I started DreamTravelOP to help people discover new destinations, find cheaper ways to get there and have a great experience traveling! You’ll find destination recommendations, reviews of hotels, airlines and things to see & do as well as tips to use points, miles, credit cards and deals to save you money. You can find a selection of posts to give … Continue reading
The Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) is one of the largest hotel companies in the world, with 5,174 hotels in close to 100 countries, offering almost 800,000 rooms! Their Holiday Inn brand is the largest hotel brand in the world and the InterContinental brand is one of the oldest in the world! Find out all the details about the IHG brands, … Continue reading
MasterCard shared the data of their Destination Index 2017 at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok – and Bangkok, the City of Angels, had the highest number of nightly arrivals at 19.3 Million, followed by Singapore, my previous home town (13.1M) and Tokyo (12.6M). … Continue reading
For our last-minute holy-week getaway from Manila, we chose the Sunset at Aninuan Beach Resort in Puerto Galera – it’s blessed with a fantastic location and their owners and staff sure take care of their guests. With a beautiful beach and very good diving, it makes for a good getaway from Manila! … Continue reading
Puerto Galera is the closest “white beach” to Manila, with the island feel that’s harder to find on the beaches of Luzon and has been a favorite for weekend trips for decades. With low-cost airlines, it has become much more affordable to go to the many other islands in the Philippines and there is a lot of competition – but … Continue reading
Many times when I visited a city, I wonder how it was 10 years ago and wish I’d come sooner. But Yangon‘s time is now – I loved it seven years ago and it is a city that still feels unique now, so you should go sooner than later!
The Shwedagon Pagoda and Kandawgyi Lake are the most impressive sights and it’s great to see them at night from the rooftop of the Esperado Hotel!
I have reviewed a number of reward credit cards on this blog, including for Cebu Pacific Airlines, the low cost carrier! Now, Union Bank of the Philippines is offering the Cebu Pacific GetGo Visa Debit Card – the first and only debit card to earn GetGo Rewards points and one of the few rewards debit cards in the world – … Continue reading
Lately, there has not only been a race to the bottom for airfares, but also how little luggage you are allowed to bring onboard without having to pay for it! Basic Economy fares on United and American Airlines don’t include a carry-on and Wow Air reduced it to one piece. Air Asia is now also restricting carry-on luggage even more. … Continue reading
Most visitors to Phuket, the most popular island in Thailand, never leave their hotel or beach town. If you want to get away from the tourist crowds for an evening out on town with a more local feel, head to Chillva Market – a mostly local Thai crowd is doing some shopping, hanging out with friends, listening to live bands … Continue reading
This week’s Deal Dispatch brings you some current flight deals to and from Asia: You can fly from Budapest to Phuket or Kuala Lumpur from EUR405 on Emirates, from Chicago to Beijing from $515 on American Airlines or United and from Hong Kong to Vancouver from only $397 on Air Canada – all round trip and great deals! … Continue reading
We needed a hotel in Hannover prior to a flight from the Northern German city’s airport and I picked the Novotel Suites in downtown for its proximity to the train station and airport train, as well as the chance to spend some time in downtown Hannover prior to departure. It’s a functional hotel in a great location and good value … Continue reading