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Carlton Antananarivo, Madagascar Review

Carlton Antananarivo, Madagascar Review

  The Carlton Hotel in Antananarivo, Madagascar is the city’s sole five-star hotel. The hotel used to carry the Hilton Franchise brand until a few years ago when it likely got a surprise letter from the franchise audit that too many complaints had been submitted and the franchise license was withdrawn (or it was just […]

Posted on November 13, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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All Seasons Jakarta Thamrin Review

All Seasons Jakarta Thamrin Review

All Seasons is an Accor brand that has a turbulent past, with constant on and off in the big brand empire. The few hotels that exist of the brand are in Indonesia. The All Seasons Jakarta Thamrin is located right next to the busy Stasiun Sudirman train station. There is a major MRT construction right […]

Posted on April 5, 2018 by in Hotel Reviews

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Updated in 2018 : Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Revolucion Review (formerly Radisson Mexico City Flamingos)

Updated in 2018 : Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Revolucion Review (formerly Radisson Mexico City Flamingos)

The Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Revolucion is located a bit outside the trendy Mexico City neighborhoods of Roma and Condesa – it sits on their southwestern flank along the busy Avenida Revolucion. While the immediate neighborhood isn’t dangerous it is certainly a step down from safety level of Roma, Polanco and Condesa in terms of […]

Posted on February 15, 2018 by in Marriott Hotels

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My Favorite 23 Things to do Taipei

My Favorite 23 Things to do Taipei

My Favorite 23 Things to do Taipei – Understand Taipei is the capital of Taiwan – a tiny island with 23 million inhabitants. You guessed it – it is crowded – but Taipei still manages to feel like a big suburb. It’s the Houston of Asia, just more crowded. The Taiwanese are easily the friendliest […]

Posted on August 7, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 15 Things to do Baku

My Favorite 15 Things to do Baku

My Favorite 15 Things to do Baku – Understand Baku is a surprisingly modern and wealthy city along the shores of the Caspian Sea. The city looks like a mesh of Soviet architecture and Bahrain-style modern projects. In daily life, Baku feels more like Izmir than a former Soviet city; there is just a bit […]

Posted on July 22, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 18 Things to do Krakow

My Favorite 18 Things to do Krakow

My Favorite 18 Things to do Krakow – Understand Krakow is a great combination of a historic (but beautifully restored) Old Town and American-style, bubbling entrepreneurship with food and drink options. The city avoided destruction during WWII and has built out a tourist industry and a sophisticated service industry on top of that. Krakow feels […]

Posted on July 4, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center Review

Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center Review

Book the Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv here. This hotel is one of the few chain hotels away from the beach. It was built just a few years ago and is part of the Azrieli center in Tel Aviv. Immediately adjacent to the hotel is one of Tel Aviv's major malls. I arrived Saturday 6 PM […]

Posted on March 20, 2013 by in IHG Rewards Club

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