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Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria – a quick guide

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria – a quick guide

Where is Neuschwanstein Castle? Neuschwanstein Castle (New Swan Stone Castle in English) is a stunning 19th century Romanesque Revival palace in a fairy-tale hilltop setting above the village of Hohenschwangau in Germany’s Bavaria. Its name was derived from a Wagner opera – “The Swan Night”. Commissioned in the 1800s as a homage to Wagner by […]

Posted on October 17, 2014 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Sheraton Vancouver Airport Review

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Review

Book the Sheraton Vancouver Airport here. The Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel is located about 15 minutes drive from the airport with the complimentary airport shuttle. The shuttle (and in fact parts of the building) are shared with a casino, the Marriott Vancouver Airport and the Hilton. It's actually in Richmond and the last stop of […]

Posted on October 5, 2014 by in Hotel Reviews

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Bucharest Old Town Review – What to do in Bucharest

Bucharest Old Town Review – What to do in Bucharest

Bucharest's old town has retained its charm and is not yet fully overrun by tourists. It is small, partially renovated and full of coffee shops, restaurants, bars and official and old buildings. Romanians are welcoming and (not yet) jaded by big tourist groups. English is widely spoken and prices are about 50-60% less than what […]

Posted on June 16, 2014 by in AAdvantage

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Review: Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport

Review: Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport

A review for an airport hotel? Well the Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport deserves that price since it's easily the most expensive airport hotel I ever booked. On January 2nd the island of Maui was booked solid and I foolishly waited until a week before arrival to book a room near the airport. Room rates across […]

Posted on January 19, 2014 by in Airline Reviews

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Review: Courtyard Palo Alto Los Altos

Review: Courtyard Palo Alto Los Altos

This Courtyard is located on busy El Camino Real just outside of Palo Alto, CA. Now that the economy is back in shape and the VC money flowing again – hotel rates have skyrocketed. The hotel regularly sells out at rates around $300-$350/week night. This is not bad for a suburban, not full service, hotel. […]

Posted on November 15, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Park Hyatt Paris Hotel Review

Park Hyatt Paris Hotel Review

Book the Park Hyatt Paris Hotel here. Introduction The Park Hyatt Paris has become quite famous for miles and points enthusiasts. It is 'on paper' one of the best deals Hyatt Gold Passport offers. It's located in the Vendôme neighborhood which is easily Paris' glitziest. Location (Sightseeing, Airport, Business) There is no shortage of Gucci […]

Posted on July 28, 2013 by in World of Hyatt

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Hotel Review Swissotel Dresden

Hotel Review Swissotel Dresden

Book the Swissotel Dresden here. The Swissotel Am Schloss Dresden just opened about a year ago and is a brand new development as part of a newly restored city blocked in Dresden's old town. It's directly adjacent to Dresden treasury and steps away from the Frauenkirche. Check-In Check-In was done in under 60 seconds with […]

Posted on June 28, 2013 by in Hotel Reviews

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How to file a Marriott Best Rate Guarantee claim (Look No Further claim)

How to file a Marriott Best Rate Guarantee claim (Look No Further claim)

This is the third post in our series about understanding BRGs. Now Marriott calls its version the Look No Further Guarantee but it's just the same thing. Marriott's BRG strength are it's rather flexible terms and it's speedy, no-nonsense processing. Here are the marriott.com BRG claim properly: 1) Identify Marriott hotels in the location you'd […]

Posted on February 18, 2013 by in Best Rate Guarantee

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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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