Hotel Reviews: W Reserva Conchal vs Andaz Papagayo

We have been lucky to stay at both the W Reserva Conchal and the Andaz Papagayo in Costa Rica! Each resort has its pros and cons. In this post, we compare Marriott’s W Reserva Conchal to Hyatt’s Andaz Papagayo to assess which one is a better use of points based on our experience and what each resort offers.

Hotel Reviews: W Punta de Mita vs Andaz Mayakoba

In this post, we compare Marriott’s W Punta de Mita to Hyatt’s Andaz Mayakoba to assess which one is a better use of points based on our experience and what each resort offers.

Review: Domes Zeen, a Luxury Collection Resort in Chania Crete

Here is our review and scoring of Domes Zeen, a Luxury Collection Resort in Chania Crete based on our stay in a Tropical Open Plan Suite with Shared Pool this summer.

Review: Domes Miramare Corfu

Here is our review and scoring of Domes Miramare on the island of Corfu based on our stay in an Emerald Retreat Sea View room this summer.

Weekend Getaway: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

We had a blast visit the ‘toon, better known as Saskatoon. In this post, we share information and tips to help you plan a trip to Saskatoon!

Stay: A Review of Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection in Surrey (British Columbia)

The Civic Hotel is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection portfolio. Located in Surrey City Centre (about a 45 minute drive south of Vancouver), this newish 144 room high-rise hotel is one of the nicest hotels to stay in this area. In this post, we share more information about the Civic Hotel. Our Stay: We stayedContinue reading “Stay: A Review of Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection in Surrey (British Columbia)”

COVID Cancellations: Refund Status Update

After months and hours of fighting tooth and nail, we have managed to close the loop on all of our outstanding claims for refunds with airlines and hotels! We ended up pretty lucky by not losing lots of money and ending up stuck with a bunch of travel vouchers that would be difficult to useContinue reading “COVID Cancellations: Refund Status Update”

Our Top 8 Hotel Picks for Socially Distanced Vacations

Even before COVID-19 arrived, we always appreciated space and privacy away from crowds, which is why we spent countless hours seeking out the best places to stay for the destinations we visited. Now, as we reflect on past travel and think about future travels, we have compiled a list of places that already offered socialContinue reading “Our Top 8 Hotel Picks for Socially Distanced Vacations”

We Leave Someday: Puerto Escondido, Mexico

The fourth stop on our virtual travel series is the beach destination of Puerto Escondido in Mexico! Find out why we added Puerto Escondido to our list of places to visit when we leave someday. Why: Every time we visit somewhere new in Mexico, we find ourselves inspired to visit even more of the country. WeContinue reading “We Leave Someday: Puerto Escondido, Mexico”