Hotel Connoisseur – Luxury Choices
September 28th, 2011

I’m a hotel connoisseur, if there is such a thing. I love hotels. One of my favorite aspects of  traveling is finding a great place to stay. I thoroughly enjoy exploring the property – however large or small it may be, dropping down on the bed to feel how cushiony the mattress is, playing with [...]

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Hotel Connoisseur Part 2 – Luxury Stand-Alone Hotels
September 28th, 2011

In a pervious post, I mentioned that I’m doing a two part-blog about some of my favorite hotels around the world. As I focus on luxury travel, most of these hotels fall into the upscale/luxury category. In the first post, I focused on hotels that are part of a chain or group. In this post, [...]

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Flight Tips From A Travel Planner
September 6th, 2011

While in Philadelphia International two weeks ago waiting for my delayed flight, I joked that I could charge a few bucks to offer advice to all those passengers that were completely confused by all the changes and I could make a mint.  I believe this is probably both illegal and immoral and I wouldn’t actually [...]

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Mad Mother Nature
August 27th, 2011

This past week has been a weird one for the US east coast.   We experienced an earthquake – however small it may have been – and now we’re prepped for a hurricane. It may be down-graded to a tropical storm as we speak, but either way, a tough thunderstorm ruffles our feathers so people [...]

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Choosing a Flight? Keep These In Mind
August 26th, 2011

While in Philadelphia International last week, waiting for my delayed flight, I joked that I could charge a few bucks to offer advice to all those passengers that were completely confused by all the changes and I could make a mint. While I believe this is probably both illegal and immoral and I wouldn’t actually [...]

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5 Random Things That Happened on My Southwest Flight
August 22nd, 2011

I recently flew to San Antonio via Houston on Southwest Airlines.  Everyone has recently been so down on the airlines in general, and I have to admit I’m not much of an exception to this. However, this trip was eventful enough that I felt that I had to blog about it, and point out the [...]

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Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Travel
August 16th, 2011

1. The world is very big, and very small at the same time. It’s amazing the differences you can find in nearby destinations, and the similarities you can find in human kind half way across the world. 2. Those things that you might be the most nervous about or wary of might just turn out [...]

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Well it’s about time… Meet Your Travel Blogger!
July 21st, 2011

For several years now I’ve been writing the Chimera Travel blog. I write about my travel experiences, travel embarrassments (which seem to be among my most popular blogs), travel words of wisdom and more. I realized earlier this week that what I have neglected to do, for five years, is write about the blogger herself. [...]

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Are You An Active Traveler?
July 15th, 2011

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Photo of the Day – Seville, Spain
July 14th, 2011

 

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