The LeBron James Effect

    Even casual observers of professional sports and the National Basketball Association took notice on July 8, 2010 when LeBron James told ESPN’s Jim Gray that he would suit up for a team other than the Cleveland Cavaliers for the ’10-’11 season. A live television audience in the tens of millions saw James utter the now […]

    Macabre Ghost Walk in London

    In anticipation of Halloween, we thought it would be most appropriate to look at one of the most venerable “ghost tours” in the world: London’s Ghost Walk. The English capital is full of landmarks that evoke the macabre, from the Tower of London to Jack the Ripper’s infamous haunts. For some fun scares, take a […]

    Stieg Larsson Millennium Tour of Stockholm

    From relative obscurity to a blockbuster global brand, Stieg Larsson is a venerable Swedish juggernaut in the mold of ABBA, IKEA, H&M … or Ace of Base. The insane success of the late journalist-writer’s Millennium crime trilogy is the stuff of legend. With close to 30 million books sold from Abu Dhabi to Zanzibar, The […]

    Discover the 2010 Crave Sydney International Food Festival

    The month of October transforms the capital of New South Wales into a prominent hub of the culinary arts. Sydney’s status as one of the world’s best destinations for die-hard foodies is well-established but often, it takes one flagship event to synthesize a city’s epicurean allure. For Sydney, that event is, without question, the Crave […]

    A Tour of Lake Titicaca

    Titicaca is one of the largest lakes in the Americas, at over 8,300 km2. This wonderful inland sea is located on the border of Peru and Bolivia, at 3,812 m above sea level. Although there are some other lakes in the Himalayas at a higher altitude, Titicaca has a special status as the highest navigable […]

    CityCenter: New Future of Las Vegas?

    Bigger, better, flashier. It was only a matter of time before Las Vegas hotels got all Dubai on us. For a long time now, at least since the advent of Caesars Palace a lifetime ago, the Nevada desert oasis was all about theme hotels. Sure, the scope and scale of such endeavors has grown boundlessly […]

    5 Notable Wonders of Montenegro

    While it may be one of the smallest countries in Europe, Montenegro features a wide variety of tourist attractions that make it worth visiting. Its coastline is bathed by the clear waters of the Adriatic Sea, and the inland mountains are perfect for a vacation in a wild, untamed setting. Boasting long, beautiful beaches, crystal-clear […]

    Top Spring Festivals in Sydney

    Once autumn settles across the northern hemisphere, spring enlivens the southern part of the globe. Sydney is part of this celebration, welcoming several exciting spring festivals that cater to each and every tourist and local. Here are some of the most popular festivals and events in Sydney this spring. As always, HotelClub has incredible discounts […]