As I lay by the pool, at a hotel in Brazil, that I generally love, the word “consistency “ comes to mind! consistency noun “consistent behaviour or treatment.” In my humble opinion, for a hotel to be fabulous, and successful, one of the first things it must master […]
Ultimate guide to getting the best priced airfare!
A few questions people often ask me is what day is the best day to buy airfare, what’s the best day to fly, and how soon should I buy my ticket, amongst many others! The answers to these questions are a bit complex, and not as black and white as […]
Delta to Add a Little More CLASS to Flying Coach!
Delta, although the best US based airline in my opinion, is doing even more to up their game recently! Delta announced in June, that they were upgrading the Tumi amenity kits to include LE LABO products. Now, Delta has announced , that starting in November 2019, Economy flyers will be getting […]
Review: Sheraton Grand Rio de Janeiro Hotel & Resort
I decided to spend my 41st birthday in Brazil this year, and we decided on the Sheraton Grand, I am so glad we did! The two hotels we were considering, were the Sheraton Grand, and the JW Marriott Copacabana. I am sure the JW was an ok hotel, but the […]
“How Do You Travel so Much?” A Refresher Post!
Tony, “How do you travel so much” or, “How do you do it?”, I get asked this ALL THE TIME! As a matter of fact, the reason I started this blog a few years ago was because of this exact question! Sometimes people are rude about it, other times people […]
Review: The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
I have to start off saying that although this hotel could be fabulous, and probably is for some people, for the loyal SPG Elite, or leisure traveler that isn’t a VIP, its simply just a nice, pretty hotel. As part of my birthday trip to the UAE ,I of course […]
What Exactly is a Service Dog, and how to Travel With one!
We have heard a lot in the news and social media about people traveling with “service animals” of all types, fro peacocks to snakes, in this article I will lay out the law , so to speak! Just like you cannot deny someone that uses a wheelchair access to a […]
Free American Airlines Miles for Transferring from Hotel Programs… Lots of Them!
hAmerican Airlines is doing it again, offering an extra 25% bonus miles if you transfer certain hotel points to them. This promotion is going on until May 31, 2018. AA has done this before, and I have taken advantage of it! As a matter of fact I used this promo […]
SPG & Marriott Changes,The Details and My Thoughts.
5 days ago Marriott International announced its path forward with its 3 programs, SPG, Marriott Rewards , & Ritz Carlton Rewards. I wrote about the announcement here. I Really was not sure what to think would happen, and I will now admit, I am skeptically, yet pleasantly surprised! History […]
The Future of the SPG Program will be Known Today!,…or , Will it?
Everyone that follows me, knows that I am , by far, a Die-Hard SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) fan! SPG, and Starwood properties, got me excited about traveling, and has always enticed me to stay in hotels even when I don’t need to, just to re-qualify for status or gain bonus […]
“Aren’t You Scared to Travel to Egypt?”,…NOT AT ALL!, Here’s Why!
“Arent you scared to travel to XYZ?” , I get asked this about many places I travel to, but this article is about Egypt, and to answer, NO, I am NOT scared. I am writing this from my Diplomatic Suite, at the Sheraton Sharm Resort and Spa, in Sharm el sheikh […]
*EXPIRED*And more Free Marriott Rewards Points for a Tweet * ACT FAST
I wrote about this Marriott Rewards / NFL Promotion Last month. Almost every Sunday Marriott Rewards asks a question on twitter and if you reply with the answer and hashtag #RewardsPoints you get a free and easy 1000 Marriott Rewards Points. Im writing this in the Executive lounge of the […]