Category: Featured Lodging

The Great George Hotel

The Great George Hotel exterior

While visiting PEI (Prince Edward Island) I had an opportunity to stay a few nights at the Great George Hotel, a remarkable and historic property located in the heart of Charlottetown. Built back in the mid-1800s, the Great George is unlike any historic hotel I’ve ever stayed. The property is...

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Jerusalem’s Mamilla Hotel is Magnificent!

The Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem captivates guests the moment they enter the lobby. Most five star hotels have nice and often elaborate lobbies, but what sets the Mamilla Hotel apart is that the space feels like a designer showroom and the modernistic decor almost contradicts its historic and conservative location...

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Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino rolls a 7

Westgate Las Vegas is a solid choice with culinary bright spot at EDGE Steakhouse I road tripped to Las Vegas, Nevada last week for the most "un-travel" related activity...the World of Concrete show. Why was I at a construction trade show you ask? Well, in addition to producing travel videos,...

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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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Ghost City Inn review

Ghost City Inn provides centrally located accommodations with stunning views from the hip hilltop community of Jerome. Located on the backside of the Mingus Mountain range, high atop Cleopatra Hill, is the historic mining camp of Jerome, once the fourth largest town in the Arizona territory. With a current population...

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Château Mcely: A forest retreat in CZ

An amazing hideaway from the city rush of Prague is the picturesque central Bohemian village of Mcely. Resting upon a bluff overlooking Mcely is the five-star Chateau Mcely hotel, owned by James and Inez Cusumano. The Chateau is a perfect destination for romantic getaways, a spa break, weddings and also...

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Novotel Hotel in Prague

While in Prague recently I stayed at the Novotel Hotel, which we found to be a very hip and contemporary place to hang our hat for a few days. The location is quite good as well, just a short walk to the famed Wenceslas Square, where the National Museum is...

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Wyndham Grand in Hangzhou

When I arrived in Hangzhou, China for the start of the 2015 Hangzhou Global Tour, I was simply thrilled to be staying at the Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale. The Wyndham Grand properties are the finest and highest level within the Wyndham System. The lobby and the accommodations are best described...

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