Le Palais de la Mediterranee, France
Legendary hotel Le Palais de la Mediterranee is located on the Promenade des Anglais, in the very popular and prestigious area of nice. This majestic Palace with a white facade…

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The best hotels in the world for lovers
With the approach so beloved in our country, Valentine's Day, many couples think about romantic vacation, and someone in this holiday even dare to offer hands and hearts. The Internet…

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The older advertisements of hotels

Going out to breathe the fresh sea air one evening on the balcony of our office, we discussed recently viewed ads one of the hotel chains. Dark, frogs singing near the office and lyrical mood draw us into the conversation about the past.

I wonder what was advertised of in the last century? The next day we found on the Internet the answer to this question. Let’s look at the old advertisements.

In the early twentieth century a clear competitive advantage was in the hotel steam heating. In the ad below, it looks like a comma is missing before the word Elevator, for information about electric light “Elevator” on the Internet we have found.

But we learned that for the first time lift at the hotel appeared in London in 1869. It was hydraulic, that is, raised of guests on the 5th floor of the hotel with water. By the way, surprisingly, in London, this hotel is now The Grosvenor Hotel. Which is not true of first-class hotel “London” from Tiflis (Tbilisi). Advertisers (hehe) of emphasized a reading room, a garden with river views and reasonable prices. Although the story tells that there was even a casino and the cost was quite high. Continue reading

The most unusual hotels in the world

There are so many unusual. And much is the work of human hands. Creativity can find worthy expression in the works of art, and in everyday life. For example, in the projects of hotels. Below is a list of the most unusual hotels in the world, in which embodied all the splendor of creativity. So those who are deservedly going to go on vacation after the College entrance MIT. you should definitely learn with him to combine the study of another culture with relaxation in the hotel where they are the most vivid embodied.

Capsule Inn Akihabara, Japan

This hotel look like bee-hives than human shelter. A more vivid expression of Japanese minimalism, perhaps hard to find. Despite the modest surroundings there is everything you need for minimum facilities: bed, TV, radio. The cell-capsules are arranged in two floors. Such hotels, which arose in the second half of the last century, has not lost its popularity today. Continue reading

Nevsky prospect in St. Petersburg

Nevsky prospect in St. Petersburg – one of the earliest and most famous street in the Northern capital. Its length is 4.5 km, the maximum width is 60 m at the arcade. the lowest 25 m Sink. This is one of 3 streets-rays radiating from the Admiralty .

The history of Nevsky prospect

The need for the construction of the road occurred shortly after the founding of the city to connect the industrial center of the city – Admiralty. with the Alexander Nevsky Lavra. on whose behalf and was named the Avenue. The construction was carried out with 2 sides and just connect the two clearing failed. This explains the kink of the street near the present-day Vosstaniya Square. The construction was completed in 1720. Later, trying to straighten the road on the section from Ploschad Vosstaniya to the Alexander Nevsky monastery. began to build a New Nevsky prospect . So there was the street Trolly and Pottery. And the area after the area of the Rebellion still popularly called Old Nevsky . The road becomes stone, planted rows of birch trees on each side, installed oil, and then gas and electric lights. Intensive construction is taking place. Continue reading