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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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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

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Review: The Millenium Hilton

To begin, I’d just like to mention how thankful I am about being loyal to Starwood and Hyatt. It is hotel stays like this one that remind me why Starwood and Hyatt are industry leaders and why Hilton absolutely sucks and is at the absolute bottom of everyone’s list. I think it is mostly safe to say I won’t be staying with Hilton anytime soon… Read More

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Sheraton Munich Airport Hotel

Completing the Lufthansa First Class Collection – Introduction Since I booked the flights just a couple of days before departure, there weren’t a lot of award options from Europe to America around this time (beginning of January). As previously mentioned, the best itinerary I could come up with was KRK-MUC-LAX-SFO-SEA. However, I had to fly to Munich the day before and spend a night somewhere… Read More

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W Hollywood

24+ Hours in Los Angeles – Introduction We were only really staying one night in Los Angeles and therefore I decided to book the W Hollywood, an SPG hotel. The drive from the airport took about fifty minutes and the car rental was super cheap at just ~$20 USD through a promotional rate they had. The plan was to walk around Hollywood and the surrounding… Read More