The Walled Off Hotel

Posted in Art| Hotels| Palestine
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Timing is everything and this time the calendar gods smiled on me! A week before I left for my trip to Israel last month, a British friend asked if I had heard about the new Walled Off Hotel that was about to open in Bethlehem in the West Bank. The creative and extremely appropriately named hotel…

Hotel Review: 10 Things I Love About the Virgin Hotel

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A few months back I heard about the  opening of the first hotel under Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and I immediately thought, “I need to get there”. I’m definitely a loyal customer when it comes to brands I like, and in the world of travel, Virgin is one of my favorites.  Ever since my first Virgin Atlantic flight…

Denver’s Hotel Monaco

Posted in Accommodation| Hotels| USA
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A few weeks back I found myself making a last minute, overnight trip to Denver, Colorado. No business to attend to, no friends or family to see, just an extended layover with plenty of time to head into the city. Since I didn’t have any agenda, I decided to make this quick trip about the hotel…

This Hotel Has a What??…

Posted in Armenia| Hotels
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While I did not really know what to expect of my trip to Armenia last month, one thing I definitely did not plan on doing was looking down the barrel of a gun with my finger on the trigger. How in the hell did that happen? Midway through my week long visit to Armenia in September…

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