Zookz is Z’elicious: Best sandwiches in Phoenix

Year-after-year Zookz is named one of the best sandwich shops in Phoenix for their uniquely shaped and creative concoctions. Every time I find myself in the Phoenix area, I make an effort to meet a friend or colleague at Zookz to introduce them to this fantastic, locally owned, gourmet sandwich...

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Quintana Roo, Mexico at a Glance

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Quintana Roo is located on the Yucatán Peninsula, along the stunning Caribbean coast. This Mexican state is probably best known for its long sandy beaches of Cancun, or the Mayan Ruins of Tulum. Quintana Roo is a haven for sun worshipers, adventure seekers and water enthusiasts. It’s place full of...

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Drove through AZ mine country today

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Today I drove through southern Arizona down Hwy 177, a road of rolling hills I had never been down before. This stretch of highway from Superior to Aravaipa Canyon seems to be in the heart of Arizona mining country. I think I must have passed at least 4 different mines,...

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Amangiri: A look at ultimate exclusivity

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Amangiri is one of the most expensive and exclusive hotels in the world. It's one of those places that, if you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it. There are five star resorts, and then there are properties like Amangiri that are exclusive to the very...

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Vienna House: Hotels that feel like home

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Vienna House is a boutique hotel chain with locations primarily in central Europe, it's a hotel brand on the rise.  Each location is unique, with an air of sophistication and authenticity you don't find with many of the big brands. The following is my experience staying at four different Vienna...

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Best breakfast buffet in the world!

fresh fruit juices at Best breakfast buffet in the world Sofitel Manila

Best breakfast buffet in the world is at the Sofitel Resort in Manila, Philippines I have stayed at 100s of hotels around the world, dozens and dozens of them have been top-notch five star properties. While all of the high-end resorts have had lovely breakfasts, one in particular stands out...

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