The Hilton Honors program advertises that you can get a free night from only 5,000 points – yet category 1 and 2 (10,000 points/night) hotels are very rare and usually the lower brand hotels. I was excited to find a Doubletree hotel in Kuala Lumpur, a full-service hotel near the iconic Petronas Towers! I booked the Doubletree Hotel Kuala Lumpur for … Continue reading
Conrad Rangali Pool
The Maldives are on of my Top 5 Romantic Getaways – and when you see the stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and experience the luxurious hotels, it’s easy to understand why so many couples plan to spend their honeymoon there!
The Conrad Maldives where this photo was taken, is one of my all-time favorite hotels for points stays and we thoroughly enjoyed it! It offers great privacy, beautiful beaches, an innovative underwater restaurant and impeccable service!
When you are traveling by plane in business or first class, you should expect a premium experience from start to finish – and that includes the lounge experience on connecting flights. Turkish Airlines certainly took that to heart and offers one of the best lounges I’ve ever been to at their hub in Istanbul! In addition to the standards of … Continue reading
Delta Airlines has one of the oldest fleets in the industry with an average age of 16.9 years – but last week, finally, Delta took delivery of their first Airbus A350 in Toulouse, France. It features their new business class, Delta One Suites with fully enclosed flat-bed seats as well as their new Premium Economy product, Delta Premium Select! The new … Continue reading
The winner of the SkyTrax Award for the best airline in 2017 goes to Qatar Airways. They also win the awards for the best business class and best first class lounge. They beat out my favorite Singapore Airlines and ANA! AirAsia is the again voted the best low-cost carrier and Lufthansa is the most-improved in the top 10 and ranked … Continue reading
Thai Airways has a total of 8 lounges at their hub at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. Because the airport is huge and the walk from one end to the other can be long, it’s helpful to have lounges close to the gate areas. On a recent trip, I checked out the Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge in Terminal C before departing … Continue reading
During my first trip to the white powdery beaches of Boracay, we stayed at Fridays, the original Boracay destination hotel, and had a magical experience. 15 years later, much has changed on Boracay, but White Beach is still amazing and we chose Fridays again to show friends from the US the island experience – and it didn’t disappoint! … Continue reading
Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International airport is huge and very busy. While there is plenty to see and do on a layover, it’s nice to be able to retreat to a lounge and Thai Airways offers multiple lounges in the terminal for its premium cabin passengers as well as elite frequent travelers. My favorite lounge complex is in Terminal D, on the … Continue reading
Bora Bora is my favorite romantic getaway: With overwater villas, beautiful lagoons and the stunning mountain backdrop, it doesn’t get any better for a honey moon!
Check out my review of Bora Bora, the amazing InterContinental Bora Bora Thalasso and how you can stay for only $49!
The Sofitel Manila is my favorite luxury hotel in town and we’ve been regular guests for weekend staycations. We love Spiral’s brunch, the great service at the executive lounge and the spacious pool area. The spa at the Sofitel is just as good and a great way to be pampered during your stay, whether after a long work day or … Continue reading