A Strategically Located Embassy for a Capital Visit to DC

You've got some pretty impressive neighbors when you're staying at the Embassy Suites Washington DC Convention Center. The President, for example, lives just down the street. The first night we were in town, we were wandering around after dinner and ended up strolling by the White House....more

How I Met the Omni

Have you ever stayed at an Omni?...more

Brooklyn Has A New Hotel

Sleeping In in Anderson, IN.


Pancake Selfies and a Solution to Breakfast Buffet Brawls

I read this story a few months ago about a fight breaking out over a breakfast buffet waffle that ended with 30 people getting kicked out of a hotel. While I wasn’t able to verify the story, the point is that things can get messy around those self-serve hotel waffle makers. And I don’t just mean the dripping batter....more

Sleeping and eating near University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ

While I'm working on wrapping up my post about Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest at University of Phoenix Stadium (where a certain high profile football game will be played in a couple weeks), here's a prequel of sorts with our experience eating, staying, and hanging out in Glendale that weekend.&n...more

San Francisco is for Makers

Thanks for the lovely reminder of my trip to SF last year! If you have a chance, check out my ...more

A Fit Belle in Paris: Facial Love at Le Meurice

It was the pièce de résistance of my year of spa visits. I experienced a facial at the hotel of kings and queens across from the Tuileries in Paris — Le Meurice....more

Bed and Breakfast in Xativa: Hostal Casa La Vuelta Valencia Spain

During our visit to Valencia two years ago one place that we were lucky enough to visit the small town of Xativa.  We had an appointment with one of the schools in the area and decided to take a little tour ,while we were there we stayed at Hostal Casa La Vuelta just 15 minutes outside of Xativa in a town of Novetlè....more

Hotels AGAIN.

You are all well acquainted with the Things I Do when staying at a hotel....more