AMAN Summer Palace

AMAN Summer PalaceAMAN Summer Palace  |  Beijing, China  | Explore the other Beijing. A Royal residential, spiritual, and recreational experience within a landscape of lakes and mountains, in accordance with the Chinese philosophy of balancing the works of man with nature.  A luxury resort, surrounded by a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces conceived by the Qing emperor Qianlong. I must admit, I am a huge fan of the AMAN Resorts collection. I have stayed and experience them at Amantaka (Luang Prabang, Laos), Aman Canal Grande (Venice, Italy) and Amapuri (Phuket, Thailand), but I must say that Aman Summer Palace, ranked top as the perfect China experience. Just steps from the East Gate of the Summer Palace grounds. Allows you to have your own Royal experience embracing traditional Chinese architecture.  Continue reading AMAN Summer Palace

Catherine’s Summer Palace Tour

Catherine’s Summer Palace Tour  |  St Petersburg, Russia  |  One of the nicest and most interesting tour I did during my recent visit to St Petersburg, was the tour to the town of Pushkin (approx. 50 minutes or 25 km away from St Petersburg) to see the Summer Palace of Catherine The Great. The Rococo former summer retreat of one of the greatest Tsaritsas of Russia. Check out and follow my Instagram Photo Album on Russia. Continue reading Catherine’s Summer Palace Tour