Archive for the "Favorite Places" category

Top 10 Unique Hotels in Bangkok

by Beth Whitman (December 8th, 2012)

I use Bangkok as a jumping off point for many of my adventures, specifically when I travel to Bhutan and Burma. That puts me there at least twice a year. Sometimes I stay in budget hotels and sometimes in more, well, mid-range hotels (such as the Amari Boulevard, one of my faves). But Bangkok offers […]

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Hotel Holiday Happy Hours in Seattle

by Beth Whitman (December 1st, 2012)

The holiday season is fast approaching (actually, much to my chagrin, it’s here) and many people are looking for a place to celebrate and share some cheer with friends, family and coworkers. Around this time of year, I look for happy hours where I can gather with a small group. I have found that often, […]

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Papua New Guinea Mt. Hagen Festival

by Beth Whitman (August 27th, 2012)

The first time I went to Papua New Guinea, I could barely speak for 24 hours after I arrived home. I didn’t know what to say. What I had seen was unfathomable and 3 years and 3 trips later, it’s still sinking in for me. What makes PNG so remarkable is that the 850 tribes […]

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