Travel Made Easy: All you need to know about Choice Hotels

My “Travel Made Easy” posts are meant to provide easy access to new destinations, hotel groups or airlines, with a quick summary and links to more in-depth information you might be interested in about the brand. Today’s post provides all you need to know about Choice Hotels, their brands, the experience you can expect at their hotels like Quality or Comfort Inn and … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Lufthansa Overview

You probably have heard about Lufthansa, the German flag-carrier. Want to know more about how large they really are? What experience to expect onboard their planes in Economy or Business Class? Or whether it is worth joining their rewards program? Read on to find out! … Continue reading

Perfect Day: Singapore Itinerary

While I generally recommend to take your time when traveling, Singapore, Asia for Beginners, is the easiest city in Asia to see on a “Perfect Day” itinerary: The compact size of the island nation and the great public transfer make it easy to see the multiethnic heritage, enjoy amazing parks, great shopping and dining, all in a single day! Check … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy – How to Book & Save at Wyndham Hotels

As part of my Battle of the Budget Hotels, I became very familiar with the Wyndham Hotel group and their Wyndham Rewards program. And while the Wyndham group consists of mostly budget hotels, it’s far from easy to find the best price on a room at one of their more than 7,800 hotels. To make sure you always get the best … Continue reading

How to find the best place to stay with airbnb in Manila

Planning a trip to Manila, but can’t find a good, affordable hotel where you want to be? Airbnb has arrived in Manila to help! But having lived in Manila for more than three years, there are a few pitfalls for the first-time visitor when picking a place to stay. Let me help you find a great place to stay in … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Wyndham Hotel Group

My “Travel Made Easy” posts are meant to provide easy access to new destinations, hotel groups or airlines, with a quick summary and links to more in-depth information you might be interested in about the brand. Today’s post provides a summary of all the information around the Wyndham Worldwide Hotel Group, their brands, the experience you can expect at their hotels like … Continue reading

Top things to see and do in Singapore

Singapore was the second most popular Asian city in 2015 with foreign visitors – and it’s easy to see why. It is so easy to visit and get around this English-speaking city that I call it Asia for Beginners. If you are planning a visit for just a day or a few, check out the top things to see and … Continue reading

What is the best area to stay in Singapore?

Singapore is one of the most expensive places in the world, and that includes some of the highest hotel rates! For those sky-high rates, you do get very high standards of accommodation and service. And with a little bit of planning, you can find a good place to stay at a reasonable price in Singapore, Asia for Beginners! Continue after … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Getting around Singapore

I called Singapore “Asia for Beginners” – and one of the things that makes Singapore so easy to visit is the excellent public transportation. From trains and buses to taxis, there are plenty of options and they are all reliable, fast and relatively inexpensive – at least to the high prices for hotels, restaurants and bars in Singapore! Check out … Continue reading