Hotel Reviews

Element Times Square West Review: Better Places To Redeem Your Points

I haven’t been doing as many hotel reviews lately as I probably should be doing.  Given, I’ve ended up in a bunch of places folks probably don’t need a review of.  Stillwater, Fort Wayne, Fresno and Peoria are all nice places.  But, you’re unlikely to need in-depth reviews to pick hotels.  New York City on the other hand….. Element Times Square West Review The Element is located at the corner of 8th ave and 39th street in Manhattan.  That’s half a dozen blocks North of Penn Station.  I had a […]

Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency LAX International Airport

The Hyatt Regency LAX is newly renovated and back in the family after decades under other brands. It badly needed a makeover. Well, maybe more like hardcore plastic surgery. After the dust has settled on the renovations, here’s a quick look at their new guest rooms.

Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Vienna

The Park Hyatt Vienna is a wonderful hotel in a beautiful setting. This is one of the aspirational properties in the World of Hyatt programs. My only regret is this was a relatively short stay. I would have loved to stay at the property longer to experience more of what it had to offer.

A (Somewhat Pricey) Shortcut To IHG Hotels Elite Status

It seems there are less loopholes available today than when I first got into this hobby 15 years ago. I hear from so many folks who value miles, points and elite status differently. While I might not be the biggest fan of IHG, I wanted to cover this potential shortcut in a short post in case it helps any of my readers.