United Club Lounge San Francisco (SFO) Review

United Club Lounge San Francisco (SFO) Review

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 […]

Posted on March 7, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Sweepstakes Update for Thursday 3/7

Sweepstakes Update for Thursday 3/7

– Holland Line gives away a 10-day Alaska cruise – Trafalgar gives away a trip to Italy! – Tablet gives you 5 nights in stylish Stockholm – Travel + Leisure gives $10,000 to a lucky winner Good luck to you all!

Posted on March 7, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration for Wednesday 3/6

Travel inspiration for Wednesday 3/6

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

Posted on March 7, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Sweepstakes Update for Wednesday 3/6

Sweepstakes Update for Wednesday 3/6

If you are a student – Turkish Airways gives away 2 flights to anywhere they fly. TravelChannel is giving away a trip to Vegas – you can enter every day. JetBlue gives away a trip to Charleston, SC. The Vacationist gives away a trip to Santa Barbara. Good luck to you all!

Posted on March 6, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration for Tuesday 3/5

Travel inspiration for Tuesday 3/5

Just one of many beautiful islands in the Maldives – learn more on Wikitravel The Maldives are an archipelago of 1,192 coral islands grouped into 26 coral atolls (200 inhabited islands, plus 80 islands with tourist resorts) in the Indian Ocean. They lie south-southwest of India and are considered part of Southern Asia. A beautiful […]

Posted on March 5, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Great fares $267 from San Francisco, CA to San Juan, Puerto Rico

Great fares $267 from San Francisco, CA to San Juan, Puerto Rico

Great fare from San Francisco, CA to San Juan, Puerto Rico. This fare only works September – November which is the peak of hurricane season. But not every year is a hurricane festival. Normal fares are much higher but there were several occasions where fares touch $300 in the coming month. Keep searching on ITA […]

Posted on March 5, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Sweepstakes update for Monday 3/4

Sweepstakes update for Monday 3/4

Lonely Planet gives away four nights at the DoubleTree Alana Waikiki + $2,000 gift card TravelChannel gives away custom adventures (incl. a Coastal Ferrrari cruise) Villa Sandi wants to take you on a trip to Italy. Eddie Bauer wants to take you to your favorite National Park. American Airlines presents their newest cabin and gives […]

Posted on March 4, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration for Monday 3/4

Travel inspiration for Monday 3/4

Sevilla in 33 pictures – Link WikiTravel UA_Flyer let's rip the photo filters Rio in 39 photos – Link Wikitravel Top 10 places in Morocco – Link Wikitravel Northern Lights @Yellowknife – Link Wikitravel Inspiring Antartica trip report – Link Wikitravel

Posted on March 4, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Good rates at the Waldorf New York City (from $229)

Good rates at the Waldorf New York City (from $229)

Hilton's Grand Dame in New York City has rooms from on $229 for several stay dates in the next months. Plus the rates come with free cancellation. If you have an upcoming stay it might be worth playing with the flexible date calendar and move some nights to the Waldorf.

Posted on March 4, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Some travel inspiration for Saturday 3/2

Some travel inspiration for Saturday 3/2

Niagara Falls, United States/ Canada Leshan in Central China Zakynthos beach in Greece And finally a fabulous introduction to the landscape of the impressionists – Southern France (it's a video, click on the link to run it and switch your speakers on).

Posted on March 2, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Driving through Siberia in the middle of winter

Driving through Siberia in the middle of winter

If driving through Siberia sounds like your idea of fun check out the 'Gentleman Adventurer's newest post. Russia's M56: "Highway from Hell" and "Road of Bones" 4.200 km through the "Pole of Cold" … 3 days and nights … nonstop driving with temperatures never warmer than -30 °C … … even below -50° C for […]

Posted on March 2, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Intercontinental Century City, Los Angeles, CA Review

Intercontinental Century City, Los Angeles, CA Review

I spent last night at the Intercontinental Century City, Los Angeles, CA. The hotel is very close to Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. The specific area – Century City – is rather new with lots of new office and hotel developments. There is a Hyatt Regency and also a Westfield mall nearby. However the Intercontinental […]

Posted on February 28, 2013 by in IHG Rewards Club

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20% off all hotel bookings with ratestogo.com

20% off all hotel bookings with ratestogo.com

ratestogo.com currently has a discount code that gets you 20% off at ALL hotel bookings. GIVEME20 You will need to switch to AUD as currency first and then apply the code at checkout. AUD and USD are almost at parity at the moment. Ratestogo.com prices are pretty competitive – so if you have a revenue […]

Posted on February 27, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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My Chase Sapphire Mastercard arrived!

My Chase Sapphire Mastercard arrived!

The Chase Sapphire Visa is a lovely card and has been my primary go-to card in the last couple of years. It has no foreign transaction fees and awards double points on all travel related related purchases. I also love the Chase service – most calls are a real pleasure with genuinely friendly AND helpful […]

Posted on February 26, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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