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My Favorite 13 Things to do Yekaterinburg

My Favorite 13 Things to do Yekaterinburg

My Favorite 13 Things to do Yekaterinburg – Understand Yekaterinburg (also called Ekaterinburg) is the capital of the Sverdlovsk region and is the connection point between European Russia and the Siberian outposts. The weather reflects this geographic position with a continental climate, but with a less extreme character than Novosibirsk or Yakutsk. Yekaterinburg is located 5 […]

Posted on March 31, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Park Inn by Radisson Ekaterinburg Review

Park Inn by Radisson Ekaterinburg Review

The Park Inn by Radisson Ekaterinburg (this Russian town is also known as Yekaterinburg) is a simple hotel that feels much like a Mercure or upmarket ibis. It has a perfect location in downtown Yekaterinburg, with lots of options around it. The hotel has modern rooms and mine was the perfect warmth for the Arctic temperatures of Yekaterinburg. […]

Posted on March 27, 2017 by in Club Carlson / Radisson, Hotel Reviews

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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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Can AccorHotels Corporate Rates really save you money on your booking?

Can AccorHotels Corporate Rates really save you money on your booking?

  What are AccorHotels Corporate Rates? Corporate travelers can often benefit from cheaper stays with select hotel brands and this includes AccorHotels. Corporate discounts work by negotiating a discount – if a company has a large footprint in the area of the hotel the discount is likely bigger. The reverse is also true. If you travel […]

Posted on September 14, 2016 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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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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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LAX Review

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LAX Review

MightyTravels reader Megan recently went to the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LAX and sent us pictures and her review: The Air Canada Maple Leaf lounge at LAX is open to Air Canada business class passengers, Priority Pass members and Star Alliance Gold card holders. The lounge is located in Terminal 2, which is the […]

Posted on August 10, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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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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The Best Things to Do in Astana, Kazakhstan – on a layover!

The Best Things to Do in Astana, Kazakhstan – on a layover!

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Turkish Airlines Business Class Review – Seoul (ICN) to Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines (Regional) Business Class Review Istanbul (IST) to Bishkek (FRU) Air Astana Review (Economy Class) Courtyard by Marriott Irkutsk Review DoubleTree by Hilton Novosibirsk Review S7 Airlines Review – Economy Class Astoria Hotel, Vladivostok Review […]

Posted on May 31, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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