What to do in Wadi Rum, Jordan

wadi_rum1 This article is part of my trip report 'Westward bound'. The trip report index will appear below once all posts have been published. Wadi Rum is a the desert showcase of Jordan and has been the backdrop for several movies. Several scenes for Lawrence of Arabia were taken here. Wadi Rum is not yet on […] Read on →

Two more status match opportunities

flickr_6105409913 Torben Bjørn Hansen So far my Aegean Gold Status has given me the Air France Flying Blue Gold. I have tried to reach Turkish Airlines but they haven't responded. Now it seems the customer service email is out of service. Now LoyaltyLobby reports the status match can be achieved through their online form. I just […] Read on →

I’m back!

flickr_4966051785 cdsessums So this was easily the most intense trip I have done so far: – 6 countries on 3 continents visited – 14 flights taken – 24 hrs in time changes in 2 weeks (flown RTW) – 25,000 miles flown – 1,600 miles driven in a rental car – 9 different hotels seen – 12 […] Read on →

Sheraton Tel Aviv Review

sheratontlv10 Book the Sheraton Tel Aviv here. I selected this hotel to spend a day at the beach and Starwood is the favorite chain of mine. I also found a great BRG rate for this property making it more attractive. Usual rates are around $300 for regular rooms. Check-in was friendly but slow and riddled with […] Read on →

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Travel Contests Update for Monday 3/18

– Travalgar Travel gives away a trip to Italy – Hilton Hotels gives away a trip to the Tribeca film festival – JohnnyJet gives away 2 tickets on Porter airlines – Travel Sweepstakes Blogger sends us to Friendly Planets Travel giving away a trip to South Africa – EQ3 has a trip to New York […] Read on →

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I'm traveling across Israel this week and only have time for sporadic updates of this site. So far Israel shapes up as a fantastic travel country. Tel Aviv has beautiful weather, interesting people and a beach life competing favorably with any world city at the beach. If you like to follow my journey you can […] Read on →

Top 10 most unconventional hotels

new3 I came across this Top 10 of unusual places to stay and they really dug up some crazy hotels. Fancy to stay in the Karosta Prison in Latvia, where you'll be treated like a prisoner? Want to stay in a hotel made entirely out of ice – aptly named Hotel de Glace, Canada delivers. Want […] Read on →

Noteworthy Deals update for 3/15

Here are a couple of great deals I came across lately. – American Airlines has $288 fares from San Francisco, CA to West Palm Beach, FL – American Airlines also has a great fare from New York City, NY to Anchorage, AK for $357.40 – great fare for 8,900 miles in the air – American […] Read on →

Kuala Lumpur Sheraton Imperial Hotel Review

suite12 Book the Kuala Lumpur Sheraton Imperial Hotel here. The Sheraton Imperial publishes some fantastic rates often hovering around $100 at spg.com. The hotel is located not far from Bukit Bintang which is a Kuala Lumpurs vibrant city center. It's about a 20 minutes walk to Chankat Bukit Bintang and Jalan Alor. The hotel upgraded me […] Read on →

Travel inspiration for Saturday 3/7

fog_toronto Fog 'destroying' your vacation shots? Think again – 30 incredible photos of fog 43 pictures of Capri – jewel of the Italian Mediterranean coast line This one never gets old – Four Seasons Bora Bora Perito Moreno – famous glacier in Patagonia (Southern Argentina) in all its beauty Noisy, polluted, hot but always colorful India […] Read on →

Sweepstakes Update for Saturday 3/9

morroco – Fandango gives away a trip for 2 to NYC – Kerrygold wants to take you to Ireland – Swiss gives away 2 round-trip tickets – shermanstravel.com gives away a trip to Puerto Rico – Willams-Sonoma wants to take you to Morocco – 7-Eleven gives away RoyalCarribean cruises and several other products – Westin gives […] Read on →

Exploring the temples at Angkor Wat

angkor1 The Angkor Wat temples are a tourist sensation drawing over 3.5 million people to a small city in Cambodia. That means 10,000 people who see the temples every day afresh. There are over 300 temples in the Angkor Wat area but 3 sites stand out and get the bulk of visitors. Worse most tours and […] Read on →

United Club Lounge San Francisco (SFO) Review

logo I'm waiting for my outbound to Seoul Incheon and have setup camp in the United Club at the San Francisco International Airport. While conditions at the United domestic terminal are one of the worst in the country the International Terminal and the United Club here are one of the best. It's really airy and spacious […] Read on →

Travel inspiration for Wednesday 3/6

berlin Gritty but cool – Berlin streets aesthetics The World's Best Rooftop Bars – some surprising bars there. Not just the Marina Bay Sands. Most awesome living space – clock tower apartment in Brooklyn. NYC Andaz Maui Opening Summer 2013 Oh holy water slide…. Magic pyramids 3 weeks in Bhutan – a rare trip report Read on →