Maui’s Magnificent Hotel, Spa & Retreat Properties By Janis Turk A hundred tourists wearing plastic leis, hula lessons at a giant luau, limbo dancers and karaoke contests in a bar: that’s not my kind of Hawaii. Instead, on the island of Maui, I found two luxurious spa and resort properties that were like a balm […]
At GoNOMAD, we love hotels, and we love staying in new hotels every time we travel. Enjoy these features written by our best travel writers about hotels they’ve enjoyed staying in all over the world.
By Kurt Jacobson The MGM National Harbor luxury resort is open for business. This $1.4 billion property chose 11 p.m. as the opening for the general public on December 8th, 2016. Maybe they thought there would be less madness with a late opening? The crowds were so overwhelming the doors had to be shut before […]
Saving the Grande Dame of the Syracuse Skyline By Stephen Hartshorne GoNOMAD Associate Editor I just returned from a delightful visit to Syracuse, New York, touring the city’s historic neighborhoods, visiting museums and galleries, sampling the fruits of local vineyards and orchards, and chowing down on some of the finest vittles I have ever eaten. […]
A Rustic, Sustainable Way to Vacation By Sierra Sumner In a busy world filled with constant contact on cellphones and the racket of Facebook, Twitter, and the connected web, FreeHouse offers a solution to disconnect from the constant stresses of daily life. The company offers rentals WITHOUT a popular amenity–being connected. They rent properties that […]
By Kurt Jacobson In almost twenty years of visiting the Aspen area I had somehow overlooked the Inn At Aspen. All that time it was hiding at the base of Buttermilk Ski Area. Now that I’ve found it I must spread the word; this is the only place to stay when coming to Aspen Buttermilk, […]
By Shelley Seale There are some places in the United States that allow you to feel as if you’ve truly stepped back in time. Offering glimpses into bygone eras, these places give us an entirely different experience from our modern everyday lives. Benefit Street in Providence, Rhode Island is one of those places. Dating from the […]
A Tale of Two Houses: Washington DC Secrets By Kurt Jacobson Entering the world of natural light from the depths of the DC Metro, steep stairs deposit passengers onto Dupont Circle. Sprawled all around are streets named after US states or alphabet characters convening like the spokes on a spinning bicycle wheel. What seems like […]
Bali: Segara Lestari Villas: A Piece of Heaven on Bali’s North Coast. A diving and snorkeling adventure in a less traveled part of this Indonesia island.