TAP Air Portugal is the flag carrier of Portugal. Over the last few years, TAP has gone through a transformation from a dusty, little known airline to a modern, innovative carrier that offers new cabins and friendly service at very competitive prices. As a StarAlliance carrier, they are a great alternative across the Atlantic, to Africa and around Europe. Find out all … Continue reading
ANA All Nippon Air is a five-star airline and one of my favorite airlines between North America and Asia. They have now launched the renovation of their fleet of 50 Boeing B777 long-haul with the first plane entering service next month on the Tokyo -London route. Each plane will feature suites in First and Business Class as well as refreshed … Continue reading
The ibis Lisboa Liberdade is located in the Principe Real neighborhood, a great location to explore Lisbon’s sights and it’s nightlife. It offers a simple, clean room with a comfortable bed in a central location at a reasonable price. The breakfast is very good. The ibis Lisboa Liberdade has a lot of potential, but a lack of amenities, a fairly high … Continue reading
Lisbon reminds me a lot of San Francisco and one reason is the great restaurant and bar scene you’ll have in both cities. Lisbon has lots of little neighborhood bars and restaurants with loyal, local followers that offer unique food and drink options, great ambiance and friendly service. Jobim is one of those places, making it one of my new … Continue reading
Lisbon is a vibrant city with lots of things to see and do. And when you need to get away from the busy city, a 15km stretch of sandy beach along the Atlantic Coast is just a short ride away – you can head to Costa Caparica, enjoy a long walk along the beach, soak up the sun, splash in the waves or kick back in one of the beach clubs!
Check out my Destination Guide – Lisbon to plan your own city trip with beach time!
Lisbon is one of the most underrated cities in Europe, but Portugal’s capital has been getting much more attention in the last view years: It has a lot to offer from historic buildings and museums to fairy tale castles and beaches and great food and nightlife. It’s easy to explore, the city is compact, locals are friendly and prices are … Continue reading
Wroclaw in Poland has a turbulent history and has emerged as a colorful city that’s beautifully restored and vibrant. And while I enjoyed the beautifully restored old town and church island the most, there is a modern side to Wroclaw, too. It’s easy to explore with a walk through the compact city!
If you want to go an a city getaway for a weekend to enjoy a vibrant, walkable city without the price tag of popular Western European cities, check out my Weekend Guide to Wroclaw to plan your own getaway!
On the Capital Markets Day on June 24, 2019, Lufthansa Investor Relations provided an update on the plans of the airline group. And that includes a turnaround of struggling low-cost subsidiary Eurowings, which will re-focus on short-haul, point-to-point flights with a fleet of Airbus A320 planes only. The planned integration of Brussels Airlines into Eurowings will be stopped and a … Continue reading
Singapore Airlines made their award sales “Spontaneous Escapes” a permanent feature of the program earlier this year and they continue offering great deals for last-minute award trips. In July 2019, you can fly from Singapore to Frankfurt or Duesseldorf, Germany, for only 64,400 miles one-way in their fantastic SQ Business Class or for only 26,600 in their also very good Economy … Continue reading
The art’otel Berlin Kurfuerstendamm offers a uniqe, Andy Warhol inspired design, comfortable rooms and friendly service in a good location in Western Berlin. You have access to a small fitness and wellness area, a peaceful garden and a good breakfast. The prices are low for Berlin on cash or Radisson Rewards rates, making this a good deal and a place … Continue reading