Featured – The Delta Sweet Double – 114,000 miles with two limited-time credit card offers – and here is what I would do with it

Sunset_baobabs_Madagascar Please note – this post is pinned to the home page – scroll down for new posts. American Express continues to impress me with its limited-time offers; this time they have chosen two Delta SkyMiles mileage-earning cards – the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from […] Read on →

Hampton by Hilton Barranquilla Review

Hampton by Hilton Colombia’s Barranquilla seems to be in a building boom and a number of hotel brands have made their appearance in the city lately. The Hampton by Hilton is in Barranquilla’s second best neighborhood and just blocks from a Park Inn, a Wyndham Garden and a Four Points by Sheraton. This Hilton hotel is part of […] Read on →

T-Mobile unlimited high-speed data in Europe this summer, at no extra cost! Plus free Gogo WiFi for everyone this weekend

T-Mobile What’s the scoop with T-Mobile? This carrier just keeps getting better and better for travelers… Simple Choice customers can now enjoy unlimited high-speed data, up to 4G LTE speeds, all over Europe this summer between July 1st and August 31st – at no extra cost! Plus, between June 24th and June 26th, 2016, if you’re a passenger on […] Read on →

My Favorite 13 Things to do in Cartagena

Things to do in Cartagena My Favorite 13 Things to do in Cartagena – Understand Cartagena has several UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is THE place for a beach vacation for Colombians. The town is split into the historic Old Town (Centro Historico), the sandy peninsula called Bocagrande where most hotels are, and the rather industrial port town of Cartagena. For […] Read on →

A new kind of mistake rate Hilton N’Djamena, Chad

hilton n'djamena Hilton just added a swanky new hotel in Chad’s capital N’Djamena.The Hilton N’Djamena is already getting rave reviews. Luxury hotels in Africa are usually super expensive as there is no mid-market and the upscale hotel market is usually dominated by business travelers and uber-rich locals. The recent Hilton sales has the property for $179 which […] Read on →

Hilton Cartagena Review

Hilton Cartagena Review This was my second stay at the Hilton Cartagena – the last time I was here was in July 2014 (my review of the Hilton Cartagena from 2014). The hotel is clearly past its prime – it’s an old building but maintenance keeps adding ab layer of paint. It still sits pretty at the end […] Read on →