Tag Archives: australia

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 »

The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach Hotel Review

The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach Hotel Review Location The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach Hotel is located on the ocean side of Manly.  Assuming you arrive via ferry, you will walk down The Corso and take a right on Steyne.  The hotel is one of the last buildings along the beach.  It is about a 7-10… Read More »

Sails in the Desert at Ayers Rock Resort Review

Sails in the Desert at Ayers Rock Resort Review Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is the monolithic rock formation at the red center of Australia.  It is a place sacred to the aboriginal people who own the land in the Northern Territory. There is very little development any where near Uluru.  The town nearby… Read More »

Singapore Airlines A380 Suite Class SYD-SIN

Singapore Airlines A380 Suite Class SYD-SIN I booked my Singapore Airlines A380 Suite Class SYD-SIN back in April by first transferring Membership Rewards (Amex) points to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program.  The 7 hour and 20 minute flight from Sydney to Singapore (with an additional Suite Class flight SIN-HKG) cost 63,750 points plus fees of about $300.… Read More »

Grand Hyatt Melbourne Review

Grand Hyatt Melbourne Review The Grand Hyatt Melbourne is a Category 4 property, meaning it costs 15,000 points for an award night stay.  Since it is a Category 4, you may also use your Chase Hyatt Visa anniversary night for a free night stay at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne. As my annual award night was about to… Read More »