Madagascar Hotels: Hotel le Louvre, Antananarivo

Hazards, beggars and Madagascar hotels

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar – Travel to Madagascar (the “Big Island”) is superb, beautiful and exotic. But it’s far from easy. Antananarivo, the Capital City, generally called, ‘Tana’, though charming, poses many risks to foreigners, and they are usually forewarned about these dangers on arrival. Tourists are accosted at every street corner by beggars, and security at…

Alex Hotel, Near Gare St. Charles, Marseille - Bathroom

Alex Hotel Near Gare St. Charles, Marseille – It’s the little things that count

MARSEILLE, France – What’s an excellent hotel? Is it five stars GL distinction? A Michelin starred restaurant? A certain amount of awards won by the barman? Is it an exceptional concierge, or a central location in the city, maybe near Gare St. Charles, Marseille? In this series, Cédric Lizotte visits some of Europe’s best restaurants. He shares his inside…