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Los Patios Hotel – Granada, Nicaragua

Los Patios Hotel - Granada, Nicaragua |

If you want to feel like a pampered princess without breaking the bank, than Nicaragua is the place for you. And Los Patios Hotel in Granada is a great example of that: a beautiful boutique hotel with personalized service in a convenient location for exploring the colonial streets of the city.

10 Things I Always Do Before Every International Trip

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As I was writing out one of the million lists I make each time I travel – packing lists, flight options, lists of hotels, attractions, budgets, etc. – I realized that there were steps in my prep that have become second nature to me, but may not be for you. So I put together a list of 10 things I do before every international trip.

Making the Decision to Visit Nicaragua

Visiting Nicaragua |

Do I go? Do I stay home? Do I pick another country? Or do I stick with my first plan and travel to Nicaragua? For 2016, I want to travel somewhere new. Make sure my travel skills haven’t gotten too rusty. For my Spring getaway I knew I wanted warm weather, good activities, good food, and hopefully make a few travel friends. But it had to be cheap. My thoughts turned to Central America.

The One Time Getting Bumped From My Flight Was Actually Great

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Have you ever been bumped off a flight? If you’re in the US, it doesn’t have to be so bad. Recently I was bumped off a United flight from Newark to Newfoundland and it actually turned out to be a pretty great thing.

Hotel Elysee, New York |

The Hotel Elysée – New York City

“Are you in Paris?” a family member asked me on Facebook after seeing me post a photo from the Hotel Elysée. I wasn’t. I was in New York. Outside my window, beyond...

Ode to a Hotel Robe |

Ode to a Hotel Robe

Maybe I'm a hotel snob. Maybe I've become spoiled. I used to think a Holiday Inn was fancy. These days though, when I check into a nice hotel I'm always a bit disappointe...

Tibb's Eve |

Tibb’s Eve: A Newfoundland Thing

Tibb’s Eve. Tipp’s Eve. Tip’s Eve. Even Tipsy Eve. It doesn’t matter what you call it - it’s December 23rd in Newfoundland and it’s time to have a drink....

Library Hotel, New York |

The Library Hotel – New York City

Before you even get to the reception desk you have an inkling of the great service you’re going to experience during a stay at the Library Hotel in midtown Manhattan. B...

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