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Family Flys Free
Review: Sheraton Kona Resort And Spa at Keauhou Bay

During a whirlwind trip to Hawaii in August, I stayed one night at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. Here's my review of the property. The post Review:... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Hotel Review – Comfort Inn Carmel-by-the-Sea 48,000 points gave $1,000 added value

October is the best month of the year weather-wise for Central Coast California with most reliably the warmest days and least fog. Several members of my family came to... Read More

Running with Miles
A Look at the “New” Crowne Plaza, the Crowne Plaza U.S. Flagship Built for the Modern Traveler

There is a new Crowne Plaza design and this is a look at their new U.S. flagship property. The new design caters to the modern traveler and has many great touches! The... Read More

Hotel Review: Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel

HIGHLIGHTS: Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel  I’m a bit sad I didn’t get to experience this hotel as much as I’d like – I was not able to... Read More

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WIRKLICH LUXUS: Four Seasons Jakarta – Executive Suite

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Hotels to Avoid: Moxy NYC Chelsea

HIGHLIGHTS: Moxy NYC Chelsea While this wasn’t the best experience, the lady and I both decided that there are better options in the Manhattan area. Between the... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Hyatt’s New Hong Kong Centric Review

During a recent status run, I tried out a new property in one of my favorite cities in the world, Hong Kong. Here is my review of the Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong... Read More

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NO: Keraton at The Plaza Jakarta – Luxury Collection – Junior Suite

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Travel the Globe 4 Less
Prepare To Be Seduced By The Delights Of The Harrogate Hotel Du Vin

Now any hotel which names itself after wine is a winner in my books! Then, when you walk into your room to find this beauty, the wow factor increases exponentially. This... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Heads Up: Baha Mar’s Grand Club is Temporarily Closed (but Breakfast at 3 Tides Restaurant is Good)

Here's what you can expect with the Grand Club being temporarily closed for maintenance. The post Heads Up: Baha Mar’s Grand Club is Temporarily Closed (but... Read More

Hotel Review: The Modern Honolulu

Background: During Black Friday, Expedia had a great sale for vacation packages at the Modern Honolulu. So I decided Honolulu would be a great place to spend Spring... Read More

Review: Hilton Cartagena – a hidden Hilton gem!

By signing up for one of Hilton's co-branded cards, you can stay at Hilton Cartagena by using just a single credit card sign-up bonus. The post Review: Hilton Cartagena... Read More

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KLASSIKER: Grand Hyatt Jakarta – Suite

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One Mile at a Time
Review: Singita Lebombo Lodge Kruger Park

We were so sad to leave Singita Boulders after an incredible three days, though the fun wasn't over, as we were then headed to Singita Lebombo, considered by many to be... Read More

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ECHT GRAND: Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur – Executive Suite

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Travel the Globe 4 Less
Welcome To The Super Cool Canopy By Hilton Zagreb

Our review of the Canopy by Hilton Zagreb On our recent trip to Croatia, we were introduced to one of the newest brands within the Hilton family. The first property... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Studios At Alila Seminyak

During my one-night “layover” in Bali, I decided to try the Studios at Alila Seminyak. That turned out to be an excellent choice. From Denpasar Airport, the... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Hotel Review: Best Western West Greenwich Inn, West Greenwich, RI

People travel for many reasons. Sometimes it’s to see an amazing place. Other times people want to see a bucket list event, like going to the northern lights or... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Hyatt Regency Kyoto: Almost Perfect – Hotel Review & Trip Report

Kyoto conjures up images of people in kimonos and traditional Japanese architecture with a small city feel to it. She is all that, and then some. I am familiar with... Read More

Travel Codex
Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Kathmandu

The Hyatt Regency Kathmandu is somewhat of an oasis surrounded by a hectic city. We used this as our base before and after our hiking trip in the Annapurna range. We... Read More

Can Marriott Bonvoy regain the trust of Starwood’s elites?

Before you think of differentiation, you need to define key attributes. Marriott is having a tough time in defining the key attributes of their 'new' brand. The post Can... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Singita Boulders Lodge Sabi Sands

Spoiler alert: Singita Boulders is my favorite hotel experience ever, and I'm not sure how I'm ever expected to go back to Amans. ;) None of us had ever been on safari... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Hyatt Place Yerevan

Centrally located with comfortable rooms and a very hospitable General Manager, I appreciated my two-night stay at the Hyatt Place Yerevan and recommend it. We wanted to... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Orlando – Disney Springs Area

Back in 1973, shortly after the opening of Disney World in Orlando, four high rise hotels opened on Disney property. These weren’t highly themed Disney hotels like... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Hotel Review: Perry Lane Hotel, Savannah

The Perry Lane Hotel is located in Downtown Savannah and part of Marriott’s Luxury Collection. The 157 room property is a Marriott Category 6 property with free... Read More

Review: The Renovated Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami

The Property: The Ritz Carlton, Coconut Grove features 115 guest rooms, giving it a boutique vibe that I love! There’s 2 towers–while one is all residences,... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: InterContinental Johannesburg Airport

We landed from Paris at around 10AM, and were departing the next morning at 11AM. We were in South Africa to go on safari, but rather than continuing to our first camp... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Hyatt Regency DFW, DFW Airport Terminal C

So why would a DFW-based blogger end up at the Hyatt Regency DFW?  My long weekend to Japan kicked off with a 5:50 am flight to Atlanta; I really didn’t fancy... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Hotel Review: St. Regis San Francisco

Points Miles & Martinis contributor Nicky shares his thoughts on the St. Regis San Francisco after a recent visit The St. Regis San Francisco is located in... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Review – Sheraton Melbourne, Deluxe Room

For the past two days, I’ve been in Melbourne to attend a wedding. It’s not often I’m in Melbourne for a few days so thought while I was down here,... Read More

Family Flys Free
Review: Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan

During a planned layover in Xiamen, China on a transit visa, my son and I enjoyed a night at the Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan. Here's my review: The post Review: Hyatt... Read More

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