Breakfast in the room-When time’s short and expectations are low

The dreaded a la ┬ácart breakfast. The continental one is overpriced, you just dont have enough time to do the gym and b-fast, you’d kinda not want to get ready yet and go downstairs to the hotel restaurant. And maybe the hotel doesn’t yet have a mini-starbucks.. so you suck it up, order some bacon, [...]

Read More +
Posted in Tell All

The First Time-Gatekeepers at the Barbarians?

Sooner or later, we all lose our travel virginity-it can happen a number of ways, a cabbie takes you for a ride, a bartender disappears with some change you were waiting for, a street vendor changes the price of the fried scorpion fter you’ve had the first bite..the luxury boat rental place “forgets” to tell [...]

Read More +
Posted in Tell All

Wishing for the Old Days-Your Paradise Lost?

I don’t know about you but sometimes you visit a place and it hasn’t been discovered, it’s still not on the Mario Batelli/Paltrow train of vanity, it hasn’t made it to the New York Times and other rags….and tehn you blink, 3 years go by and poof, its different, no one remembers that you were [...]

Read More +
Posted in Tell All