Hotel Review: Radisson Blu 1919 Hotel, Reykjavík (Iceland) (Unusual Room)

The Backstory: After my flight was cancelled on Friday, and I spent Friday night at the Canopy by Hilton Reykjavík City Centre, I had to find another hotel for Saturday night when my flight got pushed an extra day and the Canopy was full. Since I was going to have to pay for the hotel […]

Flight Review: Intra-Europe Business Class, British Airways A320 (London-Munich)

Date: 6/30/19 Airline: British Airways Aircraft: Airbus A320 Flight Number: 948 Origin: London, England (LHR) Destination: Munich, Germany (MUC) Flight Time: 1 hour, 46 minutes Cabin: Business Class Seat: 6F Introduction: After spending a great week in London, I was off to meet my sister and nephews in Germany. I had used Alaska Mileage Plan […]

Reminder – 2 days left to buy Hilton points with up to a 100% Bonus

Just a reminder that if you have any upcoming Hilton stays you are planning, to check and see if buying Hilton Honors points can save you some money. There is a current promotion ending at 12 Midnight ET on January 26th that effectively allows you to buy points for 1/2 cent each. Sign into your […]

No help from Hilton Honors on Doubletree Cariari embarrassment!

Last week I wrote about an incident I experienced at the Doubletree Cariari in San José, Costa Rica. You can read the details about it here, but the bottom line is that the front desk clerk assumed my friend, who had come to visit me at the hotel, was a prostitute, and tried to charge […]

Blatant Disrespect at the Doubletree Cariari – Costa Rica

In the last 30 days I have spent a total of 14 nights in three separate stays at the Doubletree by Hilton Cariari San José-Costa Rica, and I even wrote a nice review of one of my stays as part of the Costa Rica resource I’m assembling. I’ll need to update that post with this […]

Hotel Review: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San José – Costa Rica

Update: Please see this post for a disturbing incident that occurred at this hotel. I needed to be in Costa Rica for a couple of weeks to set up a new work project, and I preferred a location near the airport, since it’s a quick Uber ride to Heredia downtown, where my friend Ana lives. […]

Buy Hilton Honors points for ½ cent each! Great deal for some!

Most people don’t realize that Travel Hacking even exists. Deals like this are well known within the community, but outside of the community people either no nothing about it, or are skeptical that it works. These types of things, when analyzed and thought out, can save you hundreds of dollars and make it easier to […]

Hotel Review: Conrad Centennial Singapore

After arriving in Singapore on the world’s longest flight, we had a 4 night reservation at the award winning Conrad Centennial Singapore. I had a reservation booked a couple weeks before the trip, but when Hilton ran a 30% off sale for that part of the world about a week out, I was able to […]