LimePod: New Car Share Option

LimePod: New Car Share Option Lime, the company behind the divisive scooters and bikes, has introduced a new product: LimePod.  LimePod is a new free floating car sharing option; a direct competitor to newly partnered Car2Go and ReachNow.  As of March, 2019, LimePod car share is available only in Seattle. The new service is very… Read More »

American Express Lounge Melbourne Airport

American Express Lounge Melbourne Airport The American Express Lounge, opened in early 2018 at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is located in Terminal 2 with the International departures.  It is run by Plaza Premium Lounges.  Those with Platinum cards, no matter the country of issue, are able to access the lounge. Most of the lounges in Terminal… Read More »

DoubleTree Perth Northbridge Review

DoubleTree Perth Northbridge Review The DoubleTree Perth Northbridge opened December 28, 2018; less than 2 months before my stay.  A friend and I had three nights in Perth and after checking out the InterContinental, Hyatt Regency, and Hilton, decided that the DoubleTree was a good option.  At under $100 USD per night all in, it… Read More »

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows Review

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows Review In what has become an annual tradition, my sister and I visited Scottsdale for the President’s Day Weekend.  Last year we stayed at the Fairmont Princess.  This year we decided to try the Andaz.  We redeemed 60,000 Hyatt points for the three nights as the property is a Category… Read More »

Status Match to Discovery Loyalty Black

Status Match to Discovery Loyalty Black This summer I am planning a trip to Scandinavia.  In doing research for my trip, it became quickly apparent that none of my go-to hotel brands have a footprint in Norway.  I enjoy staying at local hotels; but I miss the benefits of elite status and opportunity to earn… Read More »