7 Hills Tours – Vatican Tour – Review

My wife and I were recently in Rome and did a walking tour of Vatican City. It was basically just the Vatican museums, the Sistene Chapel, the catacombs, St. Peter’s Basilica, and briefly around some of the outside. My wife had done some research and read some reviews about 7 Hills Tours. They seemed to …

Park Hotel Jerusalem – Review

I was recently on a tour of Israel and stayed for 4 nights at the Park Hotel Jerusalem. Our guide also referred to it as the “Jerusalem Park”. It was the base for our stay in the area as we did day trips to Old Jerusalem, other parts of Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, and even …

Lavi Kibbutz Hotel – Review

I was on a recent tour of Israel and stayed at a hotel run by the community of Kibbutz Lavi so it was of course named the Lavi Kibbutz Hotel. If you are wondering what a kibbutz is, they are socialist communities in Israel that people can choose to join. Your work for the community. …

Hotel 31 – New York City

In March of 2008, I spent 5 nights in New York City. It was a fantastic trip and I would recommend it to anyone that is any age. One of the downsides with New York City are that the hotels can be a bit pricey compared to what you may be used to. However, my …

New York City

My wife and I were in Manhattan for 5 days in March of 2008. It was a fantastic trip and I would recommend it to anyone of any age to go see. Where Did We Stay? We stayed at Hotel 31. It is a budget hotel on Park Avenue just a few blocks to the …