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Staying at the Gardencourt by Marriott Prague Airport

Catching an early morning flight from Vaclav Havel Airport just outside Prague? Consider spending the night before your flight in the 4* Gardencourt by Marriott just opposite Terminal 1. When I arrived Check in was painless and easy. If you don’t already have a Marriott Rewards card, one will be issued to you free of […]

Staying at Hostel Stara Polana, Zakopane

I was searching for budget accommodation in Zakopane in January. The small town was nearly fully booked (as December/January is peek season), so I was lucky to find a private room at Hostel Stara Polana. The hostel in located right in the heart of Zakopane, the winter capital of Poland. Adding to the charm of […]

Why flying with Iberia was just OK

I flew with Iberia from Johannesburg, South Africa to Prague, Czechia for the Christmas holidays in 2016. I would describe my experience flying with Iberia as OK. Here’s why: Booking tickets Booking tickets online turned out to be a disaster! I had to book the tickets three times! On the first try, the money was […]

Staying at Patio Hostel, Bratislava

Looking for budget accommodation close to everything in Bratislava? Look no further than Patio Hostel. The hostel is only 7 minutes’ walk from the historical city centre of Bratislava, yet away from the main road, so it’s really quiet. Stock up on essentials at the Tesco supermarket just down the road. Checking in Checking in […]

Staying at the Enziana Hotel in Vienna

The Enziana Hotel is an Alpine themed hotel located two kilometres from Vienna’s city centre. It’s close to public transportation and in no time you’ll be anywhere in the city. The Enziana Hotel was my home during my first trip to Vienna. When I arrived Check in time is only from 14h00 onwards. I arrived early, […]

Budget Bangkok: Roof View Place

I was searching for accommodation in Bangkok. The hotel had to tick three boxes: it had to be affordable, clean and centrally located. Enter Roof View Place. This budget hotel/hostel is located in the centre of Bangkok. The Grand Palace is only 2 km from the property while China Town is only 4 km away. […]

My Air Asia review

Air Asia is one of the best and biggest budget airlines in Asia. They were my first choice for travel within Thailand, and travel between Thailand and Cambodia. For the most competitive prices, look no further than Air Asia! Booking Tickets The airline frequently has sales that are advertised on their social media platforms (Facebook […]

Review: Maison at C Boutique Hotel & Spa

Here’s a review of my one night stay at the hotel. The Maison at C Boutique Hotel & Spa is a 4* property centrally located in Seminyak on the island of Bali. The beach is only a 12 min walk from the hotel while Kuta is only a 10 min drive away. In other words, […]

My stay at the quirky Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam

The Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam is certainly a colourful and interesting property! It features 1 to 5-star rooms, the first of its kind in the world. More than 50 artists and designers participated in the design of the hotel. The result? Funky and unique rooms and common areas that everybody can enjoy. […]

Flying with Singapore Airlines

I flew with Singapore Airlines from Johannesburg, South Africa to Denpasar, Bali via Changi Airport. My journey was pleasant, but certainly not without a couple of hick-ups. Only one of my four flights departed on time… Departure flights My first flight departing from Johannesburg was delayed by nearly three hours due to technical challenges. The […]

Review: The swanky Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

The Crowne Plaza Changi Airport is a 5* hotel located, as the name suggests, at Terminal 3 of Changi Airport. It’s a luxurious and elegant hotel, the perfect place to stay for late night arrivals or early morning departures. Downtown Singapore is only a 30 min drive away. When I arrived Even at 02h30 in […]

Review: The Artini Resort

The Artini Resort is a beautiful 4* property in Ubud. It’s surrounded by rice patties and lush gardens. Yet, right up the street, you’ll find shops, restaurants, and spas. One of the main attractions in Ubud, the Monkey Forest, is just a 20 min walk from the property. Checking in Upon check in, you receive […]

Why Qatar is one of my favourite airlines

I’ve flown with Qatar Airways a couple of times now, and in my opinion, they are one of the best airlines in the world. The flights have always been on time. In the event of any changes to the flight schedules, the airline contacts you personally to inform you. Booking tickets Qatar Airways has a very […]

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