Review: Paris 1930 Winter Black Truffle Tasting at the Ritz Landis Taipei

Last week we had dinner at the Paris 1930 Restaurant in the Ritz Landis Hotel, Taipei. They currently have their limited time Winter Black Truffle Tasting menu. The 11 course menu came down to around NTD$4200 (USD$125) per person without wine, which is more expensive than their usual offering and definitely expensive in Taipei but…

Review: The Tokyo Station Hotel, Tokyo Eats & Sites

My apologies, this is a bit of a belated guest post/review¬†from my sister who stayed at the Tokyo Station Hotel in Tokyo, Japan in December 2015. December 9, 2015   The Tokyo Station Hotel just celebrated their 100th birthday on November 2, 2015. ¬†At a century old, the hotel is full of life and grandeur….

The Marriott Taipei and Garden Kitchen Restaurant

The Marriott Taipei [Scroll down if you just want to read about the food!] Taipei’s newest hotel had its soft-opening in July this year and will officially open sometime this month (at least from the last I heard). The Marriott Hotel Taipei is located in Dazhi, right by the Miramar shopping center and across the…

Review: Amanpulo, Philippines

Hi All, The following is a guest post by my sister, she and her husband recently visited and stayed at the Amanpulo in Palawan, Philippines. Amanpulo is their second Aman resort experience, after Amankora in Bhutan. The #1 hotel chain on my list of places to stay and check out is any of the Aman…

Rustic Luxury: Review of Six Senses Laamu in the Republic of Maldives

Happy Belated New Years 2014 and Happy Year of the Horse everyone! The Maldives Over winter break we went to the Republic of Maldives in the Indian Ocean. The Maldives is a republic that consists of over 200 Atolls (coral islands), and many resorts that each occupy one atoll. It is an ever increasingly popular…

Turkey: Globally, Historically and Uniquely Your’s

After being back in the United States for 2 months I have had plenty of time to reflect and reminisce about my 8 weeks in the nation of Turkey. It took my a few days but I finally came to an understanding of why I love this country so much now and why it is…

Review: Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali

Bali, Indonesia. The exotic island paradise that so many travelers head to during their holidays. But it can be difficult when it comes time to choose which hotel to stay at because there are simply too many in Bali, and I feel like there are new ones opening all the time! This time we opted…