World Hotels


Top (and most affordable) Hotels

in most attractive destinations around the world

The links for individual hotels are to the hotel's official webpage, not travelsite pages
Travelers normally get the best rates by booking directly with a Hotel.
(Please note that not all hotel websites are secure (a secure site's web address begins with https rather than just http)

Use the travelsites hotels.com or expedia.com for reviews and ratings.
Yelp.com for additional Restaurant Reviews

The and The Condé Nastfeature the best accomodations and destinations

Where applicable, a link for Michelin Restaurants is provided.

(Note: All off-site Hotel links will open a new tab or a new window.
If you click any of the city name links a Google map of that city will appear.)

FYI: On Google Maps pages the side panel contains lots of great information about any place,
be it a city, or an establishment. Especially don't miss the great photos uploaded by travelers!


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It's also a good idea to comparison shop for guest reviews of All Inclusive Resorts/Hotels before booking
Use expedia.com or hotels.com for this.
Some expensive, name-brand All-Inclusive resorts have poor guest ratings.

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Major Roman Catholic Shrines and Pilgrimage Sites
from Google Maps (lots of great images) and Websites

     See Also:
Eucharistic Miracles of the World
    Or browse by country:
North America:
     Mexico City, Mexico - Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico City, Mexico (Google Maps) - Our Lady of Guadalupe Website

    The Ultimate List of The Catholic Shrines in the USA
     and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, (Google maps) - Washington, DC -
     plus Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Website

Canada:
    Top Catholic Shrines in Canada

South America:

    Brazil:
    Aparecida: Our Lady of Aparecida
    Itapiranga: Apparitions of Our Lady

    Chile:
    Our Lady of Los Vasquez - Santuario lo vasquez (Google Maps)
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Maipu) - Templo Votivo de Maipu (Google Maps)

    Columbia:
     Santuario de Las Lajas - Las Lajas Sanctuary, Colombia – Complete Visitor Guide
     Las Lajas Sanctuary Official Site - Santuario de Las Lajas – Behold Colombia’s most beautiful church (Travel Guide)
     Santuario de Las Lajas Google Maps (See the beautiful images in the side panel)

    Peru:
     Our Lord of the Miracles Sanctuary
     Convent of Santo Domingo: Shrine of Saint Rose of Lima and Saint Martin de Porres

Europe:
Middle East - Israel:
    The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Israel (Google maps) - Church of the Holy Sepulchre Website

    For more information about Catholicism and the Catholic Church see: