My Top 2009 Hotel Rooms

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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 […]

Jerusalem To Tel Aviv & Jaffa

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From Jerusalem to Tel Aviv is an hour drive (without traffic). Tel Aviv means “Hill of Spring”, but metaphorically it’s an old place revived. Driving down some of the back streets of Tel Aviv, as we made our way from the highway to our hotel, reminded me of some neighborhoods in New York City. However, […]