Hyatt Regency Sofia Review

Hyatt Regency Sofia Review Sofia, a city of 1.2 million, is the capitol city of Bulgaria.  The new Hyatt Regency Sofia opened in September 2020 in the middle of the COVID pandemic.  It is a brand new build with over 180 rooms and is a Category 1 property meaning rooms … Read more

Grand Hyatt Athens Review

Grand Hyatt Athens Review If you want to stay at a Hyatt property in Athens, you have limited options.  Now that SLH is part of the World of Hyatt, there are a few additional choices, but the only true Hyatt in Athens is the Grand Hyatt.  The property is quite … Read more

Hilton Antwerp Old Town Review

Hilton Antwerp Old Town Review I used points to book a room at the Hilton Antwerp Old Town for two nights at a rate of 41,000 points per night.  While the property is quite dated, the staff works on making the service stand out. Location The Hilton Antwerp is located … Read more

Thalys and SNCF Poor Customer Service

Thalys Lounge

Thalys and SNCF Poor Customer Service As part of my crazy, around the world trip I had to get from Nantes, France to Antwerp, Belgium.  With the fast trains in France and Belgium, I thought taking the train would be a more comfortable, cheaper, and ultimately easier option than trying … Read more

Priority Lounge Frankfurt

Priority Lounge Frankfurt The Priority Lounge (not to be confused with the Priority Pass), is located in Terminal 2 at the very end near Gate E9.  I was visiting it before my China Airlines flight; it is the lounge that China Airlines uses for its Business Class passengers.  The lounge … Read more