Archive for October, 2014

15 to 24/10 : the Tour de France comes to an end…

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[su_carousel source=”media: 9257,9263,9260,9266,9269,9272,9275,9278,9281,9287,9284″ limit=”30″ link=”lightbox” height=”400″ title=”no”] After our wonderfull stau at the Cabanes des Grands Lacs, we spent some quality time at Fabienne and Yves’ place, where we discovered with great pleasure the transition initiatives. Then Nancy and its Stanislas place,…

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Tour de France Hopineo – month #3 video

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From the heights of the shepherd’s house to the tree house, from the Alps, in south of France, to Franche-Comté, in the east, here is the video of the third month of the Tour de France Hopineo for sustainable tourism….

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Tenorio Lodge, Costa Rica

[tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Summary[/tab_title][tab_title]HopSolutions[/tab_title][tab_title]Location | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Accommodation type : hotel Location : Costa Rica Total capacity : 12 bungalows Opening dates : all year [/tab][tab] Energy: Tenorio Lodge was designed in a way that does not require air-conditioning units in the rooms and…

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The Hospitality Tour in Latin America – Day 115

Florie Thielin
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The Red-Eyed Tree Frog Country… I’m already in my 2nd week in Costa Rica, time flies so quickly! I lived a first very special hotel experience at Laguna del Lagarto Lodge, very special on a positive way… This lodge is…

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Le Chant de L'Eau

[su_carousel source=”media: 9131,9137,9128,9140,9134,9125,9143″ limit=”30″ link=”lightbox” height=”400″ title=”no”] [tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Sum up[/tab_title][tab_title]HopSolutions[/tab_title][tab_title]Localisation | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Type of facility : guest house Location : Rhône-Auvergne, rural Capacity : 5 rooms, 14 people Opening : all year long [/tab][tab] Homemade bread with organic and local flour – soon available flour (agriculture and catering) Organic…

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Laguna del Lagarto Lodge, Costa Rica

Florie Thielin

[tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Sum up[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopinnovations[/tab_title][tab_title]Location | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Type of facility : hotel Situation : Costa Rica Capacity : 22 rooms Opening period: all year round [/tab][tab] Energy: Light saving bulbs, and being now replaced by LEDs. Guests are urged to turn off the…

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The Hospitality Tour in Latin America – Day 100

Florie Thielin
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Along the Nicaraguan “Amazon River”: from Ometepe Island to Rio San Juan After a few laid back days on Ometepe Island, here I am back on the trails, or better should I say, back on “wavy trails”. A night on…

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Montecristo River Lodge, Nicaragua

Florie Thielin

[tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Sum up[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopinnovations[/tab_title][tab_title]Location | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Type of facility: hotel Situation: Nicaragua Capacity: 8 bungalows Opening period: all year round [/tab][tab] Energy: Off-Grid: 50% Solar energy and 50% gasolin charger inverter. Low-consumption lights bulbs, fans, refrigeradors, buthane gas kitchen. No Air-conditionning….

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