North America

My 8 Favorite Hotel Rooms from the Americas {thus far} premium
A few months ago, I revealed my 20 favorite European hotel rooms. In that post, I estimated that in the last four years I’ve slept in over 150 different luxury hotels and experienced well over 300 in the form of spa treatments, dining, drinking, and touring. Don’t believe me? I’ve got a big box full […]
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February 23, 2015
Three Reasons to Visit Lanai premium
I’m not sure what took me so long to visit Hawaii, but it’s safe to say I’m hooked. A couple of years ago, the 50th state captured my attention after two trips to Maui and one to Oahu. What I’ve come to appreciate most about Hawaii is not the picturesque landscape, but rather that each […]
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January 21, 2014
48 Hours in Houston: Favorites from a Local premium
Having called Houston home since 2002, you’d think that I’ve experienced all that the city has to offer. In reality, I’ve only scratched the surface. As America’s fourth largest city, Houston is often overlooked as a tourist destination. I’m here to tell you, the Bayou City has a lot going for it. Houston was named […]
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December 16, 2013
Hawaiian Hotel Sampler: O’ahu Edition premium
On Hawaii’s most populated island of O’ahu, there’s a large selection of hotels and resorts that appeal to a wide range of tastes. Not only a leisure destination, the island also is home to the capital city of Honolulu and Pearl Harbor. During my week on the island, I experienced three distinctly different hotels, all […]
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November 13, 2013
Visiting Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial on O’ahu premium
The Sunday morning of December 7, 1941 started like every other day on the Hawaiian island of O’ahu. That quickly changed shortly before 8:00 am. Without warning, Japanese forces launched an air attack on the U.S. military base of Pearl Harbor located on Ford Island.
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October 8, 2013
10 Things to Know before Visiting Texas premium
The old adage goes that everything is bigger in Texas. I know a whole bunch of Texans that would argue that everything is also better in the Lone Star state. Yes, we Texans are a very proud bunch, and rightfully so.
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