Mont Rochelle Franschhoek: A Boutique Hotel and Vineyard in the Western Cape

After a few days of safari in East Africa, we were looking forward to a slower pace of travel and some Rest and Relaxation.  As we got to the last part of our African Adventure, I’m so glad we planned to spend some in the winelands near Cape Town, South Read More …

A Proper Stay at the Artsy Proper Hotel San Francisco, a Review

As soon as we stepped in the lobby at the Proper Hotel in San Francisco my daughter gave me the I know why you booked this hotel look… Located in San Francisco’s Mid-Market area closer to the Tenderloin district, it is not really walking distance to my favorite areas or green Read More …

Lighthouse keeper for a night in Dyrhólaey, Iceland

Do you love Light houses, can you imagine playing lighthouse keeper for a night or two in Iceland with amazing views of the Dyrhólaey.  That is what we did after a fun day of hiking on glaciers and a zipping through the a glacier lagoon in Iceland. After all the adventures for the Read More …

Hotel Splendid Etoile : At the heart of Champs-Elysees with a Twinkling view

The allure of Paris is undeniable, we use Charles de Gaulle as our routing airport into Europe at every opportunity we get and spend a few days before or after a trip.  The city of light is hard to beat for Romance, History, and Culture, wish we had the luxury Read More …