Hilton Bali Resort – a Hotel Review

Hilton Bali Resort – a Hotel Review

Having been to Bali numerous times, I have had the chance to try out several hotels in this island destination. First timers to Bali should take note that the island is large and with the traffic, it can take anywhere between 30 minutes to 2 hours to get between the tourist areas. Notably, the main [...]

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Garuda Indonesia Business Class on the A330 from Singapore to Jakarta

Garuda Indonesia Business Class on the A330 from Singapore to Jakarta

After disembarking from my Swiss flight, I head to the transfer counter and waited a while over there. The reason was that the only transfer staff manning the Garuda counters was off on a break and I wanted to add my Sky Team number to the reservation for earning status miles and to obtain new [...]

Swiss Air Business Class on the Bombardier CSeries from Oslo to Zurich

Swiss Air Business Class on the Bombardier CSeries from Oslo to Zurich

When I reached the gate, boarding was just about to commence and there was a long line of passengers waiting to board. I guess one of the perks of being in Business Class here is the priority as I could jump ahead in line. This was particularly useful since I wanted to spend some time [...]

A Skihotel where one could Ski on the Hotel Rooftop

A Skihotel where one could Ski on the Hotel Rooftop

There are ski-in/ski-out hotels where the ski slopes are just outside the hotel providing the ultimate in convenience for skiers. An Architectural Digest article recently pointed out one skihotel where one could actually ski on the hotel itself to head to the slopes. Apparently, acclaimed Danish architect Bjarke Ingels was commissioned for the project to [...]