Bratislava: Bizarre Accomodations at the Hotel Spirit

Describing the Hotel Spirit as “unusual” or “off the beaten path” falls far short of accurately detailing the peculiarities of this place. Located about a 20 minute walk from the city center, the brightly colored, abstract-shaped building dramatically stands out in an otherwise unassuming neighborhood. The interior looks like an art project gone awry, with […]

New Orleans: Carousel Bar at Hotel Monteleone

Popular among locals and tourists alike, the famous Carousel Bar was first installed in 1949 and is the only rotating bar in New Orleans. The 25 seat bar gained its current carousel top in 1992 following renovations that included the installation of fiber optics in the ceiling to simulate stars in a night sky. Beyond […]

Quebec City: Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Built in the late 19th century, the iconic hotel, perched high atop Cap Diamant overlooking the St. Lawrence river, evokes feelings of romantic elegance normally associated with historic European castles. Even if you are not staying at the hotel, it will likely appear as the backdrop in most of your photos of the centuries-old walled […]

Holbrook, Arizona: Wigwam Motel

As you come down Route 66 you may notice a few scattered white peaks rising above the otherwise flat desert terrain. Upon approaching the site you will see the signage for the Wigwam Motel, originally built in the 1930’s. The story of the property claims the original owner had discovered a wigwam property in Kentucky […]

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