My Experience Staying with Air BNB

My Experience Staying with Air BNB

I have always wanted to try Air BNB since I enjoy using Uber and find it a great way to connect with people living in a foreign country where I visit. For those who do not know about Air BNB yet, it basically links travellers with locals who rent out their properties and the unique [...]

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DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown – a Hotel Review

DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown – a Hotel Review

Queenstown has a cyclical tourism market with a popular summer months between December and January where hotel rates usually peak with the great weather. During the quieter winter months, most properties have special offers to attract customers and mainly skiers. Initially I was considering staying in a hotel located closer to town. However with a [...]

Status Matching to Hilton Honors Program and its benefits

Status Matching to Hilton Honors Program and its benefits

Having been a SPG member for several years and enjoying its benefits, Starwood and Marriott just completed their merger recently and while changes to the SPG membership has not been made, I decided to do a status match to Hilton Honors. While it is not a direct status match whereby the corresponding membership is given, [...]

Renovated rooms at The Athenee, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Bangkok

Renovated rooms at The Athenee, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Bangkok

For the last 2 nights in Bangkok, we moved to the Plaza Athenee located along Wireless Road in downtown Bangkok to be closer to the city. This hotel is within 5 minutes of walk from the Phloen Chit BTS station and is near to the US Embassy and several other shopping malls including the new [...]

Suite with a River View at the Royal Orchid Sheraton in Bangkok

Suite with a River View at the Royal Orchid Sheraton in Bangkok

Even though I have been to Bangkok several times, my preference has been to stay near the city centre, specifically between the Siam and Asok Sky Train stations as it makes it convenient to meet people in the city when one is not sightseeing. However this trip was part to show my sister the city [...]