Category Archives: Hotels

Four Seasons Hualalai hotel trip report

The Four Seasons Hualalai won the best hotel in the world award by Tripadvisor in 2013. Now if this doesn’t raise your expectations, I’m not sure what will. If you are flying into Kona airport your Four Seasons Hualalai experience … Continue reading

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Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel Trip Report

After a wonderful week at the cabin in Whistler we decided to spend a night in Vancouver before heading back home. It was early January and from what I’ve been told it’s the slowest time of year in Vancouver. Every … Continue reading

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Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Mega trip report with 3 different suites

The Banff Springs refers to itself as the “Castle in the Rockies” and there is no doubt the building justifies the name but is the rest of the experience fit for a king and queen? I’ve stayed at the Banff … Continue reading

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Four Seasons Whistler Hotel Report

After a beautiful drive into Whistler from Vancouver in our rented Volvo C70 convertible we pulled into the Four Seasons right behind a tour bus that already started unloading their baggage and the swoon of tourists were getting off the … Continue reading

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Shangri-La Vancouver Hotel Report

Arriving at the Shangri-La Vancouver isn’t the most glamorous experience. You enter an underground garage just like any other and soon after take a left into an underground check-in area. We made the reservations just hours earlier through a Virtuoso … Continue reading

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Trip Report: The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Edmonton AB, Canada

I recently completed my 4th stay at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in the last 3 years. The hotel is located right in the heart of downtown and overlooking the river valley. It’s about a 45 minute drive from YEG airport … Continue reading

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Excellent hotel deal for the Fairmont Kea Lani and Orchid in Hawaii

If you are planning a luxury trip to Maui do not miss this offer. Tomorrow (May 8th) at 1:00pm ET Amex daily getaways is offering 6 nights at the Fairmont Kea Lani or Fairmont Orchid for $1750 or $1600 if … Continue reading

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