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Things to Do Tromsø

Things to Do Tromsø

Things to do Tromsø – Understand Tromsø is located a whopping 69 degrees north – that is further north than the Northern Alaska shoreline (or all of Iceland!)! However, with the warming gulf stream and a location near the sea, the temperatures are much less frigid than what this suggests. This small city is surprisingly […]

Posted on August 2, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla

My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla

My Favorite 13 Things to do in Barranquilla – Understand Barranquilla is just 80 miles from Cartagena, but feels more like the affluent residential parts of Panama City than Cartagena. There is little tourism in Barranquilla to speak of, but there are beaches in Puerto Colombia (about 30 minutes outside the city), which has a small number […]

Posted on June 26, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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What to expect in Luanda, Angola

What to expect in Luanda, Angola

Angola is a big country with a relatively small population of 12 million in South-West Africa. It is one of the biggest oil producers and has plenty of minerals it carves out from its rich soil. After being a sleepy Portuguese colony until 1975 it fought a bloody civil war and has found riches in […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu – Understand Kota Kinabalu is Malaysia’s biggest city in Borneo. It only takes about 500,000 people to achieve this! Kota Kinabalu has been a major tourism hub for decades for Koreans and South Eastern Chinese mainlanders and the recent spike in visitors have jaded locals visibly. […]

Posted on September 10, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul

My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Why you should visit the Princes’ Islands Istanbul Istanbul is a huge city and home to 14 million people. It’s chock-full of sights and has grown more famous in the last 10 years, especially with European ‘city trippers’. A big part of the Old Town and the European […]

Posted on July 23, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Photo Review Haifa – What to see and do

Photo Review Haifa – What to see and do

Israel is a small country and the distance between Tel Aviv and Haifa is just about one hour. Haifa is pretty close to the northern border of Israel with Lebanon. Israelis say that 'Tel Aviv parties, Jerusalem prays and Haifa works'. The city certainly feels more low-key than the other two hotspots and has a […]

Posted on January 11, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Park Plaza Tel Aviv Hotel Review

Park Plaza Tel Aviv Hotel Review

Book the Park Plaza Tel Aviv here. Israel is expensive and Tel Aviv especially so. The hotels along the beach consistently quote between $200 and $300 during regular weekdays. For my stays just before and after New Year's Eve in Israel, the Park Plaza, which is located directly at the beach, displayed rates of $250 […]

Posted on January 8, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews

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American Express Centurion Lounge San Francisco Review

American Express Centurion Lounge San Francisco Review

Did you know that you can access 700+ lounges worldwide with prioritypass.com? San Francisco Airport has been upping its 'lounge game' in recent years. Several airlines invested in Premium lounges: – the United Club SFO has just a basic food and drink service, but the views and the internet speed are impressive – United Airlines […]

Posted on January 1, 2015 by in American Express

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Review: American Express Platinum credit card – earn 40,000 points at sign-Up

Review: American Express Platinum credit card – earn 40,000 points at sign-Up

Apply here What does American Express promise? Earn 40,000 Membership Rewards points No Foreign Transactions Fees Airport Club Access and Priority PassTM Select $200 Airline Fee Credit Global Entry Fee credit Complimentary Amazon Prime membership Business/ First Class Companion Ticket Primary Collision Damage Waiver (add. fee) Why should you get this card? 1) The fee […]

Posted on March 30, 2014 by in American Express Membership Rewards

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