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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 Things to do in San Francisco

My favorite Things to do in San Francisco

Trip Index (what we have published so far): My favorite Things to do in Seattle San Francisco is the city I spend most of my time in. Things to do in San Francisco – Understand San Francisco is a place like no other. The city seems to go through boom and bust cycles constantly. Most […]

Posted on September 16, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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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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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur Review

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur Review

We already knew the DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur is clearly one (or the) best hotel deal in Kuala Lumpur (and maybe in Asia) if you have a modest amount of hotel points. Cash rates at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur usually hover around $100 but the generous Cash & Points rate is […]

Posted on August 29, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews

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StarHOT rates and StarFRND rates compared with the usual cost of Starwood hotels

StarHOT rates and StarFRND rates compared with the usual cost of Starwood hotels

What’s the scoop with StarHOT rates and StarFRND rates? With StarHOT or StarFRND discounted rates, you can save yourself dollars on your Starwood hotel stays. Right now, certain participating properties start from just $49 per room per night. Both of these special rates are benefits for Starwood employees, to either use themselves or for their friends or family […]

Posted on July 14, 2015 by in StarHOT

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Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort Review

Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort Review

Trip Index (what we have published so far): United Club Honolulu Airport (HNL) Review United Economy Flight Review – a tale of two flights Review Hanauma Bay, Hawaii (near Honolulu, Oahu) Hyatt Place Waikiki, Honolulu Hotel Review American Express Centurion Lounge SFO Review Book your stay at the Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort here. For my […]

Posted on May 2, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews, TOP Travel Destinations

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The Top 3 Reasons to use mobile Delta TravelNet (and the 2 reasons you may not want to)

The Top 3 Reasons to use mobile Delta TravelNet (and the 2 reasons you may not want to)

  IS DELTANET AND TRAVELNET PUBLIC? First things first – DeltaNet is only available for Delta employees and retirees as well as authorized contractors and vendors. Delta takes this extremely seriously and prosecutes those with unauthorized access, which is why you require sign-on credentials to use the site. So, we’re now assuming you’re reading this post as […]

Posted on April 9, 2015 by in Delta Skymiles, Travel Deals

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Photo Review Radisson Blu Hotel Dakar, Senegal

Photo Review Radisson Blu Hotel Dakar, Senegal

Book the Radisson Blu Hotel Dakar here. Trip Index (what we have published so far): Why see the Addis Mercato in Addis Ababa? Or how to not get scammed in Addis… Discover stunning Ethiopian coffee at To.Mo.Ca Coffee, Addis Ababa Radisson Blu Hotel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Review Taste wonderful Ethiopian cuisine at Lucy (next to […]

Posted on March 17, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews

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Embraer RJ145 – The Flight Test

Embraer RJ145 – The Flight Test

The largest of the ERJ group, Embraer RJ145 aircraft are used to fly regional routes for up to 50 passengers. Depending on ISA temperatures and zero winds, the Long Range version of the Embraer RJ145 can carry a full load of passengers up to 2,873 km, while the Extra Range version can fly up to […]

Posted on February 2, 2015 by in Airline Reviews

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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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The Intercontinental Dubai (Festival City) Hotel Review

The Intercontinental Dubai (Festival City) Hotel Review

Book the Intercontinental Dubai here. The InterContinental Festival City is part of a new development called 'Festival City', not far from Deira and Bur Dubai at the shore of the Dubai Creek. There is a new mall (of course!) and a combined Crowne Plaza and InterContinental hotel. Both are just 10-15 minutes from the airport […]

Posted on December 6, 2014 by in Hotel Reviews

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