When planning for our honeymoon, we were bombarded with information. We knew we wanted to do a private game reserve by Kruger National Park but which reserve to we go to and which game lodge? There are so many choices but thankfully a friend recommended Elephant Plains Game Lodge. I still did my research before […]
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You end up staying at a lot of different hotels when you travel and over the years I've gone to lengths to try to capture the good and the bad of ones that are worth mentioning. If you're browsing, check out my reviews below. If you are looking to go to a specific place, make sure you go to the Destinations page!
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You can never go wrong with Maui. There are beaches galore, the seafood is outstanding, sea turtles are almost a guarantee and the temperatures are perfect. What more can you ask for? The former capital of Hawaii is Lahaina and I had the pleasure of staying here for 8 nights to attend a good friend’s wedding. […]
The Hilton Honors program has gone through a lot of changes over the past years but there have always been a very small subset of hotels that were incredibly cheap on points. They’re in areas that you would least expect so without further ado, here are the best Hilton Honors Category 1 hotels that only […]
Nestled between the pretty village of Baie-Saint-Paul, the snow mountains, and St. Lawrence River, Le Germain Hotel Charlevoix is a shining star that manages to delight at every turn. Take your preconceived notions of what a resort should be, throw it away, and you get something unexpectedly awesome. While this is open all year round, winter […]
Planning your itinerary in Peru is no easy task. I for one know what it’s like. The more and more you dig into it, the more you realize how huge the country is. When you finally narrow in on doing the Amazon in Peru, you then have to decide between which part of the Peruvian […]
When planning this trip to Peru, I knew that Machu Picchu would be on there but I had no idea that the Amazon would be on the itinerary. Years of playing The Amazon Trail surely didn’t help as I always thought the Amazon was only in Brazil. I was quickly proven wrong in my research and discovered that […]
Perfectly situated on the St. Pete’s Beach, Sirata Beach Resort is the kind of place where you can enjoy the warm gulf breezes, ocean waves, and pristine white sand. Amongst the 13 acres of beachfront, you’re pretty much guaranteed to find your perfect spot to relax. If you’re looking for more than just beach, Sirata also has […]
Kyoto is one of the best cities in Japan to experience authentic dwellings of the past. These traditional Japanese inns once accepted weary travelers on their journeys at a time when samurais roamed the land and shoguns held power. Nowadays, they’re for visitors wanting to experience old traditions and culture. Staying in a ryokan while […]
If you’re staying in Honolulu, there’s no better place than on the Waikiki Beach strip. With beach access, top restaurants, and luxury shopping all within walking distance, this area is also very expensive and high-end. That being said, for those who know where to look, there are some affordable hotels in Waikiki. Here’s a list of […]
Whether you’re in town for a conference, business meeting, consulting gig, or visiting family and friends, there are many reasons to stay near Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. While they don’t have the perks of being downtown, finding cheap hotels in Mississauga near the airport means easy access to rental cars, free hotel shuttles, and nontouristy […]