Category: Sleep

LUXOR, EGYPT:                       Al Moudira Hotel

LUXOR, EGYPT: Al Moudira Hotel

Luxor is often called the greatest open-air museum in the world, but this description doesn’t begin to color this extraordinary place.

PHU QUOC, VIET NAM: Freedomland Homestay

PHU QUOC, VIET NAM: Freedomland Homestay

At the end of a bumpy red dirt road, this off the beaten path is not for the faint of heart – there’s no hot water (you’ll never need it) or AC (it’s eco!), but the beds are top notch fluffy inside your burned wood bungalow and each bungalow comes with a huge, spacious, private outdoor bathroom.

PARIS, FRANCE:               Cecile Apartments

PARIS, FRANCE: Cecile Apartments

Sure there are hotels that can accommodate you for a small fortune, but why try to squeeze into a smallish hotel room and spend a lot of cash when you can stay in a beautiful, comfortable, and clean apartment where you and your tribe can really spread out and stay in a very desirable neighborhood.

ROME, ITALY:                 Renting an apartment

ROME, ITALY: Renting an apartment

What an absolutely gorgeous, romantic, fun, and historically enriching experience Rome can be.  Don’t even waist your time on trying to find a hotel when you can rent a fantastic, fully furnished and equipped apartment or loft.

BODRUM, TURKEY: Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay

BODRUM, TURKEY: Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay

If you feel like a little R & R from all of your cave spelunking in Cappadocia,  browsing the Grand Bizarre and gorgeous mosques in Istanbul, or from walking countless hours through the many, ancient ruins throughout Turkey, head West to Bodrum peninsula where the Aegean Sea meets up with the Mediterranean.

CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: Sacred House

CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: Sacred House

If you  decide to stay in the town of Urgup, there is a special, gorgeous 250 year old restored Greek mansion turned boutique hotel called Sacred House.

CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: Museum Hotel

CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: Museum Hotel

With all of the fancy cave, boutique hotels popping up all over the region, it’s hard to pick a base camp.  Do yourself a favor and stay at the simply perfect Museum Hotel.

JAMAICA:                   Goldeneye Resort

JAMAICA: Goldeneye Resort

At Goldeneye, they are rumored to not be able to say no to any guest.  I have to say, from our experience this is true.  But don’t take my word for it…

PALM SPRINGS: The Parker

PALM SPRINGS: The Parker

This place is cool, it’s sexy, it’s a perfect modern decor mixes with Morocco, it’s kick those babies up by one of the fabulous pools (there are two)t, it’s order yourself a fresh lemonade (of course there are a lot more options for those seeking the perfect poolside cocktail), it’s let me eat some of that tasty food (such great options you don’t need to leave the hotel), it’s hello great service, it’s feeling romantic even with the kids…