Germans pioneer hotel heaven
Steve Rosenberg gets a taste of 21st-Century creature comforts. I love travelling. I enjoy the thrill of discovering new places. But there is something about hotel rooms which often makes me want to turn around, rush home and lock away my suitcases forever. Over the years I have stayed in some real "shoeboxes" around the world - rooms which have lacked not only size, but also character and comfort. But thanks to German scientists, the hotel experience is about to be transformed.