The Exceptional List 2019: The Best Hotels of the World

The Exceptional List 2019: The Best Hotels of the World

 

It is not easy to come up with a list of the best hotels in the world, but as we have done in years past, this is the time of year when we wrap up our year of travel in review. These lists represent the ‘cream of the crop’ our lived travel experiences, be it hotels, restaurants or spas.

 

The best hotels we have visited are exceptional properties not only because they are beautiful but because we found important elements like the service, food, locations and hospitality to be among the highest quality we have found worldwide. If you want to learn more about some  individual hotels please click on the hyperlinked title.  Continue reading

How to transit between terminals at Ninoy Aquino Airport Manila: Updated Info

How to transit between terminals at Ninoy Aquino Airport Manila: Updated Info

 

Being equated with terms like “hated” “nightmare” and “worst” has been the fate of Manila International Airport for some time now. The overcrowded and piecemeal operation consists of four passenger terminals – T1 through T4. Many passengers would expect to find the standard means of terminal connection: a skytrain, buses, underground walkways, but forget everything you know. At Ninoy Aquino connecting in terminals is an ordeal. Continue reading

Hotel Review: Waldorf Astoria Panama

 

Hotel Review: Waldorf Astoria Panama

Panama City is a blossoming capital full of scenic oceanfront, spectacular tower style residences and world class shopping. Waldorf Astoria Panama is a great property gracing the skyline of a world class shopping and business city. It offers luxury escapes and sophistication for the discerning guest.

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The Five Best Places on Earth to Travel for the Food

 

The Five Best Places on Earth to Travel for the Food

 

Just think back several decades ago to when food was popularly considered at best a cultural byproduct of being in a different place, maybe even an annoyance. How the times have changed! Today food defines destination choices and specific foods are flown to and fro across the globe to discerning palates. Food in our time is an ever-increasing art form, luxury item and cultural expression. Continue reading