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Saudia Economy Review Riyadh (RUH) to Addis Ababa (ADD) and Wellcome Lounge Riyadh Review

Saudia Economy Review Riyadh (RUH) to Addis Ababa (ADD) and Wellcome Lounge Riyadh Review

After deplaning from my prior Saudia flight from Kochi, I followed the rather flimsy signs towards transit. An overly sleepy single attendant manned the security checkpoint and mentioned that he expected just four (!) other transit passengers within the hour. Not a busy day then! Riyadh Airport has two terminals that are interconnected behind security with […]

Posted on December 29, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Qatar Business Class Review Berlin (TXL) to Doha (DOH) A330 and BA Terraces Lounge at TXL Review

Qatar Business Class Review Berlin (TXL) to Doha (DOH) A330 and BA Terraces Lounge at TXL Review

British Airways Terraces Lounge at Berlin Airport Review Unfortunately, I had a rather disappointing lounge experience at Berlin Tegel, as well as a disappointing overall airport experience. Check-in at the airport was cramped, as were the immigration and security areas. There was also a long bus transfer in the cold. The British Airways Terraces Lounge is a […]

Posted on January 23, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Qatar Airways

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Hyatt Regency New Delhi Review

Hyatt Regency New Delhi Review

The Hyatt Regency Delhi had been my go-to hotel for more than 10 years, when I would make the trek to New Delhi on a bi-weekly basis. I always liked coming back, due to its great condition of rooms and the friendly staff. The Hyatt Regency used to consistently charge $250+ per night but I […]

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

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Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens Airport (Star Alliance Gold) Photo Review

Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens Airport (Star Alliance Gold) Photo Review

Lufthansa has enough flights to/from Athens to justify their own Lufthansa Business Lounge Athens (though Star Alliance partner Aegean has the main Aegean Business Class Lounge Athens next door). With my Star Alliance Gold status and the Aegean (Economy Class) ticket in hand the agent greeted me and just stamped my boarding pass for Fast […]

Posted on August 8, 2015 by in ThankYou Points, Things to Do (City Guides), Travel Deals

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Aqua Blu Kos Review (Greek Islands)

Aqua Blu Kos Review (Greek Islands)

I had booked the Aqua Blu Kos hotel when it ran an amazing sale in early December 2014. The 5 star Boutique Hotel had rates as low as $30 for many dates. I paid a bit more but still paid much less than the $250 it charged when checking a few days before my arrival. […]

Posted on August 5, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews

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Review: Grand Hyatt Berlin Hotel

Review: Grand Hyatt Berlin Hotel

Book the Grand Hyatt Berlin Hotel here. See all 28 pictures at our Facebook page In a sentence: Modern art and incredible breakfast Introduction Since I planned on trying as many as possible hotels in Berlin I also opted for a stay at the Grand Hyatt Berlin besides my trip to the Intercontinental. While normal […]

Posted on August 23, 2013 by in World of Hyatt

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Review: Intercontinental Berlin

Review: Intercontinental Berlin

Introduction Book the Intercontinental Berlin here. For my stay in Berlin last week I chose the Intercontinental for location, price and curiosity. Location (Sightseeing, Airport, Business) The Intercontinental Berlin is located just off Kurfuerstendamm which is the former West Berlin main strip. It's just about 5 minutes drive from Postdamer Platz. It's a good location […]

Posted on August 14, 2013 by in IHG Rewards Club

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What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

I've previously outlined certain circumstances where using 20,000 or less United Mileage Plus miles could be better than booking with cash. I'll recap again here: – Booking Costly Last Minute Travel – Booking Not So Last Minute Travel but Travel Still Costly – That Mileage Run You Booked Several Months Back but Took a Bump […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in AAdvantage

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