Recommended Accommodations from our Travels

Pema Thang Guest House, Dharamsala, India (quiet, with mountain views-needs 1 yr advanced booking for Dalai Lama teachings)
New Swiss Bhandari Hotel,
Rishikesh, India (above Laksmanjula Rd. - on top of a hill with a spectacular view of the Ganges and mountains; excellent restaurant with Indian & Western food)
Cozy Nook, Palolem Beach, Goa, India (at quiet Northern end of the beach - great hangout with 30-something crowd)
Riad Noga, Marrakesh, Morocco (extravagent Riad with only 8 rooms, & stunning pool in center courtyard surrounded by wild turtles, parrots and flowers - quiet retreat from city craziness, but still 1 k from Djemma El Fna)
Riad Omar, Marrakesh, Morocco (posh, affordable Riad super close to Djemma El Fna)
Emonec Hotel, Wolfava Rd., Llublana, Slovenia (free wireless, cheap, clean & right by the main cafe-lined squares and river)
Piero Della Francesca, Lucca, Italy - (spacious, Tuscan designed, 3-bedroom with fully functioning kitchen and laundry, with live opera wafting into the balcony nightly - only $60 per couple per night)
Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands (very hip, chic design, great bar/restaurant, artsy crowd, near modern warehouse district)