The US Travel Association is going into the third week of their annual Daily Getaway sale today, Monday 20, 2019. The deals in the second week include Best Western Rewards points, vouchers for Omni Hotels and for Vegas casinos, as well as big discounts on hotel bookings through Orbitz! Find the calendar of available deals and my take on who … Continue reading
The Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun offers beautiful, modern rooms, friendly and professional service and an outstanding Executive Lounge, as well as great wellness amenities with a large gym, indoor, outdoor and jacuzzi pools. The location is great for return visitors to Seoul, although a little out of the way if you want to see the historic sights. Despite the below-par … Continue reading
Hong Kong Double Decker Tram
There are iconic transport options around the world you’ll recognize immediately, like the black London Taxis or the Manila Jeepneys and they’ll always make me smile. Hong Kong has it’s iconic double decker trams, rambling open-air across the island. It’s a fun way to get around and I try to do it whenever I’m in Hong Kong, for old time’s sake!
Check out my Destination Guide Hong Kong to find out what else to see & do in Hong Kong, where to stay and how to get around!
Accor Hotels has frequent “Private Sales” for Accor LeClub members, offering significant discounts off regular rates. The latest sale is available now through May 24, 2019 for stays into 2020 with discounts as high as 40% off regular rates – you’ll typically find the best rates of the year during these sales and I found some bargains this time as … Continue reading
The US Travel Association is going into the second week of their annual Daily Getaway sale today, Monday 13, 2019. The deals in the second week include Choice Hotels Privilege points, Loews Hotel and Casesar Casino vouchers, Universal amusement tickets and Avis car rentals. Find the calendar of available deals and my take on who can benefit from the deals below. … Continue reading
The Bayleaf Intramuros offers a perfect location to see Manila’s Spanish colonial history in the old town on a stopover in the Philippine’s capital city. You can walk the city walls, visit Fort Santiago and see beautiful churches, without having to fight Manila’s horrendous traffic. Rooms are stylish and modern and you get great views from the rooftop bar and … Continue reading
If you have followed my blog, you already know that I love sunsets. And Anilao, South of the Philippine’s capital Manila, is not only a great and inexpensive place to dive, it also guarantees you beautiful sunsets every evening. I can’t remember a single visit where we didn’t have a sunset as beautiful as in this photo. Add an outrigger (banka) boat on the water and a cocktail in hand and you have a great way to end a day in Anilao!
Want to go yourself – check out my Guide to Manila to get your trip started!
One reason I like to stay on Hong Kong Island when visiting the city are the great, little restaurants you’ll find in Central, Wen Chai or Sheung Wan. And Les Fils a Maman is a great example: It’s a funky French restaurant in a quiet alley with a view of a park, friendly service and great food. It’s a little … Continue reading
The US Travel Association is launching their annual Daily Getaway sale today, Monday 6, 2019. The deals in the first week include IHG Rewards Club points, Wyndham Rewards points, Alamo Car Rental vouchers and discounts for casino hotel and amusement park visits. Find the calendar of available deals and my take on who can benefit from the deals below. … Continue reading
The Novotel Century Hong Kong in Wan Chai on Hong Kong island is an older property with small, well maintained but dated rooms. You get access to a large pool and gym and have a restaurant, bar and lounge on site. The service is very friendly. The location is not great but central enough. If you don’t mind the location … Continue reading