Travel Made Easy: Hilton Worldwide Hotels

Find out all you need to know in one place – about Hilton Worldwide, the facts and figures, the brand experience and the Hilton Honors rewards program! Get an overview of the distribution of Hilton Hotels across regions, brands and price categories. Understand the different brand experiences from Conrad to Hampton Inn. And get the highlights of the Hilton Honors … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Bali – Getting There & Around

Bali fulfills many dreams – from beautiful beaches to lush forests, from surfing the waves to relaxing among the rice paddies, from historic sights to nature & adventure. Thankfully, you can see a lot without spending a fortune – it’s easy and inexpensive to get to Bali and around the island! Read my travel tips for getting around Bali – … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Cebu Pacific Airlines

Cebu Pacific is a low-cost carrier based in the Philippines and has been my “home town” airline for many trips from Manila. You can snatch great fares, fly with friendly crews on new planes and now even earn points for it – what’s not to like? Find out more in my “Travel Made Easy” about the fleet, destinations, safety record, … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: All you need to know about Marriott 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 Marriott Hotels, their brands, the experience you can expect at their hotels from JW Marriott to Courtyard … Continue reading

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