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Hotels in London: Always a Struggle

Ever since the massive Club Carlson devaluation, I’ve been struggling with booking hotels in London. Club Carlson has over 20 hotels in London, and they are all conveniently located throughout the city – so there literally is a Club Carlson hotel next to every major London landmark. In 2015 when I visited London, I booked the Plaza on the River and The May Fair, two… Read More

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Booked: Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

My stay at the Park Hyatt Maldives is now officially booked! I will travel to the Maldives in December of this year with a few people and we have officially booked our trip! I asked you guys how many nights I should stay at the Park Hyatt Maldives and I got a mixed number of responses, including those mentioning that if I love the beach (which… Read More

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Weekend at the Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

Hola! This past weekend I took my mum on a “weekend getaway” to Puerto Vallarta and we stayed at the Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta, which is an all inclusive hotel/resort. So I’m a bit of an idiot and forgot that she signed up for the Chase Hyatt credit card about a year ago and totally forgot that her two free nights were due to expire.. and… Read More

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How Long Should I Stay at the Park Hyatt Maldives?

My two free nights from the Chase Hyatt credit card are set to expire in a few days and I’m having a really hard time redeeming them. It isn’t that I don’t know where I will redeem them (Park Hyatt Maldives), but rather for how long should I add additional nights using Hyatt points at the hotel.. because two nights at the Park Hyatt Maldives is obviously… Read More

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Review: InterContinental Hong Kong

The Trip of AA Lifetime (Asia, Australia, Middle East) – Introduction I was scheduled to be in Hong Kong three days and two nights and I decided to split my nights between two IHG hotels – the first one being the InterContinental Hong Kong. The nightly rate on my day was upwards of $400 USD and therefore I decided to redeem my Chase IHG Credit Card Anniversary… Read More

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Why I’m #StarwoodProud

It was announced last year that Marriott was planning to purchase Starwood and the two hotel chains would merge into one. There was some speculation about whether or not the merger would take place after a few events, but ultimately Starwood is now merged into Marriott as of a few weeks ago. This means change. While SPG and the Starwood brand are now a part… Read More

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Review: Park Inn by Radisson Zurich Airport Hotel

Two Days in Zurich – Introduction Exploring Zurich was beyond amazing, the city is so captivating and gorgeous that I want to live there some day.. Hopefully soon… Anyway, I was in Zurich for just two days, with an early morning flight on Wednesday and therefore it made sense to book a hotel at the airport so that I wouldn’t need to figure out transportation… Read More

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Review: Crowne Plaza Zurich

Two Days in Zurich – Introduction The train ride from the airport to the Crowne Plaza Zurich lasted about fifteen minutes, I also had to walk for about ten minutes until I reached the hotel from the train station. The Crowne Plaza Zurich is located about a thirty minute walk from the city centre, or a ten minute tram ride. Hotels in Switzerland are generally a bit… Read More

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Review: Aloft Brussels Schuman

Brussels and Barcelona – Introduction The Aloft Brussels Schuman is located in the heart of the EU district in Brussels. The hotel is about a thirty minute walk from the centre of Brussels, conveniently located next to the Schuman railway station. I took the train from Brussels Airport to the railway station next to the hotel and paid 8 Euro for the one-way fare. The train took… Read More