Hotels

Review of the Hyatt Place Downtown St. Petersburg

In January 2018, I had occasion to stay overnight in the Tampa Bay Area. What better excuse to check out revitalized downtown St. Pete and its plethora of craft beer, right? From past research, I knew that we could theoretically stay at the Hyatt Place Downtown St. Petersburg for only 5000 Hyatt reward points. But would […]

Review: La Aurora Hotel Colonial in Valladolid Mexico

In late-December 2017, I stayed at the La Aurora Hotel Colonial in Valladolid Mexico. This property is a former Hacienda that is oozing with charm and is very well located. It’s only a few short block to the main plaza in Valladolid. A less-than 5 minute walk, easy. If you are arriving by bus, the bus […]

Four Points by Sheraton Cancun Centro Review

In December 2017, Colleen and I traveled to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and spent our first night of the trip at the Four Points by Sheraton Cancun Centro. While not near the beach or the touristy “Hotel Zone”, it was perfect for our needs. Located fairly close to the airport, we got an excellent night of sleep […]