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stroganov hotel: from russia with love | da rússia para portugal, com amor


Somehow, Winter and its mists become Fiais da Beira. Now I know. Nevertheless, before staying at Stroganov Hotel this small village, not far from Coimbra and near to Oliveira do Hospital (you better use your GPS to get there), was a blank space on the map. In November, out of the blue, I received a warming e-mail from Marina Kartashova, the owner and the mentor of Stroganov Hotel, introducing herself and her project. At first I was a little bit intrigued…

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bela vista: on the rocks | no topo da rocha

Shame on me. It took me almost four years to come here… but I finally did it. I’m not alone though, since this Relais & Châteaux property hosts mostly people from abroad and is still unknown to a lot…