Taipei is EVA Airlines hub and on my recent trip, I was able to check out the EVA Air Star Lounge in Taipei’s Taoyuan Airport Terminal 2. While the EVA Air Star Lounge won’t win any awards for design or service, it is a pleasant place to spend your time till departure, grab a drink and have a snack. Find … Continue reading
Conde Nast conducts a reader survey each year to determine the best islands in the world and the top slots went to 3 Philippine Islands. Are you planning a romantic getaway to the South Pacific or Australia – then check out which islands scored the top honors in Oceania in the 2018 survey and read my personal tips to make … Continue reading
Breeze at Samaya, Bali
Bali is a great destination for a romantic getaway. A dinner along the beach with the most dramatic sunsets every night – what could be more romantic? The Breeze at Samaya pictured above is a fantastic place to have dinner – or stay.
To plan your own romantic getaway, check my recommendations for Bali’s Best Beaches!
Viceroy Hotels is running an early Cyber Monday sale with discount of up to 45% at their 12 boutique hotels in 8 popular destinations including San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico and the Caribbean. Several of the hotels are former Kimpton properties and prices in San Francisco can exceed $500/night, giving you an idea of the quality of your experience. … Continue reading
In a world of practical, yet ugly carry-ons, the Lipault 22inch wheeled carry-on stands out as a practical and elegant luggage. It’s soft Nylon material has a nice sheen that looks good at a 5-star hotel and it also makes it one of the lightest wheeled carry-ons on the market, so you can pass the weight limits of a low-cost … Continue reading
The Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa Valley is a Dolce Resort owned by Wyndham Hotels. It offers large suites in a resort setting with a gold course, tennis courts, spa, gym and fine dining for a luxurious getaway to the wine country North of San Francisco. Considering the large suites, wealth of amenities and location, it’s great value with … Continue reading
Alaska Airlines launched another sale for their Alaska MileagePlan rewards program, offering a 40% bonus when purchasing miles. This can be a great opportunity to fly Cathay Pacific Airlines in Business or First Class for a fraction of the cash price or on one of Alaska’s other partner airlines – but make sure you check availability first! Find out all … Continue reading
American Express has long differentiated itself with upscale travel services, like concierges or special pricing at luxury hotels. Now, MasterCard is making a push to offer competitive travel services for their high-end World and World Elite credit cards, including a travel concierge to assist with problems at hotels as well as a best-price guarantee! These services are part of the … Continue reading
Turkish Airlines is launching improved dining services for business class passengers on long-haul intercontinental flights. Passengers will be able to view and select meal choices online prior to their flight. They will also be able to dine at any time they wish during the flight, making meal services even more personal and convenient! … Continue reading
You are planning a romantic getaway and are looking for an exotic destination and a luxurious treat? Bali in Indonesia offers a unique combination of miles of sandy, white beaches and remote rainforests and rice fields, offering you two very different, relaxing experiences in one trip. And Bali knows how to pamper you in luxury without breaking the bank! This … Continue reading