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Hyatt Regency Kathmandu Review

Hyatt Regency Kathmandu Review

The Hyatt Regency Kathmandu sits in a lovely green oasis to the east of the downtown area of Kathmandu. Without traffic, it is just 10 minutes from Kathmandu International Airport. Check-in was quick and efficient. I currently have no Hyatt status so wasn’t expecting much but the room we received had a lovely view and […]

Posted on August 19, 2018 by in Hotel Reviews, World of Hyatt

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My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai

My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai

My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai – Understand Think of Chiang Mai as one huge ‘Khao San Road’ backpacker destination that has gone upscale in many parts and has gotten seriously trendy in China and South Korea. Chiang Mai is a rather small town that has some ‘big city’ vibes and ticks all […]

Posted on July 30, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan

My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan

My Favorite 24 Things to do Tokyo, Japan – Understand Tokyo needs no introduction. This massive metropolis stands for the rise of Japan from World War Two to one of the richest nations on earth. Tokyo is where the money is invested into mind-boggling infrastructure and skyscrapers. The city is home to more than 13 […]

Posted on July 14, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane

My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane

My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane – Understand Brisbane is a city of two million on Australia’s east coast. Brisbane is just an hour inland from the sun-kissed Gold Coast that has tons of beaches (as you’d expect in Australia). Brisbane has a beautiful location along the Brisbane River and the city council seems […]

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air was started in 2007 here in San Francisco by Shawn Simpson, an ex-Google employee. After initially serving charter contracts, the airline has been finding a way to grow, serving cities under the Essential Air Service program. The EAS is worth $263 million and is paid for by the federal government. Most cities would not […]

Posted on May 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

For reasons I don’t fully understand, Saudia files very low fares from several South Indian cities to Addis Abeba (despite minimal competition). Saudia fares usually work one-way for half price and so I booked Kochi (COK) to Addis Abeba (ADD) for under $100 in economy for the 3,000-mile journey connecting via Riyadh (RUH). When booking […]

Posted on December 24, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Radisson Blu Kochi Review

Radisson Blu Kochi Review

The Radisson Blu Kochi is a new building along one of the busy roads leading into downtown Kochi in the neighborhood of Ernakulam. I was expecting a ‘grand’ Radisson Blu, given the luxury aspirations of the brand and the typical attentiveness and grand luxury of Indian hotels. However, the building is VERY understated and more […]

Posted on December 23, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, Travel Deals

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Le Méridien Kochi Hotel Review

Le Méridien Kochi Hotel Review

Le Méridien Kochi is located south of the city near the main highway on a huge piece of land, including its own lake. There is no way to avoid the ‘resort fee’ once you get through the entry gates. Check-in was done quickly at this late hour (after midnight) and a passport copy was all I […]

Posted on December 22, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, Travel Deals

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AVANI Atrium Bangkok Hotel Review

AVANI Atrium Bangkok Hotel Review

The AVANI Atrium hotel is located in the Vadhana neighborhood in Bangkok. Vadhana spans parts of Sukhumvit and Thonglor. If this sounds confusing, the hotel is also next to a major freeway and hemmed in by low-rises and the water canal. While on a map, the hotel seems reasonably close to most of the attractions near […]

Posted on December 21, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, Travel Deals

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Air France Business Class Review (NEW Cabin) Paris (CDG) to Dubai (DXB) 777-300 ER and Air France Business Class Lounge Review

Air France Business Class Review (NEW Cabin) Paris (CDG) to Dubai (DXB) 777-300 ER and Air France Business Class Lounge Review

Ever since Air France introduced its new business class product, I have wanted to try it and with this Air France Business Class flight from Paris to Dubai, I got the chance. Air France Business Class seats are the newer generation of the seats we all love from Cathay Pacific Business Class. It’s very private, […]

Posted on October 22, 2017 by in Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

What is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount? Starwood Hotels & Resorts offers airline associates discounted rates for personal leisure travel at participating properties all over the world. The eligible airlines include: Air France Alitalia American Airlines British Airways Delta Emirates Etihad Iberia KLM Lufthansa Qatar Airways Saudi Arabian Airlines United Airlines If you are […]

Posted on September 30, 2017 by in Travel Deals

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