Category: Featured Lodging

Top 5 Airbnbs to add to your bucket list

Travelers these days want something a little different from their vacations. While big resorts and boutique hotels are still obviously popular, plenty of people look for something a little more authentic when they travel. Genuine experiences, local culture, and a chance to experience the reality of life in the destinations...

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Sant’Egle offers a remarkable reprieve from the mundane

Sant'Egle in Tuscany - Photo by: Mike Shubic of MikesRoadTrip.com

The Sant'Egle Agriturismo Biologico (organic farm) in Tuscany offers guests a remarkable experience well beyond the typical lodging experience. Staying at Sant’egle is refreshingly different thanks to Erika and Alessandro, two well traveled and thoughtful people who have created a respite sanctuary that you simply must put on your bucket...

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The Spanish treasure of Omni Montelucia Resort

Ensconced between Phoenix and Scottsdale, in an enclave known as Paradise Valley, is the magnificent Omni Montelucia Resort. The Montelucia is modeled after an idyllic village in the hills of Spain. For centuries, Spanish explorers ventured to the Southwest in search of treasure. Upon finding such riches, fortune seekers left...

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Amangiri: A look at ultimate exclusivity

Water feature at Amangiri by MikesRoadTrip.com

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

Vienna House Hotels collage by MikesRoadTrip.com

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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