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Somon Air coming to the US?, Alitalia launches Nairobi and Johannesburg, AMEX Centurion lounge in London, Hyatt double points, Skyteam lounge Vancouver

Somon Air coming to the US?, Alitalia launches Nairobi and Johannesburg, AMEX Centurion lounge in London, Hyatt double points, Skyteam lounge Vancouver

– crazy – tiny Somon Air, which is headquartered in sleepy Dushanbe, Tajikistan has just ordered a 787 (yes just one) and is planning flights to the US! – Italians are the master of the game of waiting it out! We all thought Alitalia will not see the light of 2018 – but the airline […]

Posted on November 16, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Skyroam Black Friday deal saves you $40 on daypasses

Skyroam Black Friday deal saves you $40 on daypasses

What’s the deal with Skyroam Black Friday? Buy 10 or more Skyroam 24-hour daypasses through Cyber Monday and you’ll get 5 for free, worth $40. You need to buy your daypasses by November 28th, 2016, at 11:59PM Pacific Time, so you may need to get your skates on if you want to benefit from this offer. […]

Posted on November 26, 2016 by in Travel Deals

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Your Mighty Travels Guide to the ‘Stans – Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

Your Mighty Travels Guide to the ‘Stans – Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

The Central Asia countries are often grouped together as ‘Stans. While this does not entirely do them justice, many have a similar history and a somewhat comparable culture. I just spent three weeks in Central Asia and have traveled there before. I have excluded Afghanistan and Pakistan from this guide; they both have a security […]

Posted on October 1, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Air Astana Review

Air Astana Review

Flying in Central Asia is almost impossible without Air Astana. The company operates two hubs in Kazakhstan in Astana and Almaty. The airline’s management is headed by Peter Foster (formerly of Cathay Pacific and Royal Brunei Airlines). As I outlined in my last Air Astana review last year, the company is surprisingly modern and punctual. […]

Posted on September 26, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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My Favorite 10 Things to do Dushanbe

My Favorite 10 Things to do Dushanbe

Things To Do Dushanbe – Understand Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikistan – a landlocked country sandwiched between Kyrgyzstan, China, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. Tajikistan is under authoritarian rule and the country is ‘very strictly policed’. The internet is partially blocked in Tajikistan and it remains the poorest country in the former Soviet Union, largely relying […]

Posted on September 22, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Hyatt Regency Dushanbe Review

Hyatt Regency Dushanbe Review

The Hyatt Regency Dushanbe is located in the grounds of the excellent City Park, just about one mile from the city center. The building really stands out because of its modern architecture both inside and out. Check-in was super-friendly and in English. The staff reminded me very much of the excellent Hyatt staff in Bishkek, […]

Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Hotel Reviews, World of Hyatt

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