Hotel Review: 18th Century Chic at Hotel des Grands Boulevards

Hotel Review: 18th Century Chic at Hotel des Grands Boulevards

Through a wrought-iron gate and down a small tree-lined alley, you'll discover Hôtel des Grand Boulevards. What used to be a grand hôtel particulier in the 1700's is now a stylish 50-room boutique hotel that's equal parts regal, romantic and relaxing. It has all the dreamy design you would expect from designer Dorothée Meilichzon; she's [...]

Hotel Review: Retro Chic at C.O.Q Hotel Paris

Hotel Review: Retro Chic at C.O.Q Hotel Paris

A warm, hot bath in this beauty of a bathtub? Reason enough to book. On a quiet side street in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, there's a retro-chic boutique hotel in a neighborhood just far enough from the city center to taste the less touristic Paris. (Food tip: the 13th arrondissement is known for its [...]

Hotel Review: Terminus Nord, A Colorful World of Culture in Paris’s 10th

Hotel Review: Terminus Nord, A Colorful World of Culture in Paris’s 10th

Tiles reminiscent of the Paris metro and the grandiose chandelier at the lobby of 25Hours Paris. My latest hotel hunting assignment took me to my favorite city in the world, Paris! After a phenomenal stay at 25 Hours Hotel Bikini in Berlin earlier this month, I was eager to stay at this anything-but-standard hotel chain's newly [...]

25Hours Hotel Review: City Meets Jungle in West Berlin

25Hours Hotel Review: City Meets Jungle in West Berlin

Soaking up the sun in my room with a sweet city view. Wild like the jungle, multifaceted like the city. After years of traveling and being away from home, I've come to love the vacation feeling of showing up in a entirely different environment, settling in, and playing local if even only for a few [...]