Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong Review

Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong Review

Book the Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong here. As mentioned before I initially booked the Courtyard Marriott in Hong Kong for our stay but decided in favor of the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin later on. First I found a good rate at a Canadian hotel booking website and Hyatt matched it with […]

Posted on January 22, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Flying Blue status match comes back!

Flying Blue status match comes back!

Flying Blue has brought back the status match campaign. Any existing Gold status (Top Tier status may suffice, as many are not labeled Gold) with any airline is accepted. The status match is straightforward – the landing page itself provides the upload form. The status match is only available to members in DK/SE/NO/FI but you […]

Posted on January 22, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Holiday Inn Resort Maldives Kandooma Review

Holiday Inn Resort Maldives Kandooma Review

Book the Holiday Inn Resort Maldives Kandooma here. I spent 2 nights here in August 2012. I was on a mini-RTW from San Francisco via Osaka and Shanghai (flights later got cancelled because of the hurricane that made landfall that day), Singapore, India and Europe. The majority of my time I'd be spending in India […]

Posted on January 21, 2013 by in Hotel Reviews

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521 miles for free (many times over!) from Netflix

521 miles for free (many times over!) from Netflix

Netflix has been a constant marketer in most mileage shopping malls. During the last years they've always a mileage deal somewhere for AA/Delta/United miles. You would usually pay $7.99 for 1,500 or with the United deal even 4,000 miles. This worked for everyone who could come up with a US billing address and server IP […]

Posted on January 20, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Blue Elephant Phuket Restaurant and Cooking School Review

Blue Elephant Phuket Restaurant and Cooking School Review

This review is part of the 'Siam adventure' trip report – see below for the trip report index. We got a recommendation from the Westin concierge for the Blue Elephant Restaurant and Cooking School which is housed in the former Phuket Town governors mansion. It's a very pretty 'colonial' style building in central Phuket. It […]

Posted on January 20, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Le Meridien New Delhi Review

Le Meridien New Delhi Review

Book the Le Meridien New Delhi here. Back in August 2012 I visited a number of places in Eastern Asia and India. I will post reviews from places visited in no particular order over the next weeks. The Le Meridien New Delhi is right in the center of New Delhi. It's just one block away […]

Posted on January 17, 2013 by in Hotel Reviews, Starwood Hotels

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TripAdvisors Travelers Choice Awards 2013

TripAdvisors Travelers Choice Awards 2013

Now we all know that Tripadvisor can fool you into relying on the wrong side of reviews. Still I find the aggregate option, taken with a grain of salt, quite useful. They have published the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice list with some interesting finds. In general Four Season seem to do very well anywhere in the […]

Posted on January 17, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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