I’m a hotel-hopper, a hotel-lover, and a hotel-explorer – and I feel lucky every day that I get to experience cool boutique hotels and write about them. This time, I feel extra-fortunate because I get to give a shout-out to one of my new favorite hotels, The Picasso boutique hotel in Manila, Philippines. Anywhere else, […]

Florence has to be one my favorite cities in Italy. After all, it’s home to some incredible cultural treasures, like the statue of David, The Duomo Basilica, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge. But, beyond the art and culture, Florence offers so much more – like the cuisine. In fact, my favorite things in Florence arrive […]

Naples Italy, the foster kid of All the Italian cities. Graffiti, pick pocketers, foreign hustlers, knock off sunglasses, bags and the road looks like a big ash tray of cigarette butts. Walk through the city center or old part of town and you have a feeling of disappointment and sadness for the people who live […]

Red Light district, Coffee shops, Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House are just some of the highlights of Amsterdam. What an amazing place with so much history and stuff to see. It was my 3rd trip to the Netherlands and for sure not my last. Some of the must stop places to visit […]

One of my favorite hotels in the Philippines is the Dusit Thani Manila hotel, located in Makati. It just recently has been renovated and it has the feeling of 5 stars. Once you walk in the lobby the Gold Tahi themed lobby is first class. A live instrumentalist and female host to escort you to […]

I LOVE hotels! From the lobby decor to the room amenities to the small ways many hotels make me feel “at-home,” I pay attention to every small detail when I’m staying away from home. Many of you must know this because I field a lot of requests for hotel suggestions by those who are about […]

Seda Bonifacio Global City is another hidden gem in the Philippines. Located in the new urban city of Fort Bonifacio or the Global City, it’s central and classy for the business man on the move. The decor is clean and the furniture hip. My first time staying there I learned that Seda means silk in […]

I have been traveling to Manila for business for quite some time and everyone knows I love hotels. I like 5 star hotels, and like hotels that are 4 star online but has the value of a 5 star. Holiday Inn in Makati is worth a visit and a great hotel. I have stayed here […]

For the next few weeks, I’ve decided to feature some of my favorite hotels around the world, simply because I love hotels. Last week I featured a business hotel in Manila. Today, I’d like to share my experience at the New World Manila Bay Hotel. I was very impressed with the accommodations, the casino, the […]