My Favorite 10 Things to do Dushanbe

My Favorite 10 Things to do Dushanbe

Things To Do Dushanbe – Understand Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikistan – a landlocked country sandwiched between Kyrgyzstan, China, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. Tajikistan is under authoritarian rule and the country is ‘very strictly policed’. The internet is partially blocked in Tajikistan and it remains the poorest country in the former Soviet Union, largely relying […]

Posted on September 22, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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New American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cards – now two free nights (Category 1-5)

New American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cards – now two free nights (Category 1-5)

American Express has relaunched their Starwood Preferred Guest credit cards and now offers two free nights at any Category 1-5 Starwood hotel. It’s a shame that the nights are not usebale at any Starwood property in the world without the category restriction. So far only the SPG Business Card has a known application link. This […]

Posted on September 22, 2016 by in American Express Membership Rewards

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Wow – Montreal (YUL) to Dubai (DXB) just $371 RT

Wow – Montreal (YUL) to Dubai (DXB) just $371 RT

Air Canada and British Airways have a very low fare right from Montreal (YUL) to Dubai (DXB) for $371 RT via London (LHR). We saw dates Sep 28th – Oct 5th on ExploreTrip (a decent, European OTA). Likely more dates will be available. Give it a shot – its certainly an interesting fare. Follow us […]

Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Cheap flights

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American Express 100,000 Surpass card, Starwood adds Avianca Lifemiles, 30% off many chain hotels

American Express 100,000 Surpass card, Starwood adds Avianca Lifemiles, 30% off many chain hotels

– American Express still has links for the 100,000 Bonus Points American Express Hilton HHonors Surpass card as well as the 75,000 Bonus Points American Express Hilton HHonors Surpass card Both links look like they do work and usually these applications are being honored if you have screen shots. My favorite Hilton HHonors redemption remains […]

Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Travel Deals

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Hyatt Regency Dushanbe Review

Hyatt Regency Dushanbe Review

The Hyatt Regency Dushanbe is located in the grounds of the excellent City Park, just about one mile from the city center. The building really stands out because of its modern architecture both inside and out. Check-in was super-friendly and in English. The staff reminded me very much of the excellent Hyatt staff in Bishkek, […]

Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Hotel Reviews, World of Hyatt

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The trick to book cheaper flights with Norwegian and how I just booked a birthday trip to Stockholm for $285 RT

The trick to book cheaper flights with Norwegian and how I just booked a birthday trip to Stockholm for $285 RT

I really liked my experience in Stockholm (Things to Do) last month and my quick trip with Norwegian from Tromso to Edinburgh. Norwegian frequently shows up with our real time deal alerts on Twitter so I checked prices on norwegian.com (the US website of Norwegian Air Shuttle) for a quick trip to Stockholm and Riga […]

Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Travel Deals

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