Virgin Voyages Teases New Ship and Ports

Today Virgin Voyages sent out a teaser email for their new ship, the Brilliant Lady. In the email was the animation above along with the following text: We’ve been keeping a secret, and it’s almost time to let you in on it. Something Brilliant is coming — trust us, you’ll … Read more

HAL Koningsdam Verandah VB Stateroom Review

Holland America’s first Pinnacle Class ship, Koningsdam, set sail in 2016, followed by Nieuw Statendam and Rotterdam. The three ships are nearly identical. I booked a six night cruise on the Koningsdam out of San Diego in a Guaranteed Verandah stateroom. I then added Club Orange to my booking which … Read more

The Centurion Lounge Seattle Review

The expanded American Express Centurion Lounge at Sea-Tac International Airport opened in February, 2023 in the Central Terminal. Despite its 14,000 square feet, during my Friday evening visit it was incredibly crowded. Still it is a much needed update from the previous Centurion Studio in SEA. The Central Terminal at … Read more

The Envoy Hotel Boston Review

The Envoy Hotel in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood opened in 2015 and is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. The six story building includes 136 guest rooms, restaurant off the lobby, and rooftop bar with views of downtown Boston. I received five free nights at Marriott properties through a Chase credit card … Read more

Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor Review

The Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor is an airport hotel located near Boston’s Logan International. While technically on airport property, it is not connected and requires a shuttle from the terminal. The waterfront property is a large hotel with views either of Boston Harbor and skyline of the city or of … Read more