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Review: Fine Hotels & Resorts – Bellagio Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)

Editor’s Note: The following review is of American Express’s Fine Hotels & Resorts [as utilized at the Bellagio Las Vegas]. This post is not a complete review of the Bellagio Las Vegas.  After one awesome experience at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and one disappointing experience at the Aria Resort and Casino using Chase’s Luxury Hotel & Resort […]

The Visa Infinite Troon Golf Benefit

It’s almost been a year since Citi killed off one of the best deals in golf by removing the golf benefit from the Citi Prestige credit card. Well, it looks like we may have found the next best thing. The Visa Infinite Troon Golf Benefit Visa Infinite Cards, such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve and the […]

Hiking The Calico Tanks Trail, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (Las Vegas, NV)

In a previous post, I wrote about visiting the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. In this post, I’ll talk about hiking one of the most popular trails in Red Rock Canyon, the Calico Tanks trail. Hiking The Calico Tanks Trail, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area: The Hike The hike will take about 2 […]

Review: Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection – Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino (Las Vegas, NV)

Editor’s Note: The following review is of Chase’s Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection [as utilized at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas]. This post is not a complete review of the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.  After my previous disappointing experience with Chase’s Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection (LHRC) at the Aria […]

Visiting The Neon Museum (Las Vegas, NV)

In keeping with the theme of my “Non-Vegas Vegas Roadtrip”, I decided to do one of the most “Vegas” things one could do in a “non-Vegas” kind of way: Visit the Neon Museum. Visiting The Neon Museum Also affectionately known as simply the “Neon Boneyard”, the Neon Museum has become another cool place to visit […]

Visiting The Bellagio Gallery Of Fine Art (Las Vegas, NV)

For the next stop on my “Non-Vegas Vegas Roadtrip”, I wanted to check out a gallery I remember first hearing about way back in the 1990’s – the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Visiting The Bellagio Gallery Of Fine Art The Gallery of Fine Art is located in the Bellagio’s Promenade Shops, across from the […]

World Of Hyatt Makes Positive Changes To Its Loyalty Program

File this under “ask and you shall receive”. Having just talked about the recent positive changes Hilton Honors just made to their loyalty program, it appears Hyatt has just followed suit. World Of Hyatt Makes Positive Changes To Its Loyalty Program When I logged into my Hyatt account this evening, I was greeted with the […]

Review: Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection – Aria Resort & Casino (Las Vegas, NV)

Editor’s Note: The following review is of Chase’s Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection [as utilized at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas]. This post is not a complete review of the Aria Resort & Casino.  Recently over Thanksgiving, I discovered a very valuable travel-hack for staying in Las Vegas, booking through Chase’s Luxury […]

Review: Xochimilco Canals & Frida Kahlo Museum Tour (Amigo Tours)

For my first proper trip to the current culinary and cultural hot-spot that is Mexico City, I made the conscious decision to see some of the city’s main attractions via tour rather than do it “on my own” as I would normally do. This decision was made primarily for two reasons: safety and laziness. As […]

Gate 1 Travel Is Sending Out Surprise Christmas Gifts: What Did They Send Me?

As many of you already know, I’ve traveled with Gate 1 Travel on several trips (India in 2017) and I’m a big fan. Even so, I was surprised earlier this week when I received a package from Gate 1 Travel. Gate 1 Travel Is Sending Out Surprise Christmas Gifts: What Did They Send Me? The […]

Review: Teotihuacan Pyramids & Guadalupe Shrine Full-Day Tour (Amigo Tours)

For my first proper trip to the current culinary and cultural hot-spot that is Mexico City, I made the conscious decision to see some of the city’s main attractions via tour rather than do it “on my own” as I would normally do. This decision was made primarily for two reasons: safety and laziness. As […]

Review: The Centurion Club MEX (Mexico City, Mexico)

In addition to the American Express Centurion Lounge Network, American Express also operates ten International Lounges. Who’d have known? This review covers one of these ten – The Centurion Club, Mexico City. Review: The Centurion Club MEX (Mexico City, Mexico) The Location and Operating Hours: This Centurion Club is located at the Mexico City International […]

Review: Sheraton Club Lounge, Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel & Towers (Mexico City)

One of the main reasons I selected the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel & Towers for my first stay in Mexico City was the access I’d have to the Sheraton Club Lounge thanks to my Starwood Preferred Guest Business card. Review: Sheraton Club Lounge, Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel & Towers (Mexico City) The Sheraton Club Lounge […]

Review: Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel & Towers (Mexico City, Mexico)

When booking my first proper trip to Mexico City, I looked for a hotel that met three criteria: was centrally located, came with free breakfast, and was preferably part of a loyalty program I was a member of. Review: Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel & Towers (Mexico City, Mexico) One hotel fit the bill to a […]

Visiting the Museo Nacional de Antropología (National Museum of Anthropology) in Mexico City

Look and you’ll find that no trip to Mexico City (CDMX) can be complete without a visit to the world-famous Museo Nacional de Antropología (“National Museum of Anthropology” in English). Visiting the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City The Museo Nacional de Antropología is the largest and most visited museum in Mexico. It houses some of […]

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