The Shutterwhale
Yum Cha Festival (August 2017) at Conrad Bali including Guest Chef Simon Leung from Conrad Beijing

Conrad Bali will be presenting a limited-time "Yum Cha Festival" in August 2017 which will showcase unique steamed and fried gourmet dim sums and Peking duck at the... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Holiday Inn Resort and Hotel Indigo to Open in Bintan, Indonesia (2019)

A dual-brand management agreement has just been signed by the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) and PT. Graha Agung Indahsentosa to debut two hotels, Holiday... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Review: Le Meridien N’Fis, Marrakech, Morocco

There are only two hotels in the SPG family in Marrakech, and this represented the best value. As a Category 1 hotel, there's not a better way to redeem your points! The... Read More

Will Run For Miles
New Hotel in NYC – Hyatt House New York/Chelsea

The much anticipated Hyatt House New York/Chelsea opened a few months ago.  It is a category 5 Hyatt hotel (although initially listed as a category 2 hotel –... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Taiwan Love Motel, Not Your Ordinary Motel Room

I was headed to Taiwan for work and my flight was scheduled to arrive at 5:30 a.m. When you’re one of the first flights to arrive at the airport, it’s... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Maximize Back-To-School Shopping Rewards, Guy Fieri Bathing Suit, In-Flight WiFi Improving

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

Grab a Mile
Hotel Review: Sheraton Milan Malpensa

We finished off our time in Italy with a quick stay at the Sheraton Milan Malpensa. Our United flight to Newark left early the following morning so it was an absolute... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Citi’s ThankYou Premier now offers $625 Sign Up Bonus

50,000 bonus points couldn't be yours with the Citi Thank You Premier Card. Those points are worth at least $625 in travel is booked with Citi Direct. It's not going to... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Get up to 100% More United Airlines MileagePlus Miles – Purchase by 12 September 2017

There is currently an opportunity to buy and earn up to 100% extra bonus United Airlines MileagePlus Miles. Before you cringe at the thought of flying on United... Read More

Magic of Miles
Marriott eBreaks for July 27-30, 2017 at 20% Off

Happy Monday! Marriott’s eBreaks list is out for July 27-30, 2017. If not familiar with Marriott’s eBreaks, a different list of properties is put on on... Read More

TravelTheGlobe4Less
What are your Travel Hacking Challenges and Questions?

Your biggest travel hacking challenges Hoorah, I’m finally nearing the end of my MBA. After 3.5 years of endless hours of studying, I am reclaiming my life and... Read More

JetsettingBen
LEVEL to expand fleet with three new aircraft

Today International Airlines Group (IAG) announced they are converting three Airbus A330-200 aircraft options into confirmed orders for LEVEL, the low-cost long-haul... Read More

JetsettingBen
Photo of the week: Doughnuts at 30,000ft!

Doughnuts. Who doesn’t love a light and fluffy sweet snack as a little pick-me up every now and then? Well, if you happen to be flying with Air New Zealand from... Read More

Bald Thoughts
JetSuiteX Schedule Extended To November

JetSuiteX is my favorite airline for affordable luxury flights.  I can literally buy tickets for about the same price as Southwest, yet fly in a 30-person private... Read More

Muslim Travel Girl
The Best Practical Tips You will Need When Travelling for Umrah or Hajj with Kids!

One of the many questions I receive is about travelling for Umrah and Hajj with kids. Sadly, I don’t have any of my own but Dr Mumly and her son very kindly... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Topless Swimming at Hotels, Bring Cash on Vacation, Disney Star Wars Hotel

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

Will Run For Miles
FREE! Enormous Giveaway of Microsoft eBooks and Reference Guides!

Free downloads of millions of useful Microsoft eBooks, reference guides, Step-By-Step Guides, and other informational resources The post FREE! Enormous Giveaway of... Read More

Grab a Mile
Focal Point: 6 Pictures of St. Moritz, Switzerland

As I tried to speed through this trip report, I realized that I forgot to mention our fantastic day trip to St. Moritz. St. Moritz is about a two hour drive from... Read More

Grab a Mile
Hotel Review: Crowne Plaza – Milan City

Our flight home left from Milan so after two nights in Rome, we headed back to where we started. My aunt and uncle were leaving a day earlier than we were so we still... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Exclusive Promo: Two FREE Lugagge Tags (just pay S/H)

Shutterfly has just released an exclusive promo offering 2 free luggage tags.  All you have to pay is shipping and handling charges.   Two Free... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
Picture of the Week: Qantas A380 Final Approach

It has been too long since I have been planespotting at DFW so I fixed that this afternoon and ended up with a great picture of an A380 coming in for landing! The post... Read More

Grab a Mile
Focal Point: 10 Pictures of Rome

No trip to Italy is complete without a visit to the Italian capital, which has been around for more than 2500 years. Rome is what I call one of the “three giants... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Game of Thrones Hotels, Airlines Pay You To Fly?, iTunes on Sale

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

TravelTheGlobe4Less
Discover The New Heathrow T5 Lounge Open To Anyone

The Aspire Lounge is truly an oasis in the heart of Heathrow Terminal Five. It is open to Priority Pass and Lounge Club members,  and anyone else willing to... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Trip Report: Singapore Airlines Business Class A380-800 – SIN to PEK (Singapore to Beijing)

I traveled to Beijing in China for the first time recently and was booked in a codeshare flight on Singapore Airlines (SQ802) from SIN to PEK in Business Class. Since... Read More

No Mas Coach!
iTunes Gift Cards on Sale!

I love iTunes. I also, coincidentally, love saving money. So when I see iTunes gift cards on sale, we usually grab as many as humanly possible. We use the HBO Now App... Read More