If you are looking for an alternative European skiing destination, Bansko is the perfect place to visit. Not only is it one of Eastern Europe’s premier ski resorts, it is also a great town to explore. Bansko has a rich history, lots of traditional Bulgarian restaurants and a selection of spas to help you relax after a day on the slopes.
Bansko has something for everyone and you don’t need to be a winter sports enthusiast to enjoy your time here. The service and experiences available to you rival those of the more popular Alpine destinations. Read our guide below on how to make the most of your time visiting this delightful town.
Due to the spectacular mountains of the Pirin ...
From sultans’ palaces to Art Nouveau through Bauhaus and Secession to the top of modern architecture, there is an impressive variety of architectural styles to be discovered when staying at Kempinski Hotels around the globe. Pioneers in their destination, the hotel buildings allow guests to immerse themselves in the local culture and history while experiencing a traditional sense of luxury and excellence. It is by maintaining the hotel’s identity that Kempinski strives to create in each stay a distinctive memory. While Berthold Kempinski, the famous founder of Kempinski Hotels, has left his own legacy that has now lasted 120 years, each of the 76 properties has an individual story to tell ...
If you are thinking of visiting one of the many beautiful destinations in southern Europe but you do not enjoy the hotter summer temperatures in places like Greece, Italy or Spain, autumn can be one of the best times to visit. This is a time when southern locations offer the pleasant activities of walking and hiking – something that can often be overlooked during the summer months.
To help you narrow your search for the perfect destination, here are some of the most enjoyable southern European walking routes.
Camino de Santiago
An ancient pilgrimage route to the Cathedral at Santiago and its shrine to the apostle St. James the Great, Camino de Santiago is a popular walking route through ...
Once the birthplace of the Qing Dynasty, and now the largest city in Northeast China, Shenyang gracefully combines ancient history with modern day living. While its centre is a busy and, flourishing metropolis, the outskirts are where historic ruins, relics and sites that echo tales of times gone by can be found. ¬¬
Whatever your reason for visiting Shenyang, you are sure to find yourself captivated by this fast-paced, diverse city.Unforgettable Shenyang
Home to over eight million people and split into ten city districts, one satellite city and two rural counties, there is so much to see and do in Shenyang. At the heart of the city you will find the Shenhe District, which offers visitors a ...
Business travellers are well-catered for when they choose to stay with Kempinski. With a growing collection of five-star hotels located in some of the greatest destinations across the globe, you will have everything you could ever need to run your business remotely while abroad.
You will even benefit from around-the-clock support, thanks to our friendly and attentive staff. With many Kempinski hotels offering state-of-the-art business centres, individual meeting rooms and their own technical support teams, running your business remotely promises to be seamless, even when your regular office is half way around the world.
Essentials included as standard
Remote working is fantastic for ...
Whether you are flying alone, with children or with friends, long-haul flights can quickly become tedious once the excitement of being air bound is over. Despite modern planes now offering comfortable seats, built-in TVs and lots of food, after being on board for ten or more hours, things can begin to feel a little unbearable - even for frequent flyers.
Make your journey as pleasant as possible, and take a look at our top tips for surviving a long-haul flight.
When the time comes to pack your suitcase, remember to avoid placing the essentials in your hold baggage. Keep them with you by putting them inside your hand luggage so you can access them at any point.
Preparing for an event or business presentation abroad can be daunting, but speakers do not need to worry. There are many simple steps both individual presenters and entire teams can take to ensure their event runs as smoothly, and successfully, as possible.
No matter where you are hosting your presentation, be it in inside a city hotel or otherwise, our following top tips can help you plan ahead.
Talk to staff
It is likely you will be arriving at your destination the night before you are due to present or, in some cases, even on the day of the event. It can be difficult to envision a space before you have seen it for yourself. This is why it is important to contact venue staff as early ...
One of Austria’s most enjoyable city destinations, Vienna has everything you would hope a European capital would have. Full of culture, sights and experiences, all surrounded by beautiful architecture built throughout the centuries-long reign of the Habsburg Dynasty. Over the years the Viennese have built up their own interesting culture that is unique compared to the rest of Austria.One-of-a-kind Vienna
The Austrian capital is a perfect destination for those who like variety – from the fascinating museums and opera houses, to the green spaces and exciting nightlife, this city break destination has something for all visitors.
The city’s diverse population is what has shaped the culture of ...
If you have never seen the Middle East’s most majestic landscapes, wandered through its countless historical attractions or felt the warm hospitality of the local people, Jordan is one of the best places to do so. Despite being well known for its desert landscapes, there is actually a surprising range of water-based activities that must be experienced during your time in this spectacular country.
The Dead Sea
A 45-minute drive from Jordan’s capital, Amman, is the Dead Sea - famous for its skin-purifying, mineral-rich waters and muds, large numbers of important Islamic and Christian holy sites and its record-breaking nature – it is the lowest body of water on the planet, and is incredibly ...
Venice has often been the subject of many literary, theatrical and artistic works throughout history, and it is no surprise as it one of the most captivating places that the world has to offer. Romance is embedded in every alleyway, canal and building that shapes the city. With a balance between rustic authenticity and grand elegance, there are numerous sights to see and activities to do during your time there.
Venice and its surrounding islands form the classic city break destination, a place that everyone should visit. Whether you love sightseeing, culture or cuisine, there is a wide range of things to see and experience in ‘la Serenissima’, ‘the most serene’.Fascinating Venice
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