Do you have a fascination for the macabre? Do haunted hallways and dingy cells make you more excited than scared? Are you super into creepy historical buildings and love learning about messed up people from the past?
If there’s a heaven on earth where you can revel in unimaginable luxuries, then it has got to be the stylish and popular InterContinental Dubai Festival City.
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Resting calmly on the high hills of Aravalis, Alila Fort offers the most fascinating view of the vast desert landscape of Rajasthan. Dazzle your senses with the magnificence of the 230-year-old fort located at Bishangarh village of Jaipur district.
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Bed and breakfast accommodations have been around for a while now, entertaining couples and solo travelers alike who are looking for a romantic retreat in the lap of nature. The B&B Hofgenuss in Switzerland combines the coziness of a B&B with the sophistication of a five-star resort.
PRICE from: €87 per night
Hotels worldwide have become more interactive and interesting than merely focusing on luxury. For, these days the modern-day tourist doesn’t just want fancy services but a complete vacationing experience.
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Hotel Arctic is built on IceForjd in Ilulissat. This magnificent beauty of nature has been awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. Whilst staying at Hotel Arctic, it would be a life-changing experience to visit the active glaciers of IceForjd.
PRICE from: € 258 per capsule/night
We have come a long way from five-star resorts and luxurious hotels. Sure, these expensive accommodations hold their charm for the elite, but the modern-day millennial traveler is now looking for something cheaper, convenient, and with some personality.
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Bed and breakfast accommodations are no longer modest, convenient spaces where couples can spend a casual weekend together. Of course, the lodgings are still a popular romantic gateway, but the facilities provided have become more exuberant and extravagant. The Hever Castle, for instance, is among those rare places that give you the best of royal luxuries and simple homely pleasures.
PRICE from: € 197 per room/night
Located to the south-east of Colombo is Yala, one of Sri Lanka’s liveliest national parks with a variety of flora and fauna calling the park their home, namely the endangered leopard, who finds here a safe and nurturing environment.
PRICE from: $728 per room/night
Imagine living amongst great hulking forts, surrounded by the oceans on all sides, cut off from civilization. No, we are not taking you back to the prehistoric times and abandoning you to live as the primitive people did, but only laying the background for a fascinating gateway in the middle of nowhere – the No Man’s Fort in Portsmouth, England.
PRICE from: €662 per room/night
Remember those beautiful old movies with characters traveling in beautiful and luxurious trains with an outstanding view from their suits? Only a famous film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” alone is worth a million mentions.
Hotels today are more about grandeur and adventure than merely offering luxuries. An ideal lodging space today would be more than just a pretty place with decent facilities. In order to truly shine in the hospitality industry, a resort must be successful to entice the guests and entertain them.
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Imagine the cobbled medieval streets, decorated with hundreds of luminous Christmas lights; aroma of freshly brewed mulled wine; decorative deer, nutcrackers and Santa Clauses looking out from the shop windows and cafes and, of course, fluffy snowflakes spinning in the air to the holiday music.
If you are an adventurous traveller with a fine taste for uniqueness in character and history, try the LoftHotel Sen Pczczoly, a unique hotel in Poland. Nestled in the center of Warsaw amidst the scenic bounty of picturesque Śródmieście Południowedistrict, LoftHotel Sen Pszczoły is a self-catering, unique boutique hotel.
PRICE from: $43 per room/night
These days, hotels are not just about luxurious furnishings and facilities. A five-poster king-sized bed, a state-of-art bathroom or even a jacuzzi don’t really impress the millennial traveler. Most hotels offer all that and more.
PRICE from: $89 per room/night
At V8 Hotel you can sleep in a shiny car-bed, live in a room peppered with retro memorabilia, and be surrounded by the most luxurious services always at your disposal.
PRICE from: $177 per room/night
If you’ve always wondered what it would’ve been like to have a cruise vacation aboard an ocean liner in the 30s, you’re in luck. How thoroughly exhilarating it would be to experience timelessness and soak in the old-world charm that liners like The Queen Mary have on offer.
PRICE from: $130 per room/night
Sky-high building, apartments, shopping centers and flyovers are a common sight in most modern metro cities. However, every once in a while, we come across a building that towers over everything else.
Travel aficionados these days are looking for more immersive experiences with a view to take in the culture and history of a place, rather than just visiting the popular tourist spots and ticking one more place off the bucket list.
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So, what makes a country rich? The GDP, i.e. the gross domestic product and the per capita income are the two fundamental criteria taken to calculate the economic prosperity of a nation. Let us look at the top 20 richest countries in the world in 2018 ranked in order of their per capita income.