Hotels

Count Bagno’s City of Toys: Consonno, Italy

When Count Mario Bagno purchased a large amount of land in the remote northern hills of Italy fifty years ago, he envisioned building a...
Valdanos restaurant

Abandoned Adriatic: Valdanos Montenegro

Come to the beautiful crescent-shaped beaches of Valdanos, nestled in a cove on the southeastern shores of the Adriatic Sea. Wake up to a...
Monte-Palace-Hotel-Sao-Miguel-Azores-palace-in-the-clouds

Azorean Palace in the Clouds

Atop a dormant volcano in the Azores, the remnants of the abandoned Monte Palace Hotel slowly disappear behind vegetation.  In the late 1980s this hotel...
Ryugyong Hotel

Hotel that took 25 Years to Build: The Ryugyong

North Korea has not historically been known for progress or leading the world in anything. In the mid-1980s they wanted to change that perception...
Grande Hotel Beira Mozambique

The Grande Hotel of Beira, Mozambique

Beira is an important African coastal port and the second-largest city in Mozambique. In the mid-1950s the ruling Portuguese Estado Novo regime wanted to...
Penthouse Adriatic Club Haludovo Palace Hotel

The Penthouse Adriatic Club at the Haludovo Palace Hotel

This architectural treasure is a remnant of the short-lived Yugoslavian casino boom of the early 1970’s. The Penthouse Adriatic Club casino at the Haludovo...