Old World Charm at Hotel Soldanella in St. Moritz

Old World Charm at Hotel Soldanella in St. Moritz

From Davos, I planned to return to Milan and made a stopover in St. Moritz. This was my second visit to this Alps Winter Playground and my first time in Summer. A wonderful weather meant it was a nice drive via the Fluela pass, otherwise, visitors can take the Glacier or Bernina Express train between [...]

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Hilton Garden Inn Davos – a Hotel Review

Hilton Garden Inn Davos – a Hotel Review

From Freiburg, I made a stopover in Zurich for lunch before an easy drive to Davos, the venue for the World Economic Forum deep in the Swiss Alps. Surprisingly enough, it was a quick and easy drive with the highways being about 70% of the drive. Altogether it took about an hour and a half [...]

A Skihotel where one could Ski on the Hotel Rooftop

A Skihotel where one could Ski on the Hotel Rooftop

There are ski-in/ski-out hotels where the ski slopes are just outside the hotel providing the ultimate in convenience for skiers. An Architectural Digest article recently pointed out one skihotel where one could actually ski on the hotel itself to head to the slopes. Apparently, acclaimed Danish architect Bjarke Ingels was commissioned for the project to [...]

Luxury Ski Holidays at St. Moritz, Switzerland

Luxury Ski Holidays at St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz, the name alone is known even in Asia with many luxury property developers keen to associate their developments with this luxury enclave for winter sports. As one of the stops along the Bernina Express between Chur and Tirano, the town exudes a certain sense of old world grandeur and that fame has brought [...]