Three bits of recommended reading for your day:

  1. Check out photos of the newest Disney hotel pool here, King Triton’s Grotto, from the new Shanghai Disneyland.

Here’s a photo from the story. Credit: Jeff Gritchen, OC Register.

Jeff Gritchen photo of Disney Shanghai pool

2. If you want to swim and a truly historic, or at least, culturally relevant pool, according to PR Newswire,  The Watergate Hotel is opening again after a 125 million dollar renovation. See below for what the indoor pool looks like. Not at all what we were expecting. All recording devices removed, we’re sure!

Watergate Hotel pool

3. If you haven’t seen these photo fake outs from The Oyster, you should check them out via this piece in The Mirror. We’re constantly on the prowl for hotels that over-promise their pools on their website. A travesty in our book! Here’s one we found a few years back:

The Sliver Legacy, Reno, Nevada web shot:


The Silver Legacy Reality: Silver Legacy Reno Pool

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