Hotel Ibis Styles Paris CDG: The Perfect Airport Hotel

I used to be very against airport hotels. After shelling out all that money to visit a given destination, I never understood why anyone would want to spend their final night of vacation in a bland hotel away from all the action. When I visited Los Angeles, for example, I wanted to be close to restaurants and big sightseeing attractions, rather than cooped up in the boring strip of big-name airport hotels near LAX. Why waste that last evening rotting away and wishing to be somewhere else? Continue reading “Hotel Ibis Styles Paris CDG: The Perfect Airport Hotel”

The Embassy Inn: Casual Comfort in the Heart of Downtown Victoria, B.C.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve shared my weekend adventures to British Columbia with my childhood friend Nadya. Having never visited Victoria before (no, a forgotten childhood visit does not count), I was anxious to see as much as possible. That meant doing a little research beforehand, traveling with reputable companies, and basing ourselves in a central but affordable location. Continue reading “The Embassy Inn: Casual Comfort in the Heart of Downtown Victoria, B.C.”

Experiencing La Dolce Vita at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Rome. Venice. Florence.

Is there anyone in the world who hasn’t dreamed of visiting Italy? Seeing a country that has so thoroughly influenced the world I know today has been a distant dream of mine for ages. Continue reading “Experiencing La Dolce Vita at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel”

Hotel H’orset Opera Review

During our brief stay in Paris this past August, my grandparents booked us several rooms at the Best Western Hotel H’Orset Opera. It’s a mouthful of a name, but I couldn’t have been happier with our stay. After dragging our suitcases out of the metro station and up into the streets of Paris, we arrived at the hotel, tucked into a side street of Opera Avenue. Continue reading “Hotel H’orset Opera Review”