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ALT Hotel :: Toronto

ALT Hotel :: Toronto

By Ava Stochinsky on July 11, 2015Comments (2)

It’s a boutique no frills hotel, but still has the bells and whistles. ALT boasts of individuality, as expected of a boutique hotel. If you are stopping over for a night in Toronto this is the perfect place. You easily get into the shuttle train and after a quick ride walk across and right into […] read more»

Shutters on the Beach :: Santa Monica, CA

Shutters on the Beach :: Santa Monica, CA

By Lara Smith on June 28, 2015Comments (0)

Simply put, Shutters on the Beach is a wonderful little oasis in the mist of Santa Monica and its beach. This hotel is in a perfect location on the Santa Monica boardwalk. The staff took care of us in a way that we felt like royalty. From the initial valet service, the checkin and our […] read more»

VIP Treatment with New MGM Resorts Connections

VIP Treatment with New MGM Resorts Connections

By Ava Stochinsky on March 18, 2015Comments (0)

When I heard about this I was so excited. Everyone goes to Vegas for an occasion, and usually with a group of folks. If traveling with a group and reserving at least five guestrooms (yep, only five rooms) – whether for a bachelor or bachelorette party, golf getaway, family reunion, special birthday or just to […] read more»

Tom Colicchio`s Heritage Steak :: Las Vegas

Tom Colicchio`s Heritage Steak :: Las Vegas

By Ava Stochinsky on March 08, 2015Comments (0)

This is my Vegas go-to restaurant. The menu is not overdone, i.e. good selection but not so large that the kitchen is in mass production mode. We ordered a 8oz A5 Wagyu strip to share as an app. One bite and it ruined any other steak I will ever eat again. Recommend any of the […] read more»

Ship Out To Kimpton Hotel Group’s Argonaut Hotel :: San Francisco

Ship Out To Kimpton Hotel Group’s Argonaut Hotel :: San Francisco

By Janice Nieder on August 23, 2014Comments (0)

Good evening, folks. This is your Captain speaking. Whether you’re a sophisticate, sporty type, or just a small fry, we recommend you set your course for San Francisco’s Fisherman Wharf and drop anchor for a few nights at the Argonaut Hotel. Run by those stellar life-style know-it-alls at the Kimpton Hotel Group you’re gonna love […] read more»

Home Away From Home Series – Dolce Vita Guesthouse Estoril

Home Away From Home Series – Dolce Vita Guesthouse Estoril

By Ava Stochinsky on July 13, 2014Comments (0)

We are fortunate that we at Vagablond get to experience lovely hotel destinations worldwide. It is seldom that I am surprised by the level of hospitality and professionalism. I expect it, but our stay at the Dolce Vita Guesthouse was one of the most pleasurable travel experiences I have enjoyed in recent history. What draws […] read more»

Monte Carlo – Find Your  Dream Home

Monte Carlo – Find Your Dream Home

By Erin Silverman on April 26, 2014Comments (0)

Expensive real estate is the thing that tops the list of the luxury items like gadgets, food and clothing. According to a recent survey by the Global Property Guide, the most expensive real estate market in the world is Monte Carlo. Named as “Mount Charles” after Prince Charles III of Monaco, Monte Carlo is a […] read more»

19th century lifestyle still waits for you at Othahuna Lodge

19th century lifestyle still waits for you at Othahuna Lodge

By Bhavesh Bhatia on March 01, 2014Comments (1)

Located in one of the most historic settings of New Zealand, the exclusive retreat, Othahuna Lodge is built on a colonial mansion built in 1895 in a secluded valley in South Island. It is an exclusive and intimate destination for guests who want to explore the real beauty of New Zealand. The private 30 acres […] read more»