My Top 2009 Hotel Rooms


Copacabana Palace — Rio De Janeiro, Brazil The most prestigious hotel in South America is the Copacabana Palace. It was built in 1923 and practically every celebrity (Tom Cruise checked in just after we checked out) or dignitary who has visited Rio has stayed here. Here’s my trip report. JW Marriott — Guanacaste, Costa Rica […]

Aitutaki & LAX’s New Service


Kia orana! We left off last week from the South Pacific island of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. This week, we visit neighboring Aitutaki, which many compare to Bora Bora … minus the French. If you’re looking for a tropical island setting for a family adventure or a romantic escape that’s cheaper than Tahiti, but with the same incredible […]