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The Yucatan Hacienda Holiday – Staying at Hacienda Xcanatun

The Yucatan Hacienda Holiday – Staying at Hacienda Xcanatun

Ever since I started traveling to Mexico for work in 2006, I dreamed about staying in an authentic Hacienda.  I wanted to experience the history, the grandeur, and be pampered in its luxury.  I checked into Hacienda Xcanatun earlier this year and realized my dream and then some. What made it so special? Attention To […]

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Where to Stay in Singapore? The Orchard Hotel Singapore

Where to Stay in Singapore? The Orchard Hotel Singapore

Singapore makes an excellent entry point to Asia, specifically Southeast Asia. English is wide spread, it is modern, clean, efficient, and the food is simply amazing. Besides its cuisine, Singapore is also probably known best for its shopping, night safari, orderly society, and the Singapore Sling. The country is a place travelers can easily ease […]

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3 Reasons to Stay at the Four Seasons Miami

3 Reasons to Stay at the Four Seasons Miami

You might be surprised to learn the Four Seasons Miami isn’t located in South Beach. Yes, when I think of Miami I think of South Beach, or let’s say I actually thought – South Beach. For over ten years I’ve been visiting south Florida and usually would plan to spend some time on the scene […]

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A Night in Midtown East Manhattan at One UN New York

A Night in Midtown East Manhattan at One UN New York

I have spent many nights in New York City and many of those nights have been in Midtown East or Murray Hill. Yet none of those nights were in a hotel until recently when I checked in to the Millennium property – One UN New York. I rolled my suitcase across town to my old […]

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The Timeshare Option – Should You Buy a Timeshare?

The Timeshare Option – Should You Buy a Timeshare?

The more I travel to Mexico, the more I notice the timeshare or vacation ownership option continues to be popular. So on one trip I decided to ask myself,  “Should I buy a timeshare?” I understand the basic concept. One purchases “time,” a set number of days (one week or two) at a resort (or […]

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Where to Stay in Mazatlán? – El Cid Marina Beach

Where to Stay in Mazatlán? – El Cid Marina Beach

Mazatlán offers over ten thousand hotel rooms for visitors and in my travels to the coastal city, I’ve stayed in multiple. All enjoyable and all safe. And when people ask me in conversation where to stay when traveling in Mazatlán, I’ll mention hotels in multiple neighborhoods (Nuevo Mazatlán, Old Town, and the Golden Zone). But, regardless […]

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Where to Stay in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC? – Ink48

Where to Stay in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC? – Ink48

Hell’s Kitchen. Today this Manhattan neighborhood certainly doesn’t deserve its nickname, and in the last ten years the midtown-west location has truly transformed.  Today, some even label it as trendy and chic. Many new hotels have opened in the neighborhood including most of the major brands. They realized that when you visit New York City […]

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Where to Stay in Sossusvlei Namibia? – Sossusvlei Lodge

Where to Stay in Sossusvlei Namibia? – Sossusvlei Lodge

Namibia is big and spacious. Vast. The landscape stretches for miles (kilometers) often with nothing but nature. Visitors discover there are not too many stops between Windhoek, the capital city, and Sossusvlei besides a stop in Solitaire. Yet visitors also discover the journey is well worth it. And even more so if you stay at […]

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