CHEETAH SIGHTING AT HOTEL POOL, SOUTH AFRICA

Is this not the coolest cat ever? Check out this Express piece about an actual cheetah hanging out by a hotel pool in Cape Town, South Africa. Here’s a photo from the story: It’s the Hopewell Private Game Reserve. The photo on their web site showing a photo of an elephant cooling off on property …

2 NEW HOTEL POOL DAY USE APPS

A couple of new Apps are popping up that allow users to purchase day passes at local hotel pools. Sweet. Anything that helps us make hotel swimming pools more accessible warms our hearts (and cools our toes). Download Daycationapp  to buy day passes for hotel and resort pools, spas, and other hotel …

5 HOTEL SWIMMING POOLS IN RIO DE JANEIRO

So, you’ve decided to brave the political uncertainty, instability, and threat of Zika to see the games in Rio? Here are 5 of the hotel pools you might want to swing by between events: 1. Hotel Fasano is in the Zona Sul at the apex of two fabulous beaches (Ipanema and Arpoadqr). The rooftop …

LONDON HOTEL POOLS link

We were in London recently but sadly, our hotel did not have a pool. We wish we’d seen this piece from Forbes.com about hotel day spas in London. All of the hotels mentioned but one have pools. So, for the price of a spa treatment, access to some of London’s nicest …

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US, #4

Can you believe we’re 4 years old today? Our first post was on June 26, 2013. And even though it might look like a 4 -year-old made the cake,  it might be hard to see in the photo, but that’s an actual pool at the center, with a little plastic beach ball …