The Wyndham Stralsund Hansedom on the outskirts of Stralsund on Germany’s Eastern seaboard has seen better days: you get large, but outdated rooms and have to put up with poor service. The connected water world and wellness area, Hansedom, is the main attraction, but costs extra and can’t make up for the short comings of the hotel. There are better … Continue reading
Hotel Axel Berlin is located near the Ku’damm in Schoeneberg in the Western part of Berlin. It caters to the gay community and describes itself as “hetero friendly”, inviting all open-minded travelers for a fun trip to Berlin. You’ll get sexy-stylish rooms, a nice gym and wellness area on the rooftop and above-average service. It was great value during my … Continue reading
The Holiday Inn Berlin City West offers very good service, a good breakfast and complete amenities with pool, gym and wellness area at a reasonable price. It’s specially interesting for IHG Rewards Club members, with a very low award rate of only 10,000 points/night and excellent award treatment! It’s location near Berlin’s Tegel Airport works best on your way to … Continue reading
The NH Poznan offers warm and stylish rooms in the old town, with nice amenities like a gym, wellness and restaurant, all at very good prices and with professional service. It’s the closest and least expensive major hotel to the old town and that makes it a good deal to explore Poznan’s beautiful old town at a very reasonable budget. … Continue reading
The Novotel Paris Gare de Lyon offers a location convenient for public transport right next to the train station, modern rooms in the latest Novotel design and a gym and pool that are rare in the center of Paris. While the service wasn’t great, with prices much lower than elsewhere, this is great value and worth checking out for you next … Continue reading
Wroclaw in Poland, the former Breslau, has a beautifully restored Old Town with a lively Market Place, stunning Town Hall and impressive church island along the Oder river! With lots of low-cost flights to the city from all over Europe and prices much lower than in Western Europe, it makes for a great weekend getaway! Check out my Perfect Weekend Itinerary Wroclaw to start planning your own getaway!
The DoubleTree by Hilton Wroclaw offers beautiful, modern rooms, friendly service, a great breakfast buffet and nice pool and wellness area in easy walking distance from Wroclaw’s Old Town. Add generous upgrades and lounge access for Hilton Honors elite members and low award pricing, and the DoubleTree Wroclaw is a great base to explore the Old Town! Read my detailed … Continue reading
Bratislava has a beautiful and compact old town, with lots of hotels, restaurants, bars and shops all in easy walking distance. It’s easy to reach and inexpensive, making it a great destination for a weekend getaway, with lots to see and do! Check out my Perfect Weekend Itinerary Bratislava to start planning your own getaway to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia!
Looks like topbonus Loyalty, the rewards program of defunct airberlin, is on a roll! After adding Germania Airlines as a partner to earn miles, it is now adding bmi regional as well, giving you a chance to earn up to 2,000 miles per flight with the UK based airline! After expecting the certain death of the program, this is an … Continue reading
After the insolvencies of alitalia, airberlin and Monarch Airlines this years, I expected other smaller regional airlines to follow. It looks like that happened sooner than I though. Czech Airlines, the struggling flag carrier of the Czech Republic is being bought out by Travel Services, a local corporation that owns leisure, charter and budget transportation. … Continue reading