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  • Grenada Lake Slab
    Winning in the wind for Grenada crappie
    Grenada Lake in Mississippi is known for big crappie, but it is an open lake and the wind can play havoc with the fishing if you don’t know how to handle it. I was there to fish with Brandon Fulgham, a local guide with plenty of experience...
  • Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière in Paris
    Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière in Paris
    If you're looking for Paris accommodations that are located in the middle of it all, look no further than the Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière. This hotel might just have the ritziest location of any hotel in the entire city, where the Champs...
  • One Aldwych Hotel
    One Aldwych Hotel in London
    Originally built in 1907 by architects Mewes and Davis for The Morning Post Newspaper, the property started operating as the One Aldwych Hotel in the summer of 1998. The building’s shape bears a striking resemblance to New York’s...
  • Lunch Rock
    Ski area improvements at Colorado Ski Country USA resorts, Part 2
    In yesterday’s edition of the Denver Ski and Snow Report we unleashed Part 1 of a two-part series about ski area improvements at Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resort. As a reminder, this includes all of Colorado’s ski areas...
  • Summer at Durango Mountain Resort
    Beat the Heat Lodging Package at Durango Mountain Resort
    As we noted here following a summer excursion to Durango Mountain Resort, it’s a great place to get away and see a lot of different sites along the way and within driving distance, like: the Million Dollar Highway, Great Sand Dunes National...
  • O, say can you see? Hotels are ideal spots for watching Fourth of July fireworks
    O, say can you see? Hotels are ideal spots for watching Fourth of July fireworks
    Do you have a prime viewing spot picked out yet for when the dahlias, crossettes, kamuros, and other aerial pyrotechnics light up the night sky this Fourth of July? If not, you might want to consider a hotel. Many of them, especially the high-rise...
  • The Edgewater Hotel Madison, Wisconsin
    The hotel where Sammy Davis Jr. once tried to fish off the 5th-floor balcony
    While researching a story on movie tourism as it relates to hotels for another website, I happened to get an email from a PR rep mentioning not the cinematic, but the musical, ties of a certain hotel in Madison, Wisconsin. Called the Edgewater,...
  • Glamping at Lakedale
    Review of Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes
    Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes is an amazing property located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. During the warmer summer months, guests can go "glamping," an increasingly popular alternative to traditional camping.What does glamping...
  • New Mexico Luxury at the Palacio de Marquesa in Taos
    New Mexico Luxury at the Palacio de Marquesa in Taos
    For lodging in Taos, there’s little that can surpass Palacio de Marquesa. Formerly the Casa de las Chimeneas, this intimate 8 room luxury inn is located near Taos Plaza in a tranquil garden-filled setting. It is now owned by Heritage Hotels,...
  • hotel Do Not Disturb sign
    Apparently, the Do Not Disturb sign on your hotel door is just a suggestion
    Not cool, La Quinta. Not cool at all.This past weekend, on a trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend my best friend’s daughter’s wedding, I stayed at a La Quinta right off the main highway that runs north of town. It was a...
  • 6 hotels where guests can really go green
    6 hotels where guests can really go green
    These days, plenty of hotels across the globe are going green, incorporating features like energy-efficient windows and low-flow toilets and instituting regular eco-friendly practices like collecting rainwater and using all-natural cleaning...
  • The Lodge at Cloudcroft: A grand hotel in the mountains of New Mexico
    The Lodge at Cloudcroft: A grand hotel in the mountains of New Mexico
    I couldn’t help but smile as I pulled up to The Lodge at Cloudcroft. It reminded me of the grand resorts of the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains, although on a cozier scale. The rustic exterior and interior, fireplaces, even tables for...
  • VeggieHotels
    VeggieHotels offers lodging for travelers who embrace the vegetarian lifestyle
    One common drawback to traveling for those who eschew meat is finding healthy food for their vegetarian lifestyles. This is especially difficult at B&Bs or hotels where one must take meals during a conference.It takes one to start one. Finally...
  • Loews Hollywood Hotel
    What’s in and what’s out at hotels in 2014
    Okay, it’s March 2 already, so I’m a little behind the times posting a what’s in and what’s out in 2014 list, but Catherine Colford at Hawkins International PR put together a pretty interesting compilation of what’s...
  • Nine great reasons to visit Tahoe City in 2014
    Nine great reasons to visit Tahoe City in 2014
    Tahoe City boasts award winning dining, a variety of independent shops and year round beauty for families and outdoor enthusiasts plus lodging that allows guests to enjoy the best of Tahoe City on foot.“Our signature events showcase natural...