Category Archives: Hotel Reviews

The Best Reason to Stay at Paia Inn

On my recent vacation in Hawaii, I spent the first night at one of Maui's most talked about hotels - Paia Inn. This small, boutique hotel is located in the trendy Paia Town - on Maui's North Shore. The best reason to stay at Paia Inn is LOCATION. If you enjoy being in the heart of the action then this is…
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3 Reasons to Stay at The Guild Hotel

I'm just back from a trip visiting my daughter and excited to share my insights about staying at The Guild- a gorgeous hotel in downtown San Diego. As I've paid my dues living in dorms and campus housing - this was a good reason to stay at a brand new hotel! ;)  The Guild is in the historic Army-Navy YMCA building, which hosted…
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Travel by Kris Tours the Westin Puerto Vallarta

Upon my arrival at the Westin Puerto Vallarta, I was greeted by friendly people at the front desk for my tour of the resort. Even though the expansive, marble lobby isn't the most welcoming entrance - the extra nice staff at the Westin made up for my first impression. The resort sits on 14 acres of prime…
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“Back to School” – My Overnight in a Former School House

Do you have a favorite themed hotel? Last July I stayed at the Im Schulhaus in Lorch, Germany for two nights. In 2013 this former school house was converted into a modern hotel with 44 rooms. I grew up attending grade school in the States - but from the moment we entered, I was carried…
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