North America Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

New York on the Cheap – Hotels That Won’t Make You Feel Poor – NYC, New York
Keith Christiansen gives his picks for the top places to stay in the Big Apple.
The Colorful Life: Zante’s Indian Pizza – San Francisco, California
Cindy Meyers ventures to the restaurant the San Francisco Guardian called "Best place to order food from if one of your friends wants Indian food and another wants pizza."
Acapulco News – Mexico
Acapulco News – Mexico Jojo Jones offers brief updates on what is going
Puerto Vallarta – Summer 2004 – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta – Summer 2004 – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico JR highlights a new restaurant in town and remarks
Victoria, BC – Fine Dining
Victoria, BC – Fine Dining The Restaurants Conde Nast Traveler reported that “Both of Victoria’s best restaurants are at the Ocean Pointe Resort: the Boardwalk…and the Victorian.” My eating experiences with these restaurants certainly bore this out. Enjoying good food at any time is a treat. Throw in a world class view and it’s memorable – both the Boardwalk and […]
Victoria, BC – February 2000
Romance in the Air Ah, true love – Valentine’s Day and all that. Victoria has the reputation of being a honeymoon destination, so it seemed an appropriate focus for this month. So, all you romantics, here are some possibilities. First, there’s that all important hotel room. You want it to be just right, to exude […]
Victoria, BC – Elegant Island Retreats #3
The Haterleigh Heritage Inn The Haterleigh Heritage Inn The Haterleigh Heritage Inn was built in 1901 as a family home by Thomas Hooper, a well known architect from Haterleigh in Devon, England. Today it is a handsomely restored and immaculately kept inn. The breathtakingly beautiful and original leaded and stained glass windows sparkle in the […]
Victoria, BC – Elegant Island Retreats #2
The Beaconsfield Inn The Beaconsfield Inn The Beaconsfield Inn, a 1905 designated heritage property, is located on a quiet, tree-lined residential street a five minute walk to downtown Victoria, Beacon Hill Park and the waterfront. A stuffed peacock and trickling fountain greet guests in the cheery sunlit conservatory awash with greenery. Stained glass windows abound, […]
Victoria, BC – Elegant Island Retreats
Prior House Bed and Breakfast Inn Prior House The minute you step through the door of Prior House Bed & Breakfast Inn, you are transported to a gracious past of Edwardian luxury. Colonel Edward Prior, who later became the Lieutenant Governor (the English Crown’s representative in British Columbia) and Provincial Premier, built Prior House in […]
Victoria, BC Travel Guide – Eating Out
Eating out can be expensive in Victoria, depending on what you’re looking for. A really cheap way to go is to buy food at the local corner grocery – it’s what I do when traveling, and it saves on the dollars. The Market on Yates (903 Yates) is a great new place (opened December 99) […]