My Favorite 25 Things to do Moscow

IMG_1173 My Favorite 25 Things to do Moscow – Understand Moscow is quintessential Russia – even more so than St. Petersburg; this is where all our ideas about Russia come together – foreigners and Russians alike. Moscow is a busy city and most of the Russian oil money ends up in Muscovite bank accounts and trickles down […] Read on →

Holiday Inn Moscow – Tagansky Review

IMG_0715 The Holiday Inn Moscow – Tagansky is located just south of the rather hip Tagansky neighborhood in southeast Moscow. The location isn’t great – you will have to walk at least 20 minutes to get to some decent restaurants and it’s an Uber ride wherever else you go in Moscow. The hotel is pretty new […] Read on →

My Favorite 13 Things to do Yekaterinburg

IMG_0607 My Favorite 13 Things to do Yekaterinburg – Understand Yekaterinburg (also called Ekaterinburg) is the capital of the Sverdlovsk region and is the connection point between European Russia and the Siberian outposts. The weather reflects this geographic position with a continental climate, but with a less extreme character than Novosibirsk or Yakutsk. Yekaterinburg is located 5 […] Read on →

60,000 Amex Personal Platinum changes, 75,000 Platinum Business Cards, Indigo flying low, Qatar is loaning laptops, book Cathay Pacific flights with Miles & More

amex1 – American Express made the announced changes for Platinum cards live today – here’s what you need to know Personal Platinum cards now universally come with a 60,000 Membership Rewards sign-up bonus after $5,000 spend and a $550 annual fee. The Mercedes Benz Platinum Card was also changed to the same regime (the card comes […] Read on →

Bangkok – Toronto $777 Business Class RT, Qatar Airways keeps ordering planes, 50,000 bonus miles Hawaiian card, 5,000 free Alaska miles

MightyTravels 2017-03-28 at 12.51.03 PM – we have been sending out alerts to subscribers all morning – Ethiopian Airlines currently sells Bangkok – Toronto for $777 in Business Class (unrestricted, changes allowed) Round Trip on their own website (available pretty much any day) To make this even more interesting the fare class C earns 200% on many Star Alliance programs […] Read on →

Air Arabia sale, a Singapore Category 2 Hilton hotel, WOW air starts Chicago, are annual fees refundable?, another argument to not book Turkish Airlines again

MightyTravels 2017-03-27 at 10.39.25 AM – Air Arabia is back with their sale with fares starting $27 to destinations like Beirut, Alexandria, Doha and Kuwait – there is a Garden Inn by Hilton coming to Singapore and it is just 10,000 points per night (Category 2) (HT LoyaltyLobby) – WOW air is coming to Chicago and Round Trips to Keflavik […] Read on →

Park Inn by Radisson Ekaterinburg Review

IMG_0577 The Park Inn by Radisson Ekaterinburg (this Russian town is also known as Yekaterinburg) is a simple hotel that feels much like a Mercure or upmarket ibis. It has a perfect location in downtown Yekaterinburg, with lots of options around it. The hotel has modern rooms and mine was the perfect warmth for the Arctic temperatures of Yekaterinburg. […] Read on →

100,000 American Express Hilton card, Air Astana finally joining Star Alliance?, Delta is moving terminals at LAX, American to invest in Chian Southern, more mystery, RwandaAir launching London flights soon

MightyTravels 2017-03-25 at 9.00.11 AM – American Express has updated the offers for the Hilton Honors Card (80,000 Hilton Honors Points after spending $2,000) and the Hilton Honors Surpass (100,000 Hilton Honors Points after spending $3,000) It seem the recent ‘re-evaluation’ of Hilton Honors points might have something to do with that? – Air Astana seems to be eternally hopeful […] Read on →