Best Bars: Vault

As much as I love craft beer, I also enjoy a great cocktail! I went to another wonderful bar that ended up becoming a favorite while I was in Cleveland. Inside the Metropolitan at The 9 Hotel is an incredible cocktail bar called Vault. The century-old bank vaults beneath the Cleveland Trust Rotunda are home…

Leaving El Salvador

We had a great day at the beach the day before and now our time in El Salvador was coming to an end. It was Saturday morning and I had a few hours to check out the hotel’s breakfast buffet and relax by the lovely pool before heading to the airport. We had a layover…

An Overnight Stay at Jokiin Temple

Another day in Japan, another unique experience! We went to Mount Koya (Koyasan) to spend the night at Jokiin Buddhist temple and attend morning prayers. Considered the most sacred mountain in Japan, it is the center of Shingon Buddhism and over 200 temples. In 2004, UNESCO designated Mount Koya a World Heritage Site. I figured…

Nine Hours Capsule Hotel

We had a nice afternoon in Akihabara geeking out and hanging out with cute animals. Afterwards, we quickly stopped by the hotel to pack a few things for our capsule hotel experience. We went to the sleek and modern Nine Hours capsule hotel in Shinjuku-North. The hotel chain has several locations around Japan. The concept…

Macau Hotel Hopping

I was able to step inside the top hotels in Macau thanks to Fanny. She drove me around and dropped me off at each hotel allowing some time to walk around each one. Talk about amazing service! The luxury hotels were super nice and very impressive.

Gaylord Opryland Resort

I still have some Nashville pics to post! After a nice Sunday brunch, I wanted to check out the Gaylord Opryland Resort for a bit. The upscale resort is set under a sprawling atrium with gardens, fountains, and cascading waterfalls.  The hotel has 2,881 rooms and suites. More than 750 garden atrium rooms overlook the…

Off to Nashville: Puckett’s and Broadway

After a couple days in Memphis, it was time to head to Nashville! I took the 4-hour bus ride with Greyhound. It was a comfortable ride and it didn’t feel very long at all. Once we arrived at the station, I grabbed an Uber and headed to my hotel. The Hilton Nashville Downtown is an…