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The Top 11 Things I Learned about Vietnam

The Top 11 Things I Learned about Vietnam

This was my second visit to Vietnam; after Saigon a few years ago, I spent time in Hanoi this time. Here is what I learned. It’s all about the people The Northern Vietnamese strike me as an exceptionally stubborn but courteous and somewhat curious people. After such a long period of communist reign you expect people […]

Posted on November 17, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Hilton Hanoi Opera Review

Hilton Hanoi Opera Review

The Hilton Hanoi Opera is located in the most posh neighborhood of Hanoi – right behind the Opera House. The building is really old though and the entrance of the hotel is hidden in a back alley for some reason. Rates are usually around $250 for weeknights and half that for weekend nights. Check-in was […]

Posted on November 16, 2016 by in Hilton Honors, Hotel Reviews

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The 16 Things I Learned about Nigeria

The 16 Things I Learned about Nigeria

There is more than one Nigeria Nigeria is not a coherent country. City dwellers in Lagos, those who live in the countryside and the people lucky enough to get direct access to the oil money (Nigeria produces 2 million barrels of oil every day) all live in different worlds that rarely intersect. Nigeria is very […]

Posted on July 12, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

I've previously outlined certain circumstances where using 20,000 or less United Mileage Plus miles could be better than booking with cash. I'll recap again here: – Booking Costly Last Minute Travel – Booking Not So Last Minute Travel but Travel Still Costly – That Mileage Run You Booked Several Months Back but Took a Bump […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in AAdvantage

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