Split’s Radisson Blu Resort

Women are all too familiar with the concept of searching for “the one”—the quest for that person who will tick off all the checkboxes in an ever-evolving list of must-haves of the ideal man. I had one when I was 15, and the first line item said “Must be Ronan Keating”; I had to modify …

The only rooftop terrace in town: Hotel Stari Grad

Although there are hundreds of accommodations available in Dubrovnik, there are currently only two hotels inside the walls of Old Town.  I thought choosing between the two options would be difficult but when I found out that only one of them had a rooftop terrace—the only rooftop terrace in the entire town—I knew there was …

Berlin’s Arcotel Velvet

Due to my foolish misconceptions about Berlin, I was very uninterested during the planning of our weekend trip, and I let my husband pick out our hotel. KD’s criteria for accommodations can be simplified to 3C’s: My husband’s 3C’s in picking a hotel:      Clean enough.      Cheaper is better.      Cots …