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Hotel Reviews and Trip Advisor – be careful

My spouse and I both have used and continue to use the references made by multiple travelers on Trip Advisor to various restaurants, hotels and other sites around the world. I know how difficult it is in many cases to … Continue reading

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Hotel Reviews: Hong Kong Island Le Meridien, Kowloon Sheraton, Shenzhen: Venetian Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Shangri-La (LuoHu)

I have been asked on a number of occasions for recommendations on good / convenient hotels in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. There are many travelers (both business and tourist alike) who need to spend time in both cities and/or stay … Continue reading

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Adding more to the blog…Hotel Reviews are coming

Well, over the last few years I have spent a significant amount of time staying at various hotels across Asia (in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Macao, India). So it is time to reflect on those experiences and provide … Continue reading

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Update on hotels in China – and specific (not so nice) review of Crowne Plaza ZhongGuanCun, Beijing

This posting is appearing now but actually reflects on something that happened last Fall….Why did I wait so long to post it? No particular reason, (a) I had written most of the piece, but simply did not get around to … Continue reading

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Quick Review of Beijing Shangri-La, China World, Kerry Center Hotel, Traders Hotel, and Holiday Inn Temple of Heaven

So you are planing for a trip to Beijing. Your next question is, which hotel should I stay in. Aside from Corporate requirements (if you are on a business travel) or room availability, you can consider what area of Beijing … Continue reading

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Reviews from around the globe

Reviews from around the globe Reviews of Hotel, Restaurant, Interesting Sites around the Globe AIRLINES Best of the best airlines ASIA Westin Taipei (Fall 2011 Review) Crowne Plaze Beijing ZhongGuanCun  

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Westin Taipei — Not a hotel I will recommend going forward….read why below

I published this review also on TripAdvisor.com but wanted to include it on my blog as well for those of you who read one or the other…. So here we go — Last week I had the next opportunity to … Continue reading

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Qingdao – first review since 2006 – JiMo Shopping Area

Earlier today I landed in Qingdao following a brief flight from Beijing. I was greeted by the a very cold winter Qingdao day — temperature of 1C. Of course I flew in from Beijing, which is not exactly a balmy … Continue reading

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Photo Albums – Germany – Berlin

Berlin Berlin is the reunited and reinvigorated capital of the reunited Germany.   The city is full of life and enthusiasm.   It is the largest city in the country – at 4.5-million – and one that can be characterized … Continue reading

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Photo Albums – Bulgaria – Pirin – Пирин

Pirin – Пирин The Pirin mountains are located in the Southwest corner of Bulgaria.  If you are looking for a set of stunning views, great hiking, good mountain biking, great skiing in the winter supported by plenty of hotels in … Continue reading

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