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Travel Tidbits – Women-only hotel floors, ‘The Godfather’ director opens new resort & more

Hotel Review: DoubleTree by Hilton in Amsterdam
In Amsterdam the DoubleTree by Hilton is a glassy, minimalist retreat in the midst of the city… New York Times

 

 

 

Intercontental das Cardosas in Porto, Portugal.
From: The Globe and Mail

Old World charm with a sleek design in Porto
Within the remnants of Porto’s walls, there’s a mix of Gothic and Baroque architecture… Globe and Mail

 

 

 

 

Women-only hotel floors tap boom in female business travel
Walk into a room on the 17th floor of Bella Sky Hotel and be greeted by fresh flowers, fruit smoothies, fashion magazines, and a bathroom stocked with exclusive products… CNN

 

 

 

From hellhole to haven
Belfast’s historic Europa might have a few shortfalls but it continues to survive and delight… Sydney Morning Herald

 

 

 

 

Coppola's Blancaneaux Lodge: premier mountain resort in Belize

‘The Godfather’ director opens new resort
Francis Ford Coppola is a man of many talents… USA Today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Taj Mahal Palace: Rebirth of a Mumbai legend
The Ravi Shankar Suite in the Taj Mahal Mumbai’s Palace Wing is the newest specialty suite to delight guests returning to this icon of luxury and hospitality in India… Globe and Mail

 

 

 

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Travel Tidbits – Groupon deal leaves bus passengers stranded

Best Western launches Facebook hotel booking
As of today, travelers can now book a room at any of Best Western’s 4,000 hotels in 100 countries without ever leaving Facebook… USA Today

 

 

 

 

10 great places to see spring wildflowers

Bob Gibbons - Spectacular summer alpine flowers including Paintbrush, Lupins (lupines) and Western Pasque Flowers, on Mount Rainier National Park, Wash

When winter subsides, Mother Nature celebrates with wildflowers. And often the blooms appear in stunning settings, says Bob Gibbons , author of Wildflower Wonders: … USA Today

 

 

 

 

 

Russ Juskalian for The New York Times

A College Town With a Bit of Viking Mayhem
In Lund, not far from Copenhagen, find cobblestone streets lined with centuries-old buildings, hearty Nordic cuisine and scarcely a car in sight… New York Times

 

 

Tackling Maine’s Rugged Side by Bike

Pat Wellenbach/Associated Press

Finding the lush farms, lobster ladies and mirages along the coastal oasis of Acadia National Park in Maine… New York Times

 

 

 

 

 

Groupon deal leaves bus passengers stranded
Some Southern California residents who bought discounted round-trip bus tickets through Groupon and Voice Daily Deals for trips to Las Vegas were left stranded when the buses never showed up, broke down or were hours late… MSN.com

 

 

Charlottetown’s first new hotel in 25 years is a boutique beauty   
Charlottetown’s first new hotel in 25 years opened this summer by paying homage to the capitals history – it set up shop in an old Holman’s department store… Globe and Mail

 

 

 

 

 

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Travel Tidbits – 36 Hours in San Francisco and other destinations

36 Hours in San Francisco
San Francisco typically wows visitors with its heights or its sights… New York Times

 

 

 

36 Hours in Milan
With new museums and restaurants, and an ambitious center-city development nearing completion, the future is already on display in Milan… New York Times

 

 

 

Jeppe Wikstrom Johner

Jeppe Wikstrom Johner

36 Hours in Stockholm
During the long days of summer, Stockholm moves outdoors, an easy feat since water and parkland make up nearly two-thirds of the city… New York Times

 

 

 

36 Hours in Bologna
Vibrant, independent and home to one of Europe’s oldest universities, Bologna is a dynamic counterpoint to more popular, touristy cities like Rome and Florence… New York Times

 

 
36 Hours in Cape May, N.J.
At the southernmost tip of New Jersey, where the Garden State Parkway’s exit numbers wind down to zero, Cape May, one of the oldest seaside resorts in the nation, has welcomed vacationers for more than 200 years… New York Times

 

 

36 Hours in Honolulu
The city brims with summer’s delights: overflowing farmers’ markets and lei stands, and Hawaiian music spilling onto beaches from oceanfront lounges… New York Times

 

 

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