STAGE DESIGNER MONIKA PORMALE'S VIENNA...
The crossroads of professional experience for the stage designer and artist, Monika Pormale, are found in Vienna... KRUISHERENHOTEL MAASTRICHT, MAASTRICHT
Some of you perhaps have pondered what it would be like to spend a night under lofty vaults of a church, being accidentally locked in... THE EUGENIA, BANGKOK
For many Bangkok serves as a crossroads to some of the Thailand's favorite islands, like Krabi, Koh Samui... BEST ART GALLERIES, KIEV
Kiev is a city of magnitude. If events take place, they are huge. If prices are high, they are soaring. Even traffic jams are... TRADITIONAL ENGLISH CUISINE, LONDON
London is peppered with numerous fusion-style restaurants, matching the current pace of globalization - just pick... RAFFLES DUBAI, BURJ AL ARAB ETC., DUBAI
New York of the East. It's a comparison that comes to one's mind, visiting the largest city of United Arab... ZEYREKHANE, WATERPIPE RESTAURANTS ETC.,...
Shabby and crooked streets, small, bare-bellied kids and wooden houses, almost about to collapse. It feels... THURNHER'S ALPENHOF, ZüRS
A skiing resort Zürs is perfectly located at the very heart of Alberg region - between Forarlberg and Tyrol... THE CALIFORNIA SUPERBIKE SCHOOL, UNITED...
A brilliant chance for real racing enthusiasts! Especially for the ones who love speed and yearn to learn to tame... FOGO DE CHãO, SAO PAULO
Roasting-jacks with big chunks of meat, dripping with fat. Meat slowly rotates over open fire, accompanied by photo... LAN CLUB AND THE COURTYARD RESTAURANT,...
It appears that each city needs a little bit of Philippe Starck. Yet, in comparison with others, Beijing (Peking) has... BOCCA AND BONAPARTE, TALLINN
A superb Italian restaurant sited in the very heart of Tallinn Old Town. Bocca (a mouth in Italian) is one of the finest... MALBEC AND CONTEMPORARY ART, MENDOZA
Fields, wine and meat - these are three words, best of all characterizing Mendoza, a city and a wine region... JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ETC., NEW YORK CITY
Manhattan, the Greatest Country on Earth, as my New York friends have dubbed it. What an overwhelming pride, yet, New... BAR MARTIGNETTI, ANTIQUE GARAGE ETC., NEW...
How to distinguish a true New Yorker? He does not have a car! And in a city of eight million residents, with... COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, URUGUAY
A colonial town in southwestern Uruguay, founded in 17th century by the Portuguese, is the oldest in this country. It... BOOK BARS AND TANGO, BUENOS AIRES
A rapidly developing Soho area of Buenos Aires, packed with trendy shops, restaurants and bars, houses also two... RISTORANTE GREPPIA AND LA TAVERNA DEL...
Verona, without any doubt, can be called one of the most beautiful north Italian cities. Each stone here exudes... LE RELAIS DE VENISE 'L'ENTRECôTE' ETC.,...
An absolute paradox! A restaurant with people queuing up at its entrance until small hours. Yet, those, who manage to... CAP FERRAT, ARCACHON BAY
My friendly advice for you would be - do not go to Arcachon resort city! Unless you are a typical tourist, wishing to... CAFé ON THE STREET CROSSING ETC., MILAN
Fabulous view over Milan's inner yards, church-bells instead of an alarm clock and a small rural market almost at... KOH SAMUI, KRABI ETC., THAILAND
Thailand is one of my favorite destinations and perhaps one of the costliest, too. I never have enough of... MARI IVANNA, SAINT PETERSBURG
A typical St. Petersburg building, located in the central part of the city, like hundreds of others. No flashy... LIKA LOUNGE AND BOTAFUMEIRO, BARCELONA
Lika Lounge - the address that seasoned metropolis-trotters would share among themselves - as keeping this gem of... VIINISTU ART MUSEUM, VIINISTU
A relict of the Soviet time industrialism and the best Estonian art. A combination like that can be found only in a small... TERRASSA, SAINT PETERSBURG
Terrassa is one of the brightest newcomers on the St. Petersburg's current restaurant scene. Opened just this... SHIPMAN HOUSE, WAIANUHEA ETC., HAWAII
he Hawaii's are acclaimed as an abode of the most perfect climate in the world - and how true it is. A dryer... THE RICK'S CAFé, CASABLANCA
Here the charm or America of the thirties has reborn again - with palm trees and walls plastered with old movie posters... BIDA MANDA, JOHN'S GARDEN ETC., KOH SAMUI
Koh Samui island, lapped by warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand is just 70 minutes away from Bangkok by plane. There... CHARM OF THE WHITE VILLAGES, ANDALUSIA
The best way to enjoy the southern region of Spain, Andalusia, is to withdraw some 10 km away from the... THE ANOTHER CANARIES, CANARY ISLANDS
To most part of right-minded people the Canary Islands might seem as a nightmare. Beaches, crammed with... SELOUS IMPALA CAMP, TANZANIA
The greatest pride of the black continent is its wild nature. National parks and natural preserves of Tanzania... OPERA, CHECKPOINT CHARLIE UN ANNETTE, SOFIA
Sofia - a city somewhere in between of the world of socialism and that of capitalism. Also a target of business-like... TABERNA TIPICA QUARTA-FEIRA, ÉVORA
Évora, the centre of Alentejo province, like many other Portuguese towns, has a rich history dating way back in the... ADRERE AMELLAL ECO LODGE, SAHARA
Adrere Amellal or, in the Berber language, The White Mountain, is located in the Sahara, not far from the legendary... OLD WINTER PALACE, LUXOR
The Old Winter Palace, a British colonial style building dated 1886, is located on the very bank of the Nile; it is... HACIENDA SAN JOSE AND HACIENDA TEMOZON,...
A Yucatan peninsula in Mexico is a well-known and an extremely popular tourist destination. Most often it is associated with... BALANCES RESTAURANT AND THE HOTEL, LUCERNE
Risotto with cabbage, chestnuts and pears. It's a fabulously tasty combination and a bit of surprise too, to call the... HOTEL OMNIA, HEIMBERG AND VERNISSAGE, ZERMATT
Omnia is located in Swiss Alps, a small town of Zermatt, famed as a ski and mountaineering resort and a popular tourist...