Rodopski rai, Smilyan Village, photo by placescases.com
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Guest house Rodopski Rai and what else you can do in the region of the wonderful village Smilyan

I had heard how beautiful the Rhodope mountains in the region of Smilyan were and I decided this summer to necessarily visit it. I booked 2 nights in Rodopski rai (which means Rhodope Paradise) to find out that they were not enought. Read the review to find out why.

Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul, photo by placescases.com
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What is it like to stay in the historical Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul?

When I researched the options to stay somewhere in Istanbul with my family, somehow at first glance I fell in love with the photos and descriptions of the Pera Palace Hotel. It is a real museum and as a time machine transfers you to the 19th c., when the passengers of the famous Orient Express stayed there.

Collage Renaissance and Shahbazian, photos by placescases.com
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The advantages of staying in a guest house in Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture for 2019

When you are in an old and colorful city like Plovdiv one of the options, which in no case should be ignored is staying in a guest house. Whenever you are in such an interesting place, with many sights, with an old spirit, ancient history and a unique atmosphere, you sense better all these things in a traditional style guest house. Read my comparison about Family Hotel Renaissance and Shahbazyan House.

Hotel Arte Velingrad, photo by placescases.com
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Puzzling discrepancies in Hotel Arte, Velingrad

  The photos of  its decoration with wooden hives on  the wall of the reception desk, are very popular in internet. The same is  with the sculpture of the Bee, the paintings and the the the the stylized imitations of hunting trophies on the walls. A great idea for interior design, materials and furniture choice- excellent performance. Unfortunately, subsequently you understand that there are quite a few things that are not in tune with the expectations for a luxurious experience in an artistic atmosphere.