy cocoon? This is exactly the autumn delight that the Seerose Resort & Spa on Hallwilersee (Lake Hallwil) celebrates in multiple ways… Lake Hallwil with its lakeside resort is, of course, reputed for... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Luxury Family holidays: is it possible? Sure and here is how.
    Luxury Family holidays: is it possible? Sure and here is how.

    Reading Time: 6 minutesYou have your luxury lifestyle. You find the person of your dreams and you start a simple life made of small pleasures and luxury delights. You appreciate small luxury hotels, you enjoy marvelous weekends in amazing cities like Prague, Barcelona or Paris. And then one day, you decide to build a family and get children. It is probably one of the most beautiful things you w...

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