Travel Guides


PARIS STAY HÔTEL DE BUCI Nestled in the heart of the Latin Quarter, this boutique hotel is intimate yet refined. The 24 rooms are perfectly Parisian in their decor and so cozy it will be hard to leave (but you must – because the hotel is in the middle of our favorite bustling 6th arrondissement). … Continue reading France


LIMA Stay  HOTEL B   Nestled in the eclectic borough of Barranco, this boutique hotel is a wonderful marriage of modern luxury and Peruvian history. Sit in the ivy-walled courtyard for afternoon tea or dine at The Restaurant to try traditional dishes with a mediterranean twist.  3B BARRANCO’S  BED & BREAKFAST  With its rooms adorned with … Continue reading Peru


VENICE  Comprised of several little islands connected by over 400 bridges, Venice is a city boasting romantic piazzas, 17th century palaces and over 150 gondola-dotted canals. It is truly one-of-a-kind — completely built on the water with no cars in sight. Below you’ll find my favorite things to do, eat and see in this magical … Continue reading Italy

USA: New Mexico

SANTA FE STAY LAS PALOMAS INN SANTA FE  Historic casitas with red chills hanging throughout. Easy walk to the plaza and we loved the exposed iron stove heaters! LA FONDA ON THE PLAZE  Just a few steps away from the historic town square filled with museums, restaurants, and art galleries. The hotel is decorated with historic southwest artwork. ROSEWOOD INN … Continue reading USA: New Mexico

Czech Republic

PRAGUE STAY LINDNER PRAGUE CASTLE HOTEL  We quite enjoyed staying in this Lindner hotel located high atop the city, right behind the Strahov Monastery. The views just around the corner are some of the best in Prague – it’s also next door to the brewery/restaurant located on the Monastery grounds. The staff is very helpful and the breakfast buffet … Continue reading Czech Republic


COPENHAGEN  STAY ANDERSEN BOUTIQUE HOTEL We stayed at the Anderson Boutique Hotel and were thrilled that it was just steps away from the train station. The newly renovated, modern hotel is vibrant and decorated in a cozy but elegant way. The lounge is a great place to visit with fellow travelers during the daily wine happy hours (from … Continue reading Denmark


LONDON  STAY LIBRARY LONDON Smack dab in the middle of London’s West End, the swanky exclusive club is members only and the place to be. The Victorian townhouse has 6 bedrooms along with cozy meeting spaces and a gorgeous bar. Read more about our stay at Library where we threw a launch party for TGP. Click … Continue reading England


BERLIN Check out our ultimate weekend guide to berlin over on our blog!   Munich STAY BAYERISCHER HOF This gorgeous hotel is right in the middle of the historical downtown area of Munich with stunning views from the rooftop garden (Dachgarten). The hotel opened in 1841 and has a cinema lounge for film screenings and … Continue reading Germany


Edinburgh STAY HOTEL INDIGO EDINBURGH In the center of Edinburgh, close to the castle that looms over the city, Hotel Indigo is found in five historic Georgian townhouses. With contemporary and chic interiors, the hotel is filled with historical Scottish finds. THE RUTLAND HOTEL This luxurious boutique hotel in the city centre of Edinburgh is right between … Continue reading Scotland


  Salzburg STAY BOUTIQUE HOTEL AM DOM Found right in the middle of Old Town, next to the cathedral, this hotel is in a perfect location. With 15 unique rooms, decorated with modern pop art, the 800 year old townhouse is the perfect mix of old and new. HOTEL STADTKRUG  We absolutely loved our stay at … Continue reading Austria


  RIGA Also, see our blog post on Riga here! STAY BEARSLEYS  We absolutely loved staying at Bearsleys Downtown Apartments. The location was stellar and we enjoyed a complimentary breakfast at a charming cafe across the street every morning. Our apartment had a kitchen, dining area and large living room with a TV (with American TV … Continue reading LATVIA

USA: Texas

For more information about Dallas, Austin & San Antonio, check out our post on A Texas Trifecta roadtrip! AUSTIN STAY   HOTEL SAINT CECILIA Nestled behind bustling South Congress street, this boutique hotel is a hidden oasis. The ranch style rooms are each unique with vintage furniture and views of the downtown skyline. Order a craft cocktail by … Continue reading USA: Texas


KUALA LUMPUR STAY THE KUALA LUMPUR JOURNAL This stylish, boutique hotel is centrally located in the  city’s main shopping and entertainment district of Bukit Bintang. Have your choice of several in-house dining options and spend your evenings lounging at the rooftop pool (or, if you’re feeling adventurous, check out the nearby bar hub neighborhood of Changkat).  THE … Continue reading Malaysia


DUBLIN  STAY O’NEILLS VICTORIAN PUB AND TOWNHOUSE You’ll find this Victorian gem just off the Trinity College campus. The rooms are cozy, traditionally Irish and you won’t have to go far for a pint (they also have a pub right downstairs!). KELLYS HOTEL DUBLIN Located in the trendy (and not as touristy) area near George’s Street Arcade, … Continue reading Ireland


BARCELONA STAY   CA LA MARIA Located in the sophisticated neighbourhood of Eixample, the Ca la Maria is a welcome escape from the bustle of the many touristy hotspots in the city. This modern bed & breakfast has gorgeously appointed and uniquely decorated rooms and suites, all complete with compelling artwork adorning the walls. Sip sangria surrounded … Continue reading Spain


BUDAPEST STAY HOUSE BELETAGE  Located in the heart of the city, House Beletage is a bed & breakfast with equal parts style and convenience. You don’t have to stray far from the action to get a boutique hotel experience as the hotel is located in the Palace District (just a minute away from all the … Continue reading Hungary


Visiting Norway and not sure where to start? We can help! Check out Meredith’s post about her 6 day trip across all of Norway – everything from the fjords in the West to the Arctic Circle! Read Caitlin’s post about her road trip through The Lofoten Islands!


Read about our week at sea sailing the Dalmatian Coat! Read about how we spent 3 days in Dubrovnik!


Planning a trip to this magical country? Check out one trip we’ve done on a guided tour and another one on our own with a rental car!


Visiting this central European gem? We’ve got information all about Brussels, Bruges and Gent in this post over on our blog!


Any visit to this beautiful Southeast Asian country wouldn’t be complete with some time on the island of Bali. View our “Best of Bali” guide over on our blog!


Portugal is still somewhat of a hidden gem when it comes to Western European travel. TGP founder Meredith recently spent a weekend in Lisbon and was delighted by the capital city’s beauty, hospitality and unique beauty. Read on for her travel tips and an amazing day trip! LISBON STAY HERITAGE LISBON HOTELS is a group of … Continue reading Portugal

The Netherlands

The Netherlands may be a small country, but in the spring season especially there is no shortage of things to see. TGP founder Meredith has compiled her favorite places in Amsterdam, as well as a bucket-list day trip that cannot be missed!


See one of Brazil’s most popular destinations like a local with these tips from Rio resident, travel concierge and villa owner Lauren Quinn. She has lived in major cities from Paris to San Francisco, but now calls Rio home and runs the lovely Casa Bromelia villa right on Ipanema beach!  RIO DE JANEIRO STAY CASA BROMELIA Staying … Continue reading Brazil


Tips for Kyoto, Tokyo, Mt. Fuji and more! Read on for where to stay, what to eat and the can’t-miss views.  KYOTO STAY HIGURACHI-SOU GUESTHOUSE is tucked away in a tiny street next to Nijo Castle. It’s in a traditional Japanese home, complete with old wooden furniture, tatami mats and futons, and a garden. Staying … Continue reading JAPAN