Trip Reports – Non Chain Hotels

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Trip Report – An Amazing Thailand Hotel in Railay Beach – Sand Sea Resort

This is part seven of a thirteen part trip report from my third and most recent trip back to Thailand and includes what I think might be my favorite hotel in Thailand – the Sand Sea Resort located in beautiful Railay Beach. British Airways Terraces Lounge JFK Cathay Pacific Business Class JFK – Hong Kong (HKG) B777-300ER The Bridge, Cathay…

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An Amazing Hotel Stay in Sicily – Trip Report – Musciara Resort Siracusa Syracuse Italy

I really loved this hotel stay, definitely one of my favorites ever. Musciara Resort is located in Siracusa (Syracuse) in Sicily. I was working in Rome the second week of November and while the temperatures were very nice compared to New York , I saw that the weekend forecast for Siracusa was a rare 80…

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Trip Report – Late Nt. Monkey Break-Ins – Elephant Hills Resort – Victoria Falls, Zimbabawe

Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to multiple baboons and monkeys banging as loud as possible on your sliding hotel room terrace door and not knowing if they are going to be able to get inside…this was the first night of my stay at the Elephant Hills Resort in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.…

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Trip Report – Safari & Bush Walks @ Kapama River Lodge – Kruger National Park, South Africa

This is part four of a ten part trip report from my travels to South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe and covers my stay at the Kapama River Lodge. This picture and video report includes the game drives and bush walks, while yesterday’s post covered the lodge itself and an overall review of our experience. Delta…

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Trip Report – Kapama River Lodge – Kruger National Park & Safari, South Africa

This is part three of a ten part trip report from my travels to South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe and covers my stay at the Kapama River Lodge . This trip report includes the lodge itself, while the next one will cover the safari and some awesome pics and video. Delta ATL-JNB BusinessElite B777-200LR Radisson…

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“A Theater Rather than Strip Club” – Trip Report Premier Palace Hotel Kiev

The Premier Palace Hotel in Kiev was definitely one of my more interesting hotel stays. Believe it or not, four and five star hotels in Kiev are extremely pricey, especially during the summer high-season. This is the final part of a twelve part trip report from my travels to Kiev, Vienna, Tel Aviv, and Kraków.…

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Trip Report – Jat Airways LJU-Belgrade (BEG) & Hotel Zira Belgrade, Serbia

This is the final entry of a six part trip report from my travels to Slovenia and Serbia. This report covers my flight on Jat Airways from Ljubljana (LJU) to Belgrade (BEG) as well as the Zira Hotel in Belgrade, Serbia. SWISS Business JFK-Zurich(ZRH) & ZRH-JFK A330, SWISS Lounge JFK SWISS Zurich Lounges – SWISS…

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The W of Slovenia – Trip Report Hotel Cubo – Ljubljana

This is part four of a six part trip report from my travels to Slovenia and Serbia. This report includes our stay at Hotel Cubo in Ljubljana…or as I like to refer to it, W Ljubs. SWISS Business JFK-Zurich(ZRH) & ZRH-JFK A330, SWISS Lounge JFK SWISS Zurich Lounges – SWISS Arrival Lounge, Swiss Business Lounge,…

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Trip Report – Hotel Marina Riviera – Amalfi

I spent a weekend at the Hotel Marina Riviera in Amalfi while working in Rome.  This review is part four of a five part Italy trip report: 1)Alitalia JFK-FCO A330 Magnifica Business Class 2)Westin Excelsior, Rome x4 3)Hilton Sorrento Palace – Sorrento, Italy 4)Hotel Marina Riviera, Amalfi, Italy 5)Hotel Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda –…

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