Most conversations about drinking in Dublin revolve around Guinness, whisky or maybe a stop at the Temple Bar, but if you want to avoid the tourists and enjoy a creative concoction in a more sophisticated atmosphere, Dublin has an abundance of hidden speakeasies and cosmopolitan cocktail bars.  One of my favorite boutique hotels in Dublin, […]

Arriving at the Altis Belem Hotel after a short drive along the river front, there is no doubt that you are in the presence of a uniquely, special place. Positioned just off the riverside promenade and adjacent to a small marina, the Altis Belem’s modern architecture celebrates a natural connection to the surrounding open spaces and water.

A touristy, but must-visit restaurant. Just outside of Tel Aviv, located on the old port in Jaffa is a can’t-miss restaurant experience for newcomers to the area, The Old Man & The Sea.  Borrowing the name from the Hemingway novel, this family-style restaurant overlooks the Mediterranean and is an ideal spot for tourists looking for […]