Tag Archives: hotels
March 12, 2013

A first time for everything: Plus Berlin Hostels & Hotel Review

There is a first time for everything. While I’m an experienced traveler, what a lot of people don’t know is that I am moreso an experienced business traveler. I have toted my cameras all over the world and have never really reflected my work in my blogging or photography but the reality is, for the last […]

January 19, 2013

Christmas in Paris & The Legend Hotel

The Legend Hotel is lovely; shiny and modern and I was so happy to call it my home for a few sparkly Christmas days in Paris. Elegant and enchanting, I was greeted by a decor featuring clever owl lamps, artful tree branches, mini-lights and friendly front desk staff that smiled and appeased me by letting […]

November 16, 2010

Happy Birthday from Istanbul

birthday cake Originally uploaded by just_jeanette You know you travel too much when… & why I love the Nippon Hotel…

October 31, 2010

I am Love. In Berlin.

I’ve just arrived in Berlin for the largest, most popular international education industry event of the year: The ICEF Berlin Workshop. While it’s a super-intensive event, I usually find time to snap a few pictures. I caught this one just around the corner from the Crowne Plaza hotel in the city centre.

April 4, 2010

Home Away From Home: More Serviced Apartments

In my travels, I’ve had the opportunity to stay in various furnished apartments and serviced residences here and there. Nothing quite compares to the Oakwood Shinjuku in it’s ultra-modern, Japanese glory but there are a couple of other places that deserve mention. Since the former Oakwood Shinjuku no longer takes short-term rentals, I was referred […]

November 4, 2009

Quick Hotel Review

I thought I would post a few quick thoughts on the hotels I stayed in recently. Hotels in Europe can be quite expensive and vary greatly in quality and service. Note that the Canadian dollar prices have been calculated on Oanda using the daily exchange rates plus the typical credit card rate of +2%. Which […]

September 27, 2009

Serviced Apartments in Seoul

Each time I’m in Seoul, Korea I stay at the M Chereville in Gangnam. While the location is super convenient and with walking distance of the vast majority of my appointments as well as all the food and entertainment you need, I vow each time I stay at the Chereville that I will never stay […]

September 6, 2009

Winter in Sao Paulo

I’ve been home from Brazil for about a week now and have enjoyed mostly sunny summer weather here in Vancouver. What a surprise! A pleasant one, for sure! Despite the chilly Brazilian winter weather, I had a fantastic trip with plenty of time to meet agents and even do a little photography.Sao Paulo is a […]