Maui | Andaz at Wailea

I've been coming to Maui since the 80's and first came to Wailea in 1985 when I stayed at the InterContinental (with free Pan Am points!) and had a very elegant dinner at the Renaissance.  The Renaissance was so snazzy that when we arrived we were seated and presented with our own personalized matches. Fast forward … Continue reading Maui | Andaz at Wailea


Kauai | Napali Coast

Please enjoy this photo of one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Happy Holidays, Josh There's nothing quite like a small boat ride, or a hike, to get a look at this part of Kauai.  If you'd like to learn about the top hotel here, read my review of the St. Regis Princeville. Call … Continue reading Kauai | Napali Coast

St. Regis Princeville in Kauai | A Visit

This hotel on Kauai’s north shore is the perfect beginning for a discussion of what really defines 5 stars and the term ‘luxury.’  I’ve said it before and now I’m reminded again – but what looks great on paper and on the Internet, isn’t necessarily so.  Trip Advisor can fall short of comparing hotels within … Continue reading St. Regis Princeville in Kauai | A Visit