With nearly 25 million people, Mexico City is one of the 5 largest cities in the world. This was my first visit to the big Mexican capital and as usual, it was an adventure. Radiator Springs in real life – First, I was surprised that a city so large was not very crowded. I was […]Read more "Escamoles?!?! in Mexico City"
There may be no better time to visit the Phoenix area than early Spring. While the rest of the country can’t seem to escape the long winter, Phoenix is a sunny, outdoor wonderland. I took the opportunity to hike 3 areas this week – Phoenix Mountains, Pinnacle Peak and South Mountains. I flew in after […]Read more "Phoenix mountain hiking adventures"
New York City is a great place to visit during Spring Break. The weather can be quite cold, but manageable if you bundle up. Here are 10 tips for your next travel adventure in NYC: Subway – Buy the 7-day unlimited MetroCard. You will save money, but more important the convenience of not having to […]Read more "New York City travel advice"
In the middle of the 100s of skyscrapers surrounding the city is a beautiful historic Malay district, the oldest in the city. Recently, they have allowed artists to beautify many of the buildings. Here are a few of my favorites after biking around the area.Read more "Urban street art in Singapore’s Malay historic district"
While I have visited Los Angeles many times, this week was my first time to stay downtown. The Intercontinental Downtown LA is the newest and grandest hotel in the area. When you walk toward the hotel, you may expect the hotel lobby/registration to be right there on the first floor – nope! The lobby is […]Read more "La La Land views from 70 stories"
I had certain expectations arriving to Warsaw this week. I expected to see a very old city, with remnants of WW2 destruction and decrepit communist-era concrete buildings. I was very surprised to see a completely rebuilt and inviting modern city. Modern hotels – Westin, Marriott, Intercontinental, Sofitel are found throughout the urban areas. Many English […]Read more "Old city charm in an entirely rebuilt Warsaw"
My travels this week took me to London, where I decided to stay at the Renaissance Hotel at Heathrow Airport. I know what you are thinking? However, airport hotels are necessary when you have a 7:00 am flight the next day and would rather sleep than stress out in traffic. The Renaissance Hotel is just […]Read more "View airplanes landing and taking off from your hotel window"