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When I started planning this trip, I wasn't sure if I wanted to make a stop in Yangon, but at the recommendation of a friend, I added it on to the itinerary. I was choosing between the Belmond Governor's Residence and the Strand, but found...

After a few days of travel, we had made it to Bagan! The temples and pagodas of this ancient capital had long been on my bucket list, and finally, we had made it! Our first -checking into the Aureum Palace Bagan hotel. ...

I've found airport hotels to generally be sub par - and I can see why - they have a steady stream of guests who stay at their property for no reason other than convenience and proximity to the airport. Now, imagine a hotel in the...

After a couple days in Niagara Falls, we headed down to Buffalo to spend the day in the small city known as the creator of (well) the buffalo wings. Since this was a last-minute decision, we weren't sure what we'd find in terms of hotels....

Easter weekend is a funny one, because not all companies give off an extra holiday for it. Even so, airline tickets are remarkably expensive for that weekend, but since Brian had the Friday off (I didn't), we were itching to make an escape from the...

I was in Milan for work for a quick week, and just my luck, a Westin was located right across the street from my office! I usually never find a decent hotel so close to work, so I really lucked out here....

As I was planning my 4 day trip to San Francisco, I knew I had 2 nights at the Hotel Nikko San Francisco, I considered spending the rest of my time in the city at the same hotel, or opt to visit another property (or...

Kimpton Hotels, a sub-brand under the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) brand is poised for a massive expansion push in the Middle East after its parent company sees extensive growth opportunities for the brand in the region. Having been bought by IHG in January 2015, Kimpton's brand...

Traveling for work is always interesting - I've been able to see a little bit of some great cities. And just like I don't always choose where I end up visiting for work, I also don't always choose where I stay. It can lead to...

My office is located in the Barra da Tijuca area of Rio de Janeiro, which is (from what I took) a quieter side to the city. After a red eye flight on Delta from JFK-ATL-GIG, I arrived (terribly) early to the hotel. The hotel is...