History of the French Riviera – Part 1

The French Riviera is quite a recent term for an exclusive part of the Cote d’Azur that has actually been inhabited since prehistoric times. Archaeologists have found tools and other artifacts that date back over a million years around the region of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. Documentation of the region first started happening around the 7th Century BC […]

Great Hotels on the Riviera – Part 1

When people talk about the French Riviera, then a picture formulates of a beautiful coastline with sandy beaches and the aqua blue Mediterranean Sea lapping on the shore. It is also known as the playground of the wealthy and luxury yachts abound in picturesque harbors. The French Riviera is situated where the Alps meet the […]

Hotels from Movies – Part 3

Our first two parts of this series have sent us to three fictional hotels and three real-life ready to stay hotels. Readers will remember we looked at the likes of Hotel Transylvania, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Beverly Hills Wilshire, The Hyatt Tokyo, The Plaza Hotel New York and The Overlook Hotel. There have been […]

Hotels from Movies – Part 2

Welcome to the 2nd installment in our series covering some of the most well-known hotels that have featured in hit movies. Our first part covered three fictional hotels in the shape of, Hotel Transylvania (movie of the same name), The Grand Budapest Hotel (movie of the same name) and The Overlook Hotel (The Shining). The […]