Jupiter Lisboa Hotel – Lisbon

This was my first trip to Lisbon and I booked the Jupiter Lisboa Hotel. This turned out to be an excellent choice as the Jupiter is very modern, clean, comfortable, and in a great location. The staff was very friendly and helpful and my accomodations were fantastic. The hotel has a wonderful breakfast and a rooftopContinue reading “Jupiter Lisboa Hotel – Lisbon”

Hotel Gabriel – Paris

Are you looking for a great hotel stay in Paris? Let me give you my recommendation for the Hotel Gabriel. I stayed here at the beginning and end of my trip for a total of 5 nights and I absolutely loved this hotel. It’s in a great location in the city center and situated onContinue reading “Hotel Gabriel – Paris”

Hotel Atlantico – Madrid

During this trip to Madrid I stayed at the Hotel Atlantico on the famous Calle Gran Via.  Located in the heart of downtown Madrid close to shopping, sights, and restaurants the Atlantico could not have been in a more convenient location. Everything about my room was perfect too. It was large, very clean, and extremelyContinue reading “Hotel Atlantico – Madrid”

Radda in Chianti – Italy

 Radda in Chianti – Italy The little hilltop town of Radda, located in the heart of  the Chianti region of Tuscany, is a great spot to visit. Many nearby wineries, towns, and beautiful Tuscan country to experience are all within a short distance. On many occasions I have stayed in Radda and from there ventureContinue reading “Radda in Chianti – Italy”

The Mirror Hotel – Barcelona

This was my second visit to Barcelona and I chose the Mirror Hotel because I had stayed here on my prior trip and I was so pleased with my accommodations. The Mirror is ultra-modern and decorated in mirrors and white decor. The hotel is clean and the staff is very friendly and helpful. I alsoContinue reading “The Mirror Hotel – Barcelona”

The Mill Houses – Santorini Greece

On this trip to beautiful Santorini island I booked a room at the Mill Houses. These suites are set along the rocky cliffs of the island facing the caldera and with a fantastic view of the famous Santorini sunsets. The Mill Houses are built into the hill side so there are many stairs and stepsContinue reading “The Mill Houses – Santorini Greece”

Lavender Hill Suites – St John US Virgin Islands

For years I’ve been traveling to the Virgin Islands and in particular St John in the USVI. I’ve rented homes and stayed at resorts but my favorite place to call home while on the island is the Lavender Hill Suites in Cruz Bay. Lavender Hill consists of two multi-story buildings positioned perfectly overlooking the bay.Continue reading “Lavender Hill Suites – St John US Virgin Islands”

The Island Hotel – Newport Beach California

When I vacation in Newport Beach one of the hotels I enjoy staying at in the Island Hotel located at Fashion Island. It’s a beautiful hotel and conveniently located. Years ago this was the Four Seasons and the management have kept up the same standards without the price. The Island Hotel – Newport Beach CaliforniaContinue reading “The Island Hotel – Newport Beach California”

Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort – Florence Italy

Villa Tolomei Hotel – Florence Italy This visit to Florence I booked the Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort. Using Expedia I researched my hotel options ahead of my trip and the Tolomei listed a 5 star rating with excellent guest reviews at a very reasonable price.  People ask me how I find my hotels whileContinue reading “Villa Tolomei Hotel and Resort – Florence Italy”

The Athens Gate Hotel – Athens Greece

The Athens Gate Hotel – Athens Greece In downtown Athens I stayed at the Athens Gate Hotel. It was a fantastic choice. The hotel, staff, and location were amazing! I would encourage anybody visiting Athens to stay at this spectacular hotel. The Athens Gate Hotel – Athens Greece The hotel is located in the Plaka,Continue reading “The Athens Gate Hotel – Athens Greece”