Hotels

  • [caption id="attachment_1011" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by: Diana O'Gilvie[/caption]

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  • Mar 28, 2012

    Tucked away behind busy Hope Road traffic, Mikuzi is an economical alternative to Kingston's hotels. I had the pleasure of staying there last month. I didn't need much in terms of accommodation, just a place to crash and shower after partying. Technically speaking, Mikuzi is a hostel. However, it is not your typical hostel of sharing rooms, dormitories or b

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  • Oct 31, 2011

    Flight attendant Heather Poole of Gadling had this scary post on haunted hotel rooms.  I too have stayed in haunted hotel rooms.  Here's my story. I was in Santo Domingo in a layover. I fell asleep on my stomach.  I woke in the night and felt like someone was kneeling in my back.  I was totally frozen.  I couldn't move.  I couldn't speak.  It felt li

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  • Oct 9, 2011

    Today's post is from Kristi Keller of "Do Jamaica Your Way." This service is for the the intrepid traveler who shuns resorts and embraces a more local experience.  Take control of your own Jamaican experience and truly, Do Jamaica Your Way.   I’m a frequent traveler of Jamaica and need to experience it the “local” way.  I do this fulfill my d

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  • Jun 19, 2011

    The Altamont Court Hotel is tucked away in the heart of New Kingston.  Locally owned and operated by the Jarrett family, the 58 room hotel has been in operation for over twenty years.  I arrived at 9pm and breezed through the checking process.  The bell boy assisted me with my luggage to the top floor.  The spacious room had a king size bed and certain

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  • Jun 19, 2011

    June 19, 2011 The Pilot and the Whore In Columbia prostitution is legal.  I came to find this out on a recent trip to Bogota.  I happen to go to Bogota a lot, because I like the layover, the breakfast is free and most excellent, plus the service is top notch at our crew hotel. After we cleared customs control and had our bags screened yet again, we pile

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  • Sep 14, 2010

    I like the steriodness of hotels.  Although, it’s a given that you know other people have slept in the room before you.  It is also a given that you don’t want to see remnants of those who came before you.  For the past three weeks there has been a disturbing trend on my layovers; I’ve been finding traces of those who came before me.  Namely, at tw

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