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Experience: The Regent of Rotorua, New Zealand

A review of the Regent of Rotorua in New Zealand from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Chic and luxurious design. Pool and mineral bath. Fine-dining restaurants. Personalized service. Central downtown location. Background The Regent of Rotorua is located in the heart of Rotorua, a popular tourist city that is widely known for its geothermal … Continue reading Experience: The Regent of Rotorua, New Zealand

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Experience: The Langham Auckland

A review of The Langham Auckland in New Zealand from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Excellent lounge. Luxurious rooms and interiors. Great service and valet parking. Spa and Pool. Background The Langham Auckland is a large luxury hotel with 411 rooms located in downtown Auckland, near the business and tourist areas of the city. … Continue reading Experience: The Langham Auckland

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Winter Wonderland

I’m back on the road, destination Norway! November will be a cold time to travel to Scandinavia, but country 186 is waiting! I’m expecting plenty of snow and low temperatures, hence the trip name Winter Wonderland. Reaching Norway means I will be on my last 10 countries. I’m really excited and so grateful to share … Continue reading Winter Wonderland

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Experience: Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

A review of the Gables Lakefront Motel in Taupo, New Zealand from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Family owned and operated by friendly world travelers. Great lakeside location. Spectacular sunset views. Natural hot spring hot tubs. Background The Gables Lakefront Motel is located in the small shore town of Taupo in the North Island … Continue reading Experience: Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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Palau Top Sights

Next stop on the Pacifying the Pacific Tour is Palau, country 177! With four days to explore the beautiful islands and Palau top sights, we had a packed schedule to see the highlights of this magnificent country. Koror Most visitors are based in Koror, the largest state and city. Koror also use to be the … Continue reading Palau Top Sights

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Experience: Aliiibamou Resort Carolines

A review of Aliiibamou Resort Carolines from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Stunning views from the top of the mountain. Quiet and private location away from the busy center. Comfortable cabins with modern amenities. Background Koror Palau has plenty of choices when it comes to accommodations, but very few have a location perched in … Continue reading Experience: Aliiibamou Resort Carolines

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Experience: Palau Royal Resort

A review of Palau Royal Resort on the island of Palau from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Stunning location with private beaches and dock. Modern design rooms. Spa and onsite departures for activities. Friendly and accommodating service. Background The Japanese managed Palau Royal Resort is set on a peninsula surrounded by white sandy beaches. … Continue reading Experience: Palau Royal Resort

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Experience: Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui

A review of Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Impressive 5 star hotel in challenging location. Safe and secure compound. Outdoor pool and lounging area. Several facilities coveniently onsite. Background When thinking of Bangui, Central African Republic, a luxury hotel may be the last thing to come to mind, but … Continue reading Experience: Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui

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Experience: Omali Lodge, Sao Tome

A review of Omali Lodge in Sao Tome from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Well crafted concept and experience. Showpiece pool area. Popular fine dining restaurant. Attentive and friendly service. Background Set steps away from the beach with a tropical forest backdrop is a boutique resort with 30 rooms. Omali Lodge offers a private … Continue reading Experience: Omali Lodge, Sao Tome