Monthly Archives: May 2013

Four Points Sheraton: Australia’s BIGGEST Hotel!

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The night I arrived in Sydney back on January 6th, 2009, I was merrily skipping through the airport (yes, I said it: skipping!) on my way to the main concourse to claim my bags.  As I headed out to the …

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Mantra on Russell Street: My First Aussie Hotel Experience!

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When I first touched down in Melbourne, Australia, back on December 28th, 2008, I was excited, to say the least.  In fact, I just couldn’t wait to get into the city, and dip my proverbial toes into the metropolis of …

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The Haier Building: Where You Can Bank on a Good Time!

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In the middle of Manhattan, just a short walk from Herald Square and Penn Station is the Haier Building.  Formerly the headquarters of the Greenwich Savings Bank in New York, the Haier Building is one of New York City’s lesser …

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Planting Fields Arboretum: The Gilded Age in Oyster Bay

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Long Island is home to some of the most lavish historic estates in the country, let alone the world.  When many people think of the fanciest homes, the Hamptons is always the first place that comes to mind.  But you …

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