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A Quirky Stay at Madonna Inn

TweetHave you ever booked a hotel stay based on pictures alone? Blog posts and Instagrams from friends and another personal recommendation from a former local led to adding Madonna Inn to my Pacific Coast Highway itinerary. I didn’t have the sunny weather that I’d seen captured before, but thankfully what the February skies were lacking, […]

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Photo Friday: Adairsville, Georgia

Tweet When I was in elementary school my grandparents moved from a short drive from our house in suburban Atlanta to the “country,” a farm in Adairsville. They bought a plot where a barn had once been and built a house. They’ve lived there ever since and I always looked forward to exploring the woods […]

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Hotel Amenities for the Traveler’s Home

Tweet I consider myself to be a fairly frequent traveler and I get excited about staying in new hotels or other types of accommodation. But at some point, I miss my own bed. That doesn’t mean that I don’t love the amenities of hotels: the clean white sheets, the plush bathrobes, the bathtubs and the […]

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Sleeping in History at Majestic Hotel Saigon

Tweet Embellished archways, golden ironwork and balconies overlooking the city made me feel like I was living out A Room with a View as I checked into the Majestic Hotel in Saigon, Vietnam. The 1920s French Colonial style hotel wouldn’t look out of place in the Champs-Elysées, but instead overlooks the Saigon River in District 1 as […]

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Where I Slept in Southeast Asia

TweetI didn’t sleep in the same bed for more than a week for the last three months, including some luxury hotels, some guesthouses and my fair share of boats and trains. Most were to my liking and we soon learned that for $20 USD per night, we could get comfortable rooms, free breakfast and free […]

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