The famous Ice hotel in Sweden

It is November, which means it’s time to go to Sweden! How “why”? Admire the newly created Icehotel!

Yes, it is newly created, because this miracle of architectural thought, every autumn, is being built from scratch to the delight of many tourists.

Background Icehotel Of Jukkasjarvi

The tradition of exhibitions of the Grand ice and snow sculpture a long time ago travels the world, wandering following cold months. But in the Swedish village of Jukkasjarvi in the North of the country, decided to go further.

However, the story goes that with the usual exhibition of ice sculptures all started. In 1990 for the exhibition especially remarkable statues of the organizers of the exhibition created a whole ice Igloo — a hut from national ice blocks. In the afternoon it was often visited by numerous spectators, and one night some of the tourists even had to spend the night in the “exhibition hall”, wrapped in sleeping bags and skins, as small Jukkasjarvi hotels are unable to accommodate all who came. Continue reading


Chic at home

“Now the difference between the Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Best Western and Hilton, on the one hand, and boutique hotels, on the other, is primarily in the size and degree of individuality,” says architect Eric van Egeraat. The operators of the top ten global hotel chains prefer new buildings. “Boutiques”, however, fit perfectly into existing buildings, often unusual. It can be monasteries, secluded huts, museums, trains, or winery. These hotels offer guests houses in the trees, as in Brazil, or tents in the desert, both in Australia and cites examples of Anatoliy Kondratenko, development Director in Russia and CIS Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.

“In chain hotels all the standards, all the rooms are similar everywhere one and the same unobtrusive beige gamma. Waking up, you immediately realize where you are: in Rome, Paris or London. Boutique hotel a very different look and feel due to the service, design and something elusive,” says Skorbenko. Implemented the design sometimes looks like a deliberately, somewhat grotesquely. And all in order to make a lasting impression on guests, complements Anna Isayeva, development Director at Traveller Made. Continue reading

The most unusual hotels in the world

If you spend most of your time in front of the mirror. you will have the taste of a night spent in a German mirror room at Propeller Island City Lodge. Other people a huge number of private reflection, perhaps, can be maddening.

The hotel Propeller Island City Lodge all rooms are themed, and their interiors created by one man – designer Lars Stratena, ensure that each room can affect and change the consciousness of its inhabitants.

So, feeling that the world was overturned, one can enjoy in another room of the same hotel – Upside Down. The beds here are on the ceiling, and chandelier hanging on the floor. However good the designer of this design still bothered about the comfort of the tenants and made recesses, in which you can sleep – in “ceiling”.

The seekers of extreme sensations in a slightly different area, the owners will offer to settle, for example, named Two Lions room. And here the cells – not the most interesting. Much more interesting mirror-transparent wall that separates the room from the neighboring room. Continue reading

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