Grand Hyatt, Berlin

I’ve got this issue with chains. Be that bars, restaurants or hotels, and will always choose an independent establishment over some giant corporation. There’s something about charming individuality that’s quite simply irresistible. However, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin isn’t exactly famed for its independently owned accommodation, and the Grand Hyatt Hotel seemed like the kind of…

Aria Hotel, Budapest

A rather well known playwright once said, “If music be the food of love, play on.” And since music is the theme behind one of Budapest’s newest 5-star accommodations, the Aria Hotel, I say play on and on and on. Each one of the Aria Hotel‘s 44 rooms is inspired by a different musical artist, from four clearly…