Review: Monkey Tree Hotel, Palm Springs

I'm a sucker for hotels that make me wish for time travel, or at least a grand, or at least 60's pool parties to attend and intrepid adventurers from a previous generation. Monkey Tree Hotel does that, and it does it well. Designed in 1960 by famed architect Albert Frey, the hotel was a Palm…

Review: maoMeno Resort, Gili Meno, Indonesia

I was planning a last minute trip to Indonesia and booked a 3-night stay at maoMeno Resort in a rush. It looked beautiful on paper: rustic, bohemian and chic, with optional yoga classes twice a day and an appealing smoothie and whole foods bar. But the reviews on Booking.com were mixed and rightly so, as it…