Qantas 787 Economy SFO-MEL

Qantas (QF) 787 Economy SFO-MEL Recently Qantas introduced a direct flight from San Fransisco to Melbourne on their new Boeing 787-900 aircraft.  At 15.5 hours, Flight 50 is a long flight though not as long as their other 787 route Perth to London.  Below is my experience with the route in November, 2018. Pre Departure… Read More »

voco Gold Coast Review

voco Gold Coast Review IHG has a new hotel brand: voco.  In the trend of endless branding, voco seems to be aiming for upscale hip.  Not sure how it is hoping to differentiate itself from Kimpton.  Perhaps voco is to Hyatt Centric as Kimpton is to Andaz.  So far there is only one voco property… Read More »

Hyatt Hotel Canberra Review

Hyatt Hotel Canberra Review The Hyatt Hotel Canberra is a historical hotel located in the Australian capital, a short distance from the Parliament House.  Originally built in the 1920s by the government, the Hotel Canberra closed in the 1970s and reopened with an update and addition by Hyatt in the 1980s.  The 252 room hotel… Read More »