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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a surprise letter from the franchise audit that too many complaints had been submitted and the franchise license was withdrawn (or it was just […]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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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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Europe to Cape Town for $1,200 in Business, Sri Lankan Business Class Jakarta to Bahrain under $1,000, Addis Abeba to Djibouti railway link to open, Nairobi to Mombasa trains now running, RwandAir opens base in Benin

Europe to Cape Town for $1,200 in Business, Sri Lankan Business Class Jakarta to Bahrain under $1,000, Addis Abeba to Djibouti railway link to open, Nairobi to Mombasa trains now running, RwandAir opens base in Benin

– Kenya Airways has flights from London and Amsterdam in Business Class to Cape Town starting at $1,200 for the Round trip – Sri Lankan has great fares from Jakarta to Bahrain for $916 Round Trip earning 13,000 miles and or 560 British Airways Executive Club Tier Points – Ethiopia is getting ready to open […]

Posted on August 3, 2017 by in Online Shopping Mall Deals

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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 15 Things to do Athens

My Favorite 15 Things to do Athens

My Favorite 15 Things to do Athens – Understand Athens is home to important settlement sites of Ancient Greece, which have influenced the Roman Empire, Europe and the world. The city state has been continuously inhabited for more than 2,500 years and the Acropolis still hovers as a symbol over the city. Modern Athens feels […]

Posted on July 8, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 14 Things to do Wroclaw

My Favorite 14 Things to do Wroclaw

My Favorite 14 Things to do Wroclaw – Understand Wroclaw – a major Polish city – was built on the grounds of Germany’s Breslau after WWII. The city is blessed with a well-restored Old Town that has undergone a full restoration. Wroclaw has many waterways crossing the downtown area which make it extra pretty but […]

Posted on June 29, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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