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My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei, Wailea)

My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei, Wailea)

My 25 Favorite Things to do Maui (Lahaina, Kihei) – Understand Maui is home to great beaches and one of the tallest craters on the Hawaiian islands. Maui has built a reputation for upscale tourism in Lahaina and Wailea, but also misses the modern city environment that Honolulu provides on the nearby island. Maui is more touristy, but […]

Posted on October 21, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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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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Radisson Blu Tromsø Review

Radisson Blu Tromsø Review

Tromsø is a surprisingly lively and developed town despite being so far north. The Radisson Blu Tromsø is located right in the center of town at the ferry terminal for busy Hurtigruten. The airport bus also stops right outside the door. You can’t beat the location. Check-in was in typical Norwegian fashion – super-fast, friendly […]

Posted on August 1, 2016 by in Club Carlson / Radisson

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My Favorite Things to do in Kampala

My Favorite Things to do in Kampala

Torsten has asked me to post this on behalf of him. Things to do in Kampala – Understand Kampala is a city that was set up by the British – at the time, the kingdom of Buganda (which is part of today’s Uganda) was just a few thousand people. The British set up a colonial […]

Posted on November 2, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Things to do in Irkutsk Russia, Siberia

Things to do in Irkutsk Russia, Siberia

If you come from Novosibirsk you may feel you just landed in a smaller version of Novosibirsk. It’s a similar setup – the river, the Soviet era buildings and the parks. However Irkutsk has more character with more old Siberian houses and a more compact city center. The city has no Soviet era wide alleys […]

Posted on June 27, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Four Points by Sheraton Dubai (Downtown) Review

Four Points by Sheraton Dubai (Downtown) Review

Book the Four Points by Sheraton Dubai here Trip Index (what we have published so far): Cathay Pacific First Class Review – Los Angeles to Hong Kong – CX 883 Colombo, Sri Lanka – What to expect and what to do Sigiriya – What you need to know about seeing the incredible Lion's Rock in […]

Posted on November 26, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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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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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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